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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Berkman Center Looks at Ebooks in Libraries David O’Brien, Urs Gasser, and John G Palfrey Jr of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University recently released a briefing document, “ E-Books in Libraries.” Drawing from a wide variet ...
HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:55 - Libraries Transform