February 7, 2016

Evaluate ebook Performance: Optimizing Digital Collections with collectionHQ

SPONSORED BY: Collection HQ and Library Journal
EVENT DATE AND TIME: Thursday, October 31st, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT/9:00 – 10:00 AM PT

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How much should your library be spending on ebooks? How are certain areas of your digital collection performing compared with others? How does the use of digital material compare to physical material at your library? If you find yourself asking questions like this about your digital collection, evidence-based ebook management can help. Featuring experiences from 3 expert panelists, this webcast will discuss the latest developments in managing digital collections and will reveal the benefits of adopting an evidence-based approach with collectionHQ’s ebook module to analyze ebook collections, compare digital material with print material and much more.


Jennifer Jackson – Senior Account Manager, collectionHQ

Jennifer has spent the past twenty years working with books and published materials. Starting out she spent eight years as a University Campus Bookshop Manager with John Smith in Glasgow, the oldest book selling company in the English speaking world. Jennifer then worked with Palgrave MacMillan Academic Publishers; Chadwyck-Healey (now ProQuest) and joined collectionHQ early 2011. Jennifer has had the pleasure of Training collectionHQ customers in the UK, Ireland, Canada & the USA.

Sarah Stone – Branch Collection Specialist, San Francisco Public Library

Sarah Stone is the Branch Collections Specialist for children’s and teen materials at San Francisco Public Library.  She selects nonfiction, graphic novels, audiovisual materials, and e-resources for the central library, bookmobiles, and 27 branches.

Elizabeth Chase – Senior Librarian, Frisco Public Library

Elizabeth Chase is a Senior Librarian at the Frisco Public Library. She started as an adult services reference librarian, switched to youth services cataloger, and would love to come up with a succinct title for her current job, which ranges from evidence-based collection management to Lean processes implementation to staff training to project management to designated writer—among other things.

Barbara Genco – Editor, Library Journal

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