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Call for Articles - Against the Grain

Apologies for cross posting...

Against the Grain is now inviting submissions of articles for the February
issue.  The issue will be devoted to e-books.

Possible article topics include:
- What types of e-books are most used by patrons?  Reference books vs.
  general collection?  How are they used?  
- How are e-books processed and made available to the public?  What is the
  technical services workflow?
- What are the subscription / pricing models for e-books?  
- What are the access models for e-books?
- What are the current trends in e-book publishing?  Where is the industry
- What are the current trends in e-book use?  Are users satisfied with
  e-books?  How can user satisfaction with e-books be measured?  
- Case studies of libraries that are currently using e-books?   

Articles on other aspects of e-book use and management are also welcome.  

Against the Grain is a partially refereed publication, and articles are
usually 2000 -- 2500 words in length.  Articles proposals and / or
abstracts of articles should be submitted by November 8, 2004. The final
deadline for submission of the articles themselves is December 15, 2004.  
If you are interested in submitting an article, please let us know by
return email.

If you need more information or have further questions, please do not
hesitate to ask.  Our contact information is below. 

Thanks so much for your time and attention.

All the very best,

Cris Ferguson and Betty Kelly
Guest Editors of the February issue of Against the Grain

Cris Ferguson
Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian
[phone] 864-294-2713

Betty Kelly 
Acquisitions Librarian
[phone] 864-294-2712

James B. Duke Library
Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613