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Lending E-Book Readers in Libraries<br />Sue Polanka<br />Wright State University Libraries<br />No Shelf RequiredSM<br />
71 % compound annual growth rate of ebooks, 2002 - 2009<br />Source: Library Journal Survey of eBook Penetration<br />
Some people will love e-books, and some will<br />  hate them. Ideally it's not about replacing<br /> all books with e-rea...
29.4 millionpeople will own an eReader by 2015<br />Source:  Forrester Research, July 2010<br />
eBook Reader3rd of 12 technologies on the verge of extinction <br />Source:  Gizmodo.com blog post 1/12/2011<br />
32 %Americans who say library lending is an important eReader feature <br />Source: 2011 PWC Report, Turning the page: the...
76 %Kindle’s market share<br />Source:  LA Times, Cowen and Co. Survey, 2010<br />
$519.48what you’d spend on eBooks if you bought one per week at $9.99<br />Source: My calculator<br />
23 %Libraries who owneReading devices<br />Source: Primary Research Group<br />
Topics of Conversation<br />Devices<br />Formats & DRM<br />Establishing an eReader program<br />eReader Certification<br ...
Devices<br />
blog.enygmatic.com<br />
Franklin Bookman 1989<br />Rocket Book<br />1998<br />
Modern Reading Devices<br />Over 50<br />Dedicated<br />Tablets/multi-functional<br />Apps<br />PC/MAC based programs<br />
Modern Reading Devices<br />Over 50<br />Dedicated<br />Tablets/multi-functional<br />Apps<br />PC/MAC based programs<br />
Blio reader<br />Screen shot:www.wired.com/images_blogs/gadgetlab/2009/12/blio-screenshot2.jpg<br />
Adobe Digital Editions<br />
Devices for Textbooks<br />Kno<br />iPad<br />EnTourage Edge<br />
eBook Formats and DRM<br />
PDF<br />BBeB<br /> .lrf .lrx<br />DjVu<br />.djvu<br />eBook <br />Formats<br />EPUB<br />pdg<br />eReader<br />.pdb<br /...
DRM<br />PDF<br />BBeB<br /> .lrf .lrx<br />DjVu<br />.djvu<br />eBook <br />Formats<br />WOLF<br />.wol<br />EPUB<br />eR...
EPUB<br />EPUB 2.1 - DAISY - accessibility<br />Not used consistently<br />Sony and iPad adopted EPUB as standard<br />DRM...
Compatibility with eReaders<br />Wifi/3G/4G Access Devices <br />OverDrive<br />EBL <br />eBooks on EBSCOhost<br />Myi...
Stripping DRM and Converting<br />Calibre  version 0.7.40 (January, 2011) <br />http://calibre-ebook.com/<br />eBook manag...
Free eBooks & Public Domain<br />Project Gutenberg (OverDrive & Kindle direct)<br />Internet Archive<br />International Ch...
Establishing an eReader Program<br />
Amazon’s policy excludes library lending<br />No enforcement, No incident<br />Apple -  solely for personal use<br />Read ...
Establishing an eReader Program<br />What is your purpose?<br />Team effort<br />Select device/s<br />Beg/borrow/steal ide...
eReader Program Options<br />In library viewing “petting zoo”<br />Check-out, 2 hour reserve<br />Loan reader with content...
Budgeting <br />Devices – range $139 - $249<br />Covers/Cases – range $35 – 45<br />Books – range $5 - $20<br />Warranty/e...
Purchasing Content	<br />Establish online accounts with vendors<br />Credit card purchases<br />Tax exempt issues<br />Sha...
Tax Exempt?<br />www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=468512#exempt<br />
Tips for Loaning<br />Catalog the device/titles<br />Preload the device with content<br />Genre specific  or grade level d...
OverDrive program<br />Based on COSLA Report<br />Specs have been created <br />Working with manufacturers to design a new...
30 libraries participating<br />Training on devices<br />Educational materials on eBooks<br />Devices <br />staff use<br /...
eContent<br />Nothing out-of-print<br />Cloud based <br />Death of devices<br />Libraries adapt….as we always have<br />My...
The future of eBooks is in the clouds<br />        eBook Content<br />Tablet or<br />Mp3 player<br />Personal <br />Comput...
Death of the Reader<br />Consumer Reports, July 1999 “Now Playing:  DVD, DIVX”<br />
Resources<br />Wikipedia article on Comparison of eBook Readers<br />Gizmodo - http://gizmo.do/dNbIdO<br />Stripping DRM –...
Questions?<br />sue.polanka@<br />wright.edu<br />Twitter<br />@spolanka<br />noshelfrequired.com<br />
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  1. 1. Lending E-Book Readers in Libraries<br />Sue Polanka<br />Wright State University Libraries<br />No Shelf RequiredSM<br />
  2. 2. 71 % compound annual growth rate of ebooks, 2002 - 2009<br />Source: Library Journal Survey of eBook Penetration<br />
  3. 3. Some people will love e-books, and some will<br /> hate them. Ideally it's not about replacing<br /> all books with e-readers: it's about<br /> offering options.<br />  
Lisa Neal Shaw, 
The Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle, Maine <br />
  4. 4. 29.4 millionpeople will own an eReader by 2015<br />Source: Forrester Research, July 2010<br />
  5. 5. eBook Reader3rd of 12 technologies on the verge of extinction <br />Source: Gizmodo.com blog post 1/12/2011<br />
  6. 6. 32 %Americans who say library lending is an important eReader feature <br />Source: 2011 PWC Report, Turning the page: the future of eBooks <br />
  7. 7. 76 %Kindle’s market share<br />Source: LA Times, Cowen and Co. Survey, 2010<br />
  8. 8. $519.48what you’d spend on eBooks if you bought one per week at $9.99<br />Source: My calculator<br />
  9. 9. 23 %Libraries who owneReading devices<br />Source: Primary Research Group<br />
  10. 10. Topics of Conversation<br />Devices<br />Formats & DRM<br />Establishing an eReader program<br />eReader Certification<br />My predictions<br />
  11. 11. Devices<br />
  12. 12. blog.enygmatic.com<br />
  13. 13. Franklin Bookman 1989<br />Rocket Book<br />1998<br />
  14. 14. Modern Reading Devices<br />Over 50<br />Dedicated<br />Tablets/multi-functional<br />Apps<br />PC/MAC based programs<br />
  15. 15. Modern Reading Devices<br />Over 50<br />Dedicated<br />Tablets/multi-functional<br />Apps<br />PC/MAC based programs<br />
  16. 16.
  17. 17. Blio reader<br />Screen shot:www.wired.com/images_blogs/gadgetlab/2009/12/blio-screenshot2.jpg<br />
  18. 18. Adobe Digital Editions<br />
  19. 19.
  20. 20. Devices for Textbooks<br />Kno<br />iPad<br />EnTourage Edge<br />
  21. 21. eBook Formats and DRM<br />
  22. 22. PDF<br />BBeB<br /> .lrf .lrx<br />DjVu<br />.djvu<br />eBook <br />Formats<br />EPUB<br />pdg<br />eReader<br />.pdb<br />MobiPocket<br /> .prc .mobi<br />Daisy<br />Microsoft<br />Reader .lit<br />Libris<br />.lbr<br />HTML<br />TXT/RTF<br />EPUB <br />iBooks<br />AZW <br />Kindle<br />
  23. 23. DRM<br />PDF<br />BBeB<br /> .lrf .lrx<br />DjVu<br />.djvu<br />eBook <br />Formats<br />WOLF<br />.wol<br />EPUB<br />eReader<br />.pdb<br />MobiPocket<br /> .prc .mobi<br />Daisy<br />Microsoft<br />Reader .lit<br />Libris<br />.lbr<br />HTML<br />TXT/RTF<br />EPUB <br />iBooks<br />AZW <br />Kindle<br />
  24. 24. EPUB<br />EPUB 2.1 - DAISY - accessibility<br />Not used consistently<br />Sony and iPad adopted EPUB as standard<br />DRM can still be added<br />Academic publishers?<br />Is there a standard?<br />
  25. 25. Compatibility with eReaders<br />Wifi/3G/4G Access Devices <br />OverDrive<br />EBL <br />eBooks on EBSCOhost<br />MyiLibrary<br />ebrary<br />Follett<br />
  26. 26. Stripping DRM and Converting<br />Calibre version 0.7.40 (January, 2011) <br />http://calibre-ebook.com/<br />eBook management system<br />Stores, converts, reads eBooks<br />How to articles in Wired and Apprentice Alf’s blog:<br />http://bit.ly/fwfuye<br />
  27. 27. Free eBooks & Public Domain<br />Project Gutenberg (OverDrive & Kindle direct)<br />Internet Archive<br />International Children’s Digital Library<br />Google Books<br />HathiTrust<br />And more…<br />Download to readers, add catalog records<br />
  28. 28. Establishing an eReader Program<br />
  29. 29. Amazon’s policy excludes library lending<br />No enforcement, No incident<br />Apple - solely for personal use<br />Read the license<br />Proceed with caution…<br />But everybody’s doing it!<br />Legal Issues<br />
  30. 30. Establishing an eReader Program<br />What is your purpose?<br />Team effort<br />Select device/s<br />Beg/borrow/steal ideas from other libraries<br />Budget<br />Procedures & Policies<br />Assessment<br />
  31. 31. eReader Program Options<br />In library viewing “petting zoo”<br />Check-out, 2 hour reserve<br />Loan reader with content<br />Offer downloadable content for personal devices <br />
  32. 32.
  33. 33. Budgeting <br />Devices – range $139 - $249<br />Covers/Cases – range $35 – 45<br />Books – range $5 - $20<br />Warranty/extended care - $20 per device<br />Extra cords/plugs $10 – 30<br />Buy in groups of 6 for best deal on content<br />
  34. 34. Purchasing Content <br />Establish online accounts with vendors<br />Credit card purchases<br />Tax exempt issues<br />Share titles on 6 devices,usually<br />Wireless loading on many/3G<br />Will patrons purchase titles?<br />Can patrons request titles?<br />
  35. 35. Tax Exempt?<br />www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=468512#exempt<br />
  36. 36. Tips for Loaning<br />Catalog the device/titles<br />Preload the device with content<br />Genre specific or grade level devices<br />Circulate in bags or boxes<br />Property tag each piece<br />1 or 2 week loans, hourly too<br />Remove notes/highlighting<br />Recharge?<br />
  37. 37. OverDrive program<br />Based on COSLA Report<br />Specs have been created <br />Working with manufacturers to design a new/adapted reader<br />Devices sold to libraries to checkout to patrons<br />eReader Certification<br />
  38. 38. 30 libraries participating<br />Training on devices<br />Educational materials on eBooks<br />Devices <br />staff use<br />PATRON DEMONSTRATIONS<br />SONY Reader Library Program <br />
  39. 39. eContent<br />Nothing out-of-print<br />Cloud based <br />Death of devices<br />Libraries adapt….as we always have<br />My Predictions<br />
  40. 40. The future of eBooks is in the clouds<br /> eBook Content<br />Tablet or<br />Mp3 player<br />Personal <br />Computer<br />Dedicated<br />eReader<br />Smart<br />Phone<br />
  41. 41. Death of the Reader<br />Consumer Reports, July 1999 “Now Playing: DVD, DIVX”<br />
  42. 42. Resources<br />Wikipedia article on Comparison of eBook Readers<br />Gizmodo - http://gizmo.do/dNbIdO<br />Stripping DRM – http://bit.ly/fwfuye<br />Why Amazon will never… http://bit.ly/gVYNT1<br />Unquiet Librarian - http://is.gd/gYvyr<br />WSU eBook libguide - www.guides.wright.edu/ebooks<br />Duke eBook program – http://bit.ly/9kUFOn<br />LJ eBook reports – http://www.libraryjournal.com/csp/cms/sites/LJ/info/Reportpurchase.csp<br />BlueFire Reader - http://bit.ly/bAZedq<br />
  43. 43. Questions?<br />sue.polanka@<br />wright.edu<br />Twitter<br />@spolanka<br />noshelfrequired.com<br />

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