Colleagues from the University of California, Irvine Libraries have shared with me their chart (PDA Vendor Chart) for evaluating the patron driven offerings from e-book aggregators. Please have a look and use if you can. If you have any questions about the chart please contact Tony Lin at the UCI Libraries.
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
Speakers: Keith Powell, Head of Acquisitions, The UC Irvine Libraries ; Lisa Sibert, Electronic Resources Acquisitions Librarian, The UC Irvine Libraries; and Holly Tomren, Electronic Resources and Metadata Cataloger and Interim Head, Monograph Cataloging, The UC Irvine Libraries; Other speakers TBA – but will include representatives from Springer,Ingram Digital, and the Publishers Communication Group. Continue reading