- 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern)
- 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central)
- 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain)
- 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific)
- Collection development and acquisitions models
- Technical Services workflows
- eBook licensing and metadata
- Faculty outreach and user instruction and support
- Usage and assessment
This e-Forum was presented on August 15-16, 2017. For a complete summary of this session, view The State of e-Books in Libraries: e-Forum Summary.
This forum will serve as a discussion on current challenges facing libraries that purchase and provide access to eBooks as part of their collection development. Attendees will develop an understanding of how to manage eBooks including aspects involving collection development, technical services workflows, and end user instruction and support.
Who Should Attend
Librarians and library staff who are responsible for selecting, acquiring, cataloging, providing access to, or supporting the use of eBooks in their library.
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