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  • 1. Frankenbooks?<br />Stephen Abram, MLS<br />Computers in Libraries<br />Washington DC, March 22, 2011<br />
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  • 3. Is this graphic correct? What’s wrong?<br />
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  • 6. Is the book in your head?<br />
  • 7. Frankenbooks? Emotion? Morality?<br />
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  • 10. The Physical Act of Reading<br />
  • 11. Think harder about book components!<br />
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  • 14. Whose needs are met by e-books and e-libraries? <br />
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  • 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. Books<br />
  • 19. Fiction<br />
  • 20. Non-Fiction<br />
  • 21. Encyclopedia<br />
  • 22. Reference<br />
  • 23. Directories<br />
  • 24. Dictionaries<br />
  • 25. Textbooks<br />
  • 26. Scholarly<br />
  • 27. Kiddy Lit<br />
  • 28. E-Learning<br />
  • 29. How would <br />you reinvent<br /> the book?<br />
  • 30. Mobility<br />
  • 31. What are the<br />good and bad<br />things about<br />e-books?<br />
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  • 33. GOOG<br />
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  • 39. What does all this mean?<br /><ul><li>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?</li></li></ul><li>Device Issues<br />
  • 47. Borders Kobo, B&N Nook, Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, Sony, etc. . . . <br />
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  • 51. Mobility<br />
  • 52. Broadband<br /><ul><li>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</li></li></ul><li>
  • 58. People<br />
  • 59. My son: Zachary<br />
  • 60. My son: Zachary<br />
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  • 64. Discovery & Ideas<br />
  • 65. Has the future changed?Has our future changed?<br />
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  • 68. The Future Discovered<br /><ul><li>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</li></li></ul><li>Interdisciplinary<br />Cross-disciplinary<br />Integrated<br />
  • 80. A 1965 iPhone<br />
  • 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. Can we frame the e-book issue so that it can be addressed rationally?<br />
  • 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. My Conclusions<br /><ul><li>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</li></li></ul><li>Serve Everyone!<br />
  • 96. Move Faster Together<br />
  • 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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