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E-book Usage in Pure and Applied Sciences

E-book Usage in Pure and Applied Sciences University of Oklahoma librarians invited faculty in the pure and applied sciences to discuss current and potential e-book use in research and instruction. The study consisted of an online survey followed by individual interviews featuring e-book demonstrations. Faculty viewed e-book titles on a variety of platforms. Opinions were solicited on current publisher or aggregator interfaces, essential and desirable features or functionalities in platforms, and the future of the e-book in academia. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Science & Technology Libraries Taylor & Francis

E-book Usage in Pure and Applied Sciences

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
1541-1109
eISSN
0194-262x
DOI
10.1080/01942620903579393
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Abstract

University of Oklahoma librarians invited faculty in the pure and applied sciences to discuss current and potential e-book use in research and instruction. The study consisted of an online survey followed by individual interviews featuring e-book demonstrations. Faculty viewed e-book titles on a variety of platforms. Opinions were solicited on current publisher or aggregator interfaces, essential and desirable features or functionalities in platforms, and the future of the e-book in academia.

Journal

Science & Technology LibrariesTaylor & Francis

Published: Mar 9, 2010

Keywords: e-books; academic libraries; collection development; user surveys; pure sciences; applied sciences; teaching faculty; interviews; e-book platforms

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