E books in Academic Libraries

Written By Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic
E books in Academic Libraries
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 December 2010
  • ISBN : 1780630506
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled E books in Academic Libraries written by Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic which was release on 08 December 2010, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Written from the perspective of a librarian, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of e-books on academic libraries. The author discusses advantages to both researchers and librarians and provides current examples of innovative uses of e-books in academic contexts. This book reviews the current situation in e-book publishing, and describes problems in managing e-books in libraries caused by the variety of purchase models and varying formats available, and the lack of standardisation. It discusses solutions for providing access and maintaining bibliographic control, looks at various initiatives to publicise and promote e-books, and compares e-book usage surveys to track changes in user preferences and behaviour over the last decade. E-books have already had a huge impact on academic libraries, and major advances in technology will bring further changes. There is a need for collaboration between libraries and publishers. The book concludes with reflections on the future of e-books in academic libraries. Describes how e-books have changed library services and how they have enabled academic libraries to align with the e-learning initiatives of their universities Discusses problems with e-book collection development and management and lists examples of solutions Examines trends in user behaviour and acceptance of e-books

E books in Academic Libraries

E books in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-12-08
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Written from the perspective of a librarian, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of e-books on academic libraries. The author discusses advantages to both researchers and librarians and provides current examples of innovative uses of e-books in academic contexts. This book reviews the current situation in e-book ...

Managing eBook Metadata in Academic Libraries

Managing eBook Metadata in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Donna E Frederick
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-07
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Managing ebook Metadata in Academic Libraries: Taming the Tiger tackles the topic of ebooks in academic libraries, a trend that has been welcomed by students, faculty, researchers, and library staff. However, at the same time, the reality of acquiring ebooks, making them discoverable, and managing them presents library staff with ...

Academic E Books

Academic E Books
  • Author : Suzanne M. Ward,Robert S. Freeman,Judith M. Nixon
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-11-15
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : E-Books in Academic Libraries: Stepping Up to the Challenge 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 ...

Survey of Academic Library Subject Specialists Biology Medical Sciences

Survey of Academic Library Subject Specialists  Biology   Medical Sciences
  • Author : Primary Research Group
  • Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 94
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : This study looks closely at the collection development and spending plans of library specialists in medicine and biology, predominantly from major academic institutions, but also including some corporate libraries and smaller colleges. The study covers overall budgetary allocations for medicine and biology, with time series data, as well as data ...

Adapting to E Books

Adapting to E Books
  • Author : William Miller,Rita Pellen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-13
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : 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 ...

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management Fourth Edition

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management  Fourth Edition
  • Author : Peggy Johnson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2018-07-23
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Technical Services Quarterly declared that the third edition “must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management … the first place to go for reliable and informative advice." For the fourth edition expert instructor and librarian Johnson has revised and freshened this resource to ensure its timeliness and ...

The Survey of Academic Libraries 2014 15 Edition

The Survey of Academic Libraries  2014 15 Edition
  • Author : Primary Research Group
  • Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2014-15 Edition looks closely at key benchmarks for academic libraries in areas such as spending for books and e-books, deployment and pay rates for student workers, use of tablet computers, cloud computing and other new technologies, database licensing practices, and much more. The study includes ...

Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries

Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries
  • Author : Tella, Adeyinka,Kwanya, Tom
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2017-08-16
  • Total pages : 461
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Taking into consideration the variety of information being created, produced, and published, the acquisition and archiving of e-resources by digital libraries is rapidly increasing. As such, managing the rights to these resources is imperative. The Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries is a pivotal reference source ...

Manging Academic Libraries

Manging Academic Libraries
  • Author : Bateshwar Dayal
  • Publisher : Gyan Publishing House
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Download or read online Manging Academic Libraries written by Bateshwar Dayal, published by Gyan Publishing House which was released on 2011. Get Manging Academic Libraries Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Building and Managing E book Collections

Building and Managing E book Collections
  • Author : Richard Kaplan
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 197
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : This book provides an overview and analysis of current and emerging trends of the use and development of the e-book. Readers will learn best practices to guide them in developing library policies and procedures involving the acquisition, purchase, collection development, cataloguing and retention of e-books....

E book Platforms for Libraries

E book Platforms for Libraries
  • Author : Mirela Roncevic
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 44
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : E-book vendors continue to experiment: adjustments to business models, consolidation of content, and mergers with competitors mean constant change. What’s good for innovation can equal confusion when it comes to choosing an e-book platform for your library. Making a sound purchasing decision requires research and close consideration of trade-offs, ...

E books in Libraries

E books in Libraries
  • Author : Kate Price,Virginia Havergal
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 327
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : Despite the fact that e-books have been in existence for decades in various guises and added to library collections for several years now, there has been a noticeable lack of published manuals on the subject. This is doubtless owing to the rapidly evolving nature of the market. There is now ...

Library Use of E books

Library Use of E books
  • Author : Primary Research Group
  • Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 119
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : 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 ...

Academic Library Building Renovation Benchmarks

Academic Library Building Renovation Benchmarks
  • Author : Primary Research Group
  • Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Total pages : 149
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : The report presents detailed data from 65 academic libraries about their completed, current, or planned library renovation projects. The study includes detailed data on capital spending, library redesign budgets, and spending on computer labs & infocommons, in-library classrooms, artwork, library furniture, carpeting and other flooring, and other elements of academic library renovations ...

Profiles of Best Practices in Academic Library Interlibrary Loan

Profiles of Best Practices in Academic Library Interlibrary Loan
  • Author : Paul Kelsey
  • Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 111
  • ISBN : 1780630506
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Summary : The study profiles the interlibrary loan efforts of nine leading American colleges: the University of Texas at Arlington, Tulane University, the University of Minnesota, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Brigham Young University, the University of Tennessee, Colorado State University, Oberlin College and Stony Brook University. The libraries interviewed shared their thoughts ...