by Dick Kaser
Computers in Libraries –  1 February 2009

In a decade-long struggle to grasp a foothold, ebooks are finally coming of age in libraries of all kinds. That’s what vendor after vendor told me at the Frankfurt Book Fair in mid-October when I went in search of this ebooks update story.

Though the ebook’s past may have been one of false hopes and nonstarts, according to all accounts, it was the adoption of the ebook standard that seems to have been the magic factor in the delicate ebook deployment and adoption equation.

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