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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.