Upcoming Webcast (March 24th): Library Ebooks: Towards a Cooperative Business Model
Library Ebooks: Towards a Cooperative Business Model will be the topic of next week’s DBW (Digital Book World) Roundtable webcast beginning at 1pm EST on Thursday, March 24th. Digital Book World is an online publishing industry info resources and community.
The DBW Roundtable is a live, interactive webcast featuring some of the most outspoken industry professionals gathering to discuss and debate the hottest publishing issues of the moment.
Starting next Thursday, March 24th, 2011, the Roundtable will be 1-hour every two weeks, with a new, rotating cast of regulars offering their insight into the greater book publishing ecosystem.
This time we’re tackling the library ebook ecosystem. Among the questions we’ll examine:
What’s the state of the library market today, both print and ebook? Is the one book one lend policy for ebooks sustainable? How does the #hcod debate change the marketplace? And how can publishers better utilize their marketing departments to promote their titles through library channels?
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.