E‐books: the University of Texas experience, part 1

E‐books: the University of Texas experience, part 1 This article describes the e-book program of the University of Texas, surveys the state of the e-book market and e-book technology, provides e-book usage statistics for three different consortia, and offers guidelines for e-book acquisitions, as well as e-book issues to be considered. Relevant specification, standards, and working groups are explained, as are the future e-book plans of The University of Texas. The author concludes that e-books are to printed books, as television is to radio and movies: another format with its own strengths and weaknesses. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Hi Tech Emerald Publishing

E‐books: the University of Texas experience, part 1

Library Hi Tech, Volume 19 (2): 13 – Jun 1, 2001

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2001 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0737-8831
DOI
10.1108/07378830110394826
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Abstract

This article describes the e-book program of the University of Texas, surveys the state of the e-book market and e-book technology, provides e-book usage statistics for three different consortia, and offers guidelines for e-book acquisitions, as well as e-book issues to be considered. Relevant specification, standards, and working groups are explained, as are the future e-book plans of The University of Texas. The author concludes that e-books are to printed books, as television is to radio and movies: another format with its own strengths and weaknesses.

Journal

Library Hi TechEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2001

Keywords: Electronic books; Libraries; USA; Information technology

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