Examining one model of ebooks for an academic library setting

Garner, Jane and Horwood, Lynne and Sullivan, Shirley Examining one model of ebooks for an academic library setting., 2002 . In VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne (Australia), 6-8 February 2002. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]

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English abstract

In late 2000, CAVAL Collaborative Solutions in Victoria, Australia, organised a consortial purchase of netLibrary titles for interested member institutions. Throughout 2001, netLibrary was examined by a number of working groups at the University of Melbourne. This paper presents findings that cover a range of issues: acquisition, collection content, functionality, disability access issues, ereserve and administrative issues.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: ebooks
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HO. e-books.
Depositing user: Shirley Sullivan
Date deposited: 13 Nov 2008
Last modified: 14 Dec 2012 21:18
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/12520

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