De Gruyter Saur / IFLA Research Paper Award 2012
The winner of the De Gruyter Saur/ IFLA Research Paper Award 2012 has been announced.
The topic of this year's Award was 'Libraries and e-books - challenges and chances'.
The winner was Adam Girard (a PhD student at the School of Information and Library Studies at University College Dublin. His paper, 'E-books are Not Books: The Challenges and Chances in the New Media Context', focuses on how classifying e-books as new media (rather than as books) opens up new ways of thinking for librarians, publishers and other stakeholders.
For more information, see the IFLA press release.