Posted by: bluesyemre | April 20, 2013

AL Live: The Present and Future of E-Books


American Libraries Live, a free, streaming video broadcast that you can view from your home, library or on-the-go, returns 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, April 18 with a new episode. Ebook expert Sue Polanka, author of “No Shelf Required: E-Books in Libraries” and “No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books,” will lead an interactive discussion focusing on what ebooks and their exploding popularity mean for libraries and librarians everywhere.

The hour-long episode, “The Present and Future of Ebooks,” will feature a panel of ebook pioneers, including:

  • Jamie LaRue, director of the Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries, one of America’s innovators in making ebooks available to patrons;
  • Scott Wasinger, vice president of sales for Ebooks and Audiobooks at EBSCO Publishing, who has been involved with eContent since the early days of commercial ereaders.

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