Adapting to E-Books

Adapting to E-Books

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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 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.Cataloging of E-books by the UIC Library Not all e-book vendors and e-book publishers are offering MARC records for their collections. ... MD Consult, and Merck Manuals, which do not offer MARC records for the titles in their collections.

Title:Adapting to E-Books
Author:William Miller, Rita Pellen
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-09-13


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