I’m calling BS on this article! Read it when you get a chance. Basically: screens are bad, paper is good. They mention recent studies that show how using a smartphone/tablet before can be detrimental to your sleep and how smartphones/tablets can be distracting. I get that. To me, reading is reading. I read A BOOK […]Read More Screens bad, paper good?
I just noticed this today. It looks like OD will help retailers set up a bookstore where they can sell eBooks and audiobooks. I don’t know how long they’ve offered this service. Just a matter of time until they go direct to consumer.Read More OverDrive has a retail division?
Nuvem de Livros is a subscription based eBook service in Brazil. It has over 1 million subscribers. According to this post a big part of its subscribers are students who pay a about $1 per month (regular subscription fee is $3). What does this service offer? The students can read novels, biographies, short story collections, […]Read More Would OverDrive ever offer an eBook Subscription Service?
During the first nine weeks of 2013 I conducted 18 eBook instruction events at nine library locations in the county. Nine of them were eBook Clinics, 2 hour workshops that cover the basics of using the library’s eBook collections. The other nine were eBook Consultations, one-on-one appointments with people. A total of 154 people attended […]Read More Winter 2013 eBook Instruction Tour
A friend of mine cut this out of the paper for me. I’ve been teaching eBook classes for the public lately so she thought of me. I’ve always liked Frank and Ernest.Read More Kindle-Garten
I’m a big fan of audiobooks. I listen to them a lot. Walking the dog, doing the dishes, driving, just about any chance I get. It’s a great way to ‘read’. And, let’s face it, as a father of two kids I’m tired at the end of the day and fall alseep quickly when I […]Read More Whispersync for Voice is very cool!