Where Are Ebooks Leading Us?

While many of us have been looking at this ebook service or that ebook reader, I think it’s worth taking the long view sometimes of what paths ebooks may be leading us down. The not so sunny path that some foresee is best detailed in Eric Hellman’s post, “2010 Summary: Libraries are Still Screwed.”

In his post, Hellman points to a provocative presentation (available in a pair of videos on YouTube) by Eli Neuburger of the Ann Arbor District Library that was given at last year’s online conference, Ebooks: Libraries at the Tipping Point. If you don’t have time to read the post by Hellman, at least watch the two videos (embedded below).

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