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This webinar will provide an introduction to managing, purchasing and promoting eBooks within an academic context. It will also provide an overview of the key elements of eBook accessibility with reference to the recent HE eBook accessibility audit. With opportunities for questions and to feedback. 

Date: Thursday 23 February 2017
Time: 1400 GMT
Duration: 45-60 minutes including Q&A 



Vicki McGarvey
Learning and Information Services Manager
Staffordshire University

Erica Lee
Information Resources Specialist
Aston University

Ben Watson
Accessible Information Project Adviser, University of Kent 
Co-lead on E-book accessibility audit 2016



  • Enhanced knowledge of eBook management within an academic context;
  • Understanding of some of the issues relating to eBook accessibility 

Subject level and previous knowledge required

Introductory and non-intensive, no previous knowledge or experience required.



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