Dlspowerpoint

245 views
203 views

Published on

Class Powerpoint

Published in: Education, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
245
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Dlspowerpoint

  1. 1. Digital Library Solutions<br />Bringing your library into the future<br />
  2. 2. Plan of Action<br />Initiation of face-to-face meeting to assess patron and collection needs<br />Presentation of steps to shaping a digital library<br />Working through the steps<br />Accumulation and acquisition of digital books, digital readers, and additional PC’s<br />Restructuring of library system catalog<br />
  3. 3. Reasons to go digital<br />Portability—books on PDA or DVD allow lighter travel<br />Preserving books/data in digital collections brings longer lasting life to materials<br />Digital books are faster to produce; keeps patrons up to date on current issues/events<br />Longer life span than paper-based books<br />
  4. 4. Benefits of eBooks<br /><ul><li> Your students will have 24 hour access to materials
  5. 5. Use of eBooks, eReaders, and computers will aide your district in meeting District Technology Curriculum Standards
  6. 6. A variety of tools are available to assist struggling readers
  7. 7. Thousands of available titles</li></li></ul><li>Go digital; Go green<br />Digital books reduce carbon footprint<br />125 million trees leveled for paper-based books in 2008<br />Digital books replace 23 print books a year<br />Use of digital books reduces energy draining computer usage.<br />Purchase of 3-4 digital books/year produces less CO2 than the same number of print books.<br />
  8. 8. Technology upgrades<br />Amazon Kindle eReader<br />Text to speech capability <br />Excellent tool, but beware of DRM issues<br />Sony Reader<br />Capability to download to reader or computer<br />
  9. 9. Technology upgrades (con’t)<br />Add 7 desktop workstations <br />17” monitors for ease of viewing text<br />Headphones to listen to audiobooks<br />Speaker bar for whole class lessons<br />2 GB RAM for quick search and download response time<br />
  10. 10. Accommodating users<br />Available tools for accessibility:<br />Text interaction<br />Multiple languages<br />Adjustable display<br />Text to speech capability<br />eBooks are lightweight<br />
  11. 11. Do you want to know more?<br />Digital libraries:<br />http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/DL95/papers/nuernberg/nuernberg.html<br />eBooks:<br />http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6660883.html<br />Accessibility:<br />http://www.drscavanaugh.org/ebooks/accommodations.htm<br />
  12. 12. Ready to go digital?<br />DLS is there for you every step of the way. Contact:<br />Jamie, your sales consultant<br />Linda, your website liaison<br />Lindy, your account manager<br />Doug, your accessibility specialist<br />Thank you for your time!<br />

×