Name: Richard Davis
Title: Digital Archives & Repositories Manager at ULCC
Bio: Richard manages ULCC’s Research Technologies team, which focuses on applications for libraries, archives and research, in the HE and cultural heritage sector. The team has worked on innumerable successful and innovative projects since 1997, for the JISC, the National Archives, the European Union, and many University of London colleges. Key activities include the research repositories service, web archiving and digital preservation training. You can follow Richard on twitter @onothimagen.
Session Title: Roll your own e-books: What’s not to love?
Session Abstract: Among Richard’s current activities is the JISC-funded, “Anthologizr”, which is developing e-book export capabilities for EPrints repositories. ‘Roll your own e-books: What’s not to love?’ will include a brief history of e-books, and explore their significance and potential for managing and distributing customised content in teaching and learning contexts.