Posted by: mhdiaz | September 22, 2011

Series Wrap Up — Academic E-books – The Shifting Landscape

In Academic Ebooks – The Shifting Landscape Leslie Lees VP of Content Development for ebrary discussed changes that are occurring with e-books and implications for libraries and their users.


Now that the series Academic E-books – The Shifting Landscape is complete,   I want to express my appreciation to Leslie Lees for surfacing the many transformations that are taking place on the e-book landscape and what they are likely to mean for libraries, publishers and the academic community as a whole.  I look forward to seeing continued dialog about how libraries and information providers can build new and better capabilities that will add value for users.    

Following are links to all of the posts in this series:

How Individual Book Buying Experiences are Reshaping Academic Library User Expectations for E-books

Academic E-book Collection Development in the Context of New User Expectations

E-book Collection Development for Academic Libraries – Existing Options and Emerging Needs

How the Changing Academic E-book Landscape is Impacting Academic Publishers

Academic E-books and their Role in the Emerging Scholarly Communications Landscape

InfoViews will be continuing to provide coverage on key topics at the intersection of  technology, research, and learning.  Some interesting features are planned for the coming weeks and months.  If you have ideas for topics that you would like to see receiving deeper exploration, just let me know.


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