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.... Amazon Kindle (1), BioMedCentral (1), Books 24x7 (1), Credo Reference (1), EBL (1), igi (1), MDConsult (1), PsychiatryOnline (1), RSC platform (1), Sage (1), ... No participants in the survey reported using Audible.com to download e-books.
|Title||:||Library Use of E-books|
|Author||:||Primary Research Group|
|Publisher||:||Primary Research Group Inc - 2008|