The Electronic Book

The Electronic Book Examines the progress being made in the search for electronic booksand the relevant criteria to make the concept work. States that the bookhas faults the static nature of the text and the passive nature of thematerial which the electronic book format can overcome, citingdevelopments in pocket Pcs, CDROM, databases, hypertext, text retrievalsoftware, and multimedia. Concludes that when the right combination oftechnologies is available, a likelihood in the 1990s, the electronicbook will become a reality. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Work Study Emerald Publishing

The Electronic Book

Work Study, Volume 40 (1): 3 – Jan 1, 1991

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0043-8022
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000002629
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Abstract

Examines the progress being made in the search for electronic booksand the relevant criteria to make the concept work. States that the bookhas faults the static nature of the text and the passive nature of thematerial which the electronic book format can overcome, citingdevelopments in pocket Pcs, CDROM, databases, hypertext, text retrievalsoftware, and multimedia. Concludes that when the right combination oftechnologies is available, a likelihood in the 1990s, the electronicbook will become a reality.

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Work StudyEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1991

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