Panel at ALA Discusses the Reality of E-Books
Luther, Judy, Information Today
Relevant issues include standards, convenience, and functionality
Imagine a world where books never go out of print and publishers save money on production and distribution costs. These incentives make e-books an attractive way to deliver more content to users more cost effectively. However, e-books are still at the early-adopter stage, and most folks would rather print more than a page to read off-line at their leisure. What will it take for the e-book to catch on and be widely accepted?
This question was addressed by a wellrespected panel of industry representatives and users during the 1999 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. As co-chairs of the discussion group, …
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Publication information: Article title: Panel at ALA Discusses the Reality of E-Books. Contributors: Luther, Judy - Author. Magazine title: Information Today. Volume: 16. Issue: 8 Publication date: September 1999. Page number: 38. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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