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  • MEGAN SAYS: Today we are going talk to you about how to integrate eReaders into your collection. Let me first begin by saying that there is a tremendous amount of information in this presentation. But feel free to kick back and just listen since everything we’re discussing today is easily accessible online. Our project at Sacramento Public Library, where Amy & I work, was born out of frustration with our library eBook model. We’re all well aware of the DRM conundrum that libraries are in, so Amy & I aren’t gonna get too deep into that. But I will say that our library was looking for a model that gave us ownership over our eBooks, that meant, buying devices and eBooks from an eBook retailer rather than software from library vendor which basically gave us no ownership over the eBooks. Although that may be changing thanks to Kansas Public Library. Anyhow, our project was funded by a federal grant called the Library Services & Technology Act grant which was awarded to us by the California State Library. We were generously awarded $100k in addition to some extra funding we received from our Friends group and our Foundation. The grant stipulated that we make all of our documents and our assessment results available to act as a guide to other libraries looking to emulate our model. So we documented EVERYTHING and have put it all online. Today, Amy & I will be taking what we learned from that process and giving you advice on how to implement a project like ours on a fairly large scale.Okay let’s get started!
  • Edgy librarian2012

    1. 1. GET STARTED CIRCULATINGEREADERS! Advice from Sacramento Public Library
    2. 2. Introductions Megan Wong Amy Calhoun Technology Librarian Electronic Resources Sacramento Public Librarian Library Sacramento Public Library
    3. 3. Jan Lindstrom-ValerioForge Relationships West Coast Regional Community Relations Manager Community Barnes & Noble Relations JValerio@bn.com Managers Meet in & Intermediary outside of eReader Team Troubleshooting Provide classes
    4. 4. The team & process Different departments Clear goals and deadlines Utilize strengths Centralize documents
    5. 5. Ramp up excitementHand out eReadersPrize for most “eReaderhours”Record progressCommunicate to all staff
    6. 6. Timeline Select & CreatePurchase Load Send to Release Launch catalog circulation Train staffeReaders content processing marketing project content rulesMonth Month Month Month Month Month Month Month 1 2 3 4-5 6 7-8 9 10
    7. 7. Purchase eReadersNo warrantyScreen protecting filmCarrying caseSpare partsVarious sundries
    8. 8. Manage online contentTrack your information eBook content Device content Barnes & Noble 6:1
    9. 9. Catalog content Children & Romance Fiction TeenGenres Mystery Nonfiction LuckyLucky Day DayRecords for each device Science BiographyTitles in notes field Fiction Urban Bestsellers Fiction Spanish
    10. 10. Title selectionTitle Author Notes BestsellerThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest Larsson, Stieg Millenium TrilogyA Red Herring Without Mustard Bradley, Alan Flavia de Luce Series9th Judgment Patterson, James Womens Murder Club ContemporaryPort Mortuary Cornwell, PatriciaTell No One Coben, HarlanNaked Heat Castle, Richard Nikki Heat SeriesThe Long Fall Mosley, Walter CozyDeath of a Chimney Sweep Beaton, M.C.A Great Deliverance George, ElizabethStill Life Penny, Louise Aramand Gamache series HistoricalThe Alienist Carr, CalebMedicus Downie, RuthWilliam Monk Mysteries: The First Three Novels Perry, AnneWhat Angels Fear Harris, C.S. Sebastian St. Cyr Mysteries ParanormalDead in the Family Harris, Charlaine Sookie Stackhouse series ThrillerThe Bride Collector Dekker, TedThe Devotion of Suspect X Higashino, Keigo
    11. 11. Decide on circulation rules Borrowing agreement Fees To book-drop or not to book-drop? Check-in / check-out list
    12. 12. Load content WiFi router Charge (power strips) Team of 4 per 100 / 6 devices per person 1 email address  6 devices  1 account Register, password protect, turn off WiFi Record serial numbers
    13. 13. Processing Spine labels & barcodes Contents list Blank survey &borrowing agreement Circulation rules Device instructions
    14. 14. Training All front line staff Circulation procedures Delivery Basic eReader functionality, hands-on Point person for staff questions Accessible information
    15. 15. Going forward Hearing eBooks Full eReader experience Old content Weeding & Repurposing devices Content refresh & software update
    16. 16. Resources http://www.saclibrary.org/erea der Report & docs Searchhttp://www.slideshare.net/apcalh Slideshare Catalog foroun Nooks
    17. 17. Contact us!Megan Wong Amy CalhounTechnology Librarian Electronic Resourcesmwong@saclibrary.org Librarianhapalibrarian@gmail.com acalhoun@saclibrary.org

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