Inside the Mind's Eye: Communicating Science in a New Media Era (MWV41)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
Blogs, podcasts, and other new media outlets have changed the way people get their news. Immediate access to information presents new opportunities as well as challenges for science communication. Watch Carl Zimmer, science writer for the New York Times and host of MicrobeWorld's Meet the Scientist podcast, at the Marian Koshland Science Museum in Washington, D.C. discuss how scientists and journalists are using new media outlets while avoiding their pitfalls. Carl Zimmer is an...

NISO-BISG Standards Landscape: Sue Polanka -- E-books in the Library: Successfully Reaching the End User

submitted by: TAC_NISO

Sue Polanka, Head, Reference and Instruction, Paul Laurence Dunbar Library, Wright State University, discusses ebooks in libraries and bringing those ebooks to end-users.

NISO-BISG Changing Standards Landscape: John Cox on Developing an E-book Business Model

submitted by: TAC_NISO

John Cox, Managing Director, John Cox Associates, discusses the developing area of licenses and business models for the sale of ebooks.

NISO-BISG Standards Landscape: Michael Smith on IDPF and EPUB

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Michael Smith, Executive Director of the International Digital Publishing Forum, presents on the EPUB standard during the NISO/BISG Standards Landscape Forum at the American Library Association. More information about the program is available at: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2009/ala09/bisg