Ebooks are now a major, established component of academic library collections. This study, conducted through a collaboration between OverDrive Academic and Choice, provides a current snapshot of the growth of ebooks and audiobooks as components of digital collections. The report, based on a recent survey, quantifies budgeting issues, audience priorities, subject area allocations, and more as they relate to collection development practices. Digital books remain an essential piece of academic library collections—one that is growing, as this new survey reveals.
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