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120<br />Ebooksin Australia<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
120<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Kathryn Greenhill<br />LibrariansMatter.com<br />August 2010<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Slides are at:<br />www.slideshare.net/sirexkat<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Menu<br />What do you want to know ?<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Menu<br />History<br />Print vs audio vsebook<br />Reading devices<br />Platforms and software<br />http://librariansmatte...
Menu<br />Formats<br />Content<br />Ebooks in libraries<br />Pushing it <br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Discussion<br />Ebooks in school libraries<br />Ebooksand the reading experience<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
History<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Changing formats...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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Print vs Audio vsebooks<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Print vs Audio vsebooks ...<br />Portability<br />Availability of books<br />Size of print<br />Ease of access<br />Disabi...
Print vs Audio vsebooks ...<br />Translations<br />Durability<br />Storage – shelf metres<br />Sharing<br />Renting vs Own...
1971<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
1989<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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Growth of Project Gutenberg publications from 1994 until 2008.<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />Source: http://en.wik...
Just Granma and Me 1992http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9uyxPeY3qY<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
1996<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
http://librariansmatter.com<br />1998<br />
Reading Devices<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
1993<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Apple Newton<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Rocket eBook reader 1999<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Franklin pocket ereference<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Franklin eBookMan - 1999 <br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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“....In short, our experience has been one of total frustration - from the inaccurate sales pitch of what the readers can ...
http://conferences.alia.org.au/public2001/hutley.joseph.saunders.html<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
1. Select Device<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Types of ebook readers<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
They are making it up as they go along<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
ebooks, mbooks, nooks, vooks<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/E-book_Reader_Matrix<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
December 2009<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
August 2010<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Single function vs multifunction<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Single function<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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Electronic paper<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Electronic paper<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
E-ink<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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How e-ink works<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />Basic Schema of an Electrophoretic Display by Senarclens http://en.w...
philliptorrone, esquire e-ink cover, September 8, 2008, http://www.flickr.com/photos/pmtorrone/2841259022/.<br />http://li...
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How e-ink works<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />Basic Schema of an Electrophoretic Display by Senarclens http://en.w...
How colour e-ink display works<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />Basic Schema of an Electrophoretic Display Using Colo...
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Advantages<br />Viewing angle<br />Light conditions<br />Weight<br />Physically bendy<br />Battery life<br />Eco-friendly?...
http://librariansmatter.com<br />© E Ink<br />
Disadvantages<br />Need external light source<br />Response time<br />Refresh rate<br />Ghosting<br />“flash”<br />http://...
Tech to watch<br />Liquivista<br />Pixel Qi<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Notion Ink – Adam November 2010<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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Skiff<br />Plastic Logic Que<br />Alex<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />eDGe<br />
Bonus features<br />Store non-book files<br />Play wav – audio books or music while your read<br />Read text aloud<br />Ma...
Bonus features<br />Touch screen<br />Card reader and expansion<br />PC as well<br />Content partners<br />Rechargable bat...
Kobo<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
AUD 199<br />Kobo<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Kindle<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Wifi: AUD 155<br />Kindle<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
3G: AUD 211<br />Kindle<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
DO NOT HAVE TO BUY CONTENT FROM THEIR STORE<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
DO NOT HAVE TO BUY CONTENT FROM THEIR STORE<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
CAN GET CONTENT FROM MANY OTHER SOURCES<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Multi function<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Do you call a mobile phone <br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Do you call a mobile phone <br />a phone?<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Do you call a mobile phone <br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Do you call a mobile phone <br />“mobile-access-platform-that-has-mildy-interesting-added-extra-of-making-phone-calls?”<br...
http://librariansmatter.com<br />XO (One laptop per child)<br />
Lenovo Thinkpad Mini 10 - NSW<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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Ebook reader vsebook reader<br />Sold in Australia?<br />Portability<br />Availability of books<br />Wireless delivery or ...
Ebook reader vsebook reader<br />Touchscreen/stylus<br />Supported formats<br />Size of screen<br />Durability<br />Storag...
1. Select Device<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
1. Select Device<br />2. Choose software on device<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Software<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
What can software do ?<br />Display ebooks<br />Let you make notes<br />Jump to pages<br />Read aloud<br />Synchronise amo...
Built in with single-function devices<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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iBook reader<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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1. Select Device<br />2. Choose software on device<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
1. Select Device<br />2. Choose software on device<br />3. Know which format<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Formats<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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Open Publication Structure<br />+<br />Open Packaging Format<br />+<br />OEBPS Container Format 1.0<br />http://librarians...
+<br />Open Packaging Format<br />+<br />OEBPS Container Format 1.0<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
+<br />+<br />OEBPS Container Format 1.0<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
+<br />+<br />0<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Can be read by all ebook readers...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Can be read by all ebook readers......except...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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...but...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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DRM<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
DigtalRightsManagement<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Can be read...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
http://librariansmatter.com<br />SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_formats  Accessed 16 August 201...
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http://librariansmatter.com<br />SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_formats  Accessed 16 August 201...
1. Select Device<br />2. Choose software on device<br />3. Know which format<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
1. Select Device<br />2. Choose software on device<br />3. Know which format<br />4. Buy a book<br />http://librariansmatt...
Content<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Getting books<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
They are making it up as they go along<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
The limitations are not technical<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
The limitations are commercial<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Not all books available to Australia<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Typical experience...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
http://www.ebookant.com/<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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http://ebooks.addall.com<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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They may do this...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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Places to get ebooksfor free<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Internet Archive<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Project Gutenburg<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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Scribd<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Google books<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
WikiBooks<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
ManyBooks.net<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Places to get audiobooks for free<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Internet Archive<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Librivox<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Podiobooks<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Ebooks in libraries<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Downloadable, use offline ebooks<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Why?<br />Shelf metres<br />Circulation costs<br />Duplicate<br />Updates<br />Bypass<br />Centralised selection<br />User...
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Think ebookThink library<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Launched 1 December 2009<br />$3 for Complete Works of Shakespeare (197 works)<br />Bestsellers $16 - $28<br />$100 for 50...
http://brisyprl.lib.overdrive.com<br />
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http://librariansmatter.com<br />Colbow, Brad. Why DRM doesn’t work or How to Download an Audiobook from the Cleveland Pub...
Pushing it<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Sports Illustrated Tablet 1.5 Demo Nov 2009.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntyXvLnxyXk<br />
Penguin's Upcoming iPad books  March 2010http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdExukJVUGI<br />
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Penguin's Upcoming iPad books  March 2010http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdExukJVUGI<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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What about<br />Collaborative notetaking<br />Collaborative content<br />Social discussion<br />Pick ‘n’ mix content<br />...
School libraries<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Ebooks and reading<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
Links mentioned<br /> <br />Slides are at: http://slideshare.net/sirexkat<br />DECISIONS = Type of device + software to re...
Media credits<br />Rene Passet, Sound Station, July 6, 2009, Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/passetti/3757896818/.<br...
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  1. 1. 120<br />Ebooksin Australia<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  2. 2. 120<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  3. 3. Kathryn Greenhill<br />LibrariansMatter.com<br />August 2010<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  4. 4. Slides are at:<br />www.slideshare.net/sirexkat<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  5. 5. Menu<br />What do you want to know ?<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  6. 6. Menu<br />History<br />Print vs audio vsebook<br />Reading devices<br />Platforms and software<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  7. 7. Menu<br />Formats<br />Content<br />Ebooks in libraries<br />Pushing it <br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  8. 8. Discussion<br />Ebooks in school libraries<br />Ebooksand the reading experience<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  9. 9. History<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  10. 10. Changing formats...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  11. 11. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  12. 12. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  13. 13. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  14. 14. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  15. 15. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  16. 16. Print vs Audio vsebooks<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  17. 17. Print vs Audio vsebooks ...<br />Portability<br />Availability of books<br />Size of print<br />Ease of access<br />Disability access<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  18. 18. Print vs Audio vsebooks ...<br />Translations<br />Durability<br />Storage – shelf metres<br />Sharing<br />Renting vs Ownership<br />Does it do other things?<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  19. 19. 1971<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  20. 20. 1989<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  21. 21. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  22. 22. Growth of Project Gutenberg publications from 1994 until 2008.<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Gutenberg<br />
  23. 23. Just Granma and Me 1992http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9uyxPeY3qY<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  24. 24. 1996<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  25. 25. http://librariansmatter.com<br />1998<br />
  26. 26. Reading Devices<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  27. 27. 1993<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  28. 28. Apple Newton<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  29. 29. Rocket eBook reader 1999<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  30. 30. Franklin pocket ereference<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  31. 31. Franklin eBookMan - 1999 <br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  32. 32. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  33. 33. “....In short, our experience has been one of total frustration - from the inaccurate sales pitch of what the readers can actually do, to the lack of recognition by the big eBook companies that customers may live outside the United States...”<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  34. 34. http://conferences.alia.org.au/public2001/hutley.joseph.saunders.html<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  35. 35. 1. Select Device<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  36. 36. Types of ebook readers<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  37. 37. They are making it up as they go along<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  38. 38. ebooks, mbooks, nooks, vooks<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  39. 39. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  40. 40. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  41. 41. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  42. 42. http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/E-book_Reader_Matrix<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  43. 43. December 2009<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  44. 44. August 2010<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  45. 45. Single function vs multifunction<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  46. 46. Single function<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  47. 47. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  48. 48. Electronic paper<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  49. 49. Electronic paper<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  50. 50. E-ink<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  51. 51. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  52. 52. How e-ink works<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />Basic Schema of an Electrophoretic Display by Senarclens http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Electrophoretic_display_001.svg Accessed 9 August 2010 <br />
  53. 53. philliptorrone, esquire e-ink cover, September 8, 2008, http://www.flickr.com/photos/pmtorrone/2841259022/.<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  54. 54. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  55. 55. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  56. 56. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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  58. 58. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  59. 59. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  60. 60. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  61. 61. How e-ink works<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />Basic Schema of an Electrophoretic Display by Senarclens http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Electrophoretic_display_001.svg Accessed 9 August 2010 <br />
  62. 62. How colour e-ink display works<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />Basic Schema of an Electrophoretic Display Using Color Filters by Gerald Senarclens de Grancy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Epd_color.svg Accessed 9 August 2010 <br />
  63. 63. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  64. 64. Advantages<br />Viewing angle<br />Light conditions<br />Weight<br />Physically bendy<br />Battery life<br />Eco-friendly??<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  65. 65. http://librariansmatter.com<br />© E Ink<br />
  66. 66. Disadvantages<br />Need external light source<br />Response time<br />Refresh rate<br />Ghosting<br />“flash”<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  67. 67. Tech to watch<br />Liquivista<br />Pixel Qi<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  68. 68. Notion Ink – Adam November 2010<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  69. 69. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  70. 70. Skiff<br />Plastic Logic Que<br />Alex<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />eDGe<br />
  71. 71. Bonus features<br />Store non-book files<br />Play wav – audio books or music while your read<br />Read text aloud<br />Magnify text<br />Translate text<br />Wifi delivery of content<br />Web browsing<br />Video touch screen panel<br />Two “pages”<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  72. 72. Bonus features<br />Touch screen<br />Card reader and expansion<br />PC as well<br />Content partners<br />Rechargable batteries<br />Make notes<br />Sync with other devices<br />Built in dictionary and reference shelf<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  73. 73. Kobo<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  74. 74. AUD 199<br />Kobo<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  75. 75. Kindle<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  76. 76. Wifi: AUD 155<br />Kindle<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  77. 77. 3G: AUD 211<br />Kindle<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  78. 78. DO NOT HAVE TO BUY CONTENT FROM THEIR STORE<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  79. 79. DO NOT HAVE TO BUY CONTENT FROM THEIR STORE<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  80. 80. CAN GET CONTENT FROM MANY OTHER SOURCES<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  81. 81. Multi function<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  82. 82. Do you call a mobile phone <br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  83. 83. Do you call a mobile phone <br />a phone?<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  84. 84. Do you call a mobile phone <br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  85. 85. Do you call a mobile phone <br />“mobile-access-platform-that-has-mildy-interesting-added-extra-of-making-phone-calls?”<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  86. 86. http://librariansmatter.com<br />XO (One laptop per child)<br />
  87. 87. Lenovo Thinkpad Mini 10 - NSW<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  88. 88. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  89. 89. Ebook reader vsebook reader<br />Sold in Australia?<br />Portability<br />Availability of books<br />Wireless delivery or through PC?<br />Controls<br />E-Ink?<br />Battery life<br />Memory<br />Text to speech?<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  90. 90. Ebook reader vsebook reader<br />Touchscreen/stylus<br />Supported formats<br />Size of screen<br />Durability<br />Storage<br />Sharing<br />Does it do other things ?<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  91. 91. 1. Select Device<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  92. 92. 1. Select Device<br />2. Choose software on device<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  93. 93. Software<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  94. 94. What can software do ?<br />Display ebooks<br />Let you make notes<br />Jump to pages<br />Read aloud<br />Synchronise among devices<br />Buy from vendor directly<br />Download through PC only <br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  95. 95. Built in with single-function devices<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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  97. 97. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  98. 98. iBook reader<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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  102. 102. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  103. 103. 1. Select Device<br />2. Choose software on device<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  104. 104. 1. Select Device<br />2. Choose software on device<br />3. Know which format<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  105. 105. Formats<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  106. 106. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  107. 107. Open Publication Structure<br />+<br />Open Packaging Format<br />+<br />OEBPS Container Format 1.0<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  108. 108. +<br />Open Packaging Format<br />+<br />OEBPS Container Format 1.0<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  109. 109. +<br />+<br />OEBPS Container Format 1.0<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  110. 110. +<br />+<br />0<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  111. 111. Can be read by all ebook readers...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  112. 112. Can be read by all ebook readers......except...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  113. 113. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  114. 114. ...but...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  115. 115. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  116. 116. DRM<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  117. 117. DigtalRightsManagement<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  118. 118. Can be read...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  119. 119. http://librariansmatter.com<br />SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_formats Accessed 16 August 2010 <br />
  120. 120. http://librariansmatter.com<br />SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_formats Accessed 16 August 2010 <br />
  121. 121. http://librariansmatter.com<br />SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_formats Accessed 16 August 2010 <br />
  122. 122. http://librariansmatter.com<br />SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_formats Accessed 16 August 2010 <br />
  123. 123. 1. Select Device<br />2. Choose software on device<br />3. Know which format<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  124. 124. 1. Select Device<br />2. Choose software on device<br />3. Know which format<br />4. Buy a book<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  125. 125. Content<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  126. 126. Getting books<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  127. 127. They are making it up as they go along<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  128. 128. The limitations are not technical<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  129. 129. The limitations are commercial<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  130. 130. Not all books available to Australia<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  131. 131. Typical experience...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  132. 132. http://www.ebookant.com/<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  133. 133. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  134. 134. http://ebooks.addall.com<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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  156. 156. They may do this...<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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  159. 159. Places to get ebooksfor free<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  160. 160. Internet Archive<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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  163. 163. Project Gutenburg<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  164. 164. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  165. 165. Scribd<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  166. 166. Google books<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  167. 167. WikiBooks<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  168. 168. ManyBooks.net<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  169. 169. Places to get audiobooks for free<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  170. 170. Internet Archive<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  171. 171. Librivox<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  172. 172. Podiobooks<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  173. 173. Ebooks in libraries<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  174. 174. Downloadable, use offline ebooks<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  175. 175. Why?<br />Shelf metres<br />Circulation costs<br />Duplicate<br />Updates<br />Bypass<br />Centralised selection<br />Users select stock<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  176. 176. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  177. 177. Think ebookThink library<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  178. 178. Launched 1 December 2009<br />$3 for Complete Works of Shakespeare (197 works)<br />Bestsellers $16 - $28<br />$100 for 500 books<br />Workshop, then 2 hour loans until January<br /> January 2010 – 3 day loan<br />Constant waiting list<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  179. 179. http://brisyprl.lib.overdrive.com<br />
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  181. 181. http://librariansmatter.com<br />Colbow, Brad. Why DRM doesn’t work or How to Download an Audiobook from the Cleveland Public Library <br />http://bradcolbow.com/archive/view/the_brads_why_drm_doesnt_work/?p=205<br />
  182. 182. Pushing it<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  183. 183. Sports Illustrated Tablet 1.5 Demo Nov 2009.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntyXvLnxyXk<br />
  184. 184. Penguin's Upcoming iPad books March 2010http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdExukJVUGI<br />
  185. 185. http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  186. 186. Penguin's Upcoming iPad books March 2010http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdExukJVUGI<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
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  190. 190. What about<br />Collaborative notetaking<br />Collaborative content<br />Social discussion<br />Pick ‘n’ mix content<br />Non-linear (think hypertext and “Choose your own adventure”)<br />Transliterate connections?<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  191. 191. School libraries<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  192. 192. Ebooks and reading<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  193. 193. Links mentioned<br /> <br />Slides are at: http://slideshare.net/sirexkat<br />DECISIONS = Type of device + software to read ebooks + format read by device/software + ebook content<br /> <br />Comparison of all ebook readers on the US market showing features<br />http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/E-book_Reader_Matrix<br /> Places to get free ebooks<br />Often ebooks are classics out of copyright <br />Internet Archive http://www.archive.org/details/texts<br />Project Gutenburghttp://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/<br />Scribdhttp://scribd.com/<br />Google Books (sometimes only part of the text is available)<br />http://books.google.com/books<br />Wikibooks – free educational books http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page<br />Many Books http://manybooks.net/<br />Places to get audiobooks for free<br />LibriVoxhttp://librivox.org/<br />Podiobooks – free serialized audio books http://www.podiobooks.com/<br /> <br />Places to search for ebooks<br />Add all - searches over 30+ ebook sites (may not be available in Australia)<br />http://ebookant.com<br />http://ebooks.addall.com/<br /> <br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />
  194. 194. Media credits<br />Rene Passet, Sound Station, July 6, 2009, Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/passetti/3757896818/.<br />hichako, iPod nanoがない, December 28, 2008, Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/hichako/3142612031/.<br />Angel Leon, The Virgin Megastore in Union Square is going Bye Bye, May 16, 2009, Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/gubatron/3540702310/.<br />Jason Kuffer, Virgin Megastore closing, January 13, 2009, Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/digiart2001/3196453386/.<br />Rob Marquardt, All in the family, July 26, 2007, http://www.flickr.com/photos/sometoast/914512389/.<br />thom, Minifig Bloggers #2: Cory Doctorow, January 20, 2007, http://www.flickr.com/photos/minifig/363878274/.<br />Brenda Clarke, Unicorn_2, May 6, 2009, http://www.flickr.com/photos/brenda-starr/4673961330/.<br />John Blyberg, Amazon Kindle & Sony eBook, November 29, 2007, http://www.flickr.com/photos/jblyberg/2073940586/.<br />just_mike, esquire magazine e-paper "2" close-up, September 5, 2008, http://www.flickr.com/photos/just_mike/2832222371/.<br />just_mike, esquire magazine e-paper cover close-up 1, September 5, 2008, http://www.flickr.com/photos/just_mike/2832355328/.<br />philliptorrone, esquire e-ink cover, September 8, 2008, http://www.flickr.com/photos/pmtorrone/2840261689/.<br />Constance Wiebrands, Kobo front view, May 30, 2010, http://www.flickr.com/photos/cwiebrands/4650884987/.<br />http://librariansmatter.com<br />

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