No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books

No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books
Author: Sue Polanka
Language English
Pages: 272
ISBN10: 0838911455
Genre: Nonfiction
Series No Shelf Required
Goodreads Rating: 3.73
ISBN13: 9780838911457
Published: December 19th 2011 by American Library Association

With their explosive sales and widespread availability, the past few years have definitively proven that e-books are here to stay. In this sequel to her best-selling book of the same title, expert Polanka dives even deeper into the world of digital distribution. Contributors from across the breadth of the e-book world offer their perspectives on what's happening now and what to expect in the coming months and years. Included in this invaluable resource are Guidelines for performing traditional library processes such as cataloging, weeding, archiving, and managing e-book accessibility for patrons with special needs Explorations of topics such as the e-book digital divide and open-access publishing Case studies from an array of academic, public, and school libraries, offering firsthand accounts of what works, what doesn't, and why Discussions of the emerging model of the electronic-only library and the rich possibilities of enhanced e-books All librarians will want to familiarize themselves with the wealth of advice in this volume on best practices for use and management of e-books.