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Information Research: An International Electronic Journal

June 2014 Volume 19, Number 2

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Number of articles: 4

  1. The E-Book Phenomenon: A Disruptive Technology

    T D. Wilson

    Introduction: The e-book and its associated technology have emerged as a disruptive technology over the past ten years. The aim of this paper is to discuss some of the consequences of this... More

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  2. A National Survey of Early Adopters of E-Book Reading in Sweden

    Annika Bergström & Lars Höglund

    Introduction: Reading literature is believed to be a cornerstone of democracy and good citizenship. With a decline in book reading and an increasing e-book market, it is of importance to follow the... More

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  3. The Acquisition of E-Books in the Libraries of the Swedish Higher Education Institutions

    Elena Maceviciute, Martin Borg, Ramune Kuzminiene & Katie Konrad

    Introduction: Our aim is to compare the advantages and problems of e-book acquisition identified in research literature to those experienced by two Swedish university libraries. Method: A... More

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  4. Validation of the Visitor and Resident Framework in an E-Book Setting

    Hazel C. Engelsmann, Elke Greifeneder, Nikoline D. Lauridsen & Anja G. Nielsen

    Introduction: By applying the visitor and resident framework on e-book usage, the article explores whether the concepts of a resident and a visitor can help to explain e-book use, and can help to... More

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