As e-books have come to hold a major impact on library collection building activities, the influence of reviews of titles and the on-going conversion of titles to a digital format have significant potential impacts for libraries. Reviewing tools such as Choice and the lag-time between publication notice of the print edition of a work and its corresponding e-version asks the questions, “How many of the print titles that are reviewed in Choice have a corresponding e-version ready for purchase?” and “How used are those e-versions in comparison with print?”
Scott, Amanda L. and Best, Rickey D.
"Using "Choice" to Measure the Availability and Use of E-Books,"
The Southeastern Librarian: Vol. 64
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/seln/vol64/iss3/3