Adapting to E-Books

1st Edition

William Miller, Rita Pellen

Published December 4, 2008
Reference - 290 Pages
ISBN 9780415483780 - CAT# 41647


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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.

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