E-book Platforms for Libraries by Mirela Roncevic

By Mirela Roncevic

booklet owners proceed to scan: alterations to company versions, consolidation of content material, and mergers with rivals suggest consistent swap. What’s strong for innovation can equivalent confusion in terms of determining an ebook platform on your library. creating a sound buying choice calls for study and shut attention of trade-offs, and Roncevic’s new factor of "Library know-how studies" gets you began. in keeping with surveys of ebook owners with a longtime presence in educational, public, and/or K–12 library markets, this document includes

heritage and enterprise version descriptions for fifty one best booklet vendors
4 tables evaluating content material, technical requisites, performance, and enterprise models
An at-a-glance evaluation of structures, together with seller web site URLs
Bulleted checklists of things to think about, and inquiries to ask vendors
An exam of the blurring channels of writer, aggregator, and distributor structures, with suggestion that can assist you steer clear of content material overlap

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