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2012 Virtual Conference
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eBooks: Benefits, Challenges, and the Future September 21, 2012

Join us for an exciting one-day online conference as five nationally- and internationally-known speakers discuss wide-ranging aspects of the growing impact of eBooks on libraries. Brought to you by the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN).
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Speakers
10 AM
Stephen Abram
Stephen
Abram

Gale Cengage Learning
11 AM
Chad Mairn
Chad
Mairn

Novare Library Services
12 Noon
Nik Osborne
Nik
Osborne, J.D.

Indiana University
2 PM
Jamie LaRue
Jamie
LaRue

Douglas County Libraries
3 PM
Sue Polanka
Sue
Polanka

Wright State University
*All times Eastern (United States and Canada)

Program
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10 AM
Eastern
Frankenbooks and the Future of eBooks: An Ongoing Challenge
Stephen Abram
    Do e-books change everything or are they just the same as print? Not by a long shot. What are the opportunities and what enhancements might we expect? Is this the final straw for libraries or the biggest opportunity since the web?. More...


11 AM
Eastern
Getting the Most from Your eBook Readers: Tips and Tricks
Chad Mairn
    New examples of electronic reading material — e-books, e-magazines, e-textbooks — are appearing every day as well as devices and software to read them on. More...


12 Noon
Eastern
eTextbooks: The Shift to Digital — New Models for Course Distribution
Nik Osborne, J.D.
    As educational materials become widely available in digital format there is ongoing pressure to develop distribution models that will properly serve members of higher education. More...


1 PM
Eastern
Lunch Break     
     


2 PM
Eastern
Swimming Upstream: Collection Development Issues and eContent
Jamie LaRue
    There are four new streams of digital content. Douglas County (CO) Libraries has been an early explorer of these rivers that wind always closer to the source. More...


3 PM
Eastern
Ebook Licensing and Access — Now and the Future
Sue Polanka
    This session will analyze the barriers to eBook lending models currently available for libraries. More...

 
     


Registration Rates
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  Florida Non-Florida
Individual (recordings included) FREE $25
Group (recordings included) FREE $45
 
     


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