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    • 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
    • Softbook 1998 Rocketbook 1998
    • Free eBooks Don’t need to carry so many books Price of eBook cheaper than print
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    • $379.00 Kindle DX Kindle 3G $139.00 Kindle wifi $114.00
      • Pros
      • Easy Downloads
      • Most inexpensive ($114)
      • Text to speech
      • No glare
      • Cons
      • Only download Amazon books
      • Only Black and White
    • $499.99
      • Pros
      • Interactive
      • More then just an ereader
      • Magazines & newspapers
      • Cons
      • Glare
      • Battery life
      • $$$more then just an ereader
      • Text reflow
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    • Nook 1 st edition Nook Color Nook Touch Ereader $119.00 $249.00 $139.00
      • 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
    • Touch ereader Pocket Ereader Daily Ereader $179.99 $229.99 $299.99
      • 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
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    • OVERDRIVE
    • GOOGLEBOOKS
    • Weekly Deals
    • etextbooks
    • What about Print?
    • Predicted Future of Ebooks?
    • Berkeleycollege.libguides.com/techtrends