What is the American Library Association doing to improve access to ebooks and other digital content? Join ALA’s Digital Content Working Group and hear about recent organizational activities during the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting session “ALA and Digital Content: DCWG Directions and the Author-Library Relationship,” which takes place Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 1-2:30p.m., in the Pennsylvania Convention Center room 201 C.
As part of the program, a leading panel of library and publishing experts will discuss the best ways that libraries can bring together authors and readers in the digital age. Panelists will explore new opportunities for collaboration between libraries and authors. Additionally, members of the Digital Content Working Group will provide session attendees with an update on ALA activities since the 2013 Annual ALA Conference.
- Moderator: Robert Wolven, co-chair, ALA Digital Content Working Group, and associate university librarian, Columbia University
- Peter Brantley, director, Scholarly Communications, hypothes.is
- Ginger Clark, literary agent, Curtis Brown LTD, New York City, and representative, Association of Authors’ Representatives
- Sari Feldman, co-chair, ALA Digital Content Working Group, and executive director, Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Public Library
- Alan S. Inouye, director, ALA Office for Information Technology Policy, Washington, D.C.