May 24, 2022

Video Presentation by Two Public Library Leaders: “Ebooks: The Content Divide”

Patrick Losinski, CEO of the Columbus Metropolitan Library and Kim Fender, Director of the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library, recently briefed members of the Ohio Library Council with an overview of the current ebooks in libraries situation focusing on consumer access to titles.

The presentation is titled “Ebooks: The Content Divide”.

The 25 minute update also includes some discussion about a recent visit to Washington D.C. where Losinski and Fender spoke to several Ohio legislators about ebook access in libraries.

The presentation (video + slides) is now available to all and can be accessed here.

See Also: Ebooks: Has a Content Divide Replaced the Digital Divide?
Patrick Losinki’s 2012 IFLA Annual Conference paper.

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.