Preparing for Effective Adoption and Use of Ebooks in Education


Clay, J., 2012. Preparing for Effective Adoption and Use of Ebooks in Education. UKOLN, University of Bath.

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    As ebooks become mainstream and the percentage of academic publications delivered as ebooks rises steadily, this report is a primer to help academic librarians, managers and members of faculty prepare for the increasing adoption and use of ebooks in education. Specifically, this report: 1) introduces the historical and present context of ebooks; 2) reviews the basics of ebook technologies; 3) considers scenarios for ebook adoption and usage; 4) addresses current challenges; and 5) considers the future. This report also provides a glossary and a ‘References’ section.


    Item Type Reports/Papers
    CreatorsClay, J.
    Research CentresUKOLN
    ID Code34852


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