Category Archives: e-books

Currently reading – blog roundup

Shelf Check: the Social Physical Library: what can the physical library offer users, when they are increasingly getting content from the digital branch? Mashable: How to Promote Yourself on LinkedIn: some really good advice here. Now that I’ve caught up … Continue reading

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Today’s reads: Instapaper; eBooks

Everything I know about Instapaper, a concise and informative introduction to this tool, which enables you to save webpages for later reading, on a range of devices (via The Shifted Librarian). The Librarian is the Rockstar: David Lee King on … Continue reading

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Today’s reads: Netflix; legal wastes of time; the future of the book

There’s been an interesting debate on the use of Netflix in university libraries. First posted on TameTheWeb, this seemed like a great idea to me: the university can save money, and enable students and staff to access films and other … Continue reading

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Latest on e-books: Amazon's Kindle

So Amazon has announced a new e-book reader, the Kinble, to retail for US$400. As well as books, it will let users read blogs and newspapers. The most interesting feature is that the Kindle has wireless internet access, you can … Continue reading

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