publication . Article . 2017

Embracing Ebooks : Acquisition and Collection Development Landscape in Philippine Academic Libraries

Janice D.C. Peñaflor; Justina Garcia;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2017 Journal: Journal of Educational Media & Library Sciences (issn: 1013-090X, eissn: 1013-090X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Tamkang University Press
In the recent years, libraries are evidently expanding their embrace in adoption of ebooks. This may be attributed to the real and perceived advantages demonstrated by ebooks in terms of accessibility, functionality and cost effectiveness. Increasingly, ebooks form a growing part of the collections in academic libraries as a viable format to support the information needs of their patrons. Some libraries have adopted ebooks on a large scale while others are still tentative in their acquisitions. This study aims to examine the current status of collection build-up of ebooks in different academic libraries in Metro Manila. Specifically, it will look at the extent b...
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMethodologies_DOCUMENTANDTEXTPROCESSING
free text keywords: Collection development (Libraries), Acquisitions (Libraries), Electronic books, Academic libraries, Philippines, Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, Z

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