Friday, October 22, 2010

Want To Know More About eBooks, eReaders and Libraries

eBooks, eReaders, and Libraries

Wisconsin Valley Library Service has created a website with links to a wealth of information about eBooks, eReaders, and Libraries.  This site includes information helpful for patrons and library staff. 

Some of the things you will find are:
  • A general overview about eBooks
  • FAQs about using eBooks and eReaders
  • A guide to the many eBook formats
  • The link to the COSLA: eBook Feasibility Study for Public Libraries
  • Comparisons and reviews of a variety of eReader devices
  • A list of OverDrive compatible devices
  • Lists of free eBook sources and paid sources
  • How-to instructions on transferring OverDrive e-pub content to an eReader
  • Various articles about library applications for eBooks and eReaders
  • Links to the Sue Polanka eBook presentation from the WVLS Technology Summit
  • Information on how to access the eBooks: Libraries at the Tipping Point on Demand conference.
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