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Curation (management) of ebooks -infographic

We have produced an ebook ‘curation’ infographic (Curation_ebooks_Final_Nov2012 ) to summarise the key themes in the management of ebooks in academic institutions. Further infographics, for our other themes -‘creation’ and ‘consumption’, are in production. This infographics don’t stand alone. The infographics will lead the user to the project web site (via the QR code). They […]

Curation/management of ebooks seminar

We held the second seminar with our project stakeholders on Friday 9th November 2012. We reviewed the preliminary project outputs in terms of the curation’ theme. (1) We   discussed the first draft of our curation ‘infographic’ which you can also see on the outputs page of this website. This will be modified in light of […]

ebook curation/management

Throughout October we have been undertaking interviews  that cover the three key themes of the project. The curation theme has been subject of priority focus.  Sitting as it does between ‘creation’ and ‘consumption’ it is also helping inform those themes. Our next workshop on 9th November 2012 (at JISC collections in London)  will focus on […]

ebook workshop – and tag cloud

Our workshop on Tuesday (21st August) went well and in only two hours we were able to pull together a lot of useful material from our stakeholders. A couple have blogged about the event already and mentioned the  ‘jobs-to-be-done‘ approach we are using to explore user ‘needs’. Suzanne Hardy from the School of Medical Sciences […]

First stakeholder workshop

We will hold our first stakeholder workshop on Tuesday 21st August. We have assembled a diverse group of stakeholders from institutions across the UK. They have a range of responsibilities and interests around the creation, curation and consumption of ebooks. Our workshop focus will be to help  identify and document relevant trends/issues. I also hope […]