Partnership between PSUL and Sony to explore and investigate the applications of e-book readers in an academic setting
Anne: Talk about proposal to Sony/Amazon – Spring of 2008. Sony Responded and was excited at the opportunity to gain feedback from students, library, and facultySony donated 100 model PRS-505 Sony Readers to the University Libraries so that we could carry out a pilot project
Binky: Summarize Use Cases (detailed on coming slides) – Library as hub
Binky: Overview of classes taught with the Sony Reader
Anne: 10 at UP, 5 at a campus, Sony eBook store content, great way to test technology. Lending period changed from four weeks (which is our standard for books) to two weeks due to popularity and to allow for more people to try out…
Binky: what we tried, didn’t work, we’ll be testing kindles
Transcript of "New Jersey Library Association Sony Reader Panel"
The Sony Reader Projectat the <br />Anne Behler<br />Binky Lush<br />