May 26, 2022

Duke University Libraries: eBook Strategy and Advocacy Model

Published August 2011 and Prepared by Duke University Libraries E-Book Strategy Committee.

E-Book Advocacy Model

Duke University Libraries E-Book Advocacy Model

E-book Advocacy Statements

PDF Version of Materials (10 pages)

Statements Cover the Necessary Functionalities of eBooks To Support Research:

  • Conceptualization and Discovery
  • Reading
  • Theory Formation
  • Documenting and Synthesizing
  • Collaboration
  • Publishing and Disseminating
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