May 22, 2022

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?

The DBW Roundtable homepage has more info including a link to subscribe to the audio archive.

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About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.