ALA Midwinter Wrap-Up<br />ALA TechSource Webinar<br />Wed. Jan. 19, 2011<br />Tom Peters (tpeters@tapinformation.com)<br />
New Product: Playaway View<br />http://playaway.com/view/<br />Contains several hrs. of vids<br />Rechargeable lithium ion...
New Product: 3M Library Media Box<br />http://bit.ly/hZiIk6ox<br />Red Box for libraries<br />Holds 720 DVDs or CDs<br />L...
eBook Developments<br />ProQuest Acquires ebrary<br />Eric Hellman’s perspective:  http://go-to-hellman.blogspot.com/2011/...
eBook Developments<br />Project Muse to include ebooks in 2011<br />http://muse.jhu.edu/about/new/ebook_collections.html<b...
eBook Developments<br />Kindle Lending Club<br />http://www.kindlelendingclub.com/<br />Meredith Farkas’ Blog Post (Jan. 1...
eBook Developments<br />Go Dog, Go to the econtent party on your personal, portable device of choice<br />
A New Nationalism in Librarianship?<br />Digital Public Library of America<br />http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/newsroom/digi...
Thanks for Your Time and Attention<br />Tom Peters<br />TAP Information Services<br />6106 S. Stillhouse Road<br />Oak Gro...
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  • Terrific interactive source of information! I would like to have access to this in the future, but the subscription process is a little tricky. The embedded web links create in-depth information in addition to acting as citations for the presentation.
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Tom Peters' Slides from the ALA TechSource 2011 Midwinter Tech Wrapup

  1. 1. ALA Midwinter Wrap-Up<br />ALA TechSource Webinar<br />Wed. Jan. 19, 2011<br />Tom Peters (tpeters@tapinformation.com)<br />
  2. 2. New Product: Playaway View<br />http://playaway.com/view/<br />Contains several hrs. of vids<br />Rechargeable lithium ion battery<br />8 hours of playback<br />7 easy buttons<br />Approx. $100 per unit<br />5.4 ounces<br />Beginning with children’s videos<br />
  3. 3. New Product: 3M Library Media Box<br />http://bit.ly/hZiIk6ox<br />Red Box for libraries<br />Holds 720 DVDs or CDs<br />Linkable up to 2880 items<br />Access at box or online<br />SIP2 integration with ILS<br />Early adopter: Cuyahoga County Public Library<br />$25,000 plus delivery & installation<br />Place at retail areas? <br />
  4. 4. eBook Developments<br />ProQuest Acquires ebrary<br />Eric Hellman’s perspective: http://go-to-hellman.blogspot.com/2011/01/why-proquest-bought-ebrary.html<br />Good comments about the need for portable ereading at http://www.teleread.com/library/why-proquest-brought-ebrary-by-eric-hellman/<br />Blio library lending module from B&T<br />Should be available (at least in beta) by March<br />
  5. 5. eBook Developments<br />Project Muse to include ebooks in 2011<br />http://muse.jhu.edu/about/new/ebook_collections.html<br />JSTOR to include ebooks in 2011<br />http://chronicle.com/blogs/pageview/jstor-to-offer-e-books/28060<br />ACLS Humanities E-Book Report on Handheld E-Book Readers and Scholarship<br />http://www.humanitiesebook.org/heb-whitepaper-3.html<br />OITP eBook TF began mtg at ALAMW11<br />
  6. 6. eBook Developments<br />Kindle Lending Club<br />http://www.kindlelendingclub.com/<br />Meredith Farkas’ Blog Post (Jan. 18, 2011): http://meredith.wolfwater.com/wordpress/<br />Google’s doin’s:<br />Acquired eBook Technologies, Inc.<br />Applied for a trademark for “SpeedBook” (Aug.)<br />
  7. 7. eBook Developments<br />Go Dog, Go to the econtent party on your personal, portable device of choice<br />
  8. 8. A New Nationalism in Librarianship?<br />Digital Public Library of America<br />http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/newsroom/digital_public_library<br />National Reference Service Discussion<br />National Transition Plan for Public Libraries<br />http://www.pcworld.com/article/215445/towards_a_national_transition_plan_for_libraries.html<br />Worldwide Race to Create Nat. Dig. Libs.<br />http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/09/business/09stream.html?_r=1&ref=natashasinger<br />
  9. 9. Thanks for Your Time and Attention<br />Tom Peters<br />TAP Information Services<br />6106 S. Stillhouse Road<br />Oak Grove MO 64075<br />816.616.6746<br />tpeters@tapinformation.com<br />Twitter: TAPintoIT<br />FB: Thomas A. Peters<br />Personal Blog: TAPintoIT.wordpress.com <br />

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