Content Collaboration: Customizing E-Book Viewers for Library Patrons

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Abstract

The development of Occam's Reader has been a watershed moment for academic libraries and interlibrary loan. One of the unintended outcomes from the Occam's Reader system is an opportunity to partner with a publisher and use its content in a library-developed viewer. This process is termed content collaboration. Content collaboration is simply the use of publisher-provided content in a presentation platform, a viewer that the library develops or customizes. The customization of the viewer is a tremendous opportunity for the academic library to develop a viewing platform that can directly address the unique expectations and concerns at the user's home institution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)182-192
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Web Librarianship
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2 2015

Keywords

  • Occam's Reader
  • Web viewer
  • academic library
  • content collaboration
  • e-books

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