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Book Expo America

eBook Experience

May 30th to June 1st, 2003 – Los Angeles, CA

Library Best Practices for eBook and Digital Materials Circulation


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Digital Libraries Today

  • Types of Libraries

  • Models

    • Usage

    • Interface

    • Business

  • Features

  • Vendors


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Types of Libraries

  • Public

  • Academic

    • K-12

    • Higher Education

  • Research

  • Institutional

  • Corporate

  • Special

  • Consortia


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eLibrary Usage Models

  • Check out, Online reading

  • Check out, Offline reading (download)

  • Simultaneous Use, Online Reading

  • Browser-based Reading

  • Device/Reader Based Reading

    • Adobe Reader, Palm Reader, MS Reader

    • PC, Laptop, PDA, Dedicated Devices (RocketBook)


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eLibrary Business Models

  • Content Fees

    • One Patron, One Book

      • Similar to Existing Print Model

    • Usage Fees

      • Charges based on Actual Usage (e.g. Dialog)

    • Site License Fees

      • Based on Number of Patrons or Potential Patrons

      • Similar to Database Model (e.g. Gale, Ebsco, Proquest)


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eLibrary Features

  • ILS Integration

    • Authentication

    • Circulation

    • OPAC and MARC support

  • Patron Catalog Interface

    • Library Branded vs. Vendor Branded

  • Catalog of Titles

    • Focus/Strength on Specific Content Types

    • Individual Title Purchases vs. “Collection” Purchases

    • Open to titles from other suppliers

  • On-line Library Administration


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eLibrary Vendors

Available Today

  • netLibrary

  • ebrary

  • OverDrive – Digital Library Reserve

  • Baker & Taylor – ED

    Coming Soon…

  • Follett


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netLibrary

  • Launched in 1998

  • Most widely deployed eBook Library System

  • Now owned by OCLC

  • Checkout system

  • Read On-line

  • Purchase Pre-defined Collections of eBooks


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ebrary Overview

  • ebrary is a Database

    • Scholarly, professional & trade books, and other authoritative documents launched in late 2001

  • Partnerships

    • Over 160 Publishers

    • Major library vendors (Bowker, SIRSI)

    • US: Regional networks and consortia

    • Worldwide: Book wholesalers and resellers (Blackwell’s)


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ebrary for Libraries

  • Never checked out, simultaneous access

  • Title and publisher growth: 20,000+ titles, 160 publishers now vs. 8,000 titles, 60 publishers in 2001

  • Integration

    • ILS, MARC 21 records

    • Existing digital digital resources, InfoTools

  • Full-text search and browse

  • ICOLC compliant reporting

  • Online replica of printed book

  • Familiar population-based pricing model


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Powerful Research Tools Using PDF

  • ebrary InfoTools™

  • Word level interaction

    • Links to ILS system

    • Linking w/databases and digital resources

      • library or web

    • Definitions, maps, biographies, translations

  • Navigation

  • Annotations, highlighting, bookmarks


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  • Extensive Title Catalog

    • NYT Best Sellers to University Presses and more

  • Library Branding

    • Library – Patron relationship reinforced

    • Eases and Encourages Patron Acceptance of eBooks

  • Integrated Solution

    • MARC Record for all eBooks

    • Authentication and Circulation integrated with ILS

  • Open System

    • Library develops eBook collection from a variety of sources

  • Librarian sets all Policies


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Custom

eBook

Website

for your

Library


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Baker & Taylor

•An established partner

Long-standing relationships with thousands of publishers

•Knowledge of the library market

Celebrating 175 years serving public, school and academic libraries

•Print and digital integration

The only supplier to deliver book, video, music, spoken word and eBook materials


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•The library’s branding

Presents the eBook service to patrons as yours, not Baker & Taylor’s

•An integrated solution

Integrated into collection development, standing order, approval and other Baker & Taylor library services

•Serving the patron

High quality, easy to use patron interface supporting online and

offline reading

•Peace of mind

The stability of a 175 year old library service partner


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•Link from Library’s Web Site to ED

•Access ED via the Internet

– Patron within library

– Patron outside library (home, office, dormitory, etc.)

•Search capability

– Library’s eBook collection (within ED)

– Search all or specified categories

– Search metadata

– Search full text, with results prioritized for relevancy

•Browse / Preview the eBook

•Checkout the eBook

– Online or Offline (Download)

•If all copies are checked out

– View table of contents and select portions of text

– Request e-mail notification when item becomes available


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•The library…

–Sets checkout terms

–Assigns patron types

–Assigns eBook types

–Sets terms by Patron / eBook type

–Blocks specific patrons if needed


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Follett

  • Follett Library Resources (FLR) will be selling eBooks to k-12 Libraries later this year

  • Book Wholesalers, Inc. (BWI) will be selling eBooks to public libraries later this year

  • Follett handles eBooks just like print books except without any boxes

  • The library will select and order eBooks just like they do with print books

  • Supply the MARC record for every title we sell

  • Patrons will search and select eBooks through the OPAC just like they do with print books


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For more information

Library Special Interest Group

www.openebook.org/oebf_groups/library.htm

www.openebook.org/pressroom/pressreleases/librarysig.htm

Nick Bogaty

[email protected]


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