Karin Wulf writes:
"What roles are e-books now playing, and what roles will they play, in scholarly disciplines for which books are a primary, often the apex, scholarly form? This is the first of two posts about e-book publishing and university presses. I’ll lay out here some of the basics, and next week I’ll be joined by Lisa Bayer, Director of the University of Georgia Press and John Sherer, Spangler Family Director of the University of North Carolina Press, for a closer look at how these issues and more are playing out at their presses, and what they see for the future of university press e-books. "
Source: Karin Wulf, "Will E-Books Feed University Presses — Or Eat Them?" The Scholarly Kitchen, July 30, 2019, https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2019/07/30/what-is-the-role-of-e-books-in-scholarly-di...
To view part II: https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2019/08/06/scholarly-e-books-and-university-presses-pa... (focused on how e-books fit into the mission and the business model of university presses)