Thursday, January 9, 2014

Feb-Mar: eReaders: Practical Help for Patrons and Staff (Infopeople)

An Infopeople online course, February 25, 2014 to March 24, 2014

Do you feel anxious when a patron asks for help in downloading an eBook? Have you ever been frustrated when faced with troubleshooting an eBook download problem? This course, designed for front-line support staff responsible for helping patrons and colleagues download eBooks, will help you gain confidence in supporting this growing and critical library resource. Instructors Dawne Tortorella and Debbie Baaske will help ease the tension and anxiety associated with front-line eBook support by teaching you to…

      Identify and differentiate various eReader devices and processes required to transfer eBook content to them
      Manage eBook apps on a variety of devices
      Identify and customize support material for your patrons, based on your library’s eBook offerings
      Analyze and resolve common trouble spots in the array of download scenarios

Fee: $75 for those in the California library community and Infopeople Partners, $150 for all others.

For a complete course description and to register go to