E-books and digital resources

Access and Identity Management for Libraries   Access and Identity Management for Libraries
Controlling access to online information

Mariam Garibyan, Simon McLeish and John Paschoud

Practical guidance to ensuring that your users can access and personalise the online resources they are entitled to use with the minimum of fuss. With the rapid increase in the use of electronic resources . . .

read more >>>

Building an Electronic Resource Collection, 2nd edition   Building an Electronic Resource Collection, 2nd edition
A practical guide

Stuart D. Lee and Frances Boyle

All information and library professionals involved with collection development are currently confronting the challenge of how to make informed decisions in the face of the bewildering array of electronic . . .

read more >>>

Building and Managing E-book Collections   Building and Managing E-book Collections
A how-to-do-it manual for librarians

Edited by Richard Kaplan

Offering multiple perspectives from electronic resource professionals at world-renowned libraries this book provides a comprehensive and well-rounded e-book education.   Beginning with a short . . .

read more >>>

Collection Development in the Digital Age   Collection Development in the Digital Age
Edited by Maggie Fieldhouse and Audrey Marshall

This topical edited collection is cross-sectoral and international in scope, drawing together the perspectives of practitioners and academics at the forefront of modern collection development. They explore . . .

read more >>>

Copyright and E-learning, 2nd edition   Copyright and E-learning, 2nd edition
A guide for practitioners

Jane Secker with Chris Morrison

Jane Secker and Chris Morrison have completely revised and updated this highly successful text to take into account recent developments in the field and changes to the law in the UK and elsewhere in the . . .

read more >>>

Customer-based Collection Development   Customer-based Collection Development
An overview

Edited by Karl Bridges

This essential guide to customer-based/patron-driven collection development will allow librarians to navigate the rapid changes in what users expect of libraries. The traditional "top down" . . .

read more >>>

Digital Asset Management in Theory and Practice   Digital Asset Management in Theory and Practice
Mark Hedges

This practical handbook provides information professionals with everything they need to know to effectively manage digital content and information. The book addresses digital asset management (DAM) . . .

read more >>>

Digital Curation, 2nd edition   Digital Curation, 2nd edition
Gillian Oliver and Ross Harvey

This second edition of Digital Curation outlines the essential concepts and techniques that are crucial to preserving the longevity of digital resources. The first edition of this textbook provided . . .

read more >>>

Digital Information   Digital Information
Order or anarchy?

Edited by Hazel Woodward and Lorraine Estelle

If the vision for the future of digital information is order, ease of access, discoverable resources and sustainable business models, how might this be achieved?   In an information environment . . .

read more >>>

E-books in Libraries   E-books in Libraries
A practical guide

Edited by Kate Price and Virginia Havergal

Despite the fact that eBooks have been in existence for decades in various guises and added to library collections for several years now, there has been a noticeable lack of published manuals on the subject. . . .

read more >>>

Exploring Discovery   Exploring Discovery
The front door to your library’s licensed and digitized content

Edited by Kenneth J Varnum

In the context of libraries, “discovery” is the process of finding appropriate resources to meet an information need.  We are in a new age of discovery where technology has enabled today’s . . .

read more >>>

Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management   Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management
Alana Verminski and Kelly Marie Blanchat

This hands-on guide provides both new and seasoned information professionals with a practical foundation for electronic resources management: how it came to be, where it is today and the essential tools . . .

read more >>>

Getting Resource Discovery Right for your Community   Getting Resource Discovery Right for your Community
Edited by Simon McLeish

Discovery is central to academic activities at all levels, and is a major focus for libraries and museums. This book will help its readers learn how to adapt in a fast changing area to continue to serve . . .

read more >>>

Negotiating Licences for Digital Resources   Negotiating Licences for Digital Resources
Fiona Durrant

This is a practical guide on how to get the best deal for online subscriptions. The processes outlined in this book can be applied to a wide range of electronic products, ranging from e-journals to multi-modular . . .

read more >>>