Library Use of E-books

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Primary Research Group Inc, 2008 - Academic libraries - 119 pages
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Data in the report is based on a survey of 75 academic, public and special libraries. Librarians detail their plans on how they plan to develop their e-book collections, what they think of e-book readers and software, and which e-book aggregators and publishers appeal to them most and why. Other issues covered include: library production of e-books and collection digitization, e-book collection information literacy efforts, use of e-books in course reserves and inter-library loan, e-book pricing and inflation issues, acquisition sources and strategies for e-books and other issues of concern to libraries and book publishers.
 

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Contents

eAudioBooks
54
Cataloging
58
Use of Popular Ebook Sites
60
Who Uses What
61
Ebook Readers
75
Print vs Online
85
Collection Digitization
90
Ereserves Prices Directories
95

Contracts and Use Conditions
41
Ebook Distribution
43
Information Literacy and Ebooks
51
Other Reports from Primary Research Group Inc
109
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