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Copyright Issues Relating to the Use of Movies in the Classroom. Classrooms in Public Schools and Nonprofit Educational Institutions: Rented or Purchased Movies May Be Played By Teachers Without a License.

Copyright Issues Relating to the Use of Movies in the Classroom

Introducing "Community Practices in the Fair Use of Video in Libraries" Librarians at schools, colleges and universities play an important role helping their users understand and apply copyright law.

Introducing "Community Practices in the Fair Use of Video in Libraries"

This makes sense because educational institutions are sites for learning, and the advancement of learning is the purpose of the copyright. Congress recognized the unique status of non-profit educational institutions, libraries and archives under copyright law and developed allowances — copyright exceptions — especially for them. Publisher partners with libraries for Money Smart Week promotion. HarperCollins offers special pricing on seven finance-related ebook titles CHICAGO – Libraries celebrating Money Smart Week, April 23 – 30, will have the opportunity to take advantage of an offer from publisher HarperCollins to receive special pricing for simultaneous access to seven finance-related ebook titles.

Publisher partners with libraries for Money Smart Week promotion

From April 15 through May 15, participating libraries can obtain, at the price of $100, unlimited access to the following titles: “Real Money Answers for Every Woman,” by Patrice C. Washington; “The New Totally Awesome Money Book for Kids,” by Arthur Bochner and Rose Bochner; “The Wall Street Journal Guide to the New Rules of Personal Finance,” by Dave Kansas; “The Aspirational Investor,” by Ashvin B. Chhabra; “The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money,” by Ron Lieber; “The Intelligent Investor,” by Benjamin Graham”; and “The Truth About Money,” by Ric Edelman.

Libraries should contact their vendors for further information. Claim Your Free eBooks From MackinVIA. Get Started. Press Release: Ebook Market in the U.S. to Surpass $13 Billion by 2020, According to Technavio - Book Business. LONDON — April 11, 2016 — According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the ebook market in the U.S. is set to surpass $13 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of close to 14%.

Press Release: Ebook Market in the U.S. to Surpass $13 Billion by 2020, According to Technavio - Book Business

This research report titled ‘ebook Market in the U.S. 2016-2020’ provides an in-depth analysis of the market in terms of revenue and emerging market trends. This market research report also includes up to date analysis and forecasts for various market segments and all geographical regions. Request sample report: Based on the type of product, Technavio analysts have segmented the ebook market in the U.S. into three categories: NonfictionJuvenileFiction Nonfiction The nonfiction segment includes genres such as biography and autobiography, essay, narrative nonfiction, and textbooks. The population segment aged 65 years and above accounted for 14.5% of the total population of the country in 2014. Why Do Publishers Hate Us? Okay, now I’ve got this bright, shiny new column to play with.

Why Do Publishers Hate Us?

Ebook Vendors Anticipate Big Five Licensing Terms Becoming More Flexible. After years of expressing concern about the potential impact that library lending might have on consumer sales, major publishers have good cause to take another look at the library market for ebooks, according to executives from library ebook distributors OverDrive, 3M, and Baker & Taylor.

Ebook Vendors Anticipate Big Five Licensing Terms Becoming More Flexible

U.S. consumer ebook sales experienced 3.8 percent revenue growth in 2014 to reach $3.37 billion, according to the Association of American Publishers (AAP) StatShot Annual survey, released in June. (In comparison, revenue for print books and journals rose 4.6 percent, to $27.9 billion.) While 3.8 percent growth is certainly respectable, it’s a far cry from the doubling ebook sales experienced from 2010 to 2011. They almost doubled again from 2011 to 2012, before flattening in 2013 and rising slightly last year. As a result, bolstering institutional sales will likely become more of a priority. eBook Architects. Digital Rights Management The question of eBook file protection is an important one.

eBook Architects

Most authors and publishers want their files to be protected from illegal copying and piracy, but the standard approach of applying Digital Rights Management (DRM) to eBook files comes with its own set of difficulties, especially if you are planning to sell your own eBooks. Let’s talk about the basics of DRM, then get into some more specific ideas on implementation. What is DRM? DRM is essentially a lock that is placed on a digital file that keeps the file tied to the account of the person who purchased it. Open eBooks. Now Available: A Library of Opportunity. Update: We’ve seen a major outpouring of support from librarians, teachers, and after-school providers for Open eBooks — and in the first week, over 1,000,000 codes were issued to provide the youth that they serve with access to these books.

Now Available: A Library of Opportunity

We’re also hearing inspiring stories from those of you sharing the experience of Open eBooks on social media—from Stacy Kinney in Freeport, Texas to Veronica Hidalgo in Pico Rivera, California to Rob Fleisher here in Washington, DC. We look forward to hearing more stories in the weeks and months to come. Use the hashtag #OpeneBooks to share your story today. Ebook_options. S School Ebook Market Directory.

Ebook providers offer different selections of titles with varying terms.

s School Ebook Market Directory

Which ones will best meet your school’s needs and budget?