13th Conference on Professional Information Resources

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Trends and Updates in Using Information I.

Session coordinator: Jiří Kadleček, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic

Where: 28. 5. 2008, 14.00 - 17.00, New Auditorium

Electronic Content: The Present and The Future...

Autor: Mohamad Al-Baghdadi, ebrary, USA



Mohamad Al-Baghdadi will be discussing which innovations are and will be successful for libraries and organizations with regards to eBooks/electronic content, as well as how many institutions and businesses are integrating electronic content across multiple vendors and platforms. Mr. Al-Baghdadi will describe more effective solutions for the distribution of electronic content in the future as well as the many trends in the industry and how to determine which are worth exploring and following. During his presentation,Mohamad Al-Baghdadi will also discuss which functionalities and technologies are required to achieve cohesiveness, thus making content accessible and useful for end users. He will use examples of problems and explain potential solutions for them in both present and future terms. Mr. Al-Baghdadi will also give a presentation of how ebrary's innovations bridge the present and the future with a product demonstration (if allowed).

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Author: Vladimír Karen, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic

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Author: David Lawson, ProQuest, United Kingdom

XL Electronic Content at XS Costs! De Gruyter Online - An Integrated Platform for eBooks, eJournals, Databases

Author: Martina Näkel, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG / K.G. Saur Verlag, Germany

Current Awareness Tools - Putting the Power Back in the Users Hands

Author: Aaron Maierhofer, RefWorks, United Kingdom

Springer E-Books, an Overview: Business Models, Product, and Lessons Learned

Author: Focko Robbert van Berckelaer, Springer, Germany