Building and managing e-book collections : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians / edited by Richard Kaplan.

Are you looking for a best practices guide to developing policies and procedures for acquisition, purchase, collection development, cataloging, and retention of e-books? Beginning with a short history of e-books and a review of the e-book publishing industry and its effect on library's selectio...

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Other Authors: Kaplan, Richard, 1954-
Format: Book
Published: Chicago, IL : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2012.
Series:How-to-do-it manuals for libraries ; no. 184.
Table of Contents:
  • The electronic book : beginnings to the present / Fern Cheek and Lynda J. Hartel
  • E-book publishing : a view from the industry / Meg White
  • E-book publishing : the view from the library / Nadia J. Lalla
  • E-books in public libraries / Rebecca Felkner
  • Selecting e-books / Joanne Doucette and Amy Lewontin
  • Licensing of e-books / Becky Albitz and David Brennan
  • Budgeting for e-books / Becky Albitz and David Brennan
  • Cataloging, locating, and accessing e-books / Betsy Eggleston
  • Assessment and evaluation of e-book collections / Karen S. Grigg.