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No shelf required : e-books in libraries / edited by Sue Polanka.

Polanka, Sue. (Added Author).


Sue Polanka brings together a variety of professionals to share their expertise about e-books with librarians and publishers. Providing forward-thinking ideas while remaining grounded in practical information that can be implemented in all kinds of libraries, the topics explored include an introduction to e-books and their different types, an overview of their history and development, e-book technology, why e-books are good for learning, and how librarians can market them to a wide range of users.--[back cover]

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  • ISBN: 9780838910542 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0838910548 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 182 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
E-books on the Internet / James Galbraith -- Student learning and e-books / Jackie Collier and Susan Berg -- E-books in the school library / Shonda Brisco -- E-books in the public library / Amy Pawlowski ; case study by Blaise Dierks -- The academic library e-book / Lindsey Schell ; case study by Anne Behler -- Acquiring e-books / Carolyn Morris and Lisa Sibert -- The use and preservation of e-books / Alice Crosetto -- E-book standards / Emilie Delquié and Sue Polanka -- The future of academic book publishing : e-books and beyond / Rolf Janke.
Subject: Libraries and electronic publishing.
Electronic books.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library Z 716.6 .N62 2011 30541684 General Collection Available -

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