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  • All the basic information to use the Kindles is on the caseNo user agreement to be signed
  • DX will not mergePut on new website with form for requesting titles
  • Not as much cleanup as others
  • Not as much cleanup as others
  • Adobe captivate

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  • 1. Ming Heraty / RLA-CE / 11.18.10 / Arlington Heights Memorial LibraryWhat Your Readers Want
    What the eReaders can provide
  • 2. One Month’s Statistics
    October 2008 29 downloads
    October 2009 85 downloads
    October 2010 201 downloads
    57% increase from 2009 to 2010
  • 3. AHML resident cardholders
    Any cardholder 12 years and up
    Reservable
    Two week checkout
    $1.00 a day fine
    Who, What, and Where
  • 4. eReader journey from Checkout to Shelves
    48 hour eReader turn around
    Checking email accounts
    Recruiting staff
    Managing eReaders
  • 5. Kindles
  • 6. Arlington Heights Memorial Library eReader ProgramKindles
    18 Kindle 2s
    1 Kindle DX
    1 Reference Kindle
  • 7. User agreements – no more
    Fiction/Nonfiction kindles – merged to one record
    Deal with large title lists for one record
    Ordering and administrative management easiest
    Excellent customer service
    Notes on Kindle Program
  • 8. Downloaded free ebooks – retained
    Downloaded book samples – removed
    Accidental losses of Home page
    Deregistered Kindles
    Physically broken Kindles
    2 Kindles have had to be replaced in 16 months
    When batteries run out the Kindle will need to be replaced
    Kindle Troubleshooting
  • 9. nooks
  • 10. Arlington Heights Memorial Library eReader Program nook Readers
    10 nooks
    1 Reference nook
  • 11. Works with Overdrive – big plus!
    Ordering and administrative management can be time consuming
    Needs to be in contact with its account – battery issues
    Excellent customer service
    Notes on nook Program
  • 12. Management not as time consuming
    Nooks have been de-registered
    3 nooks have had to be replaced since February – all known issues
    nookTroubleshooting
  • 13. Sony Readers
  • 14. Arlington Heights Memorial Library eReader ProgramSony Readers
    10 Sony Readers (PRS 600 Touch)
    1 Reference Sony Reader
  • 15. Works with Overdrive – big plus!
    Ordering and administrative management can be time consuming
    Managing very easy
    Excellent customer service
    Notes on Sony Reader Program
  • 16. PDF and ePub books don’t play nice w/Sony Reader
    Some complaints that the screen is blurry (touch screen issue)
    Cleaning off notes/drawings very easy
    1 Sony Reader had to be replaced since February
    Sony Reader Troubleshooting
  • 17. Training
    Staff assigned yearly goal to learn how to download eBooks and eAudiobooks
    Classes for the public
    Download Saturdays in January
  • 18. All computers in our general computer area will have Overdrive
    Color eReaders for children
    Suggest title for purchase
    What’s Coming in 2011
  • 19. The Future is Sharing
  • 20. Currently nook users can share titles
    Kindle users will soon be able to share titles
    6 Sony Readers can share an account
    6 Kindles can share an account
    Sharing Books Today
  • 21. Share our titles with Patron Kindles and nooks
    Share music from a library account
    Share movies from a library account
    Sharing – A Better Library Model
  • 22. mheraty@ahml.info