November 22, 2017

Have your eBook User Experience Both Ways: New Options for Online and Mobile Access

Presented by: EBSCO & Library Journal

Event Date & Time: Thursday, August 27th, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
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This summer, EBSCO is making major strides in the eBook user experience with the release of their new online viewer and mobile app. The online viewer will automatically provide users with a new look and feel, updated tools, and support for both PDF and EPUB eBooks online as well as for download. The free mobile app will enable users to seamlessly download and read eBooks, as well as bookmark, annotate, and save them to a personal bookshelf.

Please join EBSCO’s eBook Product Management team for an inside look at the updated EBSCO eBook Viewer and all new EBSCO eBook app to see how each of these offerings benefits your users.
You’ll learn about:

  • Key viewer and app features along with important research tools
  • How to download eBooks easily and enjoy an optimal viewing environment in the mobile app
  • How to search and browse titles by category
  • Customization options for easy reading
  • Enhanced navigation for better research outcomes, improved usability, and increased accessibility offered by the EPUB format online

Panelists

Emma Horton – eBooks Product Manager, EBSCO

Emma Horton has worked a combined 6+ years at EBSCO Information Services in Publisher Relations and Product Management, with 5 of those years exclusively focused on eBooks. Emma is currently eBook Product Manager and has been a part of the Product Management team for about 2 years.  Her most recent focus has been the user interface and user experience, a major piece of the EBSCO eBooks product line.

Kara Kroes Li – Director of Product Management, EBSCO

Kara Kroes Li is Director of Product Management for EBSCO and has ten years of experience working on ebook products and services. In her current role, she helps EBSCO distill the evolving needs of libraries, end-users, and publishers into a product strategy. Prior to EBSCO, she managed global sales operations for OCLC’s eBook business and she holds an MA in English from the University of Colorado.

Moderator

Etta Verma – Reviews Editor, Library Journal
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  1. Patty Birch says:

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