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 (email@example.com) 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.