eBook Ecosystem 2016: State of the Art, Five Years On – Summary of Program

July 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

Ebook Ecosystem 2016: State of the Art, Five Years On For the second consecutive year, YBP sponsored a special meeting of academic library consortia and publishers at the ALA Annual Conference.  They invited select representatives of each community to discuss the special issues regarding the creation, distribution, models and formats of ebooks in consortia.   Below […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · DRM · Formats · Library News · Patron Driven Acquisition · Publishing

Initial CIBER study results on library finances presented at Charleston Conference

November 5th, 2009 · Comments Off

Results of CIBER study on library finances, presented by Mark Kendall of YBP and Christopher Warnock of ebrary. These notes were done on the fly, forgive any typos. Demographics: 589 responses 71% academic libraries responded – most in north america (was Mexico in the NA grouping?), 55% USA 87% members of consortium Financial outlook 420 […]

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Librarians – CIBER Global Library Survey open through October 18th

September 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Tish Wilson from ebrary just emailed me this press release: CIBER Opens Global Library Survey in Conjunction with Charleston Conference, ebrary, and YBP September 28, 2009 – London, UK – The CIBER research group at University College London (UCL) today invited all libraries to participate in an international survey examining challenges, trends, and best practices […]

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YBP and ebrary co-sponsor CIBER study on electronic resources challenges, trends, best practices

September 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

I received this press release today from ebrary. YBP to Co-Sponsor CIBER’s Library Survey with ebrary, Results to be Announced at Charleston Conference September 22, 2009 – Charlotte, NC –Baker & Taylor’s YBP Library Services today announced that it is co-sponsoring CIBER’s library survey with ebrary®, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies. […]

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