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.Books 24x7. Reliable. 2. Gale - easy contract, easy access. 3. Ebrary--easy platform, good support, various access models. 4. ... Safari. 12. Amazon Kindle. 13. Overdrive -- combination of formats: e-book, audio aamp; video. What patrons cannot find in one format they may be able to find and use in another. ... Greenwood, Gale - unlimited simultaneous user access, purchase to own content rather than lease.
|Title||:||Library Use of E-books|
|Author||:||Primary Research Group|
|Publisher||:||Primary Research Group Inc - 2008|