Adapting to E-Books

Adapting to E-Books

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Electronic books are now having a major impact on library collections. This book provides models for acquisitions policies and reports on several surveys of faculty and librarian attitudes toward e-books. It discusses issues in acquiring cataloguing and collection development regarding this important new library resource. Its subject matter deals with the different types of e-books, statistical data available for e-book usage, the development of e-book collections, learning environments, integrating e-books into local catalogues, acquisitions and usage monitoring of e-books. This book will be of interest to librarians across all educational sectors, library science scholars and e-book publishers. This book was published as a special issue of The Acquisitions Librarian.The downside for the user is the difficulty of extended reading from a computer screen. ... Sonya#39;s Ebook Reader introduced inthe fall of 2006 uses a new digital ink display that a€œprovides paperlike reading comfort and longbattery lifea€(Hane, anbsp;...

Title:Adapting to E-Books
Author:William Miller, Rita Pellen
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-09-13


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