The Role of eBooks in Public Libraries (Session C15)

Read, Samantha
August 2011
Feliciter;2011, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p147
The article cites Michael Ciccone and Ken Roberts of Hamilton Public Library who address the issues on the role of electronic books in public libraries in Canada. The issues being discussed include digital rights management, changes in circulation practices, and the need for a standardized eBook business model. Evidently, the issue on electronic books affects many parts of the library, such as staffing and building maintenance.


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