Lending eReaders: What Libraries Need to Know
Join panelists for a discussion on best practices in loaning eReaders to library customers. What are the big considerations when developing a lending program for eReaders? Hear lessons learned and success stories on lending eReaders. Hosted by Gina Persichini, Idaho Commission for Libraries and Jennifer Fenton, Washington State Library. Presenters include Chris Gustafson, Whitman Middle School, Seattle, Washington; Sherrilynn Bair, Library Director, Snake River School/Community Library in Idaho and Lauren Corder, Digital Branch Librarian, North Olympic Library System.
Ereaders and eBooks: eBook Pilot Project Updates
Participants in the Washington State Library’s EReader pilot project shared what they have learned about training staff and customers and circulating eReaders at a series of four free webinars. Archives of the presentations are available below:
- Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
- Thursday, February 2, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
- Thursday, February 2, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
- Thursday, February 2, 2012, 3:00 p.m. - Daniel Pringle presentation (separate presentaiton due to technical difficulties)
Demystifying e-Readers sponsored by Idaho Commission for Libraries and Washington State Library on January 12, 2012
How to get started with circulating eBooks and training staff and customers
Below are the Elluminate Archives from the November 2011 Peer Discussion meetings. Please ensure that Java is installed before clicking the below links.
- November 15, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.—Presentations by Anita Thornton, Beth Marshall, Beth Swartzbaugh, and Zachary Grant
- November 15, 2011 – 4:00 p.m.—Presentations by Alexis Underhill, Chris Gustafson, Diane Ferbrache, Earlene Mokler, Frank Brasile, Jennifer Ashby, and Shannon Rich
- November 17, 2011 – 10:00 a.m.—Presentations by Alexis Rodegerdts, Judy Carlson, Lauren Corder, and Xinhang Hu
- November 17, 2011 – 3:30 p.m.—Presentations by Amy Herman, Daniel Pringle, Dawn Rutherford, Heidi Roycroft, and Lori Crocker
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