It is no secret that book formats and technologies are going through a period of major change. This was the first session of a 2 day-long track on the e-book evolution and revolution and was an overview of the key issues and challenges for libraries.
Lee Rainie presented some data from the Pew Internet project on libraries and learning communities in a digital world.
Authors of books published by ITI signed their books, The crab cake station was popular. High quality giveaways were available. A significant sign of the times: a catalog just for e-books.
5 years ago, 90% of the browser market share was owned by Internet Explorer; now 4 different browsers make up the 90%. We have gone from monopoly to complexity. This session reviewed current changes with the major browsers.