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Choosing an eBookPlatform(s) thatWorks for Your K12LibraryAn ALA TechSource WorkshopPresented by Buffy J. HamiltonAugust 2...
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In today’s workshop, wewill….                          Image via Microsoft Clip Gallery
Today’s Learning Targets    Examine challenges influencing eBook markets     and decision making    Identify questions t...
What   won’t  happen   today• Recommendations for any one specific eBook  platform• Give you the illusion that one platfor...
eBook as a                      fundamentallyaccess to eContent        different                     literacy/reading     ...
What is most                        Group Poll  frustrating for youwhen trying to choose an eBook platform?
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10 factors impactingeBook selection/landscapeCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/puntodevista/84796578/sizes/o/
1rapidly shiftingeReader and eBooklandscape
2    funding challenges
3   restrictive purchasing policies
4                           fear factors    Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sziszo/2592916...
5   quantifiable data
tension of competing interests/concernsbetween librarians and patrons in terms ofeBook content and solutions              ...
7accessibility/legal issuesCC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jphilipson/582274247/sizes/l/in/photostream/
8easy management of content is neededOriginal photograph by Buffy Hamilton
9not all publishers are in the eBook gameCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/bibban/230126679/sizes/l/in/faves-10557...
leasing vs. owning content                                                                            10CC image viahttp:/...
BonusChallenge:Issues withthe BigSixPublishersRead more at http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/06/ebooks/all-hat-no-cattle...
wanted: turnkey solutions…
“there is no one size fits all model”CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/6883642181/sizes/l/in/faves-10557...
“eBook models make uschoose. And I don’t meanchoosing which catalog, orinterface, or set of contractterms we want — though...
Library Values                            Privacy                                      Sharing                            ...
Learn more at http://lisinfo.org/ebooks/table.html and http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2012/the-ebook-cargo-cult/
Questions to Ask WhenEvaluating eBook OptionsImage via Microsoft Clip Gallery
What factors are most                          Group Poll   important in your    decision makingprocess for choosing an   ...
eBook Contract ChecklistImage via Microsoft Clip Gallery
eBook Contract Checklist                                                    What are the details of the                   ...
eBook Contract Checklist                                                           Are there platform                     ...
eBook Contract Checklist                                                      Does the program require                    ...
eBook Contract Checklist                                                      What interactive features are               ...
Buffy’s Addendum: eBook                           Can the eBooks be checked out                             through the li...
Questions to AskSource: http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2012/how-to-compare-e-book-platforms-ilibrarian-series/
Technical Requirements                                                                     Plug-ins or               Brows...
Scope of content offered                                                                                                  ...
FunctionalityCopy/paste features   Printing capabilities       Full text search capabilities               Downloadable fo...
Sales/Pricing Models           Platform/access fees?Single/Multiple/Unlimited Use?  Title cost relative to print?  Source:...
Sales/Pricing Models                                                                   Individual           Do you own or ...
Expand/enhance traditional reading                                                                                        ...
What eBook platforms                       Group Poll are you currently       using?
A sampler of eBook platformsCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/drh/2578799446/sizes/l/in/photostream/
eBook Platforms, Aggregators, andVendors•   Mackin VIA•   Follett FollettShelf•   Baker and Taylor Axis 360•   Overdrive• ...
Mackin VIA                                                    MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MAIN.aspx
MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MACKIN-VIA.aspx
Web-based eBook portal                                                                 Mackin                        You o...
Features     Category                                                        Customizable                                 ...
Transparent Licensing and Access                                                                                          ...
Publishers K-8                ABC CLIO                        ABDO                       Bearport                         ...
Publishers K-8 Lerner Digital                          *Norwood                                                           ...
Publishers 9-12                                                                           Britannica              ABC CLIO...
MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MACKIN-VIA.aspx
MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MACKIN-VIA.aspx
MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MACKIN-VIA.aspx
MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/Help/VIA_Help/Index.html?context=110
Current Drawbacks                                                                     Mackin                              ...
Coming Soon: Fall 2012                                                                                  Mackin       Mobil...
Coming Soon: Fall 2012        Notetaking/bookmarking/highlighting/citation features                                       ...
MackinSourcehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZK724G44ik
FollettSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/
Can be checked out to read “in                             the cloud” or downloaded for                             readin...
All books have searchable text                                                         Follett          Every book has a d...
Bookmarking                                             can be done                                             manually b...
Follett145,000 eBooks      30,000 of those                 145,000 are unlimited                    access versions
eBooks can be shown             You own the book; no                                                     on SmartBoards fo...
FollettSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/shelf-features.cfm
FollettSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com
Follett
Follett
FollettSource: http://aboutfollettebooks.com/marcrecords.cfm
FollettSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/mobile/index.cfm
FollettSourcehttp://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/shelf-reports.cfm
Follett
Windows, Mac, Linux                           iPads with 3.0 OperatingComputer Workstations                              S...
Mac OS®                     Safari 3.0 or                       higher                    Firefox 2.0 or                  ...
Forthcoming Updates Late September 2012New support for reading on smalldevices (smartphones and smallertablet devices)    ...
Forthcoming Updates Late September 2012Offline/download improvements thatmake it easier for students and staff touse your ...
Forthcoming Updates Late September 2012                       Google      Mozilla                       Chrome            ...
eBooks                               Follett  LernerInteractive  eBooks      Follett eBooks
Interactive eBook Subscriptions                                                                         Follett Capstone  ...
Databases                                                                     A.D.A.M. Inside      ABC-CLIO               ...
Other Follett Tidbits•Other vendor eBooks cannot be viewed in theFollettShelf or in Follett format.                       ...
Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://www.btol.com/axis360/index.htm
Baker and Taylor Axis 360            Subscription based eBook platform                     eBooks are leased, not owned   ...
Selling Points of Axis 360                                                                                                ...
Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://www.btol.com/viewnews.cfm?press_id=320&typ=c
Baker and Taylor Axis 360 “Magic Wall”                                                    Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source:...
Baker and Taylor Axis 360 “Magic Wall”                                                    Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source:...
Baker and Taylor Axis 360 “Magic Wall”                                                                         Baker and T...
Baker and Taylor Axis 360                                                        Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://k...
Baker and Taylor Axis 360Fast and simple check out and downloadingfor reading on multiple devices via cloud-based delivery...
Baker and Taylor Axis 360   Full-text reviews from Library Journal and School Library Journal   as well as patron-contribu...
Baker and Taylor Axis 360Related reading recommendations andwish list storage for future reading.       Option to purchase...
Blio App                                                   Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://www.meetblio.com/downlo...
Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: Blio App Screenshot from my iPad
Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: Blio App Screenshot from my iPad
Blio App                                                                  Baker and Taylor Axis 360                 Full-c...
Blio App                                                                             Baker and Taylor Axis 360            ...
OverdriveSource: http://www.overdrive.com/Solutions/Schools/K12/SDL/
700,000 + eBook, audiobook, music,                                                                  Overdrive             ...
Supports iPod, iPhone, iPad                                                                     Overdrive                 ...
MARC records/ILS integration or                                                                     Overdrive             ...
Award                     Nonfiction                                                              Winners                 ...
Sampler of Publishers                                                                 DK                                  ...
Overdrive Builds Your Digital Branch                                                                                   Ove...
How Students Use the Virtual Branch                                                                                Overdri...
OverdriveSource: http://bit.ly/QFftUl
OverdriveSource: http://bit.ly/QFgknR
OverdriveSource: http://bit.ly/NjZhRz
Collection Development via Content Reserve                                                                                ...
Collection Development via Content Reserve                                                            OverdriveSource http...
Challenges      Expensive base price             point                                                                  Ov...
Coming Soon: OverDrive’s Next Generation Platform                                                                      Ove...
Coming Soon: OverDrive’s Next Generation Platform                                                    Overdrive
Gale Virtual Reference LibrarySource: http://www.gale.cengage.com/servlet/GvrlMS?msg=ma
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryOver 9000 full text titlesavailable; 80+ publishing partners          Nonfiction and referen...
Gale Virtual Reference Library                       Articles can be downloaded on eReader                                ...
Gale Virtual Reference Library                       Can be viewed as text or PDF                                 Bibliogr...
Gale Virtual Reference LibrarySearch widgets available; you canalso bookmark titles or articles          MARC records avai...
Amazon KindleImage used with permission from Diane Cordell http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4974868503/sizes/l/
Amazon Kindle               “cool factor”                                 Different messages about               Easy to u...
B&N NookOriginal photograph by Buffy Hamilton
1:6 if purchased with credit card; 1:1 if purchased               through B&N Digital Managed Locker                      ...
TumbleBook LibraryResource: http://bit.ly/MZSQ0
TumbleBook Library   Online library of    talking picture                             Puzzles and   books; chapter        ...
TumbleBook Library                                                AR and       Lesson                                     ...
TumbleBook Library   TumbleBook Library collection   is accessed online from every     computer in your school or         ...
TumbleBook LibraryResource: http://bit.ly/MZSQ0 and http://www.tumblebooks.com/LibraryTour.html
TumbleBook LibraryResource: http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/TBUNPLUGGED_faq.asp
CapstoneResource: https://www.mycapstonelibrary.com/index.html
Interactive browser based                                                    digital books                                ...
CapstoneResource: https://www.mycapstonelibrary.com/about/demos.html
CapstoneResource: https://www.mycapstonelibrary.com/about/faq.html
PebbleGoResource: http://www.pebblego.com/login.php
Databases include animals, earth and                        space, biographies, and social studies                        ...
PebbleGoResourcehttp://www.pebblego.com/public/info/demo-science.php
RosenResource: http://bit.ly/Qz5wFL
Accessed via                                 epointbooks.com                                     platform                 ...
RosenResource: http://bit.ly/Qz5wFL
Players to WatchCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotos_medem/3399096196/sizes/l/
eBooks on EBSCOhostSources: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/05/ebooks/moving-beyond-the-netlibrary-legacy-ebsco-reshap...
3M Cloud LibrarySources: http://ebook.3m.com/library/en/patrons/ andhttp://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/3MLibraryS...
3M Cloud LibrarySources: http://ebook.3m.com/library/en/patrons/ andhttp://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/3MLibraryS...
3M Cloud LibrarySourceshttp://ebook.3m.com/library/en/kansas/
Ingram My iLibrarySource: http://www.myilibrary.com/Home.aspx
BrainhiveSources: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/06/k-12/brainhive-to-offer-pay-as-you-go-access-to-ebooks/ andhttp:/...
Scholastic StoriaSources: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/07/ebooks/ebook-toolkit-storia/ and http://bit.ly/HHN2Nt
Free eBook ResourcesCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/rudiriet/3920920016/sizes/l/
Project GutenbergResource: http://www.gutenberg.org/
Project Gutenberg                            40,000 FREE eBooks; 100,000 free eBooks                            available ...
Google BooksResource: http://books.google.com/
Google BooksResource: http://books.google.com/
Google BooksResource: http://books.google.com/
Internet ArchiveResource: http://archive.org/details/texts
Internet Archive Approaching 3 million titles            eBook and text archive                        “…a wide range of f...
Internet Archive                Devices: Depends on the             collection it comes from in the            archive, bu...
International Children’s Digital                                                       LibraryResource: http://en.children...
goal is to build a collection of books                                                         International Children’s Di...
International Children’s Digital                                                       LibraryResource: http://en.children...
Ryan Thomas and Mesa Heise, Mackin                                                                        David Starnes, F...
Q&A                                                                                       Q&ACC image via http://www.flick...
CC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/xjrlokix/5097846224/sizes/l/in/photostream/
contact information                             buffy.hamilton@gmail.com              http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress...
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  1. 1. Choosing an eBookPlatform(s) thatWorks for Your K12LibraryAn ALA TechSource WorkshopPresented by Buffy J. HamiltonAugust 2012 Image via Microsoft Clip Gallery
  2. 2. Image via Microsoft Clip Gallery
  3. 3. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/andresrueda/3045379542/sizes/l/
  4. 4. In today’s workshop, wewill…. Image via Microsoft Clip Gallery
  5. 5. Today’s Learning Targets  Examine challenges influencing eBook markets and decision making  Identify questions to ask when considering an eBook platform  Explore the key features of major eBook platforms  Identify accessibility features of major eBook platforms  Identify resources for free eBooks
  6. 6. What won’t happen today• Recommendations for any one specific eBook platform• Give you the illusion that one platform will magically solve your eBook needs• Imply that this information is static—the eBook market and platforms for accessing them are evolving quickly!
  7. 7. eBook as a fundamentallyaccess to eContent different literacy/reading experience
  8. 8. What is most Group Poll frustrating for youwhen trying to choose an eBook platform?
  9. 9. CC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/mil8/380101976/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  10. 10. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/familymwr/4989283309/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  11. 11. 10 factors impactingeBook selection/landscapeCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/puntodevista/84796578/sizes/o/
  12. 12. 1rapidly shiftingeReader and eBooklandscape
  13. 13. 2 funding challenges
  14. 14. 3 restrictive purchasing policies
  15. 15. 4 fear factors Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sziszo/2592916753/sizes/o/
  16. 16. 5 quantifiable data
  17. 17. tension of competing interests/concernsbetween librarians and patrons in terms ofeBook content and solutions 6CC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jphilipson/582274247/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  18. 18. 7accessibility/legal issuesCC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jphilipson/582274247/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  19. 19. 8easy management of content is neededOriginal photograph by Buffy Hamilton
  20. 20. 9not all publishers are in the eBook gameCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/bibban/230126679/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/
  21. 21. leasing vs. owning content 10CC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/3924599433/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  22. 22. BonusChallenge:Issues withthe BigSixPublishersRead more at http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/06/ebooks/all-hat-no-cattle-a-call-for-libraries-to-transform-before-its-too-late/
  23. 23. wanted: turnkey solutions…
  24. 24. “there is no one size fits all model”CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/6883642181/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/
  25. 25. “eBook models make uschoose. And I don’t meanchoosing which catalog, orinterface, or set of contractterms we want — though we domake those choices, and theymatter. I mean that we choosewhich values to advance, andwhich to sacrifice. We’re makingthose values choices every timewe sign a contract, whether wetalk about it or not.”~Andromeda Yelton~Source: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/07/ebooks/ebooks-choices-and-the-soul-of-librarianship/
  26. 26. Library Values Privacy Sharing Preservation AccessSource: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/07/ebooks/ebooks-choices-and-the-soul-of-librarianship/
  27. 27. Learn more at http://lisinfo.org/ebooks/table.html and http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2012/the-ebook-cargo-cult/
  28. 28. Questions to Ask WhenEvaluating eBook OptionsImage via Microsoft Clip Gallery
  29. 29. What factors are most Group Poll important in your decision makingprocess for choosing an eBook platform?
  30. 30. eBook Contract ChecklistImage via Microsoft Clip Gallery
  31. 31. eBook Contract Checklist What are the details of the licensing agreement? Are there administrative or subscription fees that dont apply to eBook acquisition? What happens to "purchased" eBooks if the subscription is not renewed?Source: http://www.k12digitaldecisions.com/purchase-or-lease, Follett Software
  32. 32. eBook Contract Checklist Are there platform restrictions? Is the content device- specific? Is there an app to download and read eBooks offline?Source: http://www.k12digitaldecisions.com/purchase-or-lease, Follett Software
  33. 33. eBook Contract Checklist Does the program require individual user information for access? How much K-12 content is available? Can the content be used on classroom projection devices such as interactive whiteboards?Source: http://www.k12digitaldecisions.com/purchase-or-lease, Follett Software
  34. 34. eBook Contract Checklist What interactive features are available – dictionary, note taking, highlighting, keyword search? What usage reports are available? Can content be used/accessed on both school-owned and personal devices?Source: http://www.k12digitaldecisions.com/purchase-or-lease, Follett Software
  35. 35. Buffy’s Addendum: eBook Can the eBooks be checked out through the library OPAC? Contract Checklist What accessibility features are available? Are support materials (tutorial videos, brochures, written instructions) available for free? Are you buying primarily for fiction, nonfiction, or both? What is your purpose?Source: Buffy Hamilton
  36. 36. Questions to AskSource: http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2012/how-to-compare-e-book-platforms-ilibrarian-series/
  37. 37. Technical Requirements Plug-ins or Browser additional compatibility software requirements Device ePub compatibility Ability to track dataSource: Kroski, Ellyssa. "How To Compare E-Book Platforms – Part I." Web log post. iLibrarian. Online Education Database, 19 June 2012. Web. 9 July 2012. http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2012/how-to-compare-e-book-platforms-part-i/ . . . .
  38. 38. Scope of content offered Content Number of titles Menu of publishers MARC records Embargo periodsSource: Kroski, Ellyssa. "How To Compare E-Book Platforms – Part I." Web log post. iLibrarian. Online Education Database, 19 June 2012. Web. 9 July 2012. http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2012/how-to-compare-e-book-platforms-part-i/ . . . .
  39. 39. FunctionalityCopy/paste features Printing capabilities Full text search capabilities Downloadable for offline reading Annotation capabilities Source: Kroski, Ellyssa. "How To Compare E-Book Platforms – Part II." Web log post. iLibrarian. Online Education Database, 26 June 2012. Web. 9 July 2012. http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2012/how-to-compare-e-book-platforms-part-ii/ . . . .
  40. 40. Sales/Pricing Models Platform/access fees?Single/Multiple/Unlimited Use? Title cost relative to print? Source: Kroski, Ellyssa. "How To Compare E-Book Platforms – Part II." Web log post. iLibrarian. Online Education Database, 26 June 2012. Web. 9 July 2012. http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2012/how-to-compare-e-book-platforms-part-ii/ . . . .
  41. 41. Sales/Pricing Models Individual Do you own or purchases or lease the content? package subscriptions? Free viewing Patron driven period before acquisitions? checkout? Pricing discountsSource: Kroski, Ellyssa. "How To Compare E-Book Platforms – Part III." Web log post. iLibrarian. Online Education Database, 3 July 2012. Web. 9 July 2012. http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2012/how-to-compare-e-book-platforms-part-iii/ . . .
  42. 42. Expand/enhance traditional reading Evaluating eBooksexperience? Linear reading experience? Multiple literacies? Longevity? Quality of design? Source: Parrott, Kiera. "5 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Apps and Ebooks." Web log post. ALSC Blog. Association for Library Service to Children, 18 July 2011. Web. 9 July 2012. http://www.alsc.ala.org/blog/2011/07/5-questions-to-ask-when-evaluating-apps-and-ebooks/ .
  43. 43. What eBook platforms Group Poll are you currently using?
  44. 44. A sampler of eBook platformsCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/drh/2578799446/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  45. 45. eBook Platforms, Aggregators, andVendors• Mackin VIA• Follett FollettShelf• Baker and Taylor Axis 360• Overdrive• Gale Virtual Reference Library• Kindle and Nook• Direct Source• Players to WatchImage from Microsoft Clip Gallery
  46. 46. Mackin VIA MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MAIN.aspx
  47. 47. MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MACKIN-VIA.aspx
  48. 48. Web-based eBook portal Mackin You own the eBooks/content No annual access fee Additional databases can be migrated into VIASource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MACKIN-VIA.aspx
  49. 49. Features Category Customizable VIA Groups Mackin searching search filters Free Marc Some eBooks records with a 30,000 + titles are enhanced link in 856 tag Can be used with interactive boardsSource: http://www.mackin.com/Help/VIA_Help/Index.html?context=110
  50. 50. Transparent Licensing and Access MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/cms/uploads/eServices/E-RESOURCES_LicensingAccessGrid.pdf
  51. 51. Publishers K-8 ABC CLIO ABDO Bearport Mackin *Capstone Britannica Bellweather Interactive eBooks Library Cherry Lake Chelsea House Crabtree Publishing Gareth Gale Cengage Stevens Learning PublishingSource: http://www.mackin.com/cms/uploads/eServices/eResources_PK-8_Flyer.pdf* indicates an annual subscription fee
  52. 52. Publishers K-8 Lerner Digital *Norwood *Orca Digital Mackin House Press Rourke Reference Rosen Interactive Point Press Publishing eBooks *Sesame *Sylvan Dell *Tumblebook StreetSource: http://www.mackin.com/cms/uploads/eServices/eResources_PK-8_Flyer.pdf* indicates an annual subscription fee
  53. 53. Publishers 9-12 Britannica ABC CLIO ABDO eBooks Mackin Infobase (Facts Gale Cengage on File, Chelsea Lerner Digital Learning House, Ferguson) Reference Point *Orca Digital Rosen Publishing Press SAGE Reference *Tumblebook OnlineSource: http://www.mackin.com/cms/uploads/eServices/eResources_9-12_Flyer.pdf* indicates an annual subscription fee
  54. 54. MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MACKIN-VIA.aspx
  55. 55. MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MACKIN-VIA.aspx
  56. 56. MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/ESERVICES/MACKIN-VIA.aspx
  57. 57. MackinSource: http://www.mackin.com/Help/VIA_Help/Index.html?context=110
  58. 58. Current Drawbacks Mackin Mobile apps not yet available Can’t download or “check out” books yet Notetaking/annotation features not yet availableSource: http://www.mackin.com/Help/VIA_Help/Index.html?context=110
  59. 59. Coming Soon: Fall 2012 Mackin Mobile apps Ability to Ability to for iPad and check out download Android books books devicesSource: http://www.mackin.com/Help/VIA_Help/Index.html?context=110
  60. 60. Coming Soon: Fall 2012 Notetaking/bookmarking/highlighting/citation features Mackin Will be going from 40,000 eBooks and database titles to 100,000 by the end of Fall 2012 Ability to download books Circulation data reportsSource: http://www.mackin.com/Help/VIA_Help/Index.html?context=110
  61. 61. MackinSourcehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZK724G44ik
  62. 62. FollettSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/
  63. 63. Can be checked out to read “in the cloud” or downloaded for reading Follett Can be read in a web browser or on a mobile device Read aloud options dependent on publisher—you can see if this option is available in TitlewaveSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/Photo via Microsoft Clip Gallery
  64. 64. All books have searchable text Follett Every book has a dictionary Notetaking feature is available for all books and is private to patrons in the cloud ; notes are printableSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/
  65. 65. Bookmarking can be done manually by students Follett Books can be Features returned early Students can highlight textSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/Photo via Microsoft Clip Gallery
  66. 66. Follett145,000 eBooks 30,000 of those 145,000 are unlimited access versions
  67. 67. eBooks can be shown You own the book; no on SmartBoards for access fee instuctional use Follett Books are currently eContent usage stats ePub format but they are available for you are moving to HMTL 5 Some eBooks are single checkout; others allow multple checkouts of a single copy (will be noted in Titlewave)Source: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com
  68. 68. FollettSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/shelf-features.cfm
  69. 69. FollettSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com
  70. 70. Follett
  71. 71. Follett
  72. 72. FollettSource: http://aboutfollettebooks.com/marcrecords.cfm
  73. 73. FollettSource: http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/mobile/index.cfm
  74. 74. FollettSourcehttp://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/shelf-reports.cfm
  75. 75. Follett
  76. 76. Windows, Mac, Linux iPads with 3.0 OperatingComputer Workstations Systems or higherand Laptops/Netbooks Follett Compatible Devices Kindle Fire and ColorNookAndroid Tablets with 3.0 (via device web browser Operating Systems or however not the best higher experience for user due to device limitations)
  77. 77. Mac OS® Safari 3.0 or higher Firefox 2.0 or Follett Windows® higherInternet Explorer Linux Firefox 2.0 6.x or higher or higher Firefox 2.0 or higher Compatible Browsers
  78. 78. Forthcoming Updates Late September 2012New support for reading on smalldevices (smartphones and smallertablet devices) Follett Reflowable Text New support for reading on small devices (smartphones and smaller tablet devices) Patrons will be able to access notes even after eBooks are returned, take notes across books, and support project- based learning
  79. 79. Forthcoming Updates Late September 2012Offline/download improvements thatmake it easier for students and staff touse your content anywhere at any time Follett Resource links will be available from each eBook to allow the student to easily discover other related digital content Since Adobe has discontinued support for Adobe Flash Player 9 due to high security risks, we’re upgrading our existing Follett eBook reader to use Adobe Flash Player v11.1.
  80. 80. Forthcoming Updates Late September 2012 Google Mozilla Chrome Follett Firefox v5 v14 and and higher higher Microsoft Apple Internet Safari v5 Explorer v9 and higher and higher
  81. 81. eBooks Follett LernerInteractive eBooks Follett eBooks
  82. 82. Interactive eBook Subscriptions Follett Capstone Rourke TumbleBookInteractive Interactive Library Library eBooksSource: http://www.titlewave.com/intro/digital/index.html
  83. 83. Databases A.D.A.M. Inside ABC-CLIO ABDO Out Follett A.D.A.M. Rosen’s Interactive PebbleGo PowerKids Life Anatomy Science Rosen’s Rosen’s Teen PowerKids Earth Health and and Space Science WellnessSource: http://www.titlewave.com/intro/digital/index.html
  84. 84. Other Follett Tidbits•Other vendor eBooks cannot be viewed in theFollettShelf or in Follett format. Follett• When purchased, Follett eBooks automaticallypopulate the FollettShelf; there is no need to loadthe eBook into FollettShelf.• Databases offered and purchased thru Follett areaccessed thru FollettShelf.• Other vendor eBook MARC records can be loadedand accessed in Destiny.Source: http://www.titlewave.com/intro/digital/index.html
  85. 85. Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://www.btol.com/axis360/index.htm
  86. 86. Baker and Taylor Axis 360 Subscription based eBook platform eBooks are leased, not owned More affordable pricepoint for libraries with smaller budgets Some libraries use as sole platform; others use as a companion to other eBook platforms Blio app is well liked by usersSource: http://www.btol.com/viewnews.cfm?press_id=320&typ=c
  87. 87. Selling Points of Axis 360 Baker and Taylor Axis 360 integration of its collection the ability to build development services so standalone digital collections that physical and digital without consortial formats can be selected in a involvement at an affordable single workflow; pricepoint and new communication the Blio ereader app protocols with integrated library system (ILS) providersSource: The Digital Shift, http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/03/ebooks/with-axis-360-baker-taylor-establishes-a-foothold-in-the-ebook-distribution-market/
  88. 88. Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://www.btol.com/viewnews.cfm?press_id=320&typ=c
  89. 89. Baker and Taylor Axis 360 “Magic Wall” Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://sdhces.axis360.baker-taylor.com/
  90. 90. Baker and Taylor Axis 360 “Magic Wall” Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://sdhchs.axis360.baker-taylor.com/
  91. 91. Baker and Taylor Axis 360 “Magic Wall” Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://sdhchs.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemId=0009275618
  92. 92. Baker and Taylor Axis 360 Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://k-5media.mysdhc.org/axis360
  93. 93. Baker and Taylor Axis 360Fast and simple check out and downloadingfor reading on multiple devices via cloud-based delivery. Blio integration, a FREE ereading app that provides an engaging, interactive eBook experience on Windows, iOS and Android computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. A dynamic library collection showcase via the Magic Wall, as well as “browse by subject” options. Sourcehttp://www.baker-taylor.com/pdfs/Axis360flier_hr.pdf
  94. 94. Baker and Taylor Axis 360 Full-text reviews from Library Journal and School Library Journal as well as patron-contributed reviews and eBook ratingsSource: http://www.baker-taylor.com/pdfs/Axis360flier_hr.pdf
  95. 95. Baker and Taylor Axis 360Related reading recommendations andwish list storage for future reading. Option to purchase digital content, books, movies and music through the library’s website, supporting local community. Purchased, free downloaded and library-loan digital content all on a single Blio bookshelf Sourcehttp://www.baker-taylor.com/pdfs/Axis360flier_hr.pdf
  96. 96. Blio App Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: http://www.meetblio.com/download/
  97. 97. Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: Blio App Screenshot from my iPad
  98. 98. Baker and Taylor Axis 360Source: Blio App Screenshot from my iPad
  99. 99. Blio App Baker and Taylor Axis 360 Full-color, full-layout digital versions of print books Multiple page-viewing options, including ReadLogic for small screen devices Tools that include highlighters, note taking and integrated Web searchSource: http://www.baker-taylor.com/pdfs/Axis360flier_hr.pdf
  100. 100. Blio App Baker and Taylor Axis 360 Text-to-speech with voices that sync visually to the text Enhanced content, including book plus studio narration — creating an ebook and audiobook in one A single bookshelf for owned and borrowed digital materialSource: http://www.baker-taylor.com/pdfs/Axis360flier_hr.pdf
  101. 101. OverdriveSource: http://www.overdrive.com/Solutions/Schools/K12/SDL/
  102. 102. 700,000 + eBook, audiobook, music, Overdrive and video titles Single website for browsing, checking out, and downloading Supports Windows PC and MacSource: http://www.overdrive.com/files/Publications/SDL.pdf /
  103. 103. Supports iPod, iPhone, iPad Overdrive Supports Kindle, Sony Reader, NOOK Supports Android, BlackBerry, Windows PhoneSource http://www.overdrive.com/files/Publications/SDL.pdf
  104. 104. MARC records/ILS integration or Overdrive other authentication options Collection development tools Librarian establishes lending periodSource: http://www.overdrive.com/files/Publications/SDL.pdf
  105. 105. Award Nonfiction Winners Overdrive Picture Early Books Readers Middle Young Readers AdultSource: http://www.overdrive.com/files/Publications/SDL.pdf
  106. 106. Sampler of Publishers DK Overdrive Marvel Wiley Disney Digital Britannica Books ScholasticSource: http://www.overdrive.com/files/Publications/SDL.pdf
  107. 107. Overdrive Builds Your Digital Branch Overdrive They create Librarian Training for the custom selects the Staff and website collection PromotionSource: http://www.overdrive.com/files/Publications/SDL.pdf
  108. 108. How Students Use the Virtual Branch Overdrive Browse + Listen/read Download Checkout offlineSource: http://www.overdrive.com/files/Publications/SDL.pdf
  109. 109. OverdriveSource: http://bit.ly/QFftUl
  110. 110. OverdriveSource: http://bit.ly/QFgknR
  111. 111. OverdriveSource: http://bit.ly/NjZhRz
  112. 112. Collection Development via Content Reserve OverdriveSource http://www.overdrive.com/Resources/PartnerServices/CollectionDevelopment/ContentReserve.aspx
  113. 113. Collection Development via Content Reserve OverdriveSource https://secure.contentreserve.com/Login.asp
  114. 114. Challenges Expensive base price point Overdrive Books are leased, not purchased Adobe Digital Editions account required Difficult/laborious to download on some devicesSource https://secure.contentreserve.com/Login.asp
  115. 115. Coming Soon: OverDrive’s Next Generation Platform Overdrive This platform is on schedule for rollout First, a new user It is expected (feature by feature) interface for schools OverDrive Read over the next few will be available to (browser-based months. These new partners later reading) will beenhancements are at this month (August) available very soon no cost to the school.
  116. 116. Coming Soon: OverDrive’s Next Generation Platform Overdrive
  117. 117. Gale Virtual Reference LibrarySource: http://www.gale.cengage.com/servlet/GvrlMS?msg=ma
  118. 118. Gale Virtual Reference Library
  119. 119. Gale Virtual Reference Library
  120. 120. Gale Virtual Reference Library
  121. 121. Gale Virtual Reference LibraryOver 9000 full text titlesavailable; 80+ publishing partners Nonfiction and reference titles 24/7 unlimited access Mobile apps available for IOS and AndroidSource https://secure.contentreserve.com/Login.asp
  122. 122. Gale Virtual Reference Library Articles can be downloaded on eReader ReadSpeaker technology text to speech in 19 languages Cross-searchable with other Gale content using Gale Power Search Search all eBooks or within a volume/titleSource https://secure.contentreserve.com/Login.asp
  123. 123. Gale Virtual Reference Library Can be viewed as text or PDF Bibliographic data can be exported to third party citation tools Diverse range of offerings for all ages and subject areas Dictionary availableSource https://secure.contentreserve.com/Login.asp
  124. 124. Gale Virtual Reference LibrarySearch widgets available; you canalso bookmark titles or articles MARC records available and can be integrated into OPAC Subcollections can be created Support/tutorial videos availableSource https://secure.contentreserve.com/Login.asp
  125. 125. Amazon KindleImage used with permission from Diane Cordell http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/4974868503/sizes/l/
  126. 126. Amazon Kindle “cool factor” Different messages about Easy to use eBooks for libraries---1:1 or 1:6? Popular format eBooks not readable on Large selection of titles other devices Now compatible with Cannot be circulated Overdrive through OPAC Lack of viable content management systemResources: http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/kindles/
  127. 127. B&N NookOriginal photograph by Buffy Hamilton
  128. 128. 1:6 if purchased with credit card; 1:1 if purchased through B&N Digital Managed Locker B&N Nook Compatible w/ different eBook platforms Central content management system not available Interactive eBooks availableResource: http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/nooks
  129. 129. TumbleBook LibraryResource: http://bit.ly/MZSQ0
  130. 130. TumbleBook Library Online library of talking picture Puzzles and books; chapter games related to English, French, books and stories; videos and Spanish graphic novels also available also availableResource: http://bit.ly/MZSQ0 and http://www.tumblebooks.com/LibraryTour.html
  131. 131. TumbleBook Library AR and Lesson Lexile Playlists can plans information be created available availableResource: http://bit.ly/MZSQ0 and http://www.tumblebooks.com/LibraryTour.html
  132. 132. TumbleBook Library TumbleBook Library collection is accessed online from every computer in your school or Only special software needed is library with Internet Flash connection, or from home through a direct link on your school or library website. Your subscription gives you unlimited access from as many Subscription is 12 months computers as you have connected to the internet.Resource http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/faq.asp
  133. 133. TumbleBook LibraryResource: http://bit.ly/MZSQ0 and http://www.tumblebooks.com/LibraryTour.html
  134. 134. TumbleBook LibraryResource: http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/TBUNPLUGGED_faq.asp
  135. 135. CapstoneResource: https://www.mycapstonelibrary.com/index.html
  136. 136. Interactive browser based digital books Independent reading or Features group activity Capstone No hosting fees 450 + titles for purchase at $24.99 each @ 25 minimum title purchase No user restrictionsResource: https://www.mycapstonelibrary.com/about/faq.html
  137. 137. CapstoneResource: https://www.mycapstonelibrary.com/about/demos.html
  138. 138. CapstoneResource: https://www.mycapstonelibrary.com/about/faq.html
  139. 139. PebbleGoResource: http://www.pebblego.com/login.php
  140. 140. Databases include animals, earth and space, biographies, and social studies PebbleGo Targets preK-grade 3 learners Affordable pricepointsResource: http://www.pebblego.com/info/learn-more.php
  141. 141. PebbleGoResourcehttp://www.pebblego.com/public/info/demo-science.php
  142. 142. RosenResource: http://bit.ly/Qz5wFL
  143. 143. Accessed via epointbooks.com platform Rosen With “subaccounts”, Web hosted eBooks patrons can bookmark, and interactive eBooks take notes, and save searchesResource: http://bit.ly/Qz5wFL
  144. 144. RosenResource: http://bit.ly/Qz5wFL
  145. 145. Players to WatchCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotos_medem/3399096196/sizes/l/
  146. 146. eBooks on EBSCOhostSources: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/05/ebooks/moving-beyond-the-netlibrary-legacy-ebsco-reshapes-its-ebook-platform/ andhttp://www.ebscohost.com/ebooks/about
  147. 147. 3M Cloud LibrarySources: http://ebook.3m.com/library/en/patrons/ andhttp://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/3MLibrarySystems/Home/Products/Cloud+Library/
  148. 148. 3M Cloud LibrarySources: http://ebook.3m.com/library/en/patrons/ andhttp://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/3MLibrarySystems/Home/Products/Cloud+Library/
  149. 149. 3M Cloud LibrarySourceshttp://ebook.3m.com/library/en/kansas/
  150. 150. Ingram My iLibrarySource: http://www.myilibrary.com/Home.aspx
  151. 151. BrainhiveSources: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/06/k-12/brainhive-to-offer-pay-as-you-go-access-to-ebooks/ andhttp://www.brainhive.com/Pages/Home.aspx
  152. 152. Scholastic StoriaSources: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/07/ebooks/ebook-toolkit-storia/ and http://bit.ly/HHN2Nt
  153. 153. Free eBook ResourcesCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/rudiriet/3920920016/sizes/l/
  154. 154. Project GutenbergResource: http://www.gutenberg.org/
  155. 155. Project Gutenberg 40,000 FREE eBooks; 100,000 free eBooks available through their partners, affiliates, and associates MARC records available Devices: 33,000 titles for use with ipad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Nook and othersResource: http://www.gutenberg.org/
  156. 156. Google BooksResource: http://books.google.com/
  157. 157. Google BooksResource: http://books.google.com/
  158. 158. Google BooksResource: http://books.google.com/
  159. 159. Internet ArchiveResource: http://archive.org/details/texts
  160. 160. Internet Archive Approaching 3 million titles eBook and text archive “…a wide range of fiction, popular books, childrens books, historical texts and academic books.”Resource: http://archive.org/details/texts
  161. 161. Internet Archive Devices: Depends on the collection it comes from in the archive, but many of the texts do have an e-format optionResource: http://archive.org/details/texts
  162. 162. International Children’s Digital LibraryResource: http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
  163. 163. goal is to build a collection of books International Children’s Digitalthat represents outstandinghistorical and contemporary booksfrom throughout the world. Library 4643 books in 61 languages Read online in a web browserResource: http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
  164. 164. International Children’s Digital LibraryResource: http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
  165. 165. Ryan Thomas and Mesa Heise, Mackin David Starnes, Follett Sonja Morgan and Lisa Neal Shaw, Maine Library Association Carolyn Foote, Eanes ISD, Austin, Texas Shannon Miller, Van Meter School, Van Meter, Iowa Kevin A. Santa, Gale Cengage Russell Palmer, Lyrasis David Burleigh, Overdrive Cynthia Orr, Cynthia Orr ConsultingSpecialThanksCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/psd/2086641/sizes/o/
  166. 166. Q&A Q&ACC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/oberazzi/318947873/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  167. 167. CC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/xjrlokix/5097846224/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  168. 168. contact information buffy.hamilton@gmail.com http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com http://buffyjhamilton.wordpress.com Twitter: @buffyjhamilton eBooks and eReaders on Scoop.it: http://bit.ly/owbUy0
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