No shelf required 2 use and management of electronic books /

E-book content, devices, and services have created challenges for libraries-- as well as opportunities. Because the e-book playing field is constantly changing, any predictions are, at best, tenuous. Librarians must be resilient in order to manage-- and not be managed by-- e-books and their progenie...

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Other Authors: Polanka, Sue.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.
Physical Description: xiv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Table of Contents:
  • Going digital but not bookless : physical, digital library spaces / Amelia Brunskill
  • E-books : do they bridge the digital divide or create a larger chasm? / 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.