Handheld Librarian 7 Workshop: State of the eReader

August 7th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Handheld Librarian 7 conference will be held virtually next Wednesday and Thursday, August 15th and 16th.  On day two, a 2-hour workshop on the state of the eReader is available. More information is below: State of the eReader:  This featured workshop will focus on the legal, ethical, and technical aspects of eReaders. The goal […]

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Loaning Kindles

July 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Listened in on a Kindle Loan program at the Handheld Librarian conference today.  Panelists from university and public libraries discussed their current Kindle loan programs.  Some highlights included: Each school had between 4 and 8 Kindles for loan, mostly Kindle 1 and 2 Circulation staff handled the loan/fines and the downloading of titles Program started […]

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