E Books At Brock

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Created for the Fall 2009 Faculty Workshops at Brock University.

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  • 1. Monica Rettig Liaison Librarian December 8, 2009 The Latest Model: eBooks at Brock Faculty Workshops
  • 2. What an eBook isn’t.
  • 3.
    • What an eBook is:
      • Electronic book
      • Text or monograph available in electronic format
      • Born digital, or the product of digitization
  • 4. The challenge in talking about eBooks…
  • 5.
    • What an eBook is:
      • Electronic book
      • Text or monograph available in electronic format
      • Born digital, or the product of digitization
  • 6.
    • What an eBook is:
      • Electronic book
      • Text or monograph available in electronic format
      • Born digital, or the product of digitization
  • 7.  
  • 8.
    • What an eBook is:
      • Electronic book
      • Text or monograph available in electronic format
      • Born digital, or the product of digitization
  • 9.
    • Advanced options with ebrary
  • 10.
    • What an eBook is:
      • Electronic book
      • Text or monograph available in electronic format
      • Born digital, or the product of digitization
  • 11.
    • eBooks?
    • Advantages
      • Publishers: Reduce costs (printing, distribution)
      • Space saving
      • Remote & instant access
      • Never lost, stolen, damaged or overdue
      • Multiple users ( sometimes )
      • Usage statistics
  • 12.
    • eBooks?
    • Disadvantages
      • Unfamiliar and new
      • Low market penetration
      • No uniform standards
  • 13.
    • eBooks?
    • ?????
      • Less expensive?
      • Not yet appropriate for reading entire books ?
      • Accessibility?
      • User preference?
      • Issues related to discipline?
  • 14.  
  • 15.
    • Sharing eBooks
    • Submit to Course Reserves
    • Add to Sakai
      • Two options:
      • Link to the entry in the Brock Library catalogue
      • Link directly to eBook **Use “Copy Link Location”
  • 16. Thank you. Contact: Monica Rettig [email_address] Discussion eBooks in your discipline? Are eBooks reaching the tipping point?