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ERIC Number: EJ584222
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-9769
The E-Book: Pipe Dream or Potential Disaster?
Dorman, David
American Libraries, v30 n2 p36-39 Feb 1999
Discusses the development of electronic books and considers marketing and distribution, rights management, and technical standards. Economic and institutional relationships, copyrights, Extensible Markup Language (XML), access to content, free access versus fees, preservation versus loss of control over long-term storage and access, and trusted systems that address usage rights are examined. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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