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Thursday, March 16 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Building an Ebook Platform from Scratch: Are You Daft?

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In 2013, Amigos Library Services, a membership-based non-profit that supports libraries, made the decision to provide an ebook platform for libraries. We considered purchasing or leasing an existing platform, but could not find one that matched our member’s requirements. So, we began to build.Three years later, we have a platform that we are very proud of. We continue to develop and continue to listen to libraries as we move forward. We are librarians building for librarians.But what does it take to implement a platform like this? We’ll talk about the major issues and decision points we have confronted, as well as where this platforms fits within the larger e-resource landscape.

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Christine Peterson

Amigos eShelfâ„  Service Manager, Amigos Library Services
I am the manager of our Amigos eShelf service, an ebook platform for libraries that strives to provide more options when it comes to working with ebooks.



Thursday March 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Olin-Rice 150

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