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  1. Community offers electronic petting zoo

    Douglas County Libraries offers electronic petting zoo "Last month, Douglas County Libraries collaborated with our local Best Buy to offer a electronic petting zoo for patrons and staff.  With a staff member on hand, Best Buy brought one of every typ ...

    HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 08:54 - Libraries Transform

  2. Technology Petting Zoo and E-Book Classes

    Cuyahoga County Library now helps patrons utilize their new e-readers and learn about the devices before making a purchase. The library system offers a technology petting zoo to familiarize patrons with the different types of e-readers available. Library ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 13:15 - Libraries Transform

  3. Broward County Library makes eBooks available at airport

    Broward County Library makes eBooks available at airport Over the summer, Broward County Library, located in in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, had the inspired idea to make the collection of more than 34,000 public domain titles featured on their ‘Virtual Bran ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 11:19 - Libraries Transform

  4. Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers

    Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers PC World   by Ralph Jennings " Taiwan's international airport has opened what it calls the world's first in-transit e-library, offering 400 e-book titles to ease waiting-hall boredom whi ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:16 - Libraries Transform

  5. Storypanda: New iOS App for Kids to Create Their Own Interactive Stories

    Storypanda: New iOS App for Kids to Create Their Own Interactive Stories Storypanda’s first iOS app, Storypanda Books, is now out of beta and ready to help kids read, create and share their very own interactive stories.  The Silicon Valley backed startup ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:26 - Libraries Transform

  6. Brace Yourself: SLJ’s school library spending survey

    Brace Yourself: SLJ’s school library spending survey shows the hard times aren’t over, and better advocacy is needed March 1, 2012 Although digital books may be the rage, school libraries have been slow to join the party. About two-thirds of LMCs don’t ha ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:26 - Libraries Transform

  7. Free Library of Philadelphia Lawsuit Casts a Pall Over eReader Lending Programs Everywhere

    Free Library of Philadelphia Lawsuit Casts a Pall Over eReader Lending Programs Everywhere Four visually impaired Philly residents filed suit this week against the Free Library of Philadelphia. They allege that the Free Library’s new Nook lending program, ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:22 - Libraries Transform

  8. National Federation of the Blind Assists in Litigation Against Free Library of Philadelphia

    National Federation of the Blind Assists in Litigation Against Free Library of Philadelphia With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, four blind patrons of the Free Library of Philadelphia—Denice Brown, Karen Comorato, Patricia Greblosk ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:32 - Libraries Transform

  9. E-Books for Education? Not so Fast...

    E-Books for Education? Not so Fast... Much of the coverage of e-book products in recent months—especially Kindle Fire and products based on Apple’s new iBook platform—has focused on the potential of these products to revolutionize educational publishing. ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:38 - Libraries Transform

  10. Mainstream Access to E-Books--What Works, What Doesn’t, and What Is Still Unclear

    Mainstream Access to E-Books--What Works, What Doesn’t, and What Is Still Unclear E-books are an especially exciting development for print-disabled and blind readers because their properties make them ideal for finding alternative forms of access. When an ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:41 - Libraries Transform