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Ebooks Right Now

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Ebooks Right Now

  1. 1. Photo: Just Back vis flickr
  2. 2. eBooks & Richland County Public Library What’s happening in the world of eBooks? What are we seeing at RCPL? What might be next?Photo: graur codrin
  3. 3. What are the headlines saying?
  4. 4. USA Today February 25, 2011
  5. 5. March 2011
  6. 6. Entertainment Weekly March 11, 2011
  7. 7. People want to read eBooks. 53% reading more?
  8. 8. RCPL and eBooks
  9. 9. RCPL is open for eBook lending
  10. 10. January 31, 2010: How many?Photo: Maggie Smith 46
  11. 11. As we listened and focused… Photo:ntwowe
  12. 12. Usage.Interest. Demand. Availability. Photo:ntwowe
  13. 13. JanuaryHow many? 8700
  14. 14. { in brief } Between January 2010 and January 2011… we checked out almost 8,700 ebooks….from an eBook collection that had roughly 2600 items. 3.09 x per eBook
  15. 15. What might be next?Photo: wiangya
  16. 16. Growth of our collection FYI: We have ebooks for all agesPhoto: zirconicusso
  17. 17. eReady RCPLImage: Salvatore Vuono
  18. 18. joining the national conversation …and actionPhoto: Suat Eman
  19. 19. Thank you. Tony Tallent Director of Literacy and Learning Richland County Public LibraryImage: Master isolated images

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