Ben Vershbow

Ben Vershbow
Editorial Director, New York Public Library

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Ben Vershbow works on digital publications and online reading interfaces at the New York Public Library. Before coming to NYPL, Ben spent over three years at the Institute for the Future of the Book, a small Brooklyn-based think tank dedicated to exploring the future of reading, writing and publishing in the digital age. At the Institute, Ben collaborated with authors on a series of “networked book” experiments investigating new methods for writing and building community around web-based texts.

Sessions

General
Location: Broadway South (6th Floor)
CJ Rayhill (Safari Books Online), Travis Alber (ReadSocial), Aaron Miller (ReadSocial), Liza Daly (Safari Books Online), Ben Vershbow (New York Public Library), Dave Gray (XPLANE)
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Developing a digital reading interface raises social, aesthetic and technical challenges. Panelists in this session will talk about interface development (web-based vs. client-based), technical decisions, community requirements and intellectual property issues. Read more.
Sponsors
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • Ingram Industries
  • oXygen XML Editor
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • codeMantra
  • Connotate
  • DPCI
  • Innodata Isogen, Inc.
  • LibreDigital
  • Lulu
  • Malloy
  • Mark Logic
  • Media Services Group
  • Quark, Inc.
  • ReadHowYouWant
  • RSuite
  • Safari Books Online
  • Smashwords, Inc.
  • Sterling Commerce
  • Verso Digital

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Sharon Cordesse at scordesse@oreilly.com

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at maureen@oreilly.com

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