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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 ...

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 ...

Wired Magazine Reviews 10 eReaders

03.17.2010 · Posted in eBooks

And the iPad wasn't one of them.  Read the reviews on these 10 devices: Entourage eDGe Archos 9 PC Tablet Sony Reader Daily Edition Coolreaders Cool-er Astak 6" EZ Reader iRex Digital Reader 1000S Barnes & Noble Nook Amazon.com Kindle DX Apple iPhone 3GS Amazon.com Kindle 2 Devices not included QUE proReader though its not ...