Browse Our Categories

     


 




E-Books and Libraries: What’s Next? (PLA On-Demand Webinar)—INDIVIDUAL USER
Jamie LaRue
Item Number: 0508-1201
 
Publisher: PLA
Price: $28.00
 
 
 
Email Friend
 
  Order Options:  
 
  Qty:  
 
  Add To Cart  
 
  Add To Wish List  
 


If you plan on viewing this on-demand webinar with a group of 3 or more people, please purchase at the group rate.

Note: the purchase of this on-demand webinar will include instructions and a password to access the archived recording of the webinar. You'll have access to the on-demand webinar for one year from date of purchase.

This on-demand webinar is intended for the sole use of the purchaser, whether an individual or group. Redistribution or rebroadcast to another individual or group other than the purchaser is prohibited. Thank you for your cooperation.

Please note: Your purchase at the ALA Store is only Step 1 of a 2-Step Registration process!

Upon purchase you will receive an Access Instructions PDF in the form of a digital download. The download link can be found on the final confirmation screen after you complete your purchase, and may also be accessed from your Account History. This PDF contains a link to the webinar recording and a password you'll need to view it. You must download this PDF and follow the instructions in order to access the webinar recording. If you have questions or problems accessing the purchased recording, send a message to plawebinars@ala.org, or call 800-545-2433 ext. 5PLA (5752).

Technical requirements:
To playback this on-demand webinar you should have the newest version of Adobe Flash Player installed and Javascript enabled in your web browser. A fast internet connection and computer is recommended.


Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries director, Jamie LaRue is not content to wait for a resolution to the public library e-book borrowing/lending model to appear, and instead has been forging a new way forward, experimenting with innovative alternatives to the options currently available to public librarians. LaRue will discuss the current environment and also detail his library’s inventive approach to providing e-book services, an approach that generally sidesteps the standard operating model. In addition, he’ll share his experience working with independent publishers and other ideas you can replicate at your library.

This archived webinar was originally presented May 8, 2012, as the final of four webinars in “Public Librarian’s Guide to E-Books: A PLA Webinar Series” (Spring 2012).
About the Authors

Jamie LaRue has been the director of the Douglas County Libraries, headquartered in Castle Rock, Colo., since 1990. He is the author of The New Inquisition: Understanding and Managing Intellectual Freedom Challenges, and wrote a weekly newspaper column for over 25 years. He was the Colorado Librarian of the Year in 1998, the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce's 2003 Business Person of the Year, and in 2007 won the Julie J. Boucher Award for Intellectual Freedom. Jamie is a frequent keynote speaker for library associations. He has been a featured presenter for regional workshops, facilitator and presenter for staff days, a last-minute panelist, and a moderator and master of ceremonies for everything from debates to awards dinners.

The Public Library Association (PLA) is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.
 
 

  Also of interest:  
 
 
 
E-Books and Customer Service at Your Library (PLA On-Demand Webinar)—INDIVIDUAL USER
Item Number:  0501-1201
 
How can you improve your patrons’ e-book experience at your library? This webinar will look at library customer service related to e-books.
 
Price: $28.00
 
 
 
 
 
Stretching Your Library’s E-Books Budget (PLA On-Demand Webinar)—INDIVIDUAL USER
Item Number:  0424-1201
 
Kathy Petlewski, electronic resources librarian at the Plymouth District (Mich.) Library, shares ideas and tips for you to consider when making decisions about how to spend your library's e-book budget.
 
Price: $28.00
 
 
 
 
 
E-Books 101 – A Look at Devices, Platforms, and Training Ideas (PLA On-Demand Webinar)—INDIVIDUAL USER
Item Number:  0417-1201
 
Join Lynnanne Pearson, manager of adult popular services, Skokie (Ill.) Public Library for a basic look at the e-book devices your customers are using as well as some tips and tricks for using the devices and lending them out to the public.
 
Price: $28.00