Volume 25, Issue 4 (Journal of Information Sciences & Technology 2010)                   ... 2010, 25(4): 721-743 | Back to browse issues page

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Al-Zahra (PBUH) University
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E-books embody diverse features, each of which could contribute towards increasing their user-agreeability and attracting more users. In order to select an Ebook best suited to their needs, both users and librarians consider a set of criteria. The present study aims at providing the evaluation criteria from the standpoint of both the users and librarys by employing two approaches, i.e. through considering the characteristics of the electronic environment, and also maintaining the desired features of the printed media in E-books. By reviewing the resources published in the field of E-books, 15 criteria along with 101 components have been collectively discussed for evaluation of the suitable E-book for users and libraries. Four criteria with 24 components have been solely devised for libraries and librarians.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Information Technology
Received: 2011/01/9 | Published: 2010/09/15

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