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Author: Sue Polanka
Publisher: London : Facet, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With their explosive sales and widespread availability over the past few years, e-books have definitively proved that they're here to stay. In this book, Sue Polanka dives even deeper into the world of digital distribution. Contributors from across the e-book world offer their perspectives on what's happening now and what to expect in the coming months and years.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
No shelf required 2.
Chicago : Facet Pub., 2012
(OCoLC)778957080
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Polanka
ISBN: 9781856048309 1856048306
OCLC Number: 781897856
Description: xiii, 254 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Going digital but not bookless : physical, digital library spaces / Amelia Brunskill --
Do E-books bridge the digital divide? / Sarah E. Twill --
Accessibility issues in e-books and e-book readers / Ken Petri --
Making sense of change : e-books, access, and the academic library / Lisa Carlucci Thomas --
E-book preservation : business and content challenges / Amy Kirchhoff --
Weeding e-books / Alice Crosetto --
What is RDA, and why should e-book managers care? / Steve Kelley --
Enhanced e-books : how books are coming alive in the digital environment / Sylvia K. Miller --
E-book sea change in public libraries : lending, devices, training, and budgets / Michael Porter, Matt Weaver, and Bobbi Newman --
Libraries as zones for content creation, Indie publishing, and print on demand / Thomas A. Peters --
Getting control, staying relevant : how libraries can push the e-book envelope to their advantage / Joseph Sanchez --
The iPad loaner program at Oberlin College Library / Jessica Grim and Allison Gallaher --
Leading and learning : technology and e-book adoption in school libraries / Carolyn Foote --
E-reader adoption in the school library media center : a journey of collaboration and discovery / Jennifer LaGarde and Christine James --
Give them something to talk about : the Kindle pilot program at the Unquiet Library / Buffy Hamilton --
Using e-books with reluctant readers / Kathy Parker.
Responsibility: edited by Sue Polanka.

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In this sequel to her best-selling book of the same title, expert Polanka dives even deeper into the world of digital distribution.  Read more...

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"In the follow-up to her 2010 volume of the same name, Polanka...has once again gathered an impressive group of librarians, educators, and other experts to contribute essays covering present issues Read more...

 
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