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 larger schooling. the 3 major sections comprise contributions by way of specialists within the publisher/vendor enviornment, in addition to via librarians who record on either the demanding situations of delivering and handling e-books and at the matters surrounding buyer use of e-books. The case examine part bargains views from seven diverse sizes and kinds of libraries whose librarians describe leading edge and thought-provoking initiatives related to e-books.
Read approximately views on e-books from businesses as diversified as a advertisement writer and an organization press. know about the point of view of a jobber. know about the booklet demanding situations dealing with librarians, corresponding to the search to manage charges within the patron-driven acquisitions (PDA) version, find out how to resolve the drawback of source sharing with e-books, and the way to control PDA within the consortial surroundings. See what client use of e-books unearths approximately examining behavior and disciplinary differences.
Finally, within the case examine part, detect easy methods to advertise scholarly e-books, the best way 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 leading edge librarians use e-books to augment 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