Rahul Keda Shewale (Librarian)
Shri Pancham Khemraj Mahavidyalaya, Sawantwadi, Sindhudurg, (MS), India.
The Present study makes an attempt to explore and analyze the bibliographic information in
the publication of e-books in the field of library and information science available through the
Directory of Open Access Books. This study presents overview of e-books and varies
facilities and search mechanism provided by the Directory of Open Access Books to access
full-text e-books made available in different disciplines and subjects. The result of study is
clearly described that there is big gap (1978 to 2000) discovered from the e-books available
under library and information science section in the DOAB. It was also found majority of ebooks were published in last decade. Major finding is e-books of library and information
science on DOAB portal published by IFLA publisher book series, by De Gruyter publishers
in English language by one and two authors and single keyword.