Author Archives: Page Turner

The Trouble with E-Books

Scott Kehoe: A few statistics to start: books sales = $27.2 billion and over $2 billion of that was for ebooks with a total of 38 million eboooks sold. eBook sales tripled from 2010 and ownership of tablets doubled between December 2011 … Continue reading

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Connecting through Social Media

Speakers: Ryan Livergood, Robbins (Arlington, MA) Library, Michael Wick, Peabody (MA) Institute Library and Ona Ridenour and Allison Babin, Beverly (MA) Public Library Ryan Livergood: 25% of smartphone owners go online with their phone rather than their computers. There is … Continue reading

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Moving Away from Dewey

Speakers: Alan Kirk Gray and Gretchen Caserotti from the Darien (CT) Library Darien is a community of 20,000 but had a collection for a community of 40,000. They wanted to get to an active collection with fewer titles and several special … Continue reading

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