How many people read an e-book last year? 20% ?
E-books in public libraries in USA ●More than 75% public libraries lend e-books ● 12% borrows e-books from the library ● They read 6 books more
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Difficulties in borrowing e-books● 56% - they had tried to borrow a particular book and found that the library did not carry it● 52% - they discovered there was a waiting list to borrow the book● 18% - an e-book they were interested in was not compatible with the e-reading device they were using
● 18,000 public libraries partners● 700,000 e-books● music and videos available● Virtual Branch● compatibility with portable devices● MARC records● integration with ILS
● NetLibrary bought by EBSCO in 2010● 375 online databases● 300,000 e-books● EBSCOhost platform● collection development● acquiring models● compatibility with portable devices● MARC records
● 38,000 partners in 195 countries● ordering tools● purchasing e-books before the on-sale date● MARC records● integration with ILS
Acquiring possibilites in PolandLibraries can:● buy e-books directly from the publisher or in the Internet bookshop,● use a retail vendor offer,● use a vendor platform.