Kindles and ipads and nooks, oh my!

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Kindles and ipads and nooks, oh my!

  1. 1. Kindles and iPads and Nooks, Oh My!eBooks in Duke Libraries<br />Presentation for the CIT Showcase<br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Provide a way for patrons to interact with new and emerging book and information technologies<br />Increase access to high-demand titles<br />We began with 12 Kindles and then added an additional 12 Kindles and 15 Nooks. <br />Providing many books available to users at a fraction of the cost of a popular print book.<br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />2<br />Purpose<br />
  3. 3. Highest circulation titles in current literature collections<br />Titles in these collections with more than 3 hold requests<br />Newly published titles in high demand (e.g. Fall of Giants by Ken Follett)<br />Patron purchase suggestions<br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />3<br />Selection Criteria<br />
  4. 4. Selected Duke University Press books are now on the Kindles!<br />Examples:<br />Higher Ground: ethics and leadership in the modern university<br />36 views of Mount Fuji: on finding myself in Japan<br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />4<br />New this month<br />
  5. 5. Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />5<br />Marketing<br />
  6. 6. Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />6<br />Acccess<br />
  7. 7. Through the online catalog<br />At all Service points<br />With carrying case and all the accoutrements <br />After signing waiver explaining cost implications if lost or damaged<br />Circulation period of 2 weeks<br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />7<br />How we circulate <br />
  8. 8. Considering offering Sony e readers<br />Investigating use of iPads for e reading<br />Investigating OverDrive offerings for academic libraries<br />What do you need and want?<br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />8<br />What’s next for ereaders? <br />
  9. 9. Historical materials<br />Current materials<br /> Duke Univ Press books, Oxford online, Cambridge histories<br />Sage reference materials<br />Wiser’s Chinese e books<br />Springer e book collections<br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />9<br />What e books have we bought <br />
  10. 10. Biomedicine and Life Sciences Collection<br />Engineering Collection<br />Math and Statistics Collection<br />Earth and Environmental Sciences Collection<br />Chemistry and Materials Science Collection<br />Computer Sciences Collection<br />Physics and Astronomy Collection<br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />10<br />Springer e book collections<br />
  11. 11. E book platforms and publishers supported by the libraries<br />E Book Library (ebl)<br /> Cambridge, <br />Oxford <br />ABC-CLIO <br />Sage<br />Ebrary<br />netLibrary<br />Elsevier<br />Wiley<br />Springer<br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues by William Ferris, published by UNC Press<br />The Elements by Theodore Gray and Nick Mann, published by Black Dog & Leventual Publishers <br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />12<br />Enhanced e books <br />
  13. 13. Send an email to ereaders@duke.edu<br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />13<br />For more information <br />
  14. 14. Sara Seten Berghausen, Librarian for Literature and Theater Studies <br />Nancy Gibbs, Head of Acquisitions<br />Aisha Harvey, Head of Collection Development<br />Danette Pachtner, Librarian for Film, Video and Digital Media <br />Nancy J. Gibbs CIT Showcase Presentation 4/29/2011<br />14<br />Participants today: <br />

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