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Title No shelf required : e-books in libraries / edited by Sue Polanka
Published Chicago : American Library Association, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 192 pages)
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]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Electronic books.
Libraries and electronic publishing.
Form Electronic book
Author Polanka, Sue.
ISBN 0838991033 (electronic bk.)
0838991041 (electronic bk.)
9780838991039 (electronic bk.)
9780838991046 (electronic bk.)