E-book usage: counting the challenges and opportunities (.pdf)

« Data are increasingly driving decision-making, supporting policy development across a range of organisations. In an academic context, data are key, enabling evaluation of content and services and supporting efficient use of limited resources. Across academic libraries, a growing proportion of an increasingly stretched budget is being spent one-resources each year. Within this context, demonstrating a return on investment is imperative but gathering data about e-resource usage, particularly the use of e-books, is not always easy. (…) »