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Title Academic e-books : publishers, librarians, and users / edited by Suzanne M. Ward, Robert S. Freeman, and Judith M. Nixon.
Publication Info West Lafayette, Indiana : Purdue University Press, [2016]



Descript iii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents Publishers' and vendors' products and services -- An industry perspective: publishing in the digital age / Nadine Vassallo -- The journey beyond print: perspectives of a commercial publisher in the academic market / Rhonda Herman -- The university press perspective on e-books in libraries: production, marketing, and legal challenges / Tony Sanfilippo -- Delivering American Society for Microbiology e-books to libraries / Christine B Charlip -- Platform diving: a day in the life of an academic e-book aggregator / Bob Nardini -- Librarians' challenges -- University of California, Merced: primarily an electronic library / Jim Dooley -- Patron-driven acquisitions: assessing and sustaining a long-term PDA e-book program / Karen S. Fischer -- Use and cost analysis of e-books: patron-driven acquisitions plan vs librarian-selected titles / Suzanne M. Ward & Rebecca A. Richardson -- E-books across the consortium: reflections and lessons from a three-year DDA experiment at the Orbis Cascade Alliance / Kathleen Carlisle Fountain -- The simplest explanation: Occam's reader and the future of interlibrary loan and e-books / Ryan Litsey, Kenny Ketner, Joni Blake, & Anne McKee -- Developing a global e-book collection: an exploratory study / Dracine Hodges -- Users' experiences -- A social scientist uses e-books for research and in the classroom / Ann-Marie Clark -- The user experience of e-books in academic libraries: perception, discovery and use / Tao Zhang & Xi Niu -- E-book reading practices in different subject areas: an exploratory log analysis / Robert S. Freeman & E. Stewart Saunders -- Library e-book platforms are broken: let's fix them / Joelle Thomas & Galadriel Chilton -- Case studies -- A balancing act: promoting Canadian scholarly e-books while controlling user access / Ravit H. David -- Of Euripides and e-books: the digital future and our hybrid present / Lidia Uziel, Laureen Esser, & Matthew Connor Sullivan -- Transitioning to e-books at a medium-sized academic library: challenges and opportunities: a feasibility study on psychology collection / Aiping Chen-Gaffey -- E-books and a distance education program: a library's failure rate in supplying course readings for one program / Judith M. Nixon -- Mobile access to academic e-book content: a Ryerson investigation / Naomi Eichenlaub & Josephine Choi -- E-reader checkout program / Vincci Kwong & Susan Thomas -- Out with the print and in with the e-book: a case study in mass replacement of a print collection / Stephen Maher & Neil Romanosky -- Epilogue / Michael Levine-Clark -- Contributors.
Note .
ISBN 9781557537270 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781612494289 (epdf)
9781612494296 (epub)
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Series Charleston insights in library, archival, and information sciences
Subject Libraries -- Special collections -- Electronic books.
Academic libraries -- Collection development.
Scholarly electronic publishing.
Libraries and electronic publishing.
Academic libraries -- United States -- Case studies.
Alt author Ward, Suzanne M.
Freeman, Robert S.
Nixon, Judith M.
Descript iii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents Publishers' and vendors' products and services -- An industry perspective: publishing in the digital age / Nadine Vassallo -- The journey beyond print: perspectives of a commercial publisher in the academic market / Rhonda Herman -- The university press perspective on e-books in libraries: production, marketing, and legal challenges / Tony Sanfilippo -- Delivering American Society for Microbiology e-books to libraries / Christine B Charlip -- Platform diving: a day in the life of an academic e-book aggregator / Bob Nardini -- Librarians' challenges -- University of California, Merced: primarily an electronic library / Jim Dooley -- Patron-driven acquisitions: assessing and sustaining a long-term PDA e-book program / Karen S. Fischer -- Use and cost analysis of e-books: patron-driven acquisitions plan vs librarian-selected titles / Suzanne M. Ward & Rebecca A. Richardson -- E-books across the consortium: reflections and lessons from a three-year DDA experiment at the Orbis Cascade Alliance / Kathleen Carlisle Fountain -- The simplest explanation: Occam's reader and the future of interlibrary loan and e-books / Ryan Litsey, Kenny Ketner, Joni Blake, & Anne McKee -- Developing a global e-book collection: an exploratory study / Dracine Hodges -- Users' experiences -- A social scientist uses e-books for research and in the classroom / Ann-Marie Clark -- The user experience of e-books in academic libraries: perception, discovery and use / Tao Zhang & Xi Niu -- E-book reading practices in different subject areas: an exploratory log analysis / Robert S. Freeman & E. Stewart Saunders -- Library e-book platforms are broken: let's fix them / Joelle Thomas & Galadriel Chilton -- Case studies -- A balancing act: promoting Canadian scholarly e-books while controlling user access / Ravit H. David -- Of Euripides and e-books: the digital future and our hybrid present / Lidia Uziel, Laureen Esser, & Matthew Connor Sullivan -- Transitioning to e-books at a medium-sized academic library: challenges and opportunities: a feasibility study on psychology collection / Aiping Chen-Gaffey -- E-books and a distance education program: a library's failure rate in supplying course readings for one program / Judith M. Nixon -- Mobile access to academic e-book content: a Ryerson investigation / Naomi Eichenlaub & Josephine Choi -- E-reader checkout program / Vincci Kwong & Susan Thomas -- Out with the print and in with the e-book: a case study in mass replacement of a print collection / Stephen Maher & Neil Romanosky -- Epilogue / Michael Levine-Clark -- Contributors.
Note .
ISBN 9781557537270 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781612494289 (epdf)
9781612494296 (epub)
Series Charleston insights in library, archival, and information sciences
Subject Libraries -- Special collections -- Electronic books.
Academic libraries -- Collection development.
Scholarly electronic publishing.
Libraries and electronic publishing.
Academic libraries -- United States -- Case studies.
Alt author Ward, Suzanne M.
Freeman, Robert S.
Nixon, Judith M.

Subject Libraries -- Special collections -- Electronic books.
Academic libraries -- Collection development.
Scholarly electronic publishing.
Libraries and electronic publishing.
Academic libraries -- United States -- Case studies.
Descript iii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents Publishers' and vendors' products and services -- An industry perspective: publishing in the digital age / Nadine Vassallo -- The journey beyond print: perspectives of a commercial publisher in the academic market / Rhonda Herman -- The university press perspective on e-books in libraries: production, marketing, and legal challenges / Tony Sanfilippo -- Delivering American Society for Microbiology e-books to libraries / Christine B Charlip -- Platform diving: a day in the life of an academic e-book aggregator / Bob Nardini -- Librarians' challenges -- University of California, Merced: primarily an electronic library / Jim Dooley -- Patron-driven acquisitions: assessing and sustaining a long-term PDA e-book program / Karen S. Fischer -- Use and cost analysis of e-books: patron-driven acquisitions plan vs librarian-selected titles / Suzanne M. Ward & Rebecca A. Richardson -- E-books across the consortium: reflections and lessons from a three-year DDA experiment at the Orbis Cascade Alliance / Kathleen Carlisle Fountain -- The simplest explanation: Occam's reader and the future of interlibrary loan and e-books / Ryan Litsey, Kenny Ketner, Joni Blake, & Anne McKee -- Developing a global e-book collection: an exploratory study / Dracine Hodges -- Users' experiences -- A social scientist uses e-books for research and in the classroom / Ann-Marie Clark -- The user experience of e-books in academic libraries: perception, discovery and use / Tao Zhang & Xi Niu -- E-book reading practices in different subject areas: an exploratory log analysis / Robert S. Freeman & E. Stewart Saunders -- Library e-book platforms are broken: let's fix them / Joelle Thomas & Galadriel Chilton -- Case studies -- A balancing act: promoting Canadian scholarly e-books while controlling user access / Ravit H. David -- Of Euripides and e-books: the digital future and our hybrid present / Lidia Uziel, Laureen Esser, & Matthew Connor Sullivan -- Transitioning to e-books at a medium-sized academic library: challenges and opportunities: a feasibility study on psychology collection / Aiping Chen-Gaffey -- E-books and a distance education program: a library's failure rate in supplying course readings for one program / Judith M. Nixon -- Mobile access to academic e-book content: a Ryerson investigation / Naomi Eichenlaub & Josephine Choi -- E-reader checkout program / Vincci Kwong & Susan Thomas -- Out with the print and in with the e-book: a case study in mass replacement of a print collection / Stephen Maher & Neil Romanosky -- Epilogue / Michael Levine-Clark -- Contributors.
Note .
Alt author Ward, Suzanne M.
Freeman, Robert S.
Nixon, Judith M.
ISBN 9781557537270 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781612494289 (epdf)
9781612494296 (epub)

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