The paper seeks to describe the provision of access to the Safari Tech Books collection of e‐books at Hillingdon Libraries.
Details are given of how the e‐books collection is part of a broader range of e‐information services provided by Hillingdon. Methods of searching for e‐books are described, with screenshots, advantages to library staff are outlined and aspects of administration and promotion are discussed.
The Safari Tech Books Online service has been useful for novice and specialist users as well as for library staff in answering reference queries.
Practical details are given of providing access to e‐books to users of a public library.
Fernandes, D. (2007), "The Safari e‐book route through the ICT jungle: experiences at Hillingdon Libraries", Program: electronic library and information systems, Vol. 41 No. 3, pp. 227-238. https://doi.org/10.1108/00330330710774110Download as .RIS
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