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Checklist for evaluating patron driven business models

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.

Charleston Conference – eBook preconference program

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 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