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

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Presented to NEFLIN Members in Feb. 2014.

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  • 1. TRAIN THE TECHNOLOGY TRAINER: CREATING SUCCESSFUL E-BOOK CLASSES FOR USERS Presenter: Diana Silveira
  • 2. AGENDA Ebook Readers Ebook Formats Demonstrating how to download in a class setting Common Issues Creating resources, follow-up Follow-Up Options for Attendees
  • 3. WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO WALK AWAY WITH TODAY?
  • 4. READERS
  • 5. BASIC READERS
  • 6. KINDLE AND NOOK
  • 7. NOOK AND KINDLE TOUCHSCREEN
  • 8. PAPERWHITE & GLOWLIGHT
  • 9. KINDLE FIRE AND NOOK HD
  • 10. TABLETS Ipad Android Surface
  • 11. QUESTIONS ABOUT DEVICES?
  • 12. FILE TYPES & DRM
  • 13. THE BASICS ON FILE TYPES  .AZW for Amazon  .EPUB for Barnes & Noble, Sony, and mostly everyone else  .PDF  .MOBI
  • 14. DRM & FORMATS  Dedicated Readers have restrictions on format  Digital Rights Management  An automated electronic lock and key to prevent theft
  • 15. ACCESS POINTS What ebook sources do your users have? What sources other than your library?
  • 16. ACTIVITY  While we go through the download process, what questions do you have?  What is the most common questions you answer about ebooks?
  • 17. TOUR OF OVERDRIVE
  • 18. DOWNLOADING FROM OVERDRIVE http://pplc.lib.overdrive.com
  • 19. Tip: Login to Amazon.com before you start!
  • 20. WHAT QUESTIONS DID YOU HAVE ABOUT OVERDRIVE AND KINDLE?
  • 21. NOOK
  • 22. Choose open (Internet Explorer)
  • 23. AFTER TITLES ARE DOWNLOADED (Firefox and Chrome)
  • 24. NEW TO ADOBE ID
  • 25. AUTHORIZE YOUR DEVICE
  • 26. ADOBE “SIGN UP OR SIGN IN”
  • 27. CLICKING ON “CREATE AN ADOBE ACCOUNT” TAKES YOU HERE
  • 28. CLICK AND DRAG TO NOOK
  • 29. BACK TO THE E-INK NOOK
  • 30. WHAT QUESTIONS DID YOU HAVE ABOUT OVERDRIVE, THE NOOK AND ADOBE DIGITAL EDITIONS?
  • 31. ADVANCED TOPICS
  • 32. SYNC TO OTHER DEVICES
  • 33. WHAT QUESTIONS DID HAVE FOR: SIDELOADING, SEND TO KINDLE OR MANAGING KINDLE DEVICES?
  • 34. OTHER SERVICES
  • 35. 3M
  • 36. http://goo.gl/cWI3dG
  • 37. TABLET USERS
  • 38. THERE IS AN APP FOR THAT
  • 39. OVERDRIVE APP Note: iphone App doesn’t display Kindle options (iPad does)
  • 40. CHECKOUT
  • 41. ONE TIME ONLY – ADOBE ID FOR OFFLINE READING Save a headache: Create this ID on your PC and remember your login
  • 42. WHAT QUESTIONS DID YOU HAVE ABOUT MOBILE APPS?
  • 43. FREE EBOOKS
  • 44. GET FREE BOOKS FOR MY KINDLE
  • 45. PROJECT GUTENBURG
  • 46. PROJECT GUTENBURG
  • 47. PROJECT GUTENBERG ON MOBILE DEVICES Will Work (www.gutenberg.org) Prompt for which reader
  • 48. SEND TO MY KINDLE Send any document to your Kindle… great workaround for sideloading
  • 49. HTTP://OPENLIBRARY.ORG
  • 50. OPEN LIBRARY Books to borrow Books to keep Old titles and many newer titles Think of them as your other “local public library”
  • 51. OPEN LIBRARY DOWNLOAD SCREEN
  • 52. CALIBRE
  • 53. FREE E-BOOKS THROUGH CALIBRE http://drmfree.calibre-ebook.com/by/genre
  • 54. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR YOU AND USERS TBLC’s Ebook Resources: http://goo.gl/J4Lcy OverDrive Help Project Gutenberg OpenLibrary YouTube
  • 55. QUESTIONS ABOUT FREE EBOOKS?
  • 56. 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
  • 57. graphics Bullet Points Contact Info Download this template at: http://goo.gl/E7P6YL
  • 58. PITFALLS, QUESTIONS AND MORE
  • 59. DOWNLOADING RESTRICTIONS AND POLICIES Can you download at the library? Limited number of checkouts
  • 60. STRANGE DEVICES Remember your agenda! And class description! Help is available Image: http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/steampunk%20laptop
  • 61. EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULES
  • 62. SIDE ROADS AND JOURNEYS: THE ART OF STAYING ON TRACK
  • 63. FOLLOW-UP RESOURCES Jing an Example Handout Private Appointments
  • 64. MAKING A VIDEO
  • 65. JING http://www.techsmith.com/download/jing/default.asp
  • 66. WHAT ARE YOUR QUESTIONS? WHAT QUESTION WILL BRING ON THE NERVES?
  • 67. CONTACT INFORMATION Diana Silveira diana@novarelibrary.com delicious.com/ebooks slideshare.net/dee987 www.facebook.com/NovareLibraryServices 877-816-9638