Best Practices of Academic Library Technology Directors - Research and Markets - Market Research Reports
The overview includes some good facts, for example
"- Ebook usage is steadily increasing especially among smaller libraries.
Increased ease of use for patrons and librarians, a focus on downloadable
titles rather than special viewing devices, and an increase in the number of
titles available, has led to an upsurge in demand and usage. Other factors
that have stimulated Ebook usage are the continuing advance of distance and
cyberlearning, and the better integration of Ebooks into course management
and electronic reserve systems and library catalogs. Some users complain
about incompatibility among different vendors of Ebooks."