London Book Fair: Using e-books in libraries, on handhelds and what’s next

About the Seminar

Our customers - academics, practitioners, librarians, researchers, -- are rapdily moving to e-books. The panel will focus on how we need to pay close attention to what is going on in scholarly markets with e-books in libraries and with a variety of handheld devices - iPhones, smartphones, and mobile readers.

Who should attend?

Anyone involved in the e-books market

Using e-books - in libraries, on handhelds and what's next


Organizer/Moderator: Christopher Bennett, Head of Online Sales, Oxford University Press

Making Choices in the Digital Sweet Shop: the Continuum Experience
Ken Rhodes
, Sales & Marketing Director, Continuum Publishing Group
Reviewing the Continuum experience so far -  exploring the process, future hopes and pitfalls encountered.

Digital book delivery wnat what users want
Dr Emma Coonan, M.Sc., Research Skills & Development Librarian, Cambridge University Library
The speaker will ask whether existing digital book delivery methods and functionality are enhancing the user's experience, or frustrating it, and consider what researchers and librarians really want.

I know it's a book, but what else can it do?
Rebecca Cullen, Senior Online Product Development Manager, Oxford University Press
Approaches to digital content delivery from the perspective of what best suits the content type as well as user needs.

Registrants in 2008 & 2009

Director, Designer/Production manager, VP of Sales & Marketing, Managing Director, Director of Licensing Rights & Permissions, Publishing Manager, Support Librarian, Marketing Director, Sales Operations Manager, Project Manager, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Legal Deposit Manager, Reference Librarian, International Sales Manager, Senior Associate Editor, Business Manager, Global Director, Content Development, Editor in Chief, Publisher, CEO, Pricing Manager, Corporate Strategy, Director Publoisher Reglations, Publisher, Commissioning Editor, Technical Services Coordinator, Public Relations Manager, Electronic & Strategic Initatives Director, CFO, COO, Business Development Manager, President, Associate Director, Book Publishing, Business Development, Editorial Director, CIO, Associate Publisher, Vice President, International Marketing & Sales, Sales Manager, Editor, Independent Consultant, Editorial Director, Product Manager, eBooks, Project Manager and more . . .

Organisations represented in 2008 & 2009

Anderson Technology, Pvt, Ltd, Life of Riley, Atypon, Horwood Publishing, Ltd. Libresco, Ltd, American Society of Clinical Oncology, University of London, Palgrave Macmillan, British Geological Survey, Elsevier, Brill USA, British Library, NYU School of Law Library, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, CABI, Boydell & Brewer, Ltd. Nias Press, Thames & Hudson, Ltd, Sage Reference, Polish Scientific Publishers PWN, Follett Digigal Resrouces, Sage Publications, Facet Publishing, Phaidon Press, Association of American University Presses, Elnet Consortium, The Federation Press, Impelsys India, EBL-EBook Library, Duno, Cambridge University Press, Gyldendal Norsk Fortag, Continuum, Georg Thieme  Verlag, Metapress, Student Litteratur AB, Swets, Woodhead Publishing, Taylor & Francis, Springer, Burgundy Information Services, University of Leicester, John Wiley & Sons, Practical Action Publishing, Wolters Kluwer Health, Oxford University Press, Reference Tree, Ltd, I.K. International Publishing House, NTNU Library Norway, Nottingham University Press and more . . .

Admission to the seminar is free, but advance registration is required for both the seminar and the London Book Fair. Seminar registration form

Please visit STM at the London Book Fair   -  Stand 0525

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