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Adapting to E-Books
     

Adapting to E-Books

by William Miller (Editor), Rita Pellen (Editor)
 

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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 the

Overview

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 the different types of e-books, statistical data available for e-book usage, the development of e-book collections, learning environments, integrating e-books into local catalogues, acquisitions and usage monitoring of e-books.

This book will be of interest to librarians across all educational sectors, library science scholars and e-book publishers.

This book was published as a special issue of The Acquisitions Librarian.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415483780
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/14/2009
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

William Miller, PHD, MLS, is Dean of University Libraries at Florida Atlantic University. He formerly served as Head of Reference at Michigan State University, and as Associate Dean of Libraries at Bowling Green State University, Ohio. Presently, he teaches courses in English Literature and Library Science.

Rita Pellen is the Associate Director of Libraries at Florida Atlantic University. Previously, she was Assistant Director of Public Services and Head of the Reference Department.

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