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E-Books in academic libraries

Bennett, L. and Landoni, M. (2005) E-Books in academic libraries. Electronic Library, 23 (1). pp. 9-16. ISSN 0264-0473

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Abstract

This paper provides an analysis of the current state of the art in e-books, and attempts both to set the scene and provide reasons for their low uptake. Publishers, e-book providers and aggregators, academics and intermediaries (i.e., librarians and information specialists) should concentrate on raising awareness of what is available and what are the advantages related to e-books for specific categories of users. At the same time e-book suppliers should make e-books easier to find and purchase.

Item type: Article
ID code: 2744
Keywords: ebooks, electronic books, information and communications technology, libraries, Library and Information Sciences, Computer Science Applications
Subjects: Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Books. Writing. Paleography
Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Libraries (General)
Department: Faculty of Science > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2007
Last modified: 15 Apr 2015 09:23
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2744

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