The increasingly important role that e-books and e-readers are playing in libraries makes it essential for librarians to get a handle on the ins and outs of e-book purchasing. Sue Polanka has compiled an expert-authored series of articles for this issue of Library Technology Reports that provide strategies, best practices, and case studies for meeting the unprecedented legal, technological, and vendor challenges that come with e-book purchasing.E-readers. Eleanor. I. Cook. Abstract This chapter of The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing examines ... In the spring of 2010, Joyner Library began a yearlong pilot project to provide library users exposure to handheld e- book readers. Joyner Library had purchased a Sony Reader and an Amazon Kindle prior to the pilot, and those devices were preliminarily tested in-house by selected staff.
|Title||:||The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing|
|Publisher||:||American Library Association - 2011|