ATG Book of the Week: No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books

Title:No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books
Editor: Sue Polanka
ISBN: Softcover:978-0-8389-1145-7
Price: Softcover: $60
Imprint: Chicago: ALA Editions: 2012, 272 pages.

“In this sequel to her best-selling book of the same title, expert Polanka dives even deeper into the world of digital distribution. Contributors from across the e-book world offer their perspectives on what’s happening now and what to expect in the coming months and years. Included in this invaluable resource are

  • Guidelines for performing traditional library processes such as cataloging, weeding, archiving, and managing e-book accessibility for patrons with special needs
  • Explorations of topics such as the e-book digital divide and open-access publishing
  • Case studies from an array of academic, public, and school libraries, offering firsthand accounts of what works, what doesn’t, and why
  • Discussions of the emerging model of the electronic-only library and the rich possibilities of enhanced e-books”

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