Electronic books in public libraries: a feasibility study for developing usage models for web-based and hardware-based electronic books
reportposted on 07.06.2006, 16:26 by James A. Dearnley, Linda Berube, Martin Palmer, Cliff McKnight, J. John, Anne Morris
This final report considers the background and implementation of a project that introduced electronic book (ebook) collections to Essex Public Libraries in 2004. The research considered ebook collections available for borrowing on a PDA (HP iPAQ) and collections downloadable on to the borrower’s PDA or PC (OverDrive, ebrary). The project, a partnership consisting of Loughborough University, Essex Public Libraries, and the Co-East Management Team.
This report was commissioned by the Laser Foundation. It is also available at: http://www.bl.uk/about/cooperation/laser-pubs.html.
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