PCI Webinar with Amanda Jacobs Foust
What You Need to Know about e-Books: The Latest
Competency: Public Access Technology
Sub-Category: Evaluates and selects software applications appropriate for staff and other users
Libraries face unique challenges in providing e-Book services to their patrons. Tune into this webinar for the latest and most up-to-date information on e-Book vendors and platforms, the limitations they place on circulating library e-Books and best practices for collection development in this challenging environment.
At the end of this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand the various e-Book leasing and purchasing models used by large and small publishers
- Be able to identify the major e-Book vendors that work with public libraries
- Identify and implement best practices for e-Book collection development
Amanda Jacobs Foust ~ Biography
Amanda Jacobs Foust is librarian and trainer who speaks frequently at national and state conferences on a wide range of topics such as: eBook management, grant writing, website evaluation and content curation, including social media. She can be found online at http://www.amandajacobsfoust.com/.