By Suzanne M. Ward, Robert S. Freeman, Judith M. Nixon
"Academic E-Books: Publishers, Librarians, and clients presents readers with a view of the altering and rising roles of digital books in better schooling. the 3 major sections include contributions by means of specialists within the publisher/vendor area, in addition to by way of librarians who file on either the demanding situations of providing and dealing with e-books and at the matters surrounding purchaser use of e-books. The case learn section deals views from seven assorted sizes and kinds of libraries whose librarians describe cutting edge and thought-provoking initiatives related to e-books. examine views on e-books from businesses as various as a advertisement writer and an organization press. find out about the point of view of a jobber. know about the ebook demanding situations dealing with librarians, corresponding to the search to regulate expenses within the patron-driven acquisitions (PDA) version, how you can resolve the challenge of source sharing with e-books, and the way to control PDA within the consortial atmosphere. See what consumer use of e-books finds approximately analyzing behavior and disciplinary alterations. ultimately, within the case research part, become aware of the best way to advertise scholarly e-books, how one can deal with an e-reader checkout application, and the way one library changed so much of its print assortment with e-books. those and different examples illustrate how leading edge librarians use e-books to reinforce clients' studies with scholarly works"-- Read more...
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Then there is the issue of too many images. For example, a recent title had many, many gorgeous high-resolution color photos. The file size was huge. Even after making image resolution reductions, file handling was a problem; staff ultimately decided that the print format was simply more suitable and that the electronic format was not practical for this particular title. Simultaneous publishing does not literally mean on the precise same day. As soon as the master page layout file for the print book has been completely evaluated and final corrections executed and checked, staff export a PDF for web-ready preparation.
In the early Internet era, McFarland discovered one example of a television show fan website whose administrator provided all the text of one of our reference books, adding a section of episode guides. The website administrator posted a notice that she would add more material as she had time to enter it. She did not understand the implications of copyright law and removed the file immediately upon our notification of her illegal behavior. There was another more recent incident in which a very large and newly published McFarland reference work showed up on Scribd.
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Academic e-books : publishers, librarians, and users by Suzanne M. Ward, Robert S. Freeman, Judith M. Nixon