Posts Tagged: e-books

Kindle Singles – Why Not Gov Singles?

E-books are changing the nature of books. Printing on paper is expensive while pixels are cheap. This means more books for more readers at a lower cost. An example of the change in books is Kindle Singles. These are short books or long-form journalism, depending on your perspective. Ranging in length from 5,000 – 30,000… Read more »

E-books’ popularity rising, some students not following trend

E-books’ popularity rising, UR students not following trend By MATTHEW VOLKOV · Published on February 02, 2012 8:52 AM · News http://www.campustimes.org/2012/02/02/e-books%E2%80%99-popularity-rising-but-ur-students-choose-paper/ Drue Sokol, Photo Editor On Jan. 19, Apple, Inc. released a new version of its iBooks digital bookstore, the latest in a recent surge of new technologies. The increasing popularity of digital reading,… Read more »

Kindle Lending Programs in Libraries Update

Thanks to Montrese Hamilton, Librarian for the Society for Human Resource Management in Alexandria, Va., for sharing an update on the results from a series of listserv inquiries she made regarding Kindle lending programs in libraries. Read on… Recently, I wrote a summary of responses to my survey of three Special Libraries Association discussion lists… Read more »