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Cambridge University Press. Our digital platforms for titles published by Cambridge University Press and our Partner Presses. University Publishing Online. Cambridge Books Online; a response to global eBook trends?. Created in 2010 in response to customer demand

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cambridge university press

Cambridge University Press

Our digital platforms for titles published by Cambridge University Press and our Partner Presses.

cambridge books online a response to global ebook trends
Cambridge Books Online; a response to global eBook trends?
  • Created in 2010 in response to customer demand
  • Textbook titles released Summer 2012
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Increasing eBook budget allocation Scholarly eBooks: Understanding the Return on Investment for libraries. Springer.com
so by 2011 ebook purchase is at 16 4 how do digital titles compare in your library
So by 2011 eBook purchase is at 16.4%, how do digital titles compare in your library?
  • Require less staff time to lend and preserve
  • Require less storage space than physical titles
  • Take less time for users to access
  • Enable higher usage per book
  • Allow a broader collection of books
  • Low cost per use

Scholarly eBooks: Understanding the Return on Investment for libraries. Springer.com.

additional advantages of ebooks through cambridge books online
Additional advantages of eBooks through Cambridge Books Online
  • Perpetual access
  • No electronic DRM
  • PDF chapter download/ save & print
  • Generous user concurrency
  • Flexible purchasing models
purchasing models
Purchasing models
  • Pick and Mix (Bespoke Collections)
  • Evidence based acquisition
  • Subject Collections – Fresh approach for 2012
  • Generous concurrency models
  • Pricing based on institution size & type
  • Free 30 day trials
subject collections
Subject Collections
  • Increased focus, flexibility, affordability and appeal.
  • Example: History – Last year entire collection split by year.

This year Split by year (2011, 2010, 2009, 2000-2008, pre-2000) and sub-category:

      • British & European history
      • World history

History & politics in the following areas

      • Asian Studies
      • African Studies
      • Middle East studies
      • American studies
      • European studies
features benefits
Features & benefits
  • Thousands of front & backlist titles (15, 971 Aug 2012)
  • Monthly addition of new titles
  • Regular platform functionality enhancements.
  • Textbooks now available
  • Powerful search and browse capabilities
  • Dedicated customer support teams
free value added library support
Free value-added Library support
  • MARC Records
  • Search widget
  • Search tips document
  • Poster
  • Brochure
  • Online Demo
  • FAQ’s
  • Updates newsletter
  • Accommodating staff
account administrator provision
Account administrator provision
  • Easy to use
  • Clear reporting information
patron support and features
Patron support and features
  • Search or browse
  • Save query as RSS feed
  • Advanced & refine search options
  • ‘Cited by’ in Google Scholar
  • Change the sort display
  • View results in PDF or text
  • Save a chapter to use offline
  • Print a page option
  • Email link to a book
  • Use citation tool
  • Turn on/off search phrase highlighting
concluding statements
Concluding statements
  • Demand for digital books is growing
  • Cambridge University Press provides an excellent platform for its world renowned scholarly titles
  • Please consider taking a trial to our platform so that you have access to the information you need to make your acquisition decisions
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