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  • 1. Frankenbooks?
    Stephen Abram, MLS
    Computers in Libraries
    Washington DC, March 22, 2011
  • 2.
  • 3. Is this graphic correct? What’s wrong?
  • 4.
  • 5.
  • 6. Is the book in your head?
  • 7. Frankenbooks? Emotion? Morality?
  • 8.
  • 9.
  • 10. The Physical Act of Reading
  • 11. Think harder about book components!
  • 12.
  • 13.
  • 14. Whose needs are met by e-books and e-libraries?
  • 15.
  • 16.
  • 17. Welcome
    Questions for Today:
    What is REALLY happening with eBooks?
    Where is all this change taking us?
    Do people still value the book?
    What’s next?
    What is the role for librarians in our info-future?
  • 18. Books
  • 19. Fiction
  • 20. Non-Fiction
  • 21. Encyclopedia
  • 22. Reference
  • 23. Directories
  • 24. Dictionaries
  • 25. Textbooks
  • 26. Scholarly
  • 27. Kiddy Lit
  • 28. E-Learning
  • 29. How would
    you reinvent
    the book?
  • 30. Mobility
  • 31. What are the
    good and bad
    things about
    e-books?
  • 32.
  • 33. GOOG
  • 34.
  • 35.
  • 36.
  • 37.
  • 38.
  • 39. What does all this mean?
    • The Article level universe
    • 40. The Chapter and Paragraph Universe
    • 41. Integrated with Visuals – graphics and charts
    • 42. Integrated with ‘video’
    • 43. Integrated with Sound and Speech
    • 44. Integrated with social web
    • 45. Integrated with interaction and not just interactivity
    • 46. How would you enhance a book?
  • Device Issues
  • 47. Borders Kobo, B&N Nook, Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, Sony, etc. . . .
  • 48.
  • 49.
  • 50.
  • 51. Mobility
  • 52. Broadband
    • You must clearly understand the latest US FCC Whitespace Broadband Decision – THIS IS TRANSFORMATIONAL and going global
    • 53. Local wired, mobile access ‘everywhere’ to the home and workplace
    • 54. Geo-awareness: GIS, GPS, GEO-IP, etc.
    • 55. Wireless as a business strategy (Starbucks)
    • 56. Mobile dominates
    • 57. Largest generation
  • 58. People
  • 59. My son: Zachary
  • 60. My son: Zachary
  • 61.
  • 62.
  • 63.
  • 64. Discovery & Ideas
  • 65. Has the future changed?Has our future changed?
  • 66.
  • 67.
  • 68. The Future Discovered
    • Stem Cells
    • 69. fMRI and The Brain
    • 70. Cloning
    • 71. Trucking and GPS
    • 72. Wind and other energy
    • 73. Nanotechnology
    • 74. Robotics
    • 75. Massive Book Digitization
    • 76. Music
    • 77. Translation
    • 78. Streaming Media
    • 79. Seed Bank
  • Interdisciplinary
    Cross-disciplinary
    Integrated
  • 80. A 1965 iPhone
  • 81. Can libraries keep up with change?
    Can you recall buying a 45?
    Can you recall dials on TVs?
    Can you recall dialling?
  • 82.
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  • 85.
  • 86. Can we frame the e-book issue so that it can be addressed rationally?
  • 87. MindMap: What is a book?
    Reading
    Learning
    Pedagogy
    Research
    Exploration
    Reference
    Engagement
    Enjoyment
    Evaluation
  • 88.
  • 89. My Conclusions
    • Content acquisition needs to move up the chain
    • 90. Mobile will be dominant device
    • 91. eBook formats will be e-reader dependent for a short time
    • 92. eBook format to watch is web-based and involves HTML5
    • 93. Ads vs no ads in books?
    • 94. Social reading behaviours are primary
    • 95. Federated search is evolving
  • Serve Everyone!
  • 96. Move Faster Together
  • 97. Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA
    VP strategic partnerships and markets
    Cengage Learning (Gale)
    Cel: 416-669-4855
    stephen.abram@cengage.com
    Stephen’s Lighthouse Blog
    http://stephenslighthouse.com
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