Posts tagged "ebooks"

What Happens When Ebooks Are Free-to-Read?

Image of a Google impact map, depicting content requests by world location.

Between March 20 and August 31, 2020, the University of Michigan Press made all the titles in the Library-hosted ebook collection, UMP EBC, free-to-read. During this period, U-M Press staff gathered use data in the hope of assessing the impact of free-to-read content while informing the future business strategy. Three different assessment efforts are described in this post.

Ebook Collections

eReader being pulled off a shelf of books

Well the library has been shut down until at least March 30th. Read this post to find some ebook resources that you can use as entertainment during these few weeks of self isolation.