E-Books: A Paradigm Shift and Legal Issues

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Lalitha Aswath, . and Anjaneya Reddy, N.M. (2016) E-Books: A Paradigm Shift and Legal Issues. PEARL - A Journal of Library and Information Science, 10 (4). pp. 261-265. ISSN 0975-6922.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.5958/0975-6922.2016.00036.X

Abstract

In the digital era, the publication industry talks more about e-books utility across the world. But in the Indian scenario, usage of e-books is predominantly low compared with other developed countries. The publisher’s strategies like control over e-books platform, licencing and other legal issues are pushing back libraries from the procurement of e-books. This article makes a modest attempt to describe the conceptual framework, advantages, disadvantages, usage, legal issues, access models and licencing pertaining to e-books procurement.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: E-books, Digital books, E-books licencing, Copyright law, E-book module, E-book platform, E-book access models
Subjects: Faculty of Science > Applied Sciences > Library & Information Science
Divisions: Jnana Bharathi / Central College Campus > Department of Library and Information Science
Depositing User: Ms. Sathyavathi N
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2017 09:53
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2017 09:53
URI: http://eprints-bangaloreuniversity.in/id/eprint/7651

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