‘E-books – are we ready yet? A LIHNN and Yorkshire and the Humber study day looking at issues and potential solutions around library provision of e-books’ (4 June 2015)

(Event sponsored by Ebsco, Elsevier, Oxford University Press and Wiley)

Keynote Speaker:  – E-books: use, information seeking and reading behaviour Professor David Nicholas, Director, CIBER Research Ltd

Workshop1: Bridging the gap led by Emily Hopkins, Knowledge Service Manager, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust – Notes from session

Workshop 2: Any which way you can: driving users to e-Book content led by Steve Glover, Head of Library Services, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Workshop 3: Usability and e-books: introducing the e-Book Matrix led by Katie Nicholas, Manchester Mental Health Trust and Patrick Glaister, Pennine Acute Trust Libraries

Workshop 4: EBSCO e-book developments: new features and formats to improve usage led by Claire Honeybourne, Sales Manager EBSCO Health for UK, Ireland and Nordic Region at EBSCO Information Services

Workshop 5: Books Right Here Right Now: solutions to e-textbook provision led by Olivia Walsby and Dominic Broadhurst, University of Manchester

Workshop 6: Highway to unlocking the value of e-books! Led by Gaynor Jones and Marenne de Ruuk, Elsevier Ltd

Workshop 7: How eBooks have changed studying: The NHS Education Scotland experience led by Daniel Craig, 123Doc Education Limited and The Warrington public library experience of providing e-books led by Jo Unsworth, Warrington Public libraries

Workshop 8: Oxford Medicine Online led by Mark Turner, Oxford University Press.  The demo was run from the live site, but there is a short intro for Oxford Medicine Online which is available on the Librarian Resource Centre along with lots of other training materials.


If you require any further information please contact Gil Young

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