By Suzanne Ward,Robert Freeman
E-Books in educational Libraries: Stepping as much as the problem offers readers with a view of the altering and rising roles of digital books in greater schooling. the 3 major sections comprise contributions through specialists within the publisher/vendor enviornment, in addition to by way of librarians who document on either the demanding situations of delivering and coping with e-books and at the concerns surrounding purchaser use of e-books. The case research part deals views from seven diverse sizes and kinds of libraries whose librarians describe leading edge and thought-provoking initiatives concerning e-books.
Read approximately views on e-books from firms as assorted as a advertisement writer and an organization press. find out about the point of view of a jobber. learn about the booklet demanding situations dealing with librarians, corresponding to the hunt to regulate expenditures within the patron-driven acquisitions (PDA) version, the right way to clear up the challenge of source sharing with e-books, and the way to regulate PDA within the consortial atmosphere. See what buyer use of e-books finds approximately analyzing behavior and disciplinary differences.
Finally, within the case research part, observe easy methods to advertise scholarly e-books, find out how to deal with an e-reader checkout application, and the way one library changed such a lot of its print assortment with e-books. those and different examples illustrate how cutting edge librarians use e-books to reinforce clients’ reports with scholarly works.
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Academic E-Books: Publishers, Librarians, and Users (Charleston insights in library, archival, and information sciences) by Suzanne Ward,Robert Freeman