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 Get the Low-Down on downloads
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 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
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 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
 Get the Low-Down on downloads
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  • 1. Spend 20 minutes with us and get a crash course on e-readers, e-books and the predicted future of digital books. When: Thursday, August 11, 2011 @ 12pm Where: Library Presented by: Amanda Piekart, MSLIS
  • 2. Softbook 1998 Rocketbook 1998
  • 3. Free eBooks Don’t need to carry so many books Price of eBook cheaper than print
  • 4.  
  • 5. $379.00 Kindle DX Kindle 3G $139.00 Kindle wifi $114.00
  • 6.
    • Pros
    • Easy Downloads
    • Most inexpensive ($114)
    • Text to speech
    • No glare
    • Cons
    • Only download Amazon books
    • Only Black and White
  • 7. $499.99
  • 8.
    • Pros
    • Interactive
    • More then just an ereader
    • Magazines & newspapers
    • Cons
    • Glare
    • Battery life
    • $$$more then just an ereader
    • Text reflow
  • 9.  
  • 10. Nook 1 st edition Nook Color Nook Touch Ereader $119.00 $249.00 $139.00
  • 11.
    • Pros
    • Different models to fit your budget and needs
    • Borrow Books from public library
    • Lend/borrow books
    • Magazines/childrens books
    • Tablet features
    • Read/sample ebooks in B&N
    • Removable Memory
    • Audio capabilities
    • Cons
    • 3G
    • Battery life
    • Glare
  • 12. Touch ereader Pocket Ereader Daily Ereader $179.99 $229.99 $299.99
  • 13.
    • Pros
    • Borrow books from public library
    • E-ink pearl & anti-glare screen
    • Removable memory
    • Cons
    • All models Expensive
    • Battery life
    • Sluggish
    • NO wifi or 3G connectivity
  • 14.  
  • 15.  
  • 16. OVERDRIVE
  • 17. GOOGLEBOOKS
  • 18. Weekly Deals
  • 19. etextbooks
  • 20. What about Print?
  • 21. Predicted Future of Ebooks?
  • 22. Berkeleycollege.libguides.com/techtrends

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