March 16-31, 2004 Edition

ALA, Other Digital Leaders

Sponsors eBook Seminar

on Challenges, Opportunities

NEW YORK, NY/03/09/04—The Open eBook Forum, American Library Association, Library Journal, Adobe and others will sponsor a one-day conference March 16, 2004 called, eBooks in the Public Library Conference. The event will be held at The McGraw-Hill Auditorium at 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor, New York City.

The session will cover “Challenges and Opportunities for Libraries, Publishers & Technologists,” and will feature a keynote address by Daniel L. Walters Executive Director of Las Vegas/Clark County Library District.

The agenda will include presentations by digital media leaders on such topics as these:

The Budget Crisis in Public Libraries – Are Digital Libraries a Solution? New Sources for eBook Content for Libraries Technology Update on Library Solutions for Digital Media Cataloging and Managing Digital Content in the Public Library Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in the eBook Market Copyright, Fair Use and the Patriot Act issues relating to eBooks