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EBooks at NC State A Brief Overview of Where We Are and How We Got Here. Orion Pozo, Collection Manager. 12/07
According to Endeca What are the 3 Largest NCSU Libraries by Number of Items? Hint: D. H. Hill is the largest. So what are...
Number of Items in NCSU Libraries   <ul><li>D. H. Hill Library - 1,110,181 matching items </li></ul><ul><li>Satellite Shel...
Number of Items in NCSU Libraries   Branches Satellite D. H. Hill Online
Number of NCSU Libraries EBooks by Vendor EEBO GPO NetLibrary* Others * Includes NCLive titles searchable in NetLibrary bu...
Comparison of Search Results in Endeca and NetLibrary <ul><li>Uzhgorod (or Uzhorod) is a small city in Ukraine </li></ul><...
Does Anyone Use eBooks? <ul><li>Use Index = # of Circs or Views / # of Titles </li></ul><ul><li>NetLibrary data (31,943 vi...
EBooks Chronology <ul><li>1961 – Brown Corpus created </li></ul><ul><li>1971 – Project Gutenberg conceived </li></ul><ul><...
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  • I am going to give a brief outline of the current e-books situation at the NCSU Libraries I hope to ask more questions than I answer so we can try for answers during this meeting My topic is: Where are we and how did we get here. Raise your hand if you were here in 1999? Those who didn’t raise hands may never have seen these e-book readers [Hand out the Rocket e-books and Softbooks] The NCSU Libraries bought these to demonstrate the new technology of the time
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    1. 1. EBooks at NC State A Brief Overview of Where We Are and How We Got Here. Orion Pozo, Collection Manager. 12/07
    2. 2. According to Endeca What are the 3 Largest NCSU Libraries by Number of Items? Hint: D. H. Hill is the largest. So what are the other 2?
    3. 3. Number of Items in NCSU Libraries <ul><li>D. H. Hill Library - 1,110,181 matching items </li></ul><ul><li>Satellite Shelving - 421,415 matching items </li></ul><ul><li>Online Resources - 242,368 matching items </li></ul><ul><li>Special Collections - 37,030 matching items </li></ul><ul><li>Design Library - 32,428 matching items </li></ul><ul><li>Nat. Res. Library - 22,054 matching items </li></ul><ul><li>Vet. Medical Library - 21,439 matching item </li></ul><ul><li>Textiles Library - 19,580 matching items </li></ul>
    4. 4. Number of Items in NCSU Libraries Branches Satellite D. H. Hill Online
    5. 5. Number of NCSU Libraries EBooks by Vendor EEBO GPO NetLibrary* Others * Includes NCLive titles searchable in NetLibrary but not cataloged in OPAC
    6. 6. Comparison of Search Results in Endeca and NetLibrary <ul><li>Uzhgorod (or Uzhorod) is a small city in Ukraine </li></ul><ul><li>Catalog search retrieves half as many items (8) as NetLibrary (16) </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon Search Inside the Book – over 200 </li></ul><ul><li>Google Book Search – 932 (36 Full View) </li></ul>8 16
    7. 7. Does Anyone Use eBooks? <ul><li>Use Index = # of Circs or Views / # of Titles </li></ul><ul><li>NetLibrary data (31,943 views / 44,176) </li></ul><ul><li>Print Collection data (191,092 circs / 1,272,713) </li></ul><ul><li>Time Period: January 1 – December 7, 2007 </li></ul>
    8. 8. EBooks Chronology <ul><li>1961 – Brown Corpus created </li></ul><ul><li>1971 – Project Gutenberg conceived </li></ul><ul><li>1987 – Eastgate CD-ROM hypertext ebooks </li></ul><ul><li>1990 – Project Gutenberg begins </li></ul><ul><li>1998 – 1 st eBook readers marketed </li></ul><ul><li>1999 – netLibrary begins </li></ul><ul><li>2000 – Microsoft Reader software released </li></ul><ul><li>2004 – SONY Libré electronic paper reader </li></ul><ul><li>2007 – Amazon Kindle e-paper reader </li></ul>
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