Open Access eBooks, Part 3

May 9th, 2011 · Comments Off

From Eric Hellman’s Go To Hellman blog.  Please offer your comments to Eric at the Go To Hellman blog. Here’s the third section of my draft of a book chapter for a book edited by No Shelf Required‘s Sue Polanka. I previously posted the introduction; and What does Open Access mean for eBooks subsequent posts […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · EPUB · Formats · Open Access · Print on demand · Publishing · Textbooks

Financial Importance of Short-term loaning eBooks, a Case Study

June 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

I was given permission from EBL to post this case study on the financial importance of short-term loaning of ebooks.  The study references Grand Valley State University in Michigan.  It’s posted in it’s entirety below. The Financial Importance of Short-term Loans:  An Example from Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Michigan Prepared by David Swords, […]

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Credo Reference launches new interface

September 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Credo Reference Launches New and Improved Interface Innovative features greatly enhance research experience Boston and Oxford, September 3, 2008 – Credo Reference, the award-winning online reference library, has completely updated and enhanced its interface. The new and improved platform now features key elements developed as a result of direct feedback and testing with librarians worldwide. […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · Reference Publishing · Vendor News