Electronic books

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7369.850 (Published 19 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:850

bmjbookshop.com now has them available

  1. Matt De Bono, webmaster. (mdebono@bmjbooks.com)
  1. BMJ Bookshop

    Most scientific journals have an electronic version, but book publishers have been much slower to make their material available in electronic format. Some publishers of medical books have experimented with making some content available online, but only a few have sold content to readers. The consensus has been to “wait and see.” Concerns have been raised about digital piracy, the high costs of securing content, and whether readers want book length material in electronic format. The BMJ Bookshop has, however, just launched a scheme to make medical books available in electronic format from its own website (www.bmjbookshop.com.

    Electronic books (widely called …

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