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

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