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*Alliance Library System and TAP Information Services Announce
Trendy Topics  2010:  Ebooks and Audiobooks*

Alliance Library System and TAP Information Services are pleased to announce
the fourth in a dynamic monthly series of online workshops librarians can
enjoy right at their desktops on hot topics.  The latest conference on
Ebooks and Audiobooks is scheduled for May 11.  Tom Peters of TAP
Information Services is the keynote speaker.    He will speak on “Portable
Ereading: Prospects and Possibilities.”  He will talk about the portable
reading of ebooks and digital audiobooks and how they are transforming the
way people read.

 Other speakers for this day-long conference include:

·         Tony Bandy, Library Knowledge on “Ebooks, Google Books and your
Library:  Implementing Google’s Digital Resources on the Local Level”

·         Michele Cobb, Audio Publisher’s Association on “The World of
Downloadable Digital Audiobooks”

·         Kathy Lussier, Massachusetts Network Library Collaborative on
“Ebooks in the Library”

·         Karen Coyle, Consultant on “The Book”

·         A conversation with Overdrive

Register at

Registration for librarians for the one day conference is $40; for students
$30; and for groups $100.

For more information on these workshops please contact Lori Bell at ALS, or Tom Peters at TAP Information Services at

Alliance Library System is one of nine regional library systems in Illinois
serving 260 libraries of all types in a 14,000 square mile area.

TAP Information Services ( helps organizations

Lori Bell
Director of Innovation
Alliance Library System
600 High Point Lane
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309)694-9200 ext. 2128
skype: lbell927
"Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries"

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