DataFest 2012 Menu

Whet your appetite with these tasty offerings from our vendors: DataFeast

Alexander Street Press - VAST: Academic Video Online
Presented by: Jenni Wilson

Jenni will demonstrate Alexander Street Press's flagship multi-disciplinary streaming video produce, VAST: Academic Video Online, with a focus on the Send To Mobile functionality. For more information, visit

Presented by: Treg Drews

Complete on-line demonstration of our Ultimate Jobs, Reference, and Sales Leads Database.  The demonstration will show how libraries and their patrons can search all U.S. Businesses using AtoZ business finder and U.S. Consumers using AtoZ people finder. Plus an overview of our latest product updates including job search, iPad and iPhone apps, and upcoming product enhancements.  For more information, visit Goodies: Every Librarian that attends our session will receive a free 3 month subscription to AtoZdatabases for their home Library, University, or Institution.  Plus a reusable handle bag for carrying all your goodies home.

Baker and Taylor – Axis 360
Presented by: Alice Belous

Axis 360 is Baker & Taylor's digital media circluation platform for libraries. Through Axis 360, Baker & Taylor provides libraries and their patrons a state-of-the-art system for finding and using the digital content they want on the device they choose. Axis 360 also includes Blio, the world's most engaging ereading software application. For more information, visit

Bowker – LibraryThing for Libraries and Library Everywhere
Presented by:  Joseph De Angelis

A mobile catalog and homepage for any library, up and running in minutes.  
Mobile web (which works on any phone) and native apps for iPhone (and all iOS products) and Android phones.

  • Search the catalog, place holds, see checked-out books, and more.
  • Showcase hours, branches, and events with a customizable homepage.

Britannica - Britannica Digital Learning
Presented by: Chris Hoover

Join us to learn about some of Britannica’s wonderful databases and NEW dynamic response functionality to access Britannica Online on Mobile devices! Also, Britannica eBooks are a great way to integrate technology and Common Core standards into the classroom. With a collection of over 400 Britannica eBooks available in a variety of topics, teachers, students, and librarians will have plenty of resources to pull information from! For more information, visit

Cengage Gale - Access My Library
Presented by: Sharon Sherman

Gale’s Mobile Solutions – Access, Discovery, & Usage. How are library patrons using electronic resources on mobile devices? Join us for a lively discussion of what Gale has learned from usage trends, user research, and usability studies. We will also introduce Gale’s existing mobile solutions, ongoing development projects, and future mobile vision. For more information, visit  Goodies: $40 iTunes gift card

EBSCO Publishing - EBSCOhost Mobile 2.0 and EBSCO Discovery Service via EBSCOhost Mobile
Presented by:  Steve Strother and Brittany Bryan

EBSCOhost Mobile – EBSCOhost® Mobile 2.0 from EBSCO Publishing provides library patrons and researchers worldwide with optimal searching from the most popular smartphones and mobile devices. With ease of use and superior functionality, EBSCOhost Mobile provides users with an improved search experience for accessing EBSCOhost databases and EBSCO Discovery Service™ on the go.

EDS and eBooks via Ehost Mobile – EBSCO Publishing is the leading content provider for libraries offering access to research databases, e-books and is the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). Accessing EDS and eBooks on EBSCOhost via Mobile allows users to research on the go—anytime and from anywhere—using EBSCO’s intuitive search features and functionality. For more information, visit

Follett Library Resources - FollettShelf
Presented by: Jon Duncan

FollettShelf is a free hosted online shelf that provides librarians, students and teachers with a user-friendly environment for searching, reading, and managing your school's Follett eBooks, databases and digital subscriptions, keeping all of your eContent in one place.  Come learn more about FollettShelf and Follett's collection development website, Titlewave

Ingram Content Group
Presented by:  Marc Roberson

Digital Solutions for your Library – A Roadmap
As more readers worldwide adopt e-books as a preferred reading format, how are libraries serving the new digital reader and managing the intricate details of making collections of e-books available to patrons? In this session, hear from Marc Roberson, Director of Sales, Ingram Content Group library services, who will share details on the current state of digital adoption in libraries and the tools that are required to build a robust e-book offering that works in tandem with print. This session will outline recent successes from leading libraries today, will review essential information on how to launch and maintain an e-book program as well as provide a roadmap to create a successful e-content offering at your library, no matter what the size.

Mackin Educational Resources - Mackin's eServices & online portal, VIA
Presented by: Laura Hammerschmidt

Dive into the hottest (and most confusing) topic in the education world today—ebooks. Yes they’re here to stay, so let’s figure out how you can find the best ones for your school and get students to use them. Attendees will see and listen to examples of ebooks, interactive books and online databases to understand what makes each publisher’s content unique. Find out why these exciting new products are capturing the imaginations of even the most reluctant readers and engaging a whole new group of students. We have the answers to your questions, so join us as we explore the Craz-E world of ebooks! For more information, visit

Nub Games - LibraryH3lp
Presented by: Amy Shelton

LibraryH3lp provides flexible, affordable VR software with built-in mobile features for patrons and librarians. Librarians can staff LibraryH3lp on-the-go using a smart phone or tablet. Mobile patrons browsing your website automatically receive a customizable mobile-optimized chat widget or can opt to contact you via text message. For more information, visit http://libraryh3lp.comGoodies: LibraryH3lp t-shirt plus winner's choice of a $50 gas gift card OR a free year's subscription to LibraryH3lp with $50 SMS package

Recorded Books – OneClickDigital
Presented by: Mike Poynter

OneClickDigital offers over 3,000 adult and 1,000 childrens/young adult multi-access downloadable audiobooks. NO HOLDS! More than 20,000 downloadable audiobooks from all major publishers are also available. All titles can be transfered to I-Pods and most MP3 Players as well as wireless downloading to I-Phones and Androids. For more information, visit

Presented by:  Bob Zielinski

Cover the search capability and data provided through ReferenceUSA's mobile app for US Business and Residential searches.  For more information, visit

Rittenhouse Book Distributors - R2 Digital Library
Presented by: Nicole Gallo

See a demo featuring new enhancements to Rittenhouse’s eBook platform, the R2 Digital Library. Learn how the R2 Digital Library can help you save money, save time and manage smartly. For more information, visit

World Book (TEL presentation)
Presented by MaryAnn Thompson