Target Audience: All law librarians
1. Participants will analyze e-book licensing models, focusing on implications for alternative pricing, digital rights management, license negotiation, and usability.
2. Participants will be able to discuss how e-books will impact the future of law libraries.
The future of e-books in law libraries is still unclear, despite the surging popularity of dedicated e-book readers such as the Kindle. Legal publishers have taken a cautious approach in developing e-books to date. In addition, e-book licensing, particularly in economically difficult times, will provide new challenges to law librarians. Representatives from leading legal publishers and e-book vendors will discuss what they see as the future of e-books and how it will change law libraries.
Coordinator: June Hsiao Liebert, John Marshall Law School; Speakers: Dan Bennett, Thomson Reuters Professional; Scott Meiser, LexisNexis; Steven W. Sutton, YBP Library Services, A Baker & Taylor Company
NOTE Attendance numbers do not account for private attendees. Get there early!