Presenter: Rachel Eichen, Novare Library Services
Calibre
for
Library
Staff
Quick poll
 On a scale of 1-10 how comfortable do you feel with
Calibre right now?
Agenda
 DRM and formats
 What is Calibre?
 Downloading/Installation
 Features
DRM and FORMATS
DRM
 Digital Rights Management
 An automated electronic lock and key to prevent theft
The Basics on File Types
Kindle
AZW, PDF, MOBI
Nook
EPUB (Barnes & Noble, Sony, and mostly everyone else)
What is Calibre?
What is Calibre?
 Calibre is a free and open source e-book computer software
application suite for multiple platforms. It...
Downloading
 Download at: http://calibre-ebook.com/download
Installing
Installing
Features
Project Gutenberg
http://www.gutenberg.org/
Challenge
 Download Calibre
 Find a book from Project Gutenberg
 Download metadata
 Add at least 2 tags
 Add a rating...
Contact
Rachel Eichen
adverb@gmail.com
www.slideshare.net/adverb
Presenter: Rachel Eichen, Novare Library Services
Calibre
for
Library
Staff
Quick poll
 What did you think of Calibre (outside of the HW)? Fun?
Easy? Frustrating?
Tips & Tricks
 Assignment Review/E-mailing
 Polish tool
 View ebooks
 Get news
 Get ebooks
Gutenberg > Allow Dropbox
Mobileread
http://www.mobileread.com/
Contact
Rachel Eichen
adverb@gmail.com
www.slideshare.net/adverb
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alibre is a free software application that allows users to manage e-book collections, as well as to create, edit and read e-books. It supports a variety of formats, and offers a lot of features to manage e-readers as well. During this two-part class, we will: Discuss the basics of e-books and various publishing formats Learn how to install and navigate Calibre’s features Show tips and tricks for getting the most out of Calibre Explore more advanced features of Calibre Between classes, attendees will each be asked to put into practice techniques discussed in class. One-on-one assistance with the instructor will be provided during this time. Virtual Trainer: Rachel Eichen, Novare Library Services

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Calibre for Library Staff

  1. 1. Presenter: Rachel Eichen, Novare Library Services Calibre for Library Staff
  2. 2. Quick poll  On a scale of 1-10 how comfortable do you feel with Calibre right now?
  3. 3. Agenda  DRM and formats  What is Calibre?  Downloading/Installation  Features
  4. 4. DRM and FORMATS
  5. 5. DRM  Digital Rights Management  An automated electronic lock and key to prevent theft
  6. 6. The Basics on File Types
  7. 7. Kindle AZW, PDF, MOBI
  8. 8. Nook EPUB (Barnes & Noble, Sony, and mostly everyone else)
  9. 9. What is Calibre?
  10. 10. What is Calibre?  Calibre is a free and open source e-book computer software application suite for multiple platforms. It allows users to manage e- book collections as well as to create, edit, and read e-books.  Itunes for ebooks  For non-DRMed eBooks (i.e. not purchased books like Amazon)
  11. 11. Downloading  Download at: http://calibre-ebook.com/download
  12. 12. Installing
  13. 13. Installing
  14. 14. Features
  15. 15. Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/
  16. 16. Challenge  Download Calibre  Find a book from Project Gutenberg  Download metadata  Add at least 2 tags  Add a rating  Save to disk and send to me (Rachel)
  17. 17. Contact Rachel Eichen adverb@gmail.com www.slideshare.net/adverb
  18. 18. Presenter: Rachel Eichen, Novare Library Services Calibre for Library Staff
  19. 19. Quick poll  What did you think of Calibre (outside of the HW)? Fun? Easy? Frustrating?
  20. 20. Tips & Tricks  Assignment Review/E-mailing  Polish tool  View ebooks  Get news  Get ebooks
  21. 21. Gutenberg > Allow Dropbox
  22. 22. Mobileread http://www.mobileread.com/
  23. 23. Contact Rachel Eichen adverb@gmail.com www.slideshare.net/adverb

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