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An overview of the e-book marketplace
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This paper provides an overview of the e‐book marketplace players and their services against a context in which e‐books are becoming an increasingly significant category of digital resource. Expand
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Task dimensions of user evaluations of information retrieval systems
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This paper reports on the evaluation of three search engines using a variety of user-centred evaluation measures using a multidimensional construct which provides a framework to link evaluations to system features in defined user contexts. Expand
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User satisfaction as a measure of system performance
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This article draws on information retrieval and information systems literature in an attempt to understand what user satisfaction is, how it is measured, what factors affect it, and why findings on user satisfaction have been so varied and contradictory. Expand
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The e-book management framework: The management of e-books in academic libraries and its challenges
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An interview-based study with a purposive sample of interviewees working as managers, subject librarians, metadata officers, and e-resources coordinators from seven academic libraries in the UK was conducted to investigate the libraries' experiences and perceptions of e-book management. Expand
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Choosing e-books: a perspective from academic libraries
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This paper aims to report on research into the criteria and processes that academic libraries use to choose e‐books. Expand
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The User Interface and Content-Based Image Retrieval Systems
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User interface design for content-based image retrieval systems is proving to be a fruitful area of research. Expand
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Scientific communication in Libya in the digital age
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This study seeks to understand the scientific communication activities of Libyan scientists, and their engagement with scientific publishing. Expand
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An improved method of studying user-system interaction by combining transaction log analysis and protocol analysis
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The paper reports a novel approach to studying user-system interaction that captures a complete record of the searcher's actions, the system responses and synchronised talk-aloud comments from the Searcher. Expand
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Perspectives on the future of e-books in libraries in universities
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This article reports research into the perceptions and predictions of academic librarians regarding the future role and development of e-books, and e-book collections and services. Expand
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