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ALA discussion forum announcement
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- Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2004 00:41:49 EDT
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Would you post this to liblicense please? Thanks. Katie
**Apologies for duplication, cross-posted**
The Publisher-Vendor-Library Relations Interest Group presents the PVLR
WHEN ARE E-BOOKS THE BOOKS?
Best practices in publishing & using electronic books
ALA Annual Conference
Monday, June 28, 2004
208B Orlando Convention Center
Wondering whether an e-book is the right purchase for your library?
The Forum presents a panel discussion between publisher, vendor,
library-publisher collaborator, and librarians, that will cover production
and purchase of e-books from varied points of view. What informs the
decision to publish a book in electronic format? What does it take to make
the e-book format successful? How well do e-books work for library users?
These and other questions relating to e-books will be addressed by the
**Bob Brand (Senior Manager Technical Support, Knovel Corp.) presents an
aggregator‘s perspective on providing access to e-books.
**Greg Giblin (Director of Market Development, STM Division, John Wiley
and Sons, Inc.) gives a publisher’s experience with developing useable,
sustainable e-book products.
**Kimberly Parker (Electronic Publishing and Collections Librarian, Yale University) offers a librarian's point of view on purchasing and integrating e-books into a collection.
**Mark Sandler (Collection Development Officer, University of Michigan), talks about collaborative publishing efforts between commercial publishers (Proquest, Paratext, OCLC) and the University of Michigan Press--most notably Early English Books Online.
Panel moderator: Ruth Fischer (R2 Consulting)
Katie Brady, Electronic Resources Librarian, Temple University Libraries
1210 W. Berks Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 | tel: 215-204-3258 | fax: 215-204-8550