New Book About eBooks in Libraries – Release in August

August 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

I’m thrilled to inform you that No Shelf Required: E-books in Libraries will be released in late August.  This edited book, published by ALA Editions, discusses a variety of eBook topics for school, public, and academic libraries.  Since I have a bit of clout with the publisher, I’m able to release the TOC and introduction […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · EPUB · Formats · Library News · Marketing · New Products · NSR Info · Preservation · Public Libraries · Publishing · School Libraries

More ebook preconference presentations – Workflow & Cataloging Issues

November 9th, 2009 · Comments Off

Charleston Conference – eBooks, Not just another binding preconference Session 2 – eBooks and Libraries:  Workflow & Cataloging Issues Implementing ebooks in a traditional print environment presents different challenges and opportunities.  Cataloging, workflow integration, content discovery, vendors and licensing agreements, budgeting, and patron driven acquisition issues will be discussed along with practical advice from librarians. […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Discovery · Library News · Patron Driven Acquisition

Last chance for Charleston eBook preconference

October 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

If you are headed to Charleston next week and have Wednesday free, please consider attending the preconference.  The full program is listed here. Summaries/highlights will be posted to the blog after the event. EBOOKS:  NOT JUST ANOTHER BINDING XXIX CHARLESTON CONFERENCE – ISSUES IN BOOK AND SERIAL ACQUISITION CHARLESTON, SC, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009: eBooks […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · Discovery · DRM · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Patron Driven Acquisition · Standards

Charleston Conference – eBook preconference program

September 8th, 2009 · Comments Off

Here is an update on the eBook preconference planned for the Charleston Conference on November 4th. Time: 9 am – 4 pm eBooks: Not Just Another Binding Cost: $125 Speakers: Lisa Sibert, Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian, The UC Irvine Libraries; Lindsey Schell, University of Texas – Austin, Anne Behler, Information Literacy Librarian, Penn State University; […]

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Charleston Conference – eBook preconference program

July 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Charleston Conference has announced their pre-conference program. There is one on eBooks – Wednesday, November 4th. eBooks: Not Just Another Binding Time: 9 am – 4 pm Cost: $125 Speakers: Keith Powell, Head of Acquisitions, The UC Irvine Libraries ; Lisa Sibert, Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian, The UC Irvine Libraries; and Holly Tomren, Electronic […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Discovery · DRM · EPUB · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Standards