The new iPad, it sounds like a dream date

January 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

Been watching the twits about the iPad – “extraordinary,”  “a dream to type on,” “much more intimate than a laptop,” “the best browsing experience you’ve ever had.”  Sounds like they are describing a dream date (sans the laptop and browsing). Oh wait, now they are talking about pinching folders, ouch. Seriously – it appears to […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats

Pre-book Your nook!

October 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

November 30th.  Barnes & Noble nook – $259.00.  It looks pretty cool, check out the nook video on the B&N site.  Here are some cool features: runs on 3G network wireless download of over 1 million titles $9.99 titles daily updates of news sources full color navigation of titles lending titles to friends!!! In fact, […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Ebook Readers

ebook devices – a resource guide

July 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Attended a virtual conference today, “The Handheld Librarian.”  There were two presentations on ebooks, one related to Kindles in libraries and the other on ebook devices.  The latter, presented by Charlotte Johnson of Southern Illinois University, highlighted the resourceful LibGuide she has developed on ebook reading devices.  It is available from the SIU Edwardsville site.  […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Conferences/Events · Ebook Readers · Mobile Devices

EBL titles on iPhone, iTouch

March 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

From the EBL blog: We’ve recently announced that EBL titles can be downloaded to the Sony Reader, but did you know that EBL’s new reader is already accessible on an iPhone and iPod Touch? Patrons can access EBL  titles on their iPhone or iPod Touch through the normal webpages.  The image view in the reader […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Ebook Readers · Mobile Devices · Vendor News