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Ebooks in Australia Handout

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Handout with the key links from a Professional Development session for the Association of Independent Schools in Western Australia, Hale School. 18 August 2010

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Ebooks in Australia Handout

  1. 1. <ul><li>Slides are at: http://slideshare.net/sirexkat
  2. 2. DECISIONS = Type of device + software to read ebooks + format read by device/software + ebook content
  3. 3. Comparison of all ebook readers on the US market showing features
  4. 4. http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/E-book_Reader_Matrix
  5. 5.  Places to get free ebooks </li></ul>Often free ebooks are classics out of copyright <br />Internet Archive http://www.archive.org/details/texts <br />Project Gutenburg http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/ <br />Scribd http://scribd.com/ <br />Google Books (sometimes only part of the text is available) <br />http://books.google.com/books <br />Wikibooks – free educational books http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page <br />Many Books http://manybooks.net/ <br /><ul><li>Places to get free audiobooks</li></ul>LibriVox http://librivox.org/ <br />Podiobooks – free serialized audio books http://www.podiobooks.com/ <br /><ul><li>Places to search for ebooks to buy
  6. 6. http://ebooks.addall.com/ Searches over 30+ ebook sites (may not be available in Australia)
  7. 7. http://ebookant.com

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