Category: ebooks

Blog June 2013 – Day 24 – Digital Rights Management (DRM)

We have just launched our first e-book collection and are dealing with Digital Rights Management (DRM) on a scale we have never had to before. It will be an interesting time for us as we have to deal with something new for us. As we start to think about implications and dealing with them, I …

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Blog June 2013 – Day 5 – this comes with this

Its interesting the consequences of something new that you don’t expect. Whilst sorting out statistics today, I had occasion to investigate how our new downloadable e-books were going.  We were very happy with the amount of titles already downloaded in just a few days, and only on the basis of a soft launch – online …

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Blog June 2013 – Day 3 – How soft is a soft launch?

We had our soft launch of e-books today. Which by the end of the day, didn’t feel that soft. We have had soft launches before – our new discovery layer, where we changed the link to our catalogue and made a website announcement, but that’s it.  No big fuss, just quiet and calm. Same with …

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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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