Sunday, December 12, 2010

Solving The Digital Loan Problem: Can Library Lending Of eBooks Be A Win-Win for Publishers AND Libraries? > TOC 2011

Heather McCormack (Library Journal Magazine), Katie Dunneback (East Central Library Services) / 11:35 am / Wednesday / 02-16-2011

Are libraries and publishers necessarily at odds when it comes to ebooks? Does e-lending cut into potential ebook sales, or can digital loans help overall sales of a title? In what promises to be a lively panel discussion, representatives from the publishing and libary communities will debate the potential challenges and opportunities for all the players in the ebook lending game.

Heather McCormack is a lover, a fighter, and Book Review Editor of Library Journal, read by over 100,000 library directors, administrators, and staff in public, academic, and special libraries. [snip].

Katie Dunneback works as the Consultant for East Central Library Services, a state agency serving a 25-county region of Iowa. She sits on the administration team for the WILBOR audiobook and ebook consortium of over 100 libraries in Iowa, as well as serving on the Advisory Committee for the Iowa Center for the Book. [snip].



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