Friday, November 5, 2010

ABCs of E-Books - U of C and SAHLA, Calgary

The University of Calgary Health Sciences Library & the Southern Alberta Health Libraries Association

are sponsoring an MLA Webcast:

ABCs of E-books: Strategies for the Medical Library


Program Objectives

* provide an overview of electronic books management in the health sciences library environment,
* highlight considerations to be made in the purchase of e-books, such as choosing a platform; individual titles versus packages; licensing issues; pricing models; terms of ownership; and site license versus concurrent users, and
* offer a discussion of related management issues for e-book collections, such as cataloging, providing subject lists and title lists, offering federated searching, and collecting usage statistics.



Date & Time: November 10, 2010, 12:00 pm -1:30 pm

Location: Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary (Room G737) – directions and maps are available at: http://library.ucalgary.ca/branches/hsl/maps-directions
Open to: Everyone
Cost: Free

You are welcome to bring your lunch - SAHLA will be providing dessert.

More information: http://www.mlanet.org/education/distance_ed/ebooks/index.html


Take a moment and reconnect with us:
SAHLA membership form & info:
http://www.chla-absc.ca/sahla/join.html
RSVP: By November 8 to: sahla.memberts@gmail.com