May 21, 2022

Ebooks in Libraries: Slides From the Connecticut State Library’s Ebook Symposium

Last month we shared the full text and a few comments about a report from the Connecticut Dept. of Consumer Protection about the availability of ebooks in Connecticut public libraries.

You can access the full text report and review our comments here.

Last week a symposium about the ebooks in libraries organized by the Connecticut State Library’s Advisory Council for Library Planning and Development’s (ACLPD) eBook Task Force was held at the University of Hartford.

The keynote presentation was given by the Director of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy, Alan Inouye.

Slide decks from the presentations are now available online.

UPDATE: Inouye writes about the event in this AL blog post.

Presentation by Connecticut Deputy Commissioner of Consumer Protection Michelle Seagul



Presentation by Mary Anne Mendola Franco, Wilton Library Association

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