Frankenbooks?<br />Stephen Abram, MLS<br />Colorado ILL Conference<br />Fort Collins, CO, April 28, 2011<br />
Is this graphic correct? What’s wrong?<br />
Is the book in your head?<br />
Frankenbooks? Emotion? Morality?<br />
The Physical Act of Reading<br />
Think harder about book components!<br />
Whose needs are met by e-books and e-libraries? <br />
Welcome<br />Questions for Today:<br />What is REALLY happening with eBooks?<br />Where is all this change taking us?<br /...
There is no guarantee that the e-book scenario will play out to include libraries<br />
Books<br />
Fiction<br />
Non-Fiction<br />
Encyclopedia<br />
Reference<br />
Directories<br />
Dictionaries<br />
Textbooks<br />
Scholarly<br />
Kiddy Lit<br />
E-Learning<br />
How would <br />you reinvent<br /> the book?<br />
Mobility<br />
What are the<br />good and bad<br />things about<br />e-books?<br />
GOOG<br />
<ul><li> Harper Collins
OverDrive
 Kindle Library e-books
 Advertising
 Malicious Links
 Vanity Press vs. self publishing</li></li></ul><li>
-------- Original Message --------    <br />Subject:  Kindle Title Exorbitant Privilege : The Rise and Fall of the Dollar ...
Skirmishes but Big Ones<br /><ul><li>App Store Rules
Porn – e.g. Sports Illustrated
No Criticism rule
 Politicians’ apps
 Satire
Pulitzer Prize winner
Books as an app require approval
Potential restraint of trade
Who chooses?
Censorship . . .? </li></li></ul><li>What does all this mean?<br /><ul><li>The Article level universe
The Chapter and Paragraph Universe
Integrated with Visuals – graphics and charts
Integrated with ‘video’
Integrated with Sound and Speech
Integrated with social web
Integrated with interaction and not just interactivity
How would you enhance a book?</li></li></ul><li>Device Issues<br />
Borders Kobo, B&N Nook, Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, Sony, etc.   . . .  <br />
Mobility<br />
Broadband<br /><ul><li>You must clearly understand the latest US FCC  Whitespace Broadband Decision – THIS IS TRANSFORMATI...
Local wired, mobile access ‘everywhere’ to the home and workplace
Geo-awareness: GIS, GPS, GEO-IP, etc.
Wireless as a business strategy (Starbucks)
Mobile dominates
Largest generation</li></li></ul><li>
People<br />
My son: Zachary<br />
My son: Zachary<br />
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  1. 1. Frankenbooks?<br />Stephen Abram, MLS<br />Colorado ILL Conference<br />Fort Collins, CO, April 28, 2011<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. Is this graphic correct? What’s wrong?<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5.
  6. 6. Is the book in your head?<br />
  7. 7. Frankenbooks? Emotion? Morality?<br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9.
  10. 10. The Physical Act of Reading<br />
  11. 11. Think harder about book components!<br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13.
  14. 14. Whose needs are met by e-books and e-libraries? <br />
  15. 15.
  16. 16.
  17. 17. Welcome<br />Questions for Today:<br />What is REALLY happening with eBooks?<br />Where is all this change taking us?<br />Do people still value the book? <br />What’s next?<br />What is the role for librarians in our info-future?<br />
  18. 18. There is no guarantee that the e-book scenario will play out to include libraries<br />
  19. 19. Books<br />
  20. 20. Fiction<br />
  21. 21. Non-Fiction<br />
  22. 22. Encyclopedia<br />
  23. 23. Reference<br />
  24. 24. Directories<br />
  25. 25. Dictionaries<br />
  26. 26. Textbooks<br />
  27. 27. Scholarly<br />
  28. 28. Kiddy Lit<br />
  29. 29. E-Learning<br />
  30. 30. How would <br />you reinvent<br /> the book?<br />
  31. 31. Mobility<br />
  32. 32. What are the<br />good and bad<br />things about<br />e-books?<br />
  33. 33.
  34. 34. GOOG<br />
  35. 35.
  36. 36.
  37. 37.
  38. 38. <ul><li> Harper Collins
  39. 39. OverDrive
  40. 40. Kindle Library e-books
  41. 41. Advertising
  42. 42. Malicious Links
  43. 43. Vanity Press vs. self publishing</li></li></ul><li>
  44. 44.
  45. 45.
  46. 46.
  47. 47.
  48. 48.
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  50. 50. -------- Original Message -------- <br />Subject: Kindle Title Exorbitant Privilege : The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System (ASIN:B004CRTAFS) has an available update<br />Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 06:14:44 +0000 (UTC)<br />From: Amazon.com Customer Service amazonkindle-feedback@amazon.com<br />To: ########<br />CC: order-update@amazon.com order-update@amazon.com<br />Hello,<br />We're writing about your past Kindle purchase of Exorbitant Privilege : The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System by Barry Eichengreen. The version you received had typos that have been corrected.<br />An updated version of Exorbitant Privilege : The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System (ASIN:B004CRTAFS) is now available. It's important to note that when we send you the updated version, you will no longer be able to view any highlights, bookmarks, and notes made in your current version and your furthest reading location will be lost.<br />If you wish to receive the updated version, please reply to this email with the word "Yes" in the first line of your response. Within 2 hours of receiving the e-mail any device that has the title currently downloaded will be updated automatically if the wireless is on.<br />You can find more information about Kindle related topics here: http://www.amazon.com/kindlesupport<br />We apologize for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your business with Amazon.<br />Sincerely, Customer Service Department<br />Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/<br />
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  54. 54.
  55. 55.
  56. 56.
  57. 57.
  58. 58.
  59. 59. Skirmishes but Big Ones<br /><ul><li>App Store Rules
  60. 60. Porn – e.g. Sports Illustrated
  61. 61. No Criticism rule
  62. 62. Politicians’ apps
  63. 63. Satire
  64. 64. Pulitzer Prize winner
  65. 65. Books as an app require approval
  66. 66. Potential restraint of trade
  67. 67. Who chooses?
  68. 68. Censorship . . .? </li></li></ul><li>What does all this mean?<br /><ul><li>The Article level universe
  69. 69. The Chapter and Paragraph Universe
  70. 70. Integrated with Visuals – graphics and charts
  71. 71. Integrated with ‘video’
  72. 72. Integrated with Sound and Speech
  73. 73. Integrated with social web
  74. 74. Integrated with interaction and not just interactivity
  75. 75. How would you enhance a book?</li></li></ul><li>Device Issues<br />
  76. 76. Borders Kobo, B&N Nook, Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, Sony, etc. . . . <br />
  77. 77.
  78. 78.
  79. 79.
  80. 80. Mobility<br />
  81. 81. Broadband<br /><ul><li>You must clearly understand the latest US FCC Whitespace Broadband Decision – THIS IS TRANSFORMATIONAL and going global
  82. 82. Local wired, mobile access ‘everywhere’ to the home and workplace
  83. 83. Geo-awareness: GIS, GPS, GEO-IP, etc.
  84. 84. Wireless as a business strategy (Starbucks)
  85. 85. Mobile dominates
  86. 86. Largest generation</li></li></ul><li>
  87. 87. People<br />
  88. 88. My son: Zachary<br />
  89. 89. My son: Zachary<br />
  90. 90.
  91. 91.
  92. 92.
  93. 93. Discovery & Ideas<br />
  94. 94. Has the future changed?Has our future changed?<br />
  95. 95.
  96. 96.
  97. 97. The Future Discovered<br /><ul><li>Stem Cells
  98. 98. fMRI and The Brain
  99. 99. Cloning
  100. 100. Trucking and GPS
  101. 101. Wind and other energy
  102. 102. Nanotechnology
  103. 103. Robotics
  104. 104. Massive Book Digitization
  105. 105. Music
  106. 106. Translation
  107. 107. Streaming Media
  108. 108. Seed Bank</li></li></ul><li>Interdisciplinary<br />Cross-disciplinary<br />Integrated<br />
  109. 109. Gamification<br />
  110. 110. A 1965 iPhone<br />
  111. 111. Can libraries keep up with change?<br />Can you recall buying a 45?<br />Can you recall dials on TVs?<br />Can you recall dialling?<br />
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  116. 116. Can we frame the e-book issue so that it can be addressed rationally?<br />
  117. 117. MindMap: What is a book?<br />Reading<br />Learning<br />Pedagogy<br />Research<br />Exploration<br />Reference<br />Engagement<br />Enjoyment<br />Evaluation<br />
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  119. 119. My Conclusions<br /><ul><li>Content acquisition needs to move up the chain
  120. 120. Mobile will be dominant device
  121. 121. eBook formats will be e-reader dependent for a short time
  122. 122. eBook format to watch is web-based and involves HTML5
  123. 123. Ads vs no ads in books?
  124. 124. Social reading behaviours are primary
  125. 125. Federated search is evolving</li></li></ul><li>Serve Everyone!<br />
  126. 126. Move Faster Together<br />
  127. 127. Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA<br />VP strategic partnerships and markets<br />Cengage Learning (Gale)<br />Cel: 416-669-4855<br />stephen.abram@cengage.com<br />Stephen’s Lighthouse Blog<br />http://stephenslighthouse.com<br />Facebook: Stephen Abram<br />LinkedIn / Plaxo: Stephen Abram<br />Twitter: sabram<br />SlideShare: StephenAbram1<br />

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