E books in Academic Libraries

Written By Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic
E books in Academic Libraries
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 December 2010
  • ISBN : 1780630506
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled E books in Academic Libraries written by Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic which was release on 08 December 2010, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Written from the perspective of a librarian, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of e-books on academic libraries. The author discusses advantages to both researchers and librarians and provides current examples of innovative uses of e-books in academic contexts. This book reviews the current situation in e-book publishing, and describes problems in managing e-books in libraries caused by the variety of purchase models and varying formats available, and the lack of standardisation. It discusses solutions for providing access and maintaining bibliographic control, looks at various initiatives to publicise and promote e-books, and compares e-book usage surveys to track changes in user preferences and behaviour over the last decade. E-books have already had a huge impact on academic libraries, and major advances in technology will bring further changes. There is a need for collaboration between libraries and publishers. The book concludes with reflections on the future of e-books in academic libraries. Describes how e-books have changed library services and how they have enabled academic libraries to align with the e-learning initiatives of their universities Discusses problems with e-book collection development and management and lists examples of solutions Examines trends in user behaviour and acceptance of e-books

E books in Academic Libraries

E books in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-12-08
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Written from the perspective of a librarian, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of e-books on academic libraries. The author discusses advantages to both researchers and librarians and provides current examples of innovative uses of e-books in academic contexts. This book reviews the current situation in e-book ...

Academic Library Use of eBooks

Academic Library Use of eBooks
  • Author : Primary Research Group
  • Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 166
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : This 165-page international study looks closely at how academic libraries are using eBooks. It helps librarians to answer questions such as: how fast is eBook spending growing? Which eBook purchasing models are growing fastest? Subscription models that allow unlimited access” pay per view models? Outright ownership? Other models? What percentage ...

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  • Author : Sue Polanka
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Total pages : 209
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : In this volume, Sue Polanka brings together a variety of professionals to share their expertise about e-books with librarians and publishers....

Trade eBooks in Libraries

Trade eBooks in Libraries
  • Author : Paul Whitney,Christina Castell
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05
  • Total pages : 219
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : With the advent of downloadable retail eBooks marketed to individual consumers, for the first time in their history libraries encountered an otherwise commercially available text format they were prevented from adding to their collections. Trade eBooks in Libraries examines the legal frameworks which gave rise to this phenomenon and advocacy ...

Creating an Ebook Revolution Through Training

Creating an Ebook Revolution Through Training
  • Author : Sophie Rondeau
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Tweet ShareThe benefits of e-books in academic libraries, most notably unnecessary physical storage and greenhouse gas reductions, cannot be overlooked. Whatu2019s more, e-book functionality provides users with 24-hour remote access, the ability to annotate and search full text, as well as some accessibility tools unavailable through print. Though e-books ...

The 21st Century Academic Library

The 21st Century Academic Library
  • Author : Mary K. Bolin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-08-23
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : The 21st Century Academic Library: Global Patterns of Organization and Discourse discusses the organization of academic libraries, drawing on detailed research and data. The organization of the library follows the path of a print book or journal: acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, reference, instruction, preservation and general administration. Most libraries still have ...

Adapting to E Books

Adapting to E Books
  • Author : William Miller,Rita Pellen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-13
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : 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 ...

E Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries Issues and Concepts

E Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries  Issues and Concepts
  • Author : Polanka, Sue
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2011-09-30
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Examines the issues of reference context and discoverability in school, public, and academic libraries, as well as within the reference publishing community....

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management Fourth Edition

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management  Fourth Edition
  • Author : Peggy Johnson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2018-07-23
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Technical Services Quarterly declared that the third edition “must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management … the first place to go for reliable and informative advice." For the fourth edition expert instructor and librarian Johnson has revised and freshened this resource to ensure its timeliness and ...

Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries

Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries
  • Author : Tella, Adeyinka,Kwanya, Tom
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2017-08-16
  • Total pages : 461
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Taking into consideration the variety of information being created, produced, and published, the acquisition and archiving of e-resources by digital libraries is rapidly increasing. As such, managing the rights to these resources is imperative. The Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries is a pivotal reference source ...

Quality and the Academic Library

Quality and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-24
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Quality and the Academic Library: Reviewing, Assessing and Enhancing Service Provision provides an in-depth review and analysis of quality management and service quality in academic libraries. All aspects of quality are considered in the book, including quality assessment, quality review, and quality enhancement. An overview of quality management and service ...

The Survey of Academic Libraries 2014 15 Edition

The Survey of Academic Libraries  2014 15 Edition
  • Author : Primary Research Group
  • Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2014-15 Edition looks closely at key benchmarks for academic libraries in areas such as spending for books and e-books, deployment and pay rates for student workers, use of tablet computers, cloud computing and other new technologies, database licensing practices, and much more. The study includes ...

E book Platforms for Libraries

E book Platforms for Libraries
  • Author : Mirela Roncevic
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 44
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : E-book vendors continue to experiment: adjustments to business models, consolidation of content, and mergers with competitors mean constant change. What’s good for innovation can equal confusion when it comes to choosing an e-book platform for your library. Making a sound purchasing decision requires research and close consideration of trade-offs, ...

Academic E Books

Academic E Books
  • Author : Suzanne M. Ward,Robert S. Freeman,Judith M. Nixon
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-11-15
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : E-Books in Academic Libraries: Stepping Up to the Challenge provides readers with a view of the changing and emerging roles of electronic books in higher education. The three main sections contain contributions by experts in the publisher/vendor arena, as well as by librarians who report on both the challenges ...

E books in Libraries

E books in Libraries
  • Author : Kate Price,Virginia Havergal
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 327
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Despite the fact that e-books have been in existence for decades in various guises and added to library collections for several years now, there has been a noticeable lack of published manuals on the subject. This is doubtless owing to the rapidly evolving nature of the market. There is now ...