E-publishing and the challenges for libraries

E-publishing and the challenges for libraries – European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations. Prepared by Harald von Hielmcrone, Rosa Maiello, Toby Bainton and Vincent Bonnet in April 2012, reviewed by Vincent Bonnet, Klaus‐Peter Böttger and Gerald Leitner in July 2012.

Brief paper discussing the challenges that e-publishing presents to libraries in acquisitions and collection development, and the legal basis in which libraries acquire and use materials.