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Adapting to eBooks – Miller

Computers


by
William Miller (Editor) and Rita Pellen (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 296 pages

File size: 4.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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.

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,… (more)

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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