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    eBooks - Ohio Library Council (Central/Southwest) eBooks - Ohio Library Council (Central/Southwest) Presentation Transcript

    • eBooks The Reader’s Digest Version Amy Pawlowski Cleveland Public Library
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    • Library eBook Market
      • Difference between the Public and Academic market (Popular v. Academic titles).
      • Public Libraries (popular titles):
        • OverDrive
        • eBrary (Public Library Complete)
        • Ebsco/NetLibrary
      • Academic Libraries (academic titles):
        • Too many to list!
      • Downloadable Audio Books
      • OverDrive
      • MyiLibrary
      • Recorded Books
    • The Academic Library
      • 94% of academic libraries already offer ebooks
      • 80% by 2020 - academic econtent expenditures
      • 87% of students say online libraries/ databases have impact on learning
      • 50% of students say ebooks/textbooks impact learning
      • 65% of academic libraries offer/plan to offer services to handheld devices
      • 25% by 2015 - digital textbook revenues
    • The Public Library
      • 72% of Public Libraries are offering eBooks (LJ report)
      • 5% of public libraries circulate preloaded ereading devices, while 24% are considering it. Kindle was the top device.
      • Currently, one-fifth of the US online population reads at least two books per month
      • $9.99 per title, one title per week, avid Ereader will spend $519.48
    • Advantages for Public Libraries: The Obvious
      • Meeting patron requests/needs (eReader owners)
      • 24/7 Access
      • Home Access
      • No replacement costs (for how long?? – Harper Collins)
    • Advantages for Public Libraries: Staying current/relevant by delivering a service to a growing demographic
      • eReader & Tablet Market
        • By 2015, 30 Million People In U.S. will own eReaders and 82 million US consumers (one-third of US online consumers) will be using a tablet 1
      • Mobile market
        • Using apps on phones is 2nd only to email and texting, taking is 3rd
        • Smart phones surpassed the sales of pc’s (on a quarterly basis) 2
        • OverDrive Mobile Apps: The tool to download and read library materials directly on a mobile device (and tablet) is already out there!
      • Forrester Research. US Tablet Sales Will More Than Double This Year (January 4, 2011) http://blogs.forrester.com/sarah_rotman_epps/11-01-04-us_tablet_sales_will_more_than_double_this_year
      • Nielsen Company. Among Mobile Phone Users, Hispanics, Asians are Most-Likely Smartphone Owners in the U.S. (February 1, 2011) http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/?p=25901
    • Economic Impact
      • Current Cost Comparison
      • The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
      • Pricing Models
      • Going to change as market grows
      • Collection Development Budget
      • Need to devote more $ to electronic format as eBook circulation/popularity rises
      • Print circa $15
      • (40% off trade hardback)
      • Additional Costs:
      • Cataloging
      • Processing
      • Shipping
      • Lose rate
      • Electronic
      • $24.99
      • (list price)
      • Additional Costs:
      • Cataloging
    • Things to Think Through
      • Circulating Devices
      • Budgeting
        • Database
        • Print
        • New Line Item?
      • Collection Development Plan
      • Collection Development Considerations
        • Release Dates (Publishers changing format release dates willy-nilly)
        • Standing Order Plan
        • One Book/One User v. Unlimited Access
        • Dealing with the Demand
      • Staff Knowledge/Training
      • Patron Knowledge/Training
      • Forthcoming Kindle Compatibility
    • Things to Remember: Q&A/Open Discussion
      • The Publishing Industry is Struggling
        • Financially
        • Dealing with the shift in format
      • We Live in a Capitalist Society
      • eContent Library Market: Gears
        • We all play a part
      • Technology Changes Rapidly
      • Legal Considerations
        • Ownership
        • Rights to Distribute
        • Author’s Rights
    • Keeping Up
      • No Shelf Required
        • http://www.noshelfrequired.org/
      • TeleRead
        • http://www.teleread.com/
      • OverDrive – Digital Library Blog
        • http://overdriveblogs.com/library/
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