links for 2008-12-20

  • Electronic books (e-books3) could revolutionise the way in which learners access information. A recent Exploring e-books event provided an opportunity to speculate, disseminate and evaluate the current issues and potential future of the e-book within UK further and higher education (HE).

    RSC UKOrganised by Virginia Havergal at JISC's Regional Support Centre (RSC) South West4, library and information professionals as well as technical experts and JISC Collections5 project leaders shared their experiences and research findings with a view to maximising the benefits of e-books for users and for institutions.

  • The iRex Illiad will offer significant news content