How Ebooks, File Types, and DRM Affect your Library

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As more library patrons are obtaining eReaders, many libraries have questions about why some of the devices work with our services and some don't, and why the books won't work on the different devices. The eReader market is confusing and this session will explain the differences of format, device, and their overall importance to your library and how they affect all facets of service.

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How Ebooks, File Types, and DRM Affect your Library

  1. 1. How Ebooks, File Types, and DRM Affect your Library Brian Hulsey strangedichotomy@wordpress.com hulsey.brian@gmail.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/hellc2/4119603379/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  2. 2. “We change, whether we like it or not” Ralph Waldo Emerson http://www.flickr.com/photos/thedigitalstory/4539569788/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  3. 3. Why is this change important to us? http://www.flickr.com/photos/max78/2208034262/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  4. 4. Relevance http://www.flickr.com/photos/tarynmarie/218965633/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  5. 5. Devices http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomorrowville/5157822489/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  6. 6. DRM http://www.flickr.com/photos/darwinbell/522032651/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  7. 7. COST http://www.flickr.com/photos/mkwise46/3261931022/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  8. 8. TRAINING http://www.flickr.com/photos/janeladeimagens/170838066/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  9. 9. Policies http://www.flickr.com/photos/horrgakx/2964291546/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  10. 10. Implementation http://www.flickr.com/photos/horrgakx/2964291546/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  11. 11. Constantly Changing http://www.flickr.com/photos/raneko/4204026836/sizes/z/in/photostream/
  12. 12. All the content on this page is protected by a Attribution- NonCommercial-NoDerivs License. Brian Hulsey Hulsey.brian@gmail.com strangedichotomy@wordpress.com Twitter: strng_dichotomy

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