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Conference: E-Books 2001 London - March 20th 2001
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- Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 16:57:35 EST
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E-Books 2001 http://litc.sbu.ac.uk/ebooks2001/ Sponsored by LITC, South Bank University the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) / DNER Dawson Books Tuesday 20th March 2001 10.00 - 17.00 SOAS Brunei Gallery, London, UK http://litc.sbu.ac.uk/ebooks2001/ This conference brings together information service managers, librarians, publishers and booksellers to explore the opportunities and challenges created by electronic books. It will feature expert speakers from different parts of the publishing industry and education and provide opportunities for discussion, evaluation and debate. Speakers will examine some of the different hardware and software technologies and standards in use; and offer evaluations of varying business models for the different market players. How are electronic books going to change the publishing industry? The conference will also look at how E-Books might affect library acquisitions, and consider what service benefits and problems they might create. It will be of great interest to anyone involved in the book industry. Programme Session chairs: John Akeroyd, Mel Collier, Diane Kerr, Hazel Woodward, * Keynote and overview by Rick Lugg and Ruth Fischer of R2 Consulting, New Hampshire, who have recently mapped the E-Books industry * the E-books company perspective speakers will include new players netLibrary and the director of Questia * the publishers' perspective including representatives of CUP and Taylor and Francis * the library perspective speakers including Carolyn Rawlinson of Stirling University (Heron), and Ray Lonsdale and Chris Armstrong, University of Wales Aberystwyth A panel session will discuss economic models and use scenarios Cost to delegates including lunch =A365. To book use the booking form at http://litc.sbu.ac.uk/ebooks2001/ Questions about the conference should be directed to Sarah Connolly, firstname.lastname@example.org
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