Academic E-Books: Publishers, Librarians, and Users provides readers with a view of the changing and emerging roles of electronic books in higher education. The three main sections contain contributions by experts in the publisher/vendor arena, as well as by librarians who report on both the challenges of offering and managing e-books and on the issues surrounding patron use of e-books. The case study section offers perspectives from seven different sizes and types of libraries whose librarians describe innovative and thought-provoking projects involving e-books. Continue reading Academic E-Books: Publishers, Librarians and Users
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Project MUSE just announced the launch of an eBook program for 2011, Project MUSE Editions. There are currently 9 university and institute presses on board with more negotiations in process. From the press release: Continue reading Project MUSE to offer eBooks in 2011