The XXX Annual Charleston Conference, held in Charleston, S.C. November 3 – 6th, has just released it’s tentative program. It’s loaded with discussions, papers, and panel presentations on e-books, patron driven acquisition, digital textbooks, and more. I’ve listed a few of the sessions below, but for a closer look, check out the full program. Early bird registration ends October 1st.
Wednesday, Nov. 3rd – Full Day Preconference – E-Everything: Putting It All Together (additional cost to attend)
THURS Lively Lunch 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Digital Warfare: Navigating the E-book Minefield
THURS Lively Lunch 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Give ‘Em What They Want: Patron-Driven Collection Development
THURS Lively Lunch 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Who’s Driving, and Where? Incorporating Patron Driven Acquisition Models into Library Collection Policy
THURS C1 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Double-Booked: When Does E-Book /P-Book Bundling Make Sense?
THURS C1 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Do Humanities & Social Sciences E-books Get Used?
THURS C2 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM The Future of eTextbooks – The “smarter learning” approach.
THURS C3 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM Developing an E-Book Acquisition Strategy That Works
THURS C3 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM Open Textbook Models: The View from the Library
FRI Lively Lunch 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Changing Operations of Academic Libraries
FRI Lively Lunch 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Ask An Aggregator
FRI C1 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM Value, Value and More Value: Update from a Small (and Increasingly Poor) Island
FRI C1 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM Archiving Ebooks: How Can You Keep What You Own if Disaster Befalls
FRI C1 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM Making Patron Driven Select Work when your Print Book Supplier is Not Your E-Book Supplier
FRI C1 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM Enhanced E-Books: What Are They & What Will They Mean for Libraries?
Saturday morning plenary session – 9:20 AM – 10:00 AM, Efficient and Effective Funding of Open Access ‘Books’