Multiscreening i shifting w procesie lektury za pomocą czytników e-booków
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The article is an attempt to review the methods of e-book sale and sharing available on the market of Polish Internet libraries. Based on the practices of selected internet libraries, it describes ways of buying and renting e-books on end-devices, which are on the one hand “classic” desktop browsers, mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) and e-book readers. Particular attention was paid to the solutions which support the multiscreening and shifting phenomena, which are part of a growing trend) especially among the younger generation) to use many screens at the same time, also to start reading on one device and later continue on a different one. Such solutions require special technological developments, including cloud technologies and user recognition and authorization procedures. The issue was considered from the point of view of usefulness, defined as efficiency, performance, effectiveness and satisfaction of a user who expects an easy, fast and “transparent” delivery process of a selected title to end devices.