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1 Collaboration Innovation and savings for libraries Today’s Agenda Morning: 10:00 to 11:30: Board of Ed Room Conversation & Training New - Library on the Go Technology… what makes all this possible Formats & devices What is available to patrons/libraries in Ct Lunch 11:30- 12:30: LCI Meeting room Sandwiches DownLoad Station available for hands On training Raffle & Distribution of devices Afternoon: 12:30-1:30: Board of Ed & Meeting Room Sony staff presentation - Board Of Ed room Hands on training devices - LCI Meeting room

2 Why offer Digital Content to patrons? What technology makes all this possible ? Who makes “this service” a success? Where are the materials? Lets talk about the Service First:

3 Why Offer Digital Content  Go where the patrons are  Non print materials are still “books”  Increase circulation with lower overhead costs  Expand role of the library to include technology  Use technology to increase customer service Collaboration Innovation and savings for libraries

4 What makes all this possible …Technology Bandwidth- impact speed of downloading media files Equipment -USB 2.0 ports are the standard port for connecting portable device to a computer PC or Apple to transfer it’s fast! Potable devices Digital Rights Management- DRM is built into the individual digital audio files and knows where it is allowed to play, your laptop, your iPod, and where it isn’t! Windows Media Player & Adobe - standard software, (must be installed and upgraded), works in tandem with DRM. Allows the content to be played and transferred. Authentication – SIP2 protocol, check barcode to ensure the patron is from a participating library Content Providers – Publishers sell content to provider ( Overdrive, Ingram ect).. Provider offers to consortia or state.. Consortia /State makes content available either to the library or directly to patron. Patron easy check out process

5 Collaboration Innovation and savings for libraries Who makes “Virtual branch” a success…Library Staff Super User knowledge of digital formats and the technology Teacher / Trainer Can explain and demonstrate how to browse, check out, download, and enjoy various media formats from your library's Virtual Branch website. Cheerleader Show your enthusiasm for the service, and encourage others to try it

6 Collaboration Innovation and savings for libraries Institution in Connecticut offering Virtual Branch  State library – all patrons in the state, audio books only, no costs to libraries State library  Library Connection- any library which does not have access through their consortia, fee based, Audio, e book, and video Library Connection-  Internet Archive- free internet site with downloadable content Internet Archive-

7 Collaboration Innovation and savings for libraries How it all Works Web site…file format …portable devices…compatibility or

8 Collaboration Innovation and savings for libraries Browse Download Transfer

9 Overdrive Audio Books most popular format Collaboration Innovation and savings for libraries MP3 WMA PC MP3 MAC MP3 Mobile File Format Computer Device Apple Devices Software Overdrive Media Console Windows Media Player iTunes® download apps iTunes® Zune software Most MP3 Apple Devices Android™ BlackBerry® iPhone® OS v3.1.3 Windows Mobile® 5 or 6

10 E Books The fastest growing segment Collaboration Innovation and savings for libraries PDF EPUB PC PDF EPUB MAC Coming Soon Mobile File Format Computer Device Adobe Digital Additions Barnes & Noble nook™ Sony E Reader Sony E Reader (still testing)

11 Video The fastest growing segment Collaboration Innovation and savings for libraries WMV Enhanced WMV PC NONE MAC Enhanced WMV Mobile File Format Computer Device Overdrive Media Console-windows Windows Media Player Overdrive Media mobile version Apps Windows Mobile® 5 or 6 Media Players No Apple devices

12 Collaboration Innovation and savings for libraries Question on Administration? Contact : Ann Weaver Library Connection ext 1004 Need Tech Support? Max Rowe ext Ed Stidum ext Coming soon E –Mail: techsupport.info


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