Report: Investigation of solutions for access to academic books in a digital form

Previous research by Jisc ( investigated the unavailability of reading list materials in a digital form for use in higher education. Following on from this initial research, Information Power undertook a detailed investigation into the underlying access issues and potential routes to improving provision of reading list materials in a digital form.

Following consultation with stakeholders, including acquisition librarians and publishers, the report identified disconnects in understanding as to the issues being felt by each of the parties in the supply chain, offering a series of recommendations to potentially alleviate those concerns.

The full report can be accessed from the Jisc repository:

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