November 26, 2015

Slides From: NISO’s “EPUB3 and the Future of Interoperable E-books: What Libraries Need to Know” Virtual Conference

Interesting and informative content (in two slide decks) from a very impressive set of presenters.

If you have an interest in ebooks and libraries these slide decks are absolutely worth reviewing and sharing.

NISO’s “EPUB3 and the Future of Interoperable E-books: What Libraries Need to Know” Virtual Conference took place on April 17, 2013.

Presenters Included:

  • Sue Polanka, Head, Reference & Instruction, Wright State University Libraries
  • EPUB and Metadata – Bill Kasdorf, Vice President, APEX

  • NISO/DAISY Interchange Format Update – Matt Garrish, Accessibility Consultant; Editor of the Z39.98 and EPUB 3 Specifications
  • Annotation of E-books: A NISO standard in development Dan Whaley, Founder,
  • Identification of E-books – Laura Dawson, Product Manager, Bowker
  • BISG’s EPUB3 Support Grid – Angela Bole, Deputy Executive Director, BISG
  • Implementing an E-book System – Joanne M. Budler, State Librarian, State Library of Kansas
  • Digital Rights Management (DRM) – Jim Dovey, Digital Content Formats Evangelist, Kobo
  • Future of EPUB  George Kerscher, Secretary General DAISY Consortium, and President, International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF)

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