This hour-long webinar introduces considerations for the long-term storage of digital content selected for preservation. The session addresses issues related to the development of storage management policies, including file formats for deposit and preservation, the preservation of multiple copies, the locations of those copies, the characteristics of those locations, and the means for meeting long‐term storage requirements.
In this hourlong Booklist's webcast, four top series nonfiction publishers provide a wealth of information and ideas for enhancing collections and engaging young readers. Sponsored by ABDO Publishing Group, Cherry Lake Publishing, Lerner Publishing Group, and Norwood House Press.
Following up on Booklist's very successful fall 2009 series nonfiction webcast, Booklist editors, working librarians, and series publishers discuss what’s new for spring 2010 in this growing area of youth publishing. Sponsored by Lerner Publishing, Enslow Publishers, Cherry Lake, and Marshall Cavendish.
Series nonfiction publishers are offering more titles than ever this fall, and as they continue to expand into digital formats and approach the curriculum in new ways, it’s more challenging than ever to keep up. In this hourlong webcast moderated by Booklist Books for Youth associate editor Dan Kraus, we’ll hear from five of the top publishers in this booming field.
The mercurial state of public libraries’ relationship with e-books and their publishers is not always an easy issue to understand. This one-hour, on-demand webinar features a discussion of the current state of e-books with regards to public libraries and the publishing industry. Points cover current and best practices as well as what will be coming down the pike.
Join us for an engaging and informative discussion on the opportunities and challenges of eBooks, including the following: collection development and acquisitions models, technical services workflows, eBook licensing and metadata, faculty outreach and user instruction and support, and usage and assessment.
This webinar is intended for librarians who are new to working with patrons who need to find primary sources. It will cover using four important electronic databases, and several prominent printed resources, to locate primary sources in archives and in online databases.
In this hourlong webcast, moderated by Gillian Engberg, Booklist’s Young Adult Books Editor, you’ll hear about new trends in teen books from three independent publishers and fresh perspectives on new books for eager and reluctant teen readers alike.
In this informative hourlong Booklist webcast, librarian, reference experts, and publishers discuss the evolution of reference collections, their role today, and what they might look like in the future. Sponsored by World Book, M. E. Sharpe, Encyclopedia Britannica, and ABC-CLIO.
The e-Forum provides an opportunity for librarians and library science students to discuss issues and procedures related to deselection of print books in academic and public libraries.