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Kindle Medical E-Book Lending Program

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Presentation given for the TechSpace program at Southeast Florida Library Information Network Regional Conference on Jul 11, 2013.

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Kindle Medical E-Book Lending Program

  1. 1. Kindle Medical E-book Lending Program SEFLIN Conference, Miami, FL. July 11, 2013. Bohyun Kim - Digital Access Librarian Frank Fajardo - Access Services Librarian Florida International University Medical Library
  2. 2. Kindle Medical E-book Lending Program O Funded by the Express Mobile Technology Project Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Southeastern/Atlantic (SE/A) Region. O Launched January 2013. O 10 Kindle E-book readers with 30 titles O A carrying case, a Power adapter and cable, an instruction handout. O See http://medlib.fiu.edu/mobile/kindle- medical/index.html
  3. 3. Implementation Steps O Prepare the device and load all e-books. O Many challenges in acquisition and the device preparation O Determine the circulation workflow. O Borrowing policy. O Staff training O Launch and Promotion O Survey and usage tracking O Evaluation
  4. 4. E-readers and Titles

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