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  • Ebooks 101

    1. 1. While you wait… Use the tools on the left to color the picture. Source: http://www.capturingmoods.com/2011/11/coloring-sheet/
    2. 2. LIBRARY EBOOKS 101 Elaine Settergren, Onli ne Librarian
    3. 3. HOW MANY?A. 3,000B. 12,000C. 28,000D. 54,000
    4. 4. START HERE
    5. 5. FINDING EBOOKS
    6. 6. USED EBOOKS BEFORE?A. I’ve never used an eBook.B. I don’t have an eBook device, but have used eBooks on my computer.C. I have a eBook device and have used eBooks.D. I’m not sure…
    7. 7. GOOD NEWS!No device necessary!
    8. 8. WHAT DO YOU HAVE? A. No device. Just a computer. B. Kindle C. Nook D. iPad E. Smartphone with App F. Other
    9. 9. NEW EBOOKS FOR YOUR PROGRAMhttps://globeeducationnetwork .worldcat.org/profiles/genlibrar y/lists
    10. 10. EBOOK REQUESTS
    11. 11. SO MANY! ABC – CLIO Books 24x7 CREDO Reference EBL Ebrary EBSCO eBooks Gale Virtual Reference Library Sage Reference Science Direct
    12. 12. WHY SO MANY? Publisher B Publisher F Publisher H Publisher E Publisher DPublisher A Publisher C Publisher G EBSCO Gale Virtual eBooks Reference Books 24x7 Library Catalog
    13. 13. WHAT’S A PLATFORM?
    14. 14. PROBLEMS Publishers have rules  Printing limitations  Download limitations More rules  Only one person can view vs. unlimited views  Lots of names
    15. 15. RULESeBook Platform Downloadable Searchable Citations Printing Other?ABC- CLIO no yes Yes; with errors each chapter Must re-establish credentials. Log in with same info asBooks 24x7 no yes Yes; with errors no CampusConnect save as PDF first; printCREDO Reference no yes Yes; at bottom each chapter Must re-establish credentials. Log in with same info asEBL yes yes Yes; with errors up to 80 pages CampusConnect No; use “cite” in Must open free account toEbrary yes yes catalog up to 40 pages save, bookmark, or download Must open free account toEBSCO eBooks sometimes yes Yes up to 60 pages save, bookmark, or downloadGale VirtualReference Library yes yes Yes each chapterSage Reference each chapter yes Yes; with errors each chapter No; use “cite” inScience Direct PDFs by chapter not easily catalog each chapter
    16. 16. WHAT TO DO?What will you do if you get stuck?A. Search for an article insteadB. Ask your librarianC. Give up and make up sourcesD. Go to Barnes and Noble or Amazon
    17. 17. DON’T LOSE HOPE! http://globeeducationnetwork.libguides.com/ebooksAsk your librarian Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/1c11/4230946242/
    18. 18. Same Usernameand Password asyour email.U: esettergrenP: ******
    19. 19. EBSCO EBOOKS
    20. 20. CREDO
    21. 21. EBRARY
    22. 22. EBL
    23. 23. THANK YOU!Please enter your email address in thechat box to receive a follow up email. Elaine Settergren, Online Librarian

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