Adapting to E-Books

Adapting to E-Books


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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)

About 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.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: Moving into the World of E-books William Miller
  2. E-books and Virtual Learning Environments: Responses to a Transformational Technology David Ball, Jill Beard and Barbara Newland
  3. E-books in the University of California Libraries Jim Dooley, Martha Hruska and Lorelei Tanji
  4. Making Sense of E-book Usage Data John Cox
  5. ebrary and Two International E-book Surveys Marty Mullarkey
  6. Survey Analysis: ebrary User Survey Allen McKiel
  7. Faculty Experiences with Electronic Resources Allen McKiel
  8. Academic E-books: Supply Before Demand in the Life Sciences? Barb Losoff
  9. The University of Pittsburgh Study in an Electronic Environment: Have E-books Changed Usage Patterns of Monographs? Rickey D. Best
  10. Mission Possible: E-books and the Humanities Tony Horava
  11. Moving from Book to E-book Reeta Sinha and Cory Tucker
  12. New Types of E-books, E-book Issues, and Implications for the Future Aline Soules
  13. Integration of Electronic Books into Library Catalogs: The UIC Library Experience Kavita Mundle
  14. Managing Users’ Expectations of E-books Elizabeth Kline and Barbara Williams
  15. Consortia and E-books: Expanding Access and Defining Business Models Timothy Cherubini and Sandra Nyberg
  16. From Print to “e”: An Industry Perspective James Gray

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