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Title No shelf required : e-books in libraries / edited by Sue Polanka
Published Chicago : American Library Association, 2011
Chicago, IL : American Library Association, 2011


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  025.174 Pol/Nsr  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 182 pages ; 23 cm
Contents E-books on the Internet / James Galbraith -- Student learning and e-books / Jackie Collier and Susan Berg -- E-books in the school library / Shonda Brisco -- E-books in the public library / Amy Pawlowski ; case study by Blaise Dierks -- The academic library e-book / Lindsey Schell ; case study by Anne Behler -- Acquiring e-books / Carolyn Morris and Lisa Sibert -- The use and preservation of e-books / Alice Crosetto -- E-book standards / Emilie Delquié and Sue Polanka -- The future of academic book publishing : e-books and beyond / Rolf Janke
Summary Sue Polanka brings together a variety of professionals to share their expertise about e-books with librarians and publishers. Providing forward-thinking ideas while remaining grounded in practical information that can be implemented in all kinds of libraries, the topics explored include an introduction to e-books and their different types, an overview of their history and development, e-book technology, why e-books are good for learning, and how librarians can market them to a wide range of users.--[back cover]
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Electronic books.
Libraries and electronic publishing.
Author Polanka, Sue.
American Library Association.
LC no. 2010014045
ISBN 0838910548 alkaline paper
9780838910542 alkaline paper
Other Titles E-books in libraries