No Shelf Required: E-books in Libraries Kindle Edition

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E-books are a new hot topic for publishers and libraries, and now there is a book to help librarians sort out some of the issues surrounding this technology. Editor Polanka, who covers e-books in her blog, No Shelf Required, has assembled a group of contributors to offer a comprehensive introduction. Following a chapter on e-book history are chapters discussing e-books and students’ learning; e-books in school, public, and academic libraries; and e-book acquisitions and management. One frustrating problem is that there are no—or rather, there are too many—standards in the ways e-books are currently delivered, introduced, and hosted, and one chapter explores the various standards that now exist and what changes need to be made. A final chapter deals with “The Future of Academic Book Publishing.” An essential guide to a topic of high importance. --Mary Ellen Quinn

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The best available source for the latest information about e-books in libraries … For its comprehensive coverage about a complicated topic--a theme that is so important it could help every library to survive and thrive--"No Shelf Required" should be required on every shelf. --Epublishers Weekly

Product details

  • File Size: 1078 KB
  • Print Length: 210 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0838910548
  • Publisher: Amer Library Assn Editions (September 1, 2010)
  • Publication Date: September 1, 2010
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0043VE3J6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,799,470 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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