eBooks: Benefits, Challenges, and the Future

Sep. 21, 2012
Location: Online Only
Full Cost: outside Florida (USA): $25 (single), $45 (group)

eBooks: Benefits, Challenges, and the Future
Virtual Conference -- September 21, 2012 10:00am - 4:00pm (Eastern Time, US and Canada)

Seats are limited, so register now!
eBooks: Benefits, Challenges, and the Future is a one-day online conference highlighting the impact of eBooks on libraries.

Presenters and topics:
10 AM. Stephen Abram (Gale-Cengage Learning) - "Frankenbooks and the Future of eBooks: An Ongoing Challenge"
11 AM. Chad Mairn (Novare Library Services) - "Getting the Most from Your eBook Readers: Tips and Tricks"
12 Noon. Nik Osborne, J.D. (Indiana University) - "eTextbooks: The Shift to Digital — New Models for Course Distribution"
2 PM. Jamie LaRue (Douglas County Libraries, Colorado)- "Swimming Upstream: Collection Development Issues and eContent"
3 PM. Sue Polanka (Wright State University Libraries) - "Ebook Licensing and Access — Now and the Future"

These leading experts will discuss eBook trends, self-publishing and digital textbooks, barriers to and models for eBook lending, helpful eReader tips and tricks for library staff, and the future of eBooks in libraries.

This is a virtual conference, so there are no travel costs. Register as a group, so your entire staff can attend sessions that fit their schedules. Join information professionals around the world, and interact with library leaders and experts in the field. Hear about solutions and strategies for providing high demand e-content to your library patrons. Fully accessible via mobile devices too! Recordings of the conference sessions will be available after the conference for all registered attendees.