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Thursday, November 7 • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Non-English E-books. Really??

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When it comes to foreign language materials, the path from print to electronic resources is as complex from the perspective of vendors as it is for the libraries they serve. Today, despite the digital revolution’s potential to bridge the divides of geography and culture, scholarly publishers overseas remain wary.

Three leading suppliers of vernacular language content — Casalini Libri, Harrassowitz, and East View — will address the unique challenges and specific issues facing academic libraries in North America that acquire, process and deliver non-English language content to patrons. Learn how eBook design from concept to delivery took a different approach for each of these three for scholarly content published in German, Italian, Russian and Chinese.


Angela Carreño

Head of Collection Development, New York University Libraries
Angela M. Carreño is the Head of Collection Development for the Division of Libraries at New York University. Angela has led, coordinated and supported the expansive growth of licensed electronic resources at NYU since 2000. She is the primary licensing officer for the Division of... Read More →
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Michele Casalini

CEO, Casalini Libri
Michele Casalini is CEO of Casalini Libri, an international bibliographic agency, library supplier and digital aggregator. Following studies in Modern Languages and Literature at the University of Florence, and a period working with the publishing company La Nuova Italia, Michele... Read More →

Zina Somova

Director of Operations, EastView Information Services
Databases, books and serials in print and e-formats from countries of the former Soviet Union (Russia, Ukraine, etc.), Eastern Europe, East Asia (China, Korea, etc. and Middle East. Foreign language materials in all formats.

Friedemann Weigel

Managing Partner - Director Sales, HARRASSOWITZ

Thursday November 7, 2013 3:15pm - 4:00pm EST
Rutledge Room, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

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