Charleston Conference – Discoverability and Efficiency

November 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Anh Bui, Executive Publication Manager, Books Products, at HighWire Press presented, “discoverability and efficiency: how users get to content they value.”  She quoted Clay Shirky, It’s really not information overload, it’s filter failure (Clay Shirky, 2008).  Ann stated that information filters can be used/activated by users or they can be used/activated by us (librarians/publishers). An […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Conferences/Events · Discovery · Surveys/Statistics

Tools of Change – Selling in Mobile Markets (tips for apps)

February 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Selling in Mobile Markets – Rana Sobhany, VP Marketing at Medialits in NYC  (rana.sobhany@gmail.com) TOC Conference – Monday Feb. 22nd, 9 – 12:30 I came to this session after the morning break, so I missed the first 90 minutes.  Rana was a great speaker – lots of stories, examples, and practical information – no death […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · Marketing · Mobile Devices

4 Principles for E-book Discovery & Visability

November 18th, 2009 · Comments Off

Here is another blog post from Sylvia Miller, Director of “Publishing the Civil Rights Movement” at the University of North Carolina Press, summarizing a Charleston Conference presentation.  It is reprinted with permission.  (Thanks Sylvia, you are making my job easy!) At the Charleston Conference, I attended an all-day preconference workshop on e-books organized by Sue […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Discovery · DRM

Upcoming workshop in Philly…. Google, Libraries, Publishing

May 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

NFAIS and Drexel’s iSchool are co-sponsoring a workshop on June 26th in Philly titled “Google, the Web and the Future Roles of Publishers and Librarians.” More info can be found on the NFAIS site.  I’m certain eBooks will come up somewhere in this program.

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Google Books