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Presentation to Ontario Government Libraries on the e-Book and e-Reader marketplace. December 2010

Presentation to Ontario Government Libraries on the e-Book and e-Reader marketplace. December 2010

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    eReaders & eBooks Marketplace 2010 eReaders & eBooks Marketplace 2010 Presentation Transcript

    • E-books in Libraries Presentation to OGLC Dec. 17, 2010 Julie Anderson, Legislative Library Martha Murphy, Ontario Fire Marshal
    • Outline• Market Overview• Reader Comparison• Content Options• e-books @ Legislative Library and OFM• Issues• The Future http://blog.calgarypubliclibrary.com/blogs/homework_help/archive/2009/02.aspX
    • Market Reader OverviewKindle 3 Sony Reader Nook Kobo
    • E-Ink
    • File Formats: ePub vs .AZW• ePub file format so called “standard”• Most ePub-compatible eReaders also support PDF• Amazon only uses proprietary .AZW format• Warning: Some ebookstores are now selling “ePubs” locked with their own proprietary DRM, Notably, Apple’s iBookstore
    • Tablets With e-Reader FunctionsApple iPad Samsung Galaxy HP Slate 500
    • Similarities:Kindle 3 Wi-Fi v. Sony Reader Touch •“Big USB keys” •Screen size •Weight •Rotate •Annotate •Built-in dictionary •Search •Jacks for headphones
    • Differences: Sony Reader Touch ●Touch Screen ●Virtual keyboard ●Expand memory ●Open file format
    • Differences: Kindle 3 Wi-Fi●“Text to Speech”●Built in keyboard●Wireless●Content from Amazon
    • Contenthttp://www.forbes.com/2010/12/01/kindle-nook-ipad-technology-ereaders_slide.html
    • On-line e-book stores
    • Cross Shopping
    • Free e-books!
    • Free e-books!
    • Free e-books!
    • Free e-books!
    • http://www.onlineuniversities-weblog.com/50226711/half_of_college_students_use_ebooks.php On-line e-books
    • e-books @ Legislative Library & OFM ●Start ●Selection ●Training ●Client Access ●Policies ●Promotion ●Usage
    • The Start
    • Selection
    • http://www.pigbelly.com/blog2/2009/12/training-is-over.html
    • ClientAccesshttp://www.dailyyonder.com/backroad-librarian-generation-next
    • Policies http://victorybriefsstore.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=17
    • Promotion
    • Usage so far…
    • Communication http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/contempt_generally/index.html
    • Ooops! I http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/amazon_settles_kindle_lawsuit_over_deleted_copy_1984_150000
    • Expectations http://www.wayland.k12.mi.us/wms/staff/infolit/7th%20Grade%20Info%20Place.html
    • Wild West
    • Future …Looking into the Crystal Ball
    • Thank youJulie Anderson & Martha Murphy