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Michael Blackwell

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Posted By Michael Blackwell Apr 19, 2021 1:02 PM
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Hi, all, My, my, quite the groundswell for consortia. I don't doubt anyone's enthusiasm. It is just the opposite-which makes me worry about setting up a subgroup. Won't people who are interested in digital content issues as they relate to individual libraries also be interested in the Consortial ...
Posted By Michael Blackwell Apr 19, 2021 8:39 AM
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Thanks for clarifying, Steve. Hope to "see" all tomorrow! Michael Blackwell is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: CORE Consortial Ebook Interest Group Time: Apr 20, 2021 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://marylandlibraries.zoom.us/j/91808309456?pwd= ...
Posted By Michael Blackwell Apr 14, 2021 1:07 PM
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Hello, Some members may not be getting  emails when they are posted. We are creating this post with directions to point to  if people who attend our virtual meetings might like to have directions. Login to Home - ALA   (connect.ala.org) Click My Connect in the top nav Click Community Notification ...
Posted By Michael Blackwell Apr 9, 2021 9:15 AM
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Hi, Will, I don't know. I've still been calling it the Consortial Ebooks Interest Group. Alas, that is not the only way I'm behind the times. Maybe it was thought the Core Consortial Ebooks Interest Group sounded too alliterative? Maybe someone got tired of the fact that "Consortial" usually triggers ...
Posted By Michael Blackwell Apr 8, 2021 2:38 PM
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Hi, all Dianne Coan, Carmi Parker, Cathy Mason and I recently published an article in Computers in Libraries on digital audio with a four-fold aim: A better understanding of the e-audiobook pricing and licensing models available under different vendors An understanding of which of the big publishers ...
Posted By Michael Blackwell Mar 10, 2021 12:32 PM
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/03/10/amazon-library-ebook-monopoly/ Hi, all, Good article in spite of the quote from Blackwell trying to pull at readers' heartstrings. What are your thoughts on it? Michael
Posted By Michael Blackwell Feb 23, 2021 1:13 PM
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Thank you for sharing, Steve! It was a very enjoyable session. We are planning more. Michael Michael Blackwell Director, St Mary's County Library 23630 Hayden Farm Lane Leonardtown, MD 20650 301-475-2151 x5013 Cell phone: 301-904-3048 mblackwell@stmalib.org
Posted By Michael Blackwell Feb 1, 2021 11:38 AM
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Hi, all, Virtual Introductions - ACTION ITEM Please take some time to introduce yourself and to address any of the above agenda items either before or after the meeting. Please copy and paste the questions below into a reply to this post along with your answers. Your top two interests will help us ...
Posted By Michael Blackwell Jan 13, 2021 10:34 AM
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Sorry for any x-postings. In part, I'm just making sure this new system is working for me. J Jan 6, 2021 11:40 AM Stephen Spohn Greetings everyone, I hope this message finds you all safe, healthy and hopeful for a better 2021! As you know, our friendly ebook group has moved to the new Core division ...