E-books in Academic Libraries (Chandos Information by Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic

By Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic

Written from the point of view of a librarian, this ebook deals a finished review of the effect of e-books on educational libraries. the writer discusses benefits to either researchers and librarians and offers present examples of leading edge makes use of of e-books in educational contexts. This e-book studies the present state of affairs in book publishing, and describes difficulties in coping with e-books in libraries because of the range of buy versions and ranging codecs to be had, and the inability of standardisation. It discusses options for supplying entry and keeping bibliographic keep watch over, appears to be like at numerous tasks to publicise and advertise e-books, and compares publication utilization surveys to trace alterations in person personal tastes and behavior over the past decade. E-books have already had a big impact on educational libraries, and significant advances in expertise will deliver additional adjustments. there's a desire for collaboration among libraries and publishers. The e-book concludes with reflections at the way forward for e-books in educational libraries.

  • Describes how e-books have replaced library prone and the way they've got enabled educational libraries to align with the e-learning projects in their universities
  • Discusses issues of publication assortment improvement and administration and lists examples of solutions
  • Examines tendencies in person behaviour and popularity of e-books

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