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1 Collection of Free audiobook, ebook, or music to download

2 Sponsored by the North Carolina Public Library Directors Association North Carolina's Digital Media Library Announcing downloadable music! Download music, best-selling audio books, and eBooks 24/7 to your PC at home, in the office, or from anywhere in the world. Your library never closes! Went live on November 21, 2005 Asheville-Buncombe LibraryCaldwell County Public Library Catawba County LibraryDavidson County Public Library Forsyth County Public Library Gaston-Lincoln Regional Library Greensboro Public LibraryHenderson County Public Library Hickory Public LibraryHigh Point Public Library New Hanover County Public LibraryRowan Public Library

3 Digital Library Statistics Titles in Collection (counting each format of a title only once): 1161 –Adobe Reader eBook: 85 –Mobipocket Reader eBook: 7 –OverDrive Audio Book: 989 –OverDrive Music: 80 Copies in Collection (counting each copy of each format of a title): 1216 –Adobe Reader eBook: 85 –Mobipocket Reader eBook: 7 –OverDrive Audio Book: 1044 –OverDrive Music: 80

4 More Statistics Checkouts: 11202(Current: 348) –Adobe Reader eBook: 882(Current: 19) –Mobipocket Reader eBook: 37(Current: 1) –OverDrive Audio Book: 9983(Current: 305) –OverDrive Music: 300(Current: 23) Holds: 4203(Current: 159) –Adobe Reader eBook: 425(Current: 2) –Mobipocket Reader eBook: 3(Current: 0) –OverDrive Audio Book: 3749(Current: 155) –OverDrive Music: 26(Current: 2) Unique Library Patrons Checking Out Titles: 2222(Current: 204)

5 Collect Best Sellers!

6 Collection Development By Conference Call(s) and Considered and discarded the idea of Max Access: –netLibrary Duplication –Too costly –Contrary to our Bestseller philosophy –No one wants responsibility for annual fee NHCPL agrees to purchase additional copies of titles with >4 holds Before end of June 06 all members agreed to purchase an additional $1000 worth of titles and MORE DCPLS agrees to keep up with NYT Bestsellers Existing members agree to stagger their allotted $1000 content purchase through the year Assume additional content beyond $1000 will be added New members will add at least $1500 content in the first year

7 Contract Says: For new Participating Libraries who join the Consortium during the quarterly enrollment periods of January, April, July and October, the participation fees shall be as follows: a) One time setup fee: $1, per library b) Initial content contribution: $1, per library Annual hosting fee: $12,000.00/ year divided among those Participating Libraries as of July 1st of the current year Required yearly content contribution: $1, per library For the avoidance of doubt, the yearly $1, content contribution must be contributed each July, regardless of additional content purchases made greater than $1,000 in the previous contract year. Participating Libraries shall be permitted to make additional content purchases at any time, subject to the terms and conditions of the Agreement.

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10 NC Digital Library Free audiobook, ebook, or music downloads at ncdigital.lib.overdrive.comncdigital.lib.overdrive.com  Go to the website  Install the free software (Overdrive Media Console)  Add a title to your cart  Check out the title with your library card barcode  Click to download the title to your computer Enjoy titles on your PC, transfer to a compatible mp3 player or burn some titles to CD!

11 Other Tidbits Communication frequently through distribution list Facilitation of use of Content Reserve by moi OCLC cataloging of content distributed by DCPLS to all members for addition to local OPAC Collection of music titles begun Expectation is to begin collecting downloadable videos in the future—different platform and fee structure


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