Academic E-Books: Publishers, Librarians, and Users by Suzanne Ward,Robert Freeman

By Suzanne Ward,Robert Freeman

E-Books in educational Libraries: Stepping as much as the problem presents readers with a view of the altering and rising roles of digital books in larger schooling. the 3 major sections include contributions via specialists within the publisher/vendor area, in addition to by means of librarians who record on either the demanding situations of providing and handling e-books and at the concerns surrounding purchaser use of e-books. The case examine part bargains views from seven varied sizes and kinds of libraries whose librarians describe leading edge and thought-provoking tasks regarding e-books.

Read approximately views on e-books from firms as various as a advertisement writer and an organization press. find out about the point of view of a jobber. know about the ebook demanding situations dealing with librarians, comparable to the hunt to manage charges within the patron-driven acquisitions (PDA) version, the best way to remedy the hassle of source sharing with e-books, and the way to control PDA within the consortial surroundings. See what shopper use of e-books finds approximately interpreting conduct and disciplinary differences.

Finally, within the case learn part, detect the best way 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’ stories with scholarly works.

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