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E-readers and the library

May 23, 2011 | Susan | Comments (1)

E-readers have become increasingly popular in recent months, but not all of the mainstream devices are compatible with Overdrive and are thereore not ideal choices for customers who intend to download TPL's electronic content.  As library employees, customers may seek out our opinion on the best e-readers and how to use these devices.  There are many great reviews of the various e-readerson the internet, and the April 2010 issue of Library Technology Reports provides a useful summary of the devices from a library perspective.  Information staff should also try to attend TPL's Tech Day training when it is offered again to familiarize themselves with the various devices and see how they can be used to improve reference service to library customers.

Gadgets and Gizmos: Personal Electronics and the Library



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