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E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
E-Reader Introduction
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E-Reader Introduction

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This deck is used to introduce technology used by e-reader devices. This includes information about the hardware (e-paper vs. LCD screens) and file formats (EPUB vs. PDF). It also describes the steps …

This deck is used to introduce technology used by e-reader devices. This includes information about the hardware (e-paper vs. LCD screens) and file formats (EPUB vs. PDF). It also describes the steps required to load an ebook from Overdrive's lending library onto a Nook, iPad, and Kindle, since the process is different for all three devices.

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    • 1. E-Reader IntroNathan Swartzendruber, SWON Libraries Technology Educatornathan@swonlibraries.org or @SWONtech on Twitter
    • 2. E-Reader:A Box with aWeb Browser
    • 3. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?><book> <bookinfo> <title>My EPUB book</title> <author><firstname>Liza</firstname> <surname>Daly</surname></author> <volumenum>1234</volumenum> </bookinfo> EPUB "My dear Mr. Bennet," said his lady to him one "My dear Mr. Bennet," day, "have you heard that Netherfield Park is letsaid his lady to him one at last?"day, "have you heard thatNetherfield Park is let at Mr. Bennet replied that he had not.last?" "But it is," returned she; "for Mrs. Long has just Mr. Bennet replied that been here, and shehe had not. told me all about it." "But it is," returned she; Mr. Bennet made no answer."for Mrs. Long has justbeen here, and she told me "Do you not want to know who has taken it?"all about it." cried his wife impatiently. Mr. Bennet made no "You want to tell me, and I have no objection toanswer. hearing it." This was invitation enough.
    • 4. Adobe PDF "My dear Mr. Bennet,""My dear Mr. Bennet,"said his lady to him one day, said his lady to him one day,"have you heard that NetherfieldPark is let at last?" Mr. Bennet replied that he had "have you heard that Netherfieldnot. "But it is," returned she; "for Park is let at last?"Mrs. Long has just been here, andshe told me all about it." Mr. Bennet replied that he had Mr. Bennet made no answer. "Do you not want to know who not.has taken it?" cried his wifeimpatiently. "But it is," returned she; "for "You want to tell me, and I haveno objection to hearing it." Mrs. Long has just been here, and she told me all about it."
    • 5. eInk vs. LCD
    • 6. eInk Pros & Cons Batteries / Low Eye Strain / $ but No Color / Slow Refresh
    • 7. LCD Pros & Cons Color / Video, Apps, etc. but Eye Strain / Batteries / $
    • 8. Do you want to read? Or be more productive?
    • 9. Try reading for 20 minutes.Give the device time to disappear.
    • 10. Wi-Fi / 3G / USBRequired
    • 11. DRM: The Hurt Locker
    • 12. OverDrive & the Nook ColorComputer Authoriz e Adobe Digital NookEditions Color Nook Color
    • 13. OverDrive & the KindleComputer Authoriz e Kindle Kindle
    • 14. OverDrive & the iPadComputer Authoriz eOverDriv OverDriv e app e app iPad
    • 15. All Images Licensed via Creative Commons✤ http://www.flickr.com/photos/sankey/4545791778✤ http://www.flickr.com/photos/clonedmilkmen/5096267917✤ http://www.flickr.com/photos/knk/3111306257✤ http://www.flickr.com/photos/avijeet/5582833053✤ http://www.flickr.com/photos/nanon/28500130✤ http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomazstolfa/5310306188

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