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Wednesday, November 6 • 3:30pm - 4:10pm
“The Evolution of Ebook collections: learning something new every day”

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The evolution of the eBook procurement has been underway for some time and yet many libraries are still developing their procedures and strategies for an eBook collections. This presentation is focused on bringing the attendees up-to-date on the various aspects of eBook collection development and offering a vision for continued growth. This session will be presented in two parts. The first part will discuss issues revolving around acquiring eBooks and migrating from a print focused collection to one that primarily emphasizes electronic format. The second will discuss the merits and issues involved in moving your collection strategy to an Ebook-preferred collection. It will also discuss the various issues involved in choosing and implementing an eBook package and a DDA Program.

Speakers
avatar for Jack Montgomery

Jack Montgomery

Professor, Coordinator, Acquisitions and Collection Services, Western Kentucky University Libraries
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Glenda Alvin

Associate Professor, Assistant Director for Collection Management and Administration Head, Acquisitions and Serials, Library, Tennessee State University


Wednesday November 6, 2019 3:30pm - 4:10pm EST
Calhoun Room, Francis Marion Hotel