In August 2013, the Library formed the Ebook Strategy Working Group in order to develop a framework of understanding in order to guide decision making in the selection, acquisition, access, and user experience of ebooks at the UG Library. The scope of the project included:
In order to accomplish this, we examined our current processes for the selection, acquisition and management of ebooks, surveyed recent literature, examined usage statistics, investigated the business models of ebook providers, and conducted a qualitative study of student use of ebooks.
It is our hope that the recommendations provided in this report will enable the Library to:
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For more information about the project please contact Pam Jacobs at firstname.lastname@example.org.