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Eng olivier van kerkhove de laatste ontwikkelingen binnen de e books-markt

  1. 1. Swets & eBooks: Latest developments Hotel Carrefour de l’Europe: September 21st, 2010
  2. 2. Your users
  3. 3. Current eKnowledge vs age Age
  4. 4. Natives, their world …
  5. 5. The Power of Convenience… <ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Easy </li></ul><ul><li>Fast </li></ul>
  6. 6. eBooks Sourcing - Key Findings Source: CIBER, University College London UK - 2007
  7. 7. The Power of Convenience… Source: SerialsSolutions 2010 The superior source for quality, credible content Preferred for academic research and course assignments
  8. 8. The Power of Convenience… The easiest place to start the research process … But actual user-behavior says otherwise! Source: SerialsSolutions 2010
  9. 9. <ul><ul><li>“ I want it all , now , here and the way I want !” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The User is in Control! </li></ul></ul>Natives, Their vision …
  10. 10. Visits increases….
  11. 11. eBooks…. La plateforme de gestion: SwetsWise e-readers computer tablets And in the future … The Book 1 st writing Full Content search
  12. 12. Why would you invest in eBook? <ul><li>24/7 access </li></ul><ul><li>Access from everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Saves space </li></ul><ul><li>Allows searching in full text (in codes, in formulas, in tables, …) </li></ul><ul><li>Manipulate (share, copy, add notes, your own shelf…) the information </li></ul><ul><li>Rich content </li></ul><ul><li>Ecological attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility to all (visually impaired,…) </li></ul><ul><li>customization  web2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with the younger (Google, Flickr, facebook, MP3, JPEG, MPEG, PDF, … on their smartphones, netbooks, tablets, …) = the Natives </li></ul><ul><li>eReference = eSuccess </li></ul>
  13. 13. A Library consists of: Library Users Access Content <ul><li>Multiple resources </li></ul><ul><li>Search, Filter </li></ul><ul><li>Manipulate </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>Staff Manage <ul><li>Subs </li></ul><ul><li>Buy eBooks </li></ul><ul><li>User Stats </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>
  14. 15. UW Digital Library some figures …
  15. 16. the jargon… <ul><li>« Users » = number of concurrent users </li></ul><ul><li>« License » = permanent Access or subscription </li></ul><ul><li>« Business Model » = cost related to the access of content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>« Pick & Choose » = buy title per title </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>« Collections » = buy by collections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>« Patron select » = buying based on the end-users consultations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aggregator vs Publisher </li></ul><ul><li>DRM = Digital Rights Management </li></ul><ul><li>Authentication: IP address, shibboleth, Athens, login + password or … </li></ul><ul><li>« Personal Shelf » </li></ul><ul><li>COUNTER = usage stats </li></ul><ul><li>MARC records = for feeding the ILS </li></ul><ul><li>eReference = eSuccess </li></ul>
  16. 17. The jungle of business models… <ul><li>eBooks are more than ever a hot topic: the e-readers become commonplace and supply diversifies and grows exponentially. </li></ul><ul><li>But who says diversity , thinks complexity . </li></ul><ul><li>The diversity of economic models of eBooks can be summarized as follows: </li></ul>BUSINESS MODELS TYPE OF LICENCE One Of Subscription Collection Pick & Chose NUMBER OF USERS Unique User Multiple Users
  17. 18. <ul><li>The future of eBooks looks bright… </li></ul><ul><li>Based on Swets market research, eBooks represent 9% of the total book expenditure in libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries indicated this percentage would double in the next three years </li></ul><ul><li>More and more libraries are developing an e-only collection development policy </li></ul>Swets Survey, Feb – Mar 2009, 221 respondents
  18. 19. Librarians are struggling to keep up with all these models <ul><li>Comparing pricing between vendors & available pricing options </li></ul><ul><li>Finding out which eBook titles are available </li></ul><ul><li>Comparing license conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiating & signing license agreements for eBooks </li></ul><ul><li>Obtaining & analyzing usage statistics </li></ul>Market suffers from a lack of transparency Top-5 headaches for librarians regarding eBooks <ul><ul><li>Source: Customer Survey Swets, “11 Questions on eBooks”, April 2009 </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. Our answer to the complexity: eBooks in SwetsWise! <ul><ul><li>Now extended to support the acquisition and management of eBooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SwetsWise provides a single interface for journals and eBooks, which is unique to the information industry </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. SwetsWise provides you with a single source for eBooks purchasing
  21. 22. SwetsWise eBooks upload for 2010
  22. 23. SwetsWise : One solution, two perspectives <ul><ul><li>Admin access to browse the catalog, buy eBooks and manage purchasing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End user access to consult all the eBooks content from a single point </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SwetsWise platform enables the acquisition , management and access to eBooks. </li></ul><ul><li>These actions are not all for the same audience: </li></ul>
  23. 24. The Admin interface: Library Users Access Content <ul><li>= eBook Procurement Catalogue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clarify </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul></ul>
  24. 25. The End-User interface: Library Global Solution via: Individual access SEARCHER = search in full-text of all your ressources (eBooks, subs, theses, …) Other owned ressource …
  25. 26. What to Remember: <ul><ul><li>The SwetsWise eBook catalogue contains today more than 400 000 ebooks and more than 1000 publishers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Admin interface allows to easily compare the offers of the different eBook vendors , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Admin interface allows easy buying of eBooks, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Admin interface will help to Avoid unnecessary duplication costs by checking if title is already purchased, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy invoicing procedure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The end-user interface allows quick access to your eBooks and also to your other sources of information, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full text search of all your e-ressources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AND MOST IMPORTANT: today already available for SwetsWise customers </li></ul></ul>
  26. 27. Useful links: <ul><ul><li>http://www.ucl.ac.uk/infostudies/research/ciber/charleston-survey.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://uwdcc.library.wisc.edu/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.library.wisc.edu/#books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.arald.org/ressources/pdf/services/edition/lexique_numerique.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.swets.com/upload/8201526_672_1270627633324-eBooksinSW_4page-FINAL-web.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://highwire.stanford.edu/PR/HighWireEBookSurvey2010.pdf </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. Q & A
  28. 29. Thank you! <ul><li>More info? </li></ul><ul><li>Olivier Van Kerkhove </li></ul><ul><li>Sales Manager & Relationship Manager </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>+32 (0)477 450 043 </li></ul>