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COSLINE eBook Workshop

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Workshop presentation for the COSLINE Library group, Oct 21, 2010

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COSLINE eBook Workshop

  1. 1. Ebooks & Impact Containers :: Content:: Services
  2. 2. container != content we are learning, but need to do more Photo by MorBCN - http://www.flickr.com/photos/bcnbits/2859509269/
  3. 3. Containers
  4. 4. Photo by libraryman - http://flic.kr/p/8GvC54
  5. 5. Kindle amazonian effort Photo by 3water - http://flic.kr/p/8FrYS4
  6. 6. Nook Noble attempt Photo by AMDavidson - http://flic.kr/p/7x1ZjG
  7. 7. Kobo Canadian import Photo by jivedanson - http://flic.kr/p/7XM81Y
  8. 8. Sony Readers Three times the....what?
  9. 9. Size comparison Sony, Nook, Kindle 2 Photo by Librarian by Day - http://flic.kr/p/7mTe4w
  10. 10. Why Kindle Wins Ubiquity & Invisiblity Photo by oskay - http://flic.kr/p/6hFCmJ
  11. 11. OS X On every Mac Photo by mirindas27 - http://flic.kr/p/7LE8RZ
  12. 12. Windows Most popular OS in the world Photo by Jezlyn26 - http://flic.kr/p/7eBgpK
  13. 13. Kindle on iPod Touch ubiquity breeds acceptance
  14. 14. Kindle for Android open & closed
  15. 15. Ubiquity winning the war one platform at a time
  16. 16. Massive number of devices http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Comparison_of_e- book_readers
  17. 17. the shape of the future is flat tablets, tablets everywhere Photo by fdecomite - http://www.flickr.com/photos/fdecomite/2929463019/in/set-72157607765146808/
  18. 18. iPad there is no escaping it Photo by Yutaka Tsutano - http://flic.kr/p/7RrE6p
  19. 19. Samsung Galaxy Tab First iPad competitor Photo by TAKA@P.P.R.S - http://flic.kr/p/8GCSyB
  20. 20. HP Slate once more, with feeling Photo by nDevilTV - http://flic.kr/p/7ULgwH
  21. 21. Dell Streak & Looking Glass is android enough? Photo by nDevilTV - http://flic.kr/p/7Cm77d
  22. 22. NotionINK Adam how do you pronounce Pixel Qi?
  23. 23. other tablets they won’t measure up Photo by nDevilTV - http://flic.kr/p/7Th2Hh
  24. 24. Google ChromeOS google could make it work
  25. 25. Problems
  26. 26. Personal electronics are personal
  27. 27. Break! Photo by Darwin Bell - http://flic.kr/p/4RSmPu
  28. 28. Content
  29. 29. File Format
  30. 30. Why?
  31. 31. It matters legibility, understanding, art
  32. 32. Font choice do you really want comic sans?
  33. 33. Reflow
  34. 34. Justification
  35. 35. Filetypes
  36. 36. txt universal no formatting Photo by angermann - http://flic.kr/p/5gXP8y
  37. 37. PDF Retains formatting No flexibility Photo by RafeB - http://flic.kr/p/3utSWB
  38. 38. mobi eBook specific XHTML, Javascript, SQL Photo by badcrc - http://flic.kr/p/8KsLXb
  39. 39. azw version of mobi Photo by oskay - http://flic.kr/p/6hFCmJ
  40. 40. ePub emerging standard flexible Photo by Brian Sawyer - http://flic.kr/p/87iAFK
  41. 41. File Protection
  42. 42. Digital Rights Management or, digital restrictions management Photo by YayAdrian - http://flic.kr/p/orL2P
  43. 43. What kind of road?
  44. 44. Adobe DRM Most common Photo by ~Brenda-Starr~ - http://flic.kr/p/87qutk
  45. 45. Apple Fairplay from iTunes music, video, now... Photo by Ravages - http://flic.kr/p/6piQ35
  46. 46. Amazon DRM Every platform Photo by Darwin Bell - http://flic.kr/p/FeebY
  47. 47. Matrix of possibilities http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e- book_formats
  48. 48. Providers
  49. 49. Overdrive
  50. 50. Springerlink
  51. 51. NetLibrary
  52. 52. Publisher’s Association @ CILIP
  53. 53. “Under the new scheme, library users would have to come onto the library's physical premises to download an e-book at a computer terminal onto a mobile device, rather than downloading the book remotely. The scheme would also see the fee paid by a library to buy a book covering the right to loan one copy to one individual at any given time, and would require "robust and secure geographical-based membership" in place at the library service doing the lending.”
  54. 54. bit.ly/ebook_sanity
  55. 55. “It just isn’t evenly distributed” - Gibson Photo by dominiccampbell - http://flic.kr/p/6k3d4A
  56. 56. Patrons
  57. 57. Can we compete... ...with free and easy? Photo by ToobyDoo - http://flic.kr/p/4LPBEm
  58. 58. Magazines
  59. 59. Newspapers
  60. 60. Books
  61. 61. Breaking the law http://i-u2665-cabbages.blogspot.com/2009/12/ circumventing-barnes-noble-drm-for-epub.html http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php? t=31408 http://nyquil.org/archives/1235-Converting-Amazon- Kindle-For-PC-Books-Now-Possible.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqQOkFtH5is
  62. 62. Conclusion
  63. 63. The Future!
  64. 64. Digital overtakes print...
  65. 65. ...it’s just a matter of when.
  66. 66. Flip scanning Masatoshi Ishikawa
  67. 67. Flip scanning Masatoshi Ishikawa
  68. 68. Universal Translator Google Goggles
  69. 69. Machine Learning Just gets better at dealing with meaning
  70. 70. Douglas Adams said... I’ve come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies:
  71. 71. Douglas Adams said... I’ve come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies: 1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.
  72. 72. Douglas Adams said... I’ve come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies: 1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. 2. Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.
  73. 73. Douglas Adams said... I’ve come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies: 1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. 2. Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it. 3. Anything invented after you’re thirty-five is against the natural order of things.
  74. 74. Adoption/Innovation Curve where are you? where are your patrons?
  75. 75. If I’d asked them what they wanted... ...they’d have said a faster horse. - Henry Ford
  76. 76. look at my LTR just look at it http://bit.ly/gadgetLTR
  77. 77. Library Renewal coming soon
  78. 78. Thank You questions, comments, feedback Photo by theG - http://www.flickr.com/photos/the-g-uk/4030344394/
  79. 79. Jason Griffey Email: griffey@gmail.com Site: jasongriffey.net gVoice: 423-443-4770 Twitter: @griffey Other: Perpetual Beta ALA TechSource Head of Library Information Technology http://delicious.com/griffey/ University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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