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Elsevier APAC eBooks Forum 2014

On behalf of Elsevier, Science & Technology, we would like to thank you for attending the Elsevier APAC eBooks Forum 2014 on 26-27 June  which was held in Brisbane, Australia.

We hope you have enjoyed these 2 days presentations and found it useful in addressing some of the challenges (collection development, content & discovery and evolution & innovation of technologies) for your role.  

Event: Elsevier APAC eBooks Forum 2014

Theme: Challenging the "norm" - Future Directions for eBooks

Date: 26 - 27 June 2014

Venue: Rydges Southbank, Brisbane, Australia


Day 1 - 26 June 2014

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What is the current norm? Challenges for content innovation.

Kirsten Chrisman, Director, Process & Content Innovation, Elsevier

E-books in Japanese academic libraries: an overview of current situation

Professor Kenji Koyama, Professor, Library & Information Science, Nihon University

Library Services Related to eBooks at 3 Research Universities in Japan

Ui Ikeuchi, Graduate School of Library, Information & Media Studies, University of Tsukuba

Australia's Case Study: eBooks at Swinburne

Tony Davies, Manager of Information Support Services, Swiburne University

New Zealand's Case Study: eBook evolution at Otago

Marilyn Fordyce, Information Resources Manager, University of Otago

Paula Hasler, Collection Development Librarian, University of Otago

Day 2 - 27 June 2014


eBooks without Borders - It's all about discoverability.

What is Elsevier doing to make books more discoverable?

Alistair Morrison, Senior Product Manager, Elsevier

eBooks Meet Opportunity: The University of Ottawa Experience


Katrine Mallen, Head of Acquisitions, University of Ottawa, Canada

Collection Management Strategies: the eBook Frontier

Ruza Obradovic, Director (ANZ), YBP, Library Services

Challenging The Norm: Librarians as Authors

Perspectives from the author and discussion on Authorship

Ksenija Mincic Obradovic, Chandos Publishing Author, Cataloguing Manager, University of Auckland

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