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Archive for June, 2010

Ebooks and Libraries: Like Peanut Butter & Chocolate or Oil & Water?

06.17.2010 · Posted in eBooks, Librarians

Last week I participated in an online Twitter conversation led by Charlotte Abbott at Follow the Reader.  When Charlotte asked me to be a guest in the discussion the topic was how to increase ebook adoption in libraries.  We knew the topic was going to be interesting when the conversation got intense on twitter before ...

Introducing Transliteracy Georgia Public Library Service & Georgia Library Association

06.16.2010 · Posted in Presentations, Transliteracy

This morning I participated in an webinar for the Georgia Public Library Service, Introducing Transliteracy to Libraries. Introduction to Transliteracy for Libraries View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. You can find the transcripts on WhattheHashTag [Update] You can listen to the recording here. Promised links and resources: Libraries and Transliteracy Blog Defining Transliteracy Libraries and ...

Why I Love Kindle Desktop for eBooks

06.15.2010 · Posted in eBooks

I really love using Kindle Desktop for reading ebooks on my netbook. The great thing is there are so many free books, and I don't just mean old ones, that I think everyone should use it even if they never plan to buy a book, just to take advantage of the freebies. Free books: As ...

How I Got Over My Issues and Learned to Love eBooks

06.14.2010 · Posted in eBooks

The idea of an ebook reader has intrigued me for a while.  I wanted one to read my nonfiction on. I highlight my books, write in the margins and flag pages (gasp!) so the appeal for me was being able to search books and my notes fast and easy. I also read a lot of pdf reports ...

Top Ten Links Week 23

06.12.2010 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 6/4/2010 thru 6/10/2010 1. great list of people to follow! - My Personal Learning Network of Librarians & Library Trainers By @MLx - this pretty self explanatory, Marianne has put together a great list 2. 10 Ways to Use Google Books for Lifelong ...