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Academic E-Books

Author: Ward, Suzanne M., Freeman, Robert S., Nixon, Judith M.
Source: Directory of Open Access Books
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 9781557538949;9781612494296
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Academic E-Books: Publishers, Librarians, and Users provides readers with a view of the changing and emerging roles of electronic books in higher education. The three main sections contain contributions by experts in the publisher/vendor arena, as well as by librarians who report on both the challenges of offering and managing e-books and on the issues surrounding patron use of e-books. The case study section offers perspectives from seven different sizes and types of libraries whose librarians describe innovative and thought-provoking projects involving e-books.