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|Summary||RMG's 2014 ALA/Midwinter e-Book Town Hall topics challenge: Continuing the RMG 2013 Town Hall focus on the transformational impact of e-Books on libraries, RMG once again announces a roundup of key ILS, Discovery, and e-Book vendors from the global library industry for a big tent discussion on the urgent need for libraries to provide customers with easier, simpler, and satisfying user experiences to find and use licensed and open e- and p- content.|
Friday January 24, 2014, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m..
ALA Midwinter Conference, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Convention Center Room PCC-117
Leading library industry companies/executives expected at RMG's 2014 Town Hall 2 to address a Vision for an emerging "Library Content Services Model" fulfilled by cross-industry interoperability among
to help libraries — especially public libraries — adapt and leverage new paradigms for improved ROI on content, technology, and HR include the following:
Skip Dye, Random House's Vice President of Library and Academic Marketing, will make kick-off comments on Town Hall themes.
NYPL's James English will explain "Library Simplified" — an ILMS-funded project involving 10 U.S.public library systems that "… will use its grant to collect and analyze data on user experiences; identify opportunities for improvements; and design, test, and employ new tools, which will be made available to other libraries."
Continuing last year's RMG 2013 Town Hall focus on the transformational impact of e-Books on libraries, RMG once again announces a roundup of key ILS, Discovery, and e-Book vendors from the global library industry for a big tent discussion on the urgent need for libraries to provide customers with easier, simpler, and satisfying user experiences to find and use licensed and open e- and p- content.
Vision Statements for a Library Content Services Model for easy, simple, and satisfying user experiences to find and use licensed and open content.
The Library provides its readers, viewers, listeners, gamers, and tactile users with the content they want in the languages and formats they prefer: print, electronic, audio, multimedia, interactive, tactile.
Rob McGee will moderate the Town Hall with assistance from Marshall Breeding and RMG's Geoff Payne (Melbourne Office).
Panelists, invited commentators, and other participants – including library industry company executives and key industry players – will be announced in subsequent news releases.
The Town Hall session will wrap up with Marshall's report on breaking news in the fast-paced library technology world.
RMG's Annual Presidents' Seminars (The View from the Top) at ALA Midwinter Conferences invite global ILS company and other library industry executives to focus on initiatives and trends that impact libraries. Rob McGee develops the topics and themes, and leads these seminars. The seminar is open to all – librarians and vendors – to encourage dialogue on topical issues and concerns.
RMG Consultants, Inc. is an information technology consulting firm specializing in team-based enterprise learning processes for IT planning and procurement projects and IT Strategic Planning for libraries and Higher Education institutions. RMG helps libraries identify and take advantage of digital opportunities to re-engineer processes, workflows, and practices.
|Type of Material:||Press Release|
|Issue:||December 20, 2013|
|Publisher:||RMG Consultants, Inc.|
RMG Consultants, Inc.|
|Last Update:||2013-12-20 15:42:27|
|Date Created:||2013-12-20 15:30:15|