The task force will review the electronic book marketplace. The charge is to evaluate available ebook platforms and services and make recommendations for RUL. Consider the following points in your evaluation:
In order to assess these matters the task force will invite ebook providers to demonstrate their products to RUL librarians and staff. Be sure to consider input from faculty liaisons and staff whose workflow could be affected by ebooks at RUL.
The task force should complete their final report by May, 2009 and put it on the agenda for discussion at the June 2009 LRC meeting.