On Saturday morning at ALA, a group of librarians and publishers gathered together to discuss the world of eBooks, particularly aspects of consortial purchasing. Â Each hour of the discussion a panel of publishers and librarians was on hand to lead the discussion.
The event was organized by Michael Zeoli at YBP, Julie Gammon at the University of Akron, and Tony Horava at OCUL. Â Michael began the event with general slides about eBook and print book availability and sales. Â He also offered a few anonymous comments from librarians. Â I’ll try to get copies of his slides to post. Continue reading Mad World of eBooks part one – ALA discussion
This summer, Wiley will launch it’s online library, a congregation of journals, books, reference works, lab protocols, and databases.Â The Online Library will replace the current Wiley InterScience website.Â Imprints include Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley- VCH, and Jossey-Bass.Â More information, including a description of interface options, use data standards, and alert services is available on the Wiley site.
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