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Vendor Relations Program with Christine Peterson
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Thursday

March 31, 2016

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Library-Created Ebook Platforms: An Update
3:30-4:30 pm
Sponsored by Vendor Relations

Session Description

Over the past few years libraries and library organizations have begun creating their own ebook platforms. Each month, it seems another library is considering this as an option to enhance their e-resource collections. During this session, we will discuss the goals and status of these projects, including the possibility of a "national ebook platform".

Christine Peterson

Photo of Christine PetersonChristine manages the Amigos eShelf℠ Service, an ebook platform developed for libraries to enhance their electronic resource services. She is the initial contact for both libraries and publishers and presents Amigos eShelf℠ sessions to conferences and online.  In addition, she supports the service and facilitates the development process.

Previously, she provided training, support and consulting services for Amigos member libraries in the areas of Internet and technology.  Prior to joining Amigos, Christine served for eight years as the automation consultant and then manager for the Continuing Education and Consulting Department of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Before that, she was the systems librarian at San Antonio College and the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in music and a Master of Library Science degree from Indiana University, Bloomington.

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