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Wednesday webinars to support ebook buyers


The team behind award-winning digital book platform Ebook Central recently announced a series of webinars for April, May and June.

The online workshops are intended to help librarians/buyers improve knowledge and experience of purchasing ebooks using LibCentral, Ebook Central’s administration portal.

Among the assistance advertisted for these spring-summer sessions, product training experts, scheduled to demonstrate how to set up time-saving workflows and plan and track purchases, empowering your team to get more out of your LibCentral presence.

With a 100% ASPIRE Gold score, Ebook Central promotes itself as providing students with seamless and immediate access to the digital books they require, bringing together content from a vast array of publishers and creating a unified experience.

LibCentral helps libraries manage acquisitions and gather actionable data to aid better decision-making that meets student, faculty and budget needs.

The full list of midweek sessions reads as follows:


Wednesday 19th April at 9am

‘LibCentral basics, managing librarians and alerts’

Click here to register


Wednesday 26 April at 10am

‘Effective acquisition on LibCentral’

Click here to register


Wednesday 3rd May at 10am

‘Keeping track of purchases’

Click here to register


Tuesday 16 May at 10am

Keeping track of turn-aways and upgrading’

Click here to register


Wednesday 7th June at 9am

Introduction to DDA (Demand Driven Acquisition)’

Click here to register


Wednesday 14th June at 10am

‘Accessibility on Ebook Central’

Click here to register


Further details concerning each session can be found via the relevant registration links.

There is also information on the first five, effective purchasing-focused sessions here, as well as the facility to sign up for the remaining webinars en masse.

A certificate of completion will be issued after attending each course, while the webinars will also be recorded, with information for those unable to attend here.

The linked LibGuide might also serve as a useful resource for librarians wishing to promote Ebook Central to students, or visit this page for an general overview.

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