Adapting to E-books

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Routledge, Jan 14, 2009 - Computers - 287 pages
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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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Contents

Moving into the World of Ebooks
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Ebooks in the University of California Libraries
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Making Sense of Ebook Usage Data
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Copyright

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Florida Atlantic University, USA

Florida Atlantic University, USA

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