Yesterday at the Charleston Conference we hosted a preconference on eBooks, titled “eBooks: Not just another binding.” Carolyn Morris from Coutts, James Galbraith from OCLC, Janet Fischer from PCG Industries, and Sue Polanka from Wright State University organized the preconference. There were 5 sessions on a variety of topics. The discussion was great, questions were thought provoking, and feedback was excellent. A great big thanks to all of our speakers for sharing their time and expertise.
The presentations from the sessions will be posted here on the NSR blog. The first session was on eBook standards, presented by Emilie Delquie of PCG and Randy Petway of Publishing Technologies. Their presentations are attached below. Contact information for each speaker is in the slides.
Session 1 – eBook Standards
Our speakers will examine ebook standards from an industry and library perspective, specifically: What standards exist? What standards should exist? What librarians want in the way of ebook standards.
Emilie Delquie, Head of Research, Publishers Communication Group presentation
Randy Petway, Exec Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Publishing Technology presentation