NISO-BISG Standards Landscape: Sue Polanka -- E-books in the Library: Successfully Reaching the End User

September 16, 2009
DOI: 10.4016/12703.01
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Conference:
NISO/BISG Standards Landscape Forum at the American Library Association
Abstract:
As e-books become more popular in today's library, librarians are discovering challenges in finding the best ways to acquire, catalog, access and read the format. This presentation will describe the e-book standards librarians need in MARC records, cataloging, and purchasing to improve the dissemination of e-book data throughout a library's workflow. It will also unpack the necessary "standard" interface features most requested by end users.
Description:
Sue Polanka, Head, Reference and Instruction, Paul Laurence Dunbar Library, Wright State University, discusses ebooks in libraries and bringing... » More