eBooks and eReaders

eBooks and eReaders OELMA 2011

Resources listed in the presentation:

Article:  Amazon.Com Customers Now Buying More Bestsellers on Kindle Than Paperbacks and Hardcovers

Article:  Popularity of Books in Digital Platforms Continues to Grow, According to AAP Publishers February 2011 Sales Report

SLJ's Technology Survey 2011

Article:  Limits on OverDrive Titles

Unquiet Librarian:  Next Steps in the eReader Journey: The Nook Simple Touch

Tips for Cataloging eBooks  (Must have username and password for the INFOhio Sirsi Handbook)

Public Library Books on Kindle

Tip Sheet for Cataloging eReaders

eBook Vendors:

BookFlix (Scholastic eBooks)

Two blog sites of librarians using eReaders in their schools. 

Pixelated Librarian:  http://pixelatedlibrarian.blogspot.com/
Unquiet Librarian:  http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/nooks

Links to Other Documents and Resources:

INFOhio eBook FAQ (must login in with Sirsi Handbook username and password)

E-Reader Comparison Page

Reader's Choice Awards 2011: Tablets and Ebook Readers (PC Magazine, Aug. 26, 2011)

Unquiet Librarian's Documentation/Policies for Using Kindles

eBook Educators Ning Site

The Digital Shift:  Library Journal's eBook Summit

Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which eBook Reader Should You Buy? (CNET News Article)

Dayton Metro Library eBook Guide

Uhlmann, Douglas. "Pick Me! Pick Me!." School Library Journal 57.4 (2011): 80-83. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 26 Apr. 2011.

The above article evaluates several children's nonfiction book series published in electronic book format from several different vendors.  It is available on EBSCOhost here:

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=59966804&site=src-live    (You must log in with the current INFOhio username and password.)