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  • 1. Hutch TibbettsDigital Resources Librarian
  • 2. • The rise of e-books and eReaders• The rise of self-publishing• The rise of independent publishers• Lockout/lockdown by the Big 6
  • 3. Loss of ownershipLoss of discountsLoss on integration+ one moreNo used eBooks or ILL
  • 4. • Managing our own content
  • 5. • Managing our own content• Value of library market
  • 6. • Can you accept a donation of an eBook?• And, the Douglas County Libraries Model was born
  • 7. • Adobe Content Server• Assign DRM - Check out eBooks one patron at a time• HTML5-based online e-reader• VuFind discovery layer• Visual displays of eContent• Buy Now link• Patron-driven acquisition
  • 8. Virtual Powerwall vwall.douglascountylibraries.org
  • 9. • Talking directly to publishers - Which publishers to approach - What are their concerns• Interest from the independents• How to manage the eContent process
  • 10. • This is new for us and for the publishers. Lots of handholding, emails, phone calls.• Book reviews are sparse• What is a MARC record?• Cross-department communication and coordination
  • 11. • Acquisitions system• Kindle solution• None of the Big 6 willing to play yet
  • 12. • Yeah, that’s nice for DCL, but what about my library?
  • 13. • Yeah, that’s nice for DCL, but what about my library?• Who else is interested in replicating our model• The Colorado effort http://evoke.cvlsites.org
  • 14. www.adobe.com/products/content-server.html vufind.org douglascountylibraries.org
  • 15. Promotionhttp://douglascountylibraries.org/digital-branch
  • 16. Hutch Tibbettshtibbetts@dclibraries.org