Tag Archive: ebooks

Jun 02

Blog June 2013 – Day 2 – ereading

Tomorrow I go to work to a soft launch of e-books.  We are very excited as it has been a long time coming. And we are going in with a bang. This is the first of two vendors we have signed up with, which will end up giving our users over 2000 titles, for all …

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Jun 11

Insight into Victorian Public Library Experience with Downloadables

Its Day 11 of the 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge and as promised, here’s my notes from yesterday’s seminar. Insight into Victorian Public Library Experience with Downloadables – Thursday 10th June 2010 101m-4pm Kenneth Harris – Port Phillip Library They have recently implemented Wave Sound eaudio downloads. Not many choices in terms of …

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Jun 10

A quick insight into the e-audio market

Its Day 10 of the 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge and today I attended a seminar on downloadables. Organised by the ICT Special Interest Group of the Public Libraries Victoria Network (of which I am a part), it was intended to show ICT staff what Collections librarians will be asking them to implement …

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Feb 09

VALA 2010 – Concurrent session 5 – Metrics

David Wells – Curtin University – E-Book usage at Curtin University Library: patterns, projects and strategy Need to find the correct materials for immediate use and for building a long-term research collection. Started ebook collection in 2002 (1) in 2004 added records for free Gutenberg titles. Not until 2008 and 2009, where they bought over …

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