Registration Open for ebooks Collections Symposium on Friday, May 21, at Montclair State U. ADP Center

The NJLA College and University Section Technology Committee
in collaboration with the
VALE ebooks Collections Task Force present the
ebook Collections Symposium

Friday, May 21, 2010
9:30AM – 3:30PM
Montclair State University ADP Center
Montclair, NJ

Keynote Speaker:
Timothy Cherubini, Director of Content Innovation, Lyrasis

Presenting:
“Where are we going? ebook Collections in Academic Libraries”

Followed by presentations on ebook collections and a vendor panel session with:
•    Denise O’Shea – Fairleigh Dickinson U. Library and NJLA CUS Technology Committee Chair
•    Pamela Theus – William Paterson University Library and VALE Cooperative Collection Management Committee Chair
•    Gracemary Smulewitz and Mary Beth Weber, Rutgers U. Libraries
•    Elizabeth Sosnowska, Electronic Resources Librarian, UMDNJ
•    Luis Rodriguez, Linda Cifelli and Shirley Horbatt, Kean U. Library EBL Pilot
•    Mary Mallery, Montclair State U. on CJRLC/INFOLINK netLibrary Collection
•    Richard Stern and Lisa Rose-Wiles, Seton Hall University ebrary Collection
•    Vendors Panel Session: IGI Global, Springer, Books 24/7, and others

Registration fee (includes Continental breakfast, lunch and parking)
*Member NJLA or ACRLnj $25.00
*Nonmember $37.50
*Student $12.50

Please fill out the registration form at:
http://www.njla.org/njacrl/ebookCollSymposium.pdf
and mail with payment (check or credit card) or PO to:
NJLA, PO Box 1534, Trenton, NJ 08607 or fax to 609-394-8164

Deadline for registration: May 10, 2010

Registration Open for ebooks Collections Symposium on Friday, May 21, at Montclair State U. ADP Center

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NJEDge.Net EATF Meeting on eReaders, eBooks & eTextbooks – April 9th, 2010

Join us at FDU Madison for a busy and informative meeting including reports from three eReader pilot projects at Farleigh Dickenson, Princeton and Seton Hall University.  We will be hearing about eTextbooks and ePublishing formats from Pearson,  eBook purchasing from VALE, and Ken Ronkowitz will talk about eTextbooks and Open Content.

CoChairs: Brian Richards, Middlesex County College & Laura Barrett, UMDNJ

Register here

Here is our draft program for the day:

10.00 am Breakfast
10.30 am Introductions
10.45 am FDU eReader Pilot
11.30 am Princeton eReader Pilot
12.15 am Lunch
12.45 pm Seton Hall eReader Pilot
1.15 pm Open Textbook Project
1.30 pm VALE eBook Task Force
1.45 pm Pearson
2.45 pm Summary Q & A
3.00 pm Finish

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