OITP - ALA and Moving Ahead with Digital Content

Saturday, June 28, 2014 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm

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Come to learn about ALA’s efforts to advance ebook access in libraries. Also discussed will be directions on digital content more broadly, including key policy issues. A panel of experts will provide perspectives to inform ALA future directions. In the Q&A session, attendees are welcome to provide their thoughts on these important issues.
Session Chair and Introduction: Sari Feldman, DCWG Co-chair; Incoming President-elect of ALA; and Executive Director, Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Public Library
Digital Content Issues: Alan S. Inouye, Director, ALA Office for Information Technology Policy
Panel Session: Digital Content and 2020: What’s Important?
There is an abundance of issues in the realm of libraries and digital content. What are the most important trends or issues in the next five years? Of these, which ones should or could ALA most influence to the benefit of the library community? How?
Moderator: Robert Wolven, DCWG Co-chair and Associate University Librarian, Columbia University
Paige Bentley-Flannery, Community Librarian, Deschutes (Oregon) Public Library
James Neal, Member, ALA Executive Board and Vice President, Columbia University

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