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Cil2011 frankenbooks

  1. 1. Frankenbooks?<br />Stephen Abram, MLS<br />Computers in Libraries<br />Washington DC, March 22, 2011<br />
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  3. 3. Is this graphic correct? What’s wrong?<br />
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  6. 6. Is the book in your head?<br />
  7. 7. Frankenbooks? Emotion? Morality?<br />
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  10. 10. The Physical Act of Reading<br />
  11. 11. Think harder about book components!<br />
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  14. 14. Whose needs are met by e-books and e-libraries? <br />
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  17. 17. Welcome<br />Questions for Today:<br />What is REALLY happening with eBooks?<br />Where is all this change taking us?<br />Do people still value the book? <br />What’s next?<br />What is the role for librarians in our info-future?<br />
  18. 18. Books<br />
  19. 19. Fiction<br />
  20. 20. Non-Fiction<br />
  21. 21. Encyclopedia<br />
  22. 22. Reference<br />
  23. 23. Directories<br />
  24. 24. Dictionaries<br />
  25. 25. Textbooks<br />
  26. 26. Scholarly<br />
  27. 27. Kiddy Lit<br />
  28. 28. E-Learning<br />
  29. 29. How would <br />you reinvent<br /> the book?<br />
  30. 30. Mobility<br />
  31. 31. What are the<br />good and bad<br />things about<br />e-books?<br />
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  33. 33. GOOG<br />
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  39. 39. What does all this mean?<br /><ul><li>The Article level universe
  40. 40. The Chapter and Paragraph Universe
  41. 41. Integrated with Visuals – graphics and charts
  42. 42. Integrated with ‘video’
  43. 43. Integrated with Sound and Speech
  44. 44. Integrated with social web
  45. 45. Integrated with interaction and not just interactivity
  46. 46. How would you enhance a book?</li></li></ul><li>Device Issues<br />
  47. 47. Borders Kobo, B&N Nook, Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, Sony, etc. . . . <br />
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  51. 51. Mobility<br />
  52. 52. Broadband<br /><ul><li>You must clearly understand the latest US FCC Whitespace Broadband Decision – THIS IS TRANSFORMATIONAL and going global
  53. 53. Local wired, mobile access ‘everywhere’ to the home and workplace
  54. 54. Geo-awareness: GIS, GPS, GEO-IP, etc.
  55. 55. Wireless as a business strategy (Starbucks)
  56. 56. Mobile dominates
  57. 57. Largest generation</li></li></ul><li>
  58. 58. People<br />
  59. 59. My son: Zachary<br />
  60. 60. My son: Zachary<br />
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  64. 64. Discovery & Ideas<br />
  65. 65. Has the future changed?Has our future changed?<br />
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  68. 68. The Future Discovered<br /><ul><li>Stem Cells
  69. 69. fMRI and The Brain
  70. 70. Cloning
  71. 71. Trucking and GPS
  72. 72. Wind and other energy
  73. 73. Nanotechnology
  74. 74. Robotics
  75. 75. Massive Book Digitization
  76. 76. Music
  77. 77. Translation
  78. 78. Streaming Media
  79. 79. Seed Bank</li></li></ul><li>Interdisciplinary<br />Cross-disciplinary<br />Integrated<br />
  80. 80. A 1965 iPhone<br />
  81. 81. Can libraries keep up with change?<br />Can you recall buying a 45?<br />Can you recall dials on TVs?<br />Can you recall dialling?<br />
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  86. 86. Can we frame the e-book issue so that it can be addressed rationally?<br />
  87. 87. MindMap: What is a book?<br />Reading<br />Learning<br />Pedagogy<br />Research<br />Exploration<br />Reference<br />Engagement<br />Enjoyment<br />Evaluation<br />
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  89. 89. My Conclusions<br /><ul><li>Content acquisition needs to move up the chain
  90. 90. Mobile will be dominant device
  91. 91. eBook formats will be e-reader dependent for a short time
  92. 92. eBook format to watch is web-based and involves HTML5
  93. 93. Ads vs no ads in books?
  94. 94. Social reading behaviours are primary
  95. 95. Federated search is evolving</li></li></ul><li>Serve Everyone!<br />
  96. 96. Move Faster Together<br />
  97. 97. Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA<br />VP strategic partnerships and markets<br />Cengage Learning (Gale)<br />Cel: 416-669-4855<br />stephen.abram@cengage.com<br />Stephen’s Lighthouse Blog<br />http://stephenslighthouse.com<br />Facebook: Stephen Abram<br />LinkedIn / Plaxo: Stephen Abram<br />Twitter: sabram<br />SlideShare: StephenAbram1<br />

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