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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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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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.