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  • 1. Frankenbooks?
    Stephen Abram, MLS
    Colorado ILL Conference
    Fort Collins, CO, April 28, 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. There is no guarantee that the e-book scenario will play out to include libraries
  • 19. Books
  • 20. Fiction
  • 21. Non-Fiction
  • 22. Encyclopedia
  • 23. Reference
  • 24. Directories
  • 25. Dictionaries
  • 26. Textbooks
  • 27. Scholarly
  • 28. Kiddy Lit
  • 29. E-Learning
  • 30. How would
    you reinvent
    the book?
  • 31. Mobility
  • 32. What are the
    good and bad
    things about
    e-books?
  • 33.
  • 34. GOOG
  • 35.
  • 36.
  • 37.
  • 38.
    • Harper Collins
    • 39. OverDrive
    • 40. Kindle Library e-books
    • 41. Advertising
    • 42. Malicious Links
    • 43. Vanity Press vs. self publishing
  • 44.
  • 45.
  • 46.
  • 47.
  • 48.
  • 49.
  • 50. -------- Original Message --------
    Subject: Kindle Title Exorbitant Privilege : The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System (ASIN:B004CRTAFS) has an available update
    Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 06:14:44 +0000 (UTC)
    From: Amazon.com Customer Service amazonkindle-feedback@amazon.com
    To: ########
    CC: order-update@amazon.com order-update@amazon.com
    Hello,
    We're writing about your past Kindle purchase of Exorbitant Privilege : The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System by Barry Eichengreen. The version you received had typos that have been corrected.
    An updated version of Exorbitant Privilege : The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System (ASIN:B004CRTAFS) is now available. It's important to note that when we send you the updated version, you will no longer be able to view any highlights, bookmarks, and notes made in your current version and your furthest reading location will be lost.
    If you wish to receive the updated version, please reply to this email with the word "Yes" in the first line of your response. Within 2 hours of receiving the e-mail any device that has the title currently downloaded will be updated automatically if the wireless is on.
    You can find more information about Kindle related topics here: http://www.amazon.com/kindlesupport
    We apologize for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your business with Amazon.
    Sincerely, Customer Service Department
    Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/
  • 51.
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  • 58.
  • 59. Skirmishes but Big Ones
    • App Store Rules
    • 60. Porn – e.g. Sports Illustrated
    • 61. No Criticism rule
    • 62. Politicians’ apps
    • 63. Satire
    • 64. Pulitzer Prize winner
    • 65. Books as an app require approval
    • 66. Potential restraint of trade
    • 67. Who chooses?
    • 68. Censorship . . .?
  • What does all this mean?
    • The Article level universe
    • 69. The Chapter and Paragraph Universe
    • 70. Integrated with Visuals – graphics and charts
    • 71. Integrated with ‘video’
    • 72. Integrated with Sound and Speech
    • 73. Integrated with social web
    • 74. Integrated with interaction and not just interactivity
    • 75. How would you enhance a book?
  • Device Issues
  • 76. Borders Kobo, B&N Nook, Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, Sony, etc. . . .
  • 77.
  • 78.
  • 79.
  • 80. Mobility
  • 81. Broadband
    • You must clearly understand the latest US FCC Whitespace Broadband Decision – THIS IS TRANSFORMATIONAL and going global
    • 82. Local wired, mobile access ‘everywhere’ to the home and workplace
    • 83. Geo-awareness: GIS, GPS, GEO-IP, etc.
    • 84. Wireless as a business strategy (Starbucks)
    • 85. Mobile dominates
    • 86. Largest generation
  • 87. People
  • 88. My son: Zachary
  • 89. My son: Zachary
  • 90.
  • 91.
  • 92.
  • 93. Discovery & Ideas
  • 94. Has the future changed?Has our future changed?
  • 95.
  • 96.
  • 97. The Future Discovered
  • Interdisciplinary
    Cross-disciplinary
    Integrated
  • 109. Gamification
  • 110. A 1965 iPhone
  • 111. Can libraries keep up with change?
    Can you recall buying a 45?
    Can you recall dials on TVs?
    Can you recall dialling?
  • 112.
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  • 114.
  • 115.
  • 116. Can we frame the e-book issue so that it can be addressed rationally?
  • 117. MindMap: What is a book?
    Reading
    Learning
    Pedagogy
    Research
    Exploration
    Reference
    Engagement
    Enjoyment
    Evaluation
  • 118.
  • 119. My Conclusions
    • Content acquisition needs to move up the chain
    • 120. Mobile will be dominant device
    • 121. eBook formats will be e-reader dependent for a short time
    • 122. eBook format to watch is web-based and involves HTML5
    • 123. Ads vs no ads in books?
    • 124. Social reading behaviours are primary
    • 125. Federated search is evolving
  • Serve Everyone!
  • 126. Move Faster Together
  • 127. 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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