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(A Short) Bibliography of Resources

This is a collection of citations that relate to ebooks and DRM. In addition to the resources below, a list of links collected on the broader theme of ebooks in general are available at: http://www.diigo.com/user/alyciaaicyla/ebooks

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Battles, Matt. "The Book: Terms of Service." library ad infinitum. http://mbattles.posterous.com/the-book-terms-of-service and http://mbattles.posterous.com/terms-of-service-the-movie

Brantley, Peter. Digital Books and the Impact on Libraries. (Special Issue of "Library Trends"). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Cohen, Dan. "Kindle's DRM Rears its Ugly Head... And It IS Ugly." Gear Diary. http://www.geardiary.com/2009/06/19/kindles-drm-rears-its-ugly-head-and-...

Davis, Denise M. and Tim Lafferty. "Digital Rights Management: Implications for Libraries." The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances. 15.1 (2002):18-23.

Bayley, Ed. "Updated and Corrected: E-Book Buyer's Guide to Privacy." http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/01/updated-and-corrected-e-book-buyers...

Doctorow, Cory. Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future

Doctorow, Cory. "How Copyright Broke." http://www.locusmag.com/2006/Issues/09DoctorowCommentary.html

Doctorow, Cory. "How to Destroy the Book." http://thevarsity.ca/articles/23855

Free Government Information, e-book topics: http://freegovinfo.info/search/node/e-book

Hall, Gary. Digitize this Book! : The Politics of New Media, Or Why we Need Open Access Now. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. Print. http://www.upress.umn.edu/Books/H/hall_digitize.html

Kiriakova, Maria, Karen S. Okamoto, Mark Zubarev and Gretchen Gross. "Aiming at a Moving Target: Pilot Testing Ebook Readers in an Urban Academic Library." Computers in Libraries. 30.2 (March 2010):20-24.

Lessig, Lawrence. Free Culture

Librarian.net, ebook topics: http://www.librarian.net/?s=ebook

Lynch, Clifford. "The Battle to Define the Future of the Book in the Digital World." http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/8...

McGill, Meredith L. American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003. Print. http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/13837.html

McSherry, Corynne and Cindy Cohn. "Digital Books and Your Rights: A Checklist for Readers." Electronic Frontier Foundation. https://www.eff.org/wp/digital-books-and-your-rights

Mook, Nate. "Bezos says Kindle 1984 Deletions were 'Stupid', Doesn't Say How Amazon Will Solve Illegal Book Problem." BetaNews. http://www.betanews.com/article/Bezos-says-Kindle-1984-deletions-were-st...

Polanka, Sue. No Shelf Required. http://www.libraries.wright.edu/noshelfrequired/

Robillard, G. Xavier. "Introducing the New Kindle Gutenberg Bookreader." http://www.mcsweeneys.net/2009/10/5robillard.html

Schiller, Kurt. "A Happy Medium: Ebooks, Licensing, and DRM." Information Today. 27.2 (2010):1, 42, 44.

Shelburne, Wendy Allen. "E-book Usage in an Academic Library: User Attitudes and Behaviors." Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services. 33 (2009):59-72.

Stallman, Richard. "Letter to the Boston Public Library." http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/drm.html/bpl.html

Stallman, Richard. "The Right to Read." http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/right-to-read.html

Striphas, Theodore G. The Abuses of Literacy: Amazon Kindle and the Right to Read Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 7.3 (2010). 13 Feb. 2011

Striphas, Theodore G. The Late Age of Print : Everyday Book Culture from Consumerism to Control. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. Print. http://www.thelateageofprint.org/

Timmer, John. "My Kindle Ate My Homework: Lawsuit Filed Over 1984 Deletion." Ars Technica. http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2009/07/my-kindle-ate-my-homework-la...

Van Horn, Royal. "The Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Other Egregious Laws." The Phi Delta Kappan. 84.3 (2002): 248-249.

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