Datasets Coordinators 2011 Meeting Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Sydney, Monday 31 January 2011

The Annual Meeting of CEIRC Datasets Coordinators


The morning will be taken up with the business meeting.


This time the forum will be all about ebooks.  The first part of the forum has three topics:

• Ebook readers – has their time come?

Ebook readers – Has their time come?  Peta Hanley, Deakin University Library

• Acquisition policies – is it time to prefer electronic over print?

 Approval of ‘E’:  UNSW experience of e-preferred approval plans.  Alison Neil, UNSW Library

• Pricing models – what works and for whom?

Pricing models: what works for Murdoch?  Sue Dowling, Murdoch University Library 

For the second part of the forum we’ll move to the Convention Centre to take part in EBL’s electronic textbook panel discussion. See the second page of the agenda. Many of you may have already received an invitation to this from EBL.

Ebook Library (EBL) and James Bennett Textbook Discussion Panel.  31 January 2011 

Sue Dowling, Murdoch University Library - From ebooks to etextbooks 

Pam Freeland, UNSW Library -  Overview of previous e-textbook studies

An E-textbook Model for the Future:  Report from Sydney e-textbook forum in Sydney.  Sponsored by James Bennett and EBL.  Kari Paulsen, Ebook Library Blog, May 9th, 2011

A call for registrations was circulated to the list on December 17 - each CEIRC institution is guaranteed one registration until January 10, after which remaining places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.


Medina Grand Harbourside, 55 Shelley Street, Sydney

Getting from the Medina to the Convention Centre.  According to Google Maps, it takes around 15-20 minutes to walk from the Medina to the Convention Centre. Alternatively you could walk to the monorail Darling Park stop and take this to the Centre in about the same time.


Attendance List

The draft minutes may be viewed by members only from the documents at the end of this page.  (27/4/11)

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CEIRC 2011 Datasets Coordinators Meeting


Held in Sydney, Monday 31 January 2011. 

Presentations are now available.