Category Archives: E-Reader

QuickView in ebrary

A Reader is no longer required to take advantage of ebrary’s key functionality! ebrary has added significant capabilities to QuickViewTM, which does not require any software downloads or installations. New features include the following: Ability to customize InfoToolsTM, which turns … Continue reading

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Ebooks and Your Rights

Image via Wikipedia Ebooks are taking off and taking us into uncharted territory. The Electronic Frontier Foundation provides a helpful checklist for readers of digital books. Get information on privacy issues, Digital Rights Management, ownership, censorship and more. Related articles … Continue reading

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Reading More

Image via Wikipedia Are people reading more because of ebook readers? Amazon and Sony are seeing e-book customers buying more books than customers who buy print. Read more in E-book fans keep format in spotlight by Brad Stone, New York … Continue reading

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Ebook Readers and Privacy

Image via Wikipedia The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has created a Buyer’s Guide to E-book Privacy. Related articles by Zemanta E-reader privacy policies compared: Big Kindle is watching you (engadget.com) Electronic Frontier Foundation Criticizes eBook Privacy Policies (geardiary.com) EFF’s ebook-buyer’s … Continue reading

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eDGe

Image by greenasian via Flickr Could the hybrid, two-screen device called the eDGe be the answer for electronic textbooks? Read about it in the New York Times article, “Devices to Take Textbooks Beyond Text” by Anne Eisenberg. Related articles by … Continue reading

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Google Editions

Google Inc. has plans to launch an online bookstore in 2010.  This new venture is called Google Editions and it will offer a universal e-book format.

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eBooks and eReaders

Tweet from Robin Ashford, GFU Reference and Distance Services Librarian: Beyond the Kindle: Talking eBooks and eReaders with iRex http://tinyurl.com/lc5tup (nice device, insane price).

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Kindle DX

From: Robin Ashford, GFU Reference and Distance Services Library The link below is to Amazon’s page for the Kindle DX. I find the price outrageous. Having said that, I took the full five minutes and watched this video from Amazon … Continue reading

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Amazon Eliminating Ebook Competition

Amazon has acquired Lexcycle, the company behind Stanza, an ebook reader application for both the desktop and the iPhone.  The iPhone app from Stanza is free, and offers users the opportunity to shop, buy, read, and organize books.  It has … Continue reading

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