Charleston Conference Program big on eBooks

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’