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E-books in Libraries A Practical Guide

Edited By: Kate Price and Virginia Havergal
327 pages, Figs, tabs
E-books in Libraries
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About this book

This text explores e-books and their use from the perspective of the librarian. Written by two experts, the book opens with an exploration of the definitions of e-books and the genesis of the format. Trends in contemporary publishing of e-books are explored to determine the characteristics of academic, reference and fiction publishing.

The practical issues surrounding provision and use of e-books in all types of libraries are covered in depth, including bibliographic control and collection management. The book concludes with a consideration of the potential developments and challenges in e-book publishing and provision.

Contents

The book is divided into five parts: * The production and distribution of e-books * Planning and developing an e-book collection * Delivering e-books to library readers * Engaging readers with e-books * The future of e-books.

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Biography

Virginia Havergal works as an eLearning Advisor for the JISC. Kate Price is currently Head of E-Strategy & Resources at the University of Surrey.
Edited By: Kate Price and Virginia Havergal
327 pages, Figs, tabs
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