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Establishing methods for future studies on the impact of e-books Information Automation Limited

Chris Armstrong and Ray Lonsdale

Final Report, November 2009


Funded by JISC, JISC Collections provides its members with a catalogue of free and subscription-based online resources such as e-journals, e-books, full text databases, digital images, online film and geospatial data. Core to the service provided by JISC Collections is the quality evaluation of online resources, the expert negotiation process and the efficient national licensing undertaken for each online resource. JISC Collections always strives to widen accessibility to online resources, save its members time and money and to evolve licensing in line with members needs and the digital environment. www.jisc-collections.ac.uk


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Work Package 8 Report Chris Armstrong & Ray Lonsdale


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Establishing methods for future studies on the impact of e-books  
Establishing methods for future studies on the impact of e-books  

This report looks at possible areas of research that would be beneficial based on the findings of the focus groups and the user surveys.