FLICC Meeting Announcement 2004-9 Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) Regional Institute eBooks: After Hype and Death, What Really Works? This one-day workshop will give a "state of the business" overview of eBooks with an emphasis on library usability of eBooks. It will cover what librarians can actually use and do with eBooks, and what to expect in the near future, including practical applications and many "buyer beware" warnings. The program will look at business models for eBook providers as indicators of the viability of that provider both in the open market place and for libraries specifically. The main points of the workshop will be * eBooks on a computer * eBooks on a dedicated device * eBooks on the Web * eBooks in other formats * eBooks delivery to patrons * the eBooks wave of the future Date Thursday, December 11, 2003 Time 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There is no entry to the Library of Congress prior to 8:30 a.m.) Place Mumford Room, 6th floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Avenue S.E., Washington, D.C. Metro Capitol South (Orange and Blue Lines) Sponsor FLICC Education Working Group Registration $170--Visit the FLICC Educational Programs Web site at http://www.loc.gov/flicc/feveform.html to register online or call the FLICC office at (202) 707-4800. Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at TTY (202) 707-6362 or [log in to unmask] Information Call FLICC (202) 707-4800; TTY (202) 707-4995 Cancellations Cancellations must be called into the FLICC office (202-707-4800) 48 hours prior to the start of an educational program or the full fee will be charged.