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Presented to NEFLIN Members in Feb. 2014.

Presented to NEFLIN Members in Feb. 2014.

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Train the Technology Trainer:  Creating Successful E-book Classes for Users Train the Technology Trainer: Creating Successful E-book Classes for Users Presentation Transcript

  • TRAIN THE TECHNOLOGY TRAINER: CREATING SUCCESSFUL E-BOOK CLASSES FOR USERS Presenter: Diana Silveira
  • AGENDA Ebook Readers Ebook Formats Demonstrating how to download in a class setting Common Issues Creating resources, follow-up Follow-Up Options for Attendees
  • WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO WALK AWAY WITH TODAY? View slide
  • READERS View slide
  • BASIC READERS
  • KINDLE AND NOOK
  • NOOK AND KINDLE TOUCHSCREEN
  • PAPERWHITE & GLOWLIGHT
  • KINDLE FIRE AND NOOK HD
  • TABLETS Ipad Android Surface
  • QUESTIONS ABOUT DEVICES?
  • FILE TYPES & DRM
  • THE BASICS ON FILE TYPES  .AZW for Amazon  .EPUB for Barnes & Noble, Sony, and mostly everyone else  .PDF  .MOBI
  • DRM & FORMATS  Dedicated Readers have restrictions on format  Digital Rights Management  An automated electronic lock and key to prevent theft
  • ACCESS POINTS What ebook sources do your users have? What sources other than your library?
  • ACTIVITY  While we go through the download process, what questions do you have?  What is the most common questions you answer about ebooks?
  • TOUR OF OVERDRIVE
  • DOWNLOADING FROM OVERDRIVE http://pplc.lib.overdrive.com
  • Tip: Login to Amazon.com before you start!
  • WHAT QUESTIONS DID YOU HAVE ABOUT OVERDRIVE AND KINDLE?
  • NOOK
  • Choose open (Internet Explorer)
  • AFTER TITLES ARE DOWNLOADED (Firefox and Chrome)
  • NEW TO ADOBE ID
  • AUTHORIZE YOUR DEVICE
  • ADOBE “SIGN UP OR SIGN IN”
  • CLICKING ON “CREATE AN ADOBE ACCOUNT” TAKES YOU HERE
  • CLICK AND DRAG TO NOOK
  • BACK TO THE E-INK NOOK
  • WHAT QUESTIONS DID YOU HAVE ABOUT OVERDRIVE, THE NOOK AND ADOBE DIGITAL EDITIONS?
  • ADVANCED TOPICS
  • SYNC TO OTHER DEVICES
  • WHAT QUESTIONS DID HAVE FOR: SIDELOADING, SEND TO KINDLE OR MANAGING KINDLE DEVICES?
  • OTHER SERVICES
  • 3M
  • http://goo.gl/cWI3dG
  • TABLET USERS
  • THERE IS AN APP FOR THAT
  • OVERDRIVE APP Note: iphone App doesn’t display Kindle options (iPad does)
  • CHECKOUT
  • ONE TIME ONLY – ADOBE ID FOR OFFLINE READING Save a headache: Create this ID on your PC and remember your login
  • WHAT QUESTIONS DID YOU HAVE ABOUT MOBILE APPS?
  • FREE EBOOKS
  • GET FREE BOOKS FOR MY KINDLE
  • PROJECT GUTENBURG
  • PROJECT GUTENBURG
  • PROJECT GUTENBERG ON MOBILE DEVICES Will Work (www.gutenberg.org) Prompt for which reader
  • SEND TO MY KINDLE Send any document to your Kindle… great workaround for sideloading
  • HTTP://OPENLIBRARY.ORG
  • OPEN LIBRARY Books to borrow Books to keep Old titles and many newer titles Think of them as your other “local public library”
  • OPEN LIBRARY DOWNLOAD SCREEN
  • CALIBRE
  • FREE E-BOOKS THROUGH CALIBRE http://drmfree.calibre-ebook.com/by/genre
  • ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR YOU AND USERS TBLC’s Ebook Resources: http://goo.gl/J4Lcy OverDrive Help Project Gutenberg OpenLibrary YouTube
  • QUESTIONS ABOUT FREE EBOOKS?
  • TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL CLASS  Assume everyone is a beginner…. Unless you advertise the class as Advanced  Course Title and Blurb set expectations  Follow – Up and Additional Resources are essential
  • graphics Bullet Points Contact Info Download this template at: http://goo.gl/E7P6YL
  • PITFALLS, QUESTIONS AND MORE
  • DOWNLOADING RESTRICTIONS AND POLICIES Can you download at the library? Limited number of checkouts
  • STRANGE DEVICES Remember your agenda! And class description! Help is available Image: http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/steampunk%20laptop
  • EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULES
  • SIDE ROADS AND JOURNEYS: THE ART OF STAYING ON TRACK
  • FOLLOW-UP RESOURCES Jing an Example Handout Private Appointments
  • MAKING A VIDEO
  • JING http://www.techsmith.com/download/jing/default.asp
  • WHAT ARE YOUR QUESTIONS? WHAT QUESTION WILL BRING ON THE NERVES?
  • CONTACT INFORMATION Diana Silveira diana@novarelibrary.com delicious.com/ebooks slideshare.net/dee987 www.facebook.com/NovareLibraryServices 877-816-9638