eBooks on Demand: creating digital collections on users' request - Onne Mets, Activity leader of dissemination in EOD project, National Library of Estonia
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  • 1. eBooks on Demand: creating digital collections on users’ request Õnne Mets, National Library of Estonia
  • 2. Outline  What’s EOD about?  Users and their needs  Visible outcomes for end-users
  • 3. About EOD  Digital document delivery service since 2007 – until…  Books  Public domain  High quality digitisation and OCR, cover to cover  Culture programme co-funded project 2009 – apr 2014
  • 4. EOD service Incorporation into Digital Library Library: scans & transfers images Currently offered by 36 libraries in 12 countries
  • 5. Since 2007  nearly 9000 finished orders  over 5000 enquirers  about 1,6 million pages digitised
  • 6. Users  Over 60%: researchers requiring e-books for professional or scientific use;  about 16%: book collectors, readers from special interest groups (amateur historians, collectors, ethnographers etc) Customer Survey 2008
  • 7. Clicks in social media Top ads (IT, FR, RU) in Facebook: 1.Art 2.General add (books from 16-20 century) 3.Sheet music 4.Poetry 5.Fashion 6.Theatre (original texts of plays) 7.Education (old text-books) 8.Law 9.Fiction
  • 8. Online Market Survey 2007
  • 9. Outcomes  Full access from digital libraries, repositories  Links to full-text in library catalogues  Contributing to the portals, which use the metadata, including – Europeana – EOD search engine search.books2ebooks.eu
  • 10. EOD search  28 libraries (out of 36), over 4 million records in 30 languages – eBooks, 23 382 – Books, 3 962 356 items, Europeana API
  • 11. Outcomes 2  Links to full-text in Wikipedia  Tweets with the links twitter.com/eod_ebooks  Posts with the links in 5 Facebook pages: English (facebook.com/eod.ebooks), German, Czech, Slovenian, Hungarian  Actions by each library towards their target groups and general public
  • 12. Thank you! mets@nlib.ee 17-18 Oct, Prague EOD open meetings, international conference and hackdays on digital libraries and repositories http://eod2013.techlib.cz