No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books

No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books

by Sue Polanka
     
 

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Contributors from across the breadth of the e-book world offer their perspectives on what s happening now and what to expect in the coming months and years.See more details below

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Contributors from across the breadth of the e-book world offer their perspectives on what s happening now and what to expect in the coming months and years.

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VOYA - Dianna Geers
Electronic books and their devices have the potential to offer great possibilities, but as equipment and systems are not always compatible with new advancements, those same possibilities can lead to frustration. Polanka compiled a collection of articles covering such essential information as the difference between publishing formats, the potential of enhanced electronic books, and equity of accessibility. Articles also cover issues to be considered when deciding when or how a library may incorporate electronic books or devices into its collection. The big picture is shared, but some of the articles look at specific libraries and their journeys in the electronic book world so that readers may learn from successes and struggles of those experts willing to share their experience. No Shelf Required 2: Use And Management Of Electronic Books follows an equally exceptional No Shelf Required: E-Books In Libraries. Polanka's expertise is evident, as she also writes an award-winning blog covering issues surrounding electronic books, as well as an ongoing article featured in Booklist, "Off the Shelf." For readers not fluent in the lingo and acronyms of the digital library world, authors of articles take time to define but quickly move on, keeping the interest of all. This is an invaluable read for anyone in the library or involved in library decision making. Reviewer: Dianna Geers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838993859
Publisher:
ALA Editions
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
1 MB

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