EbooksMrs. Duffee Seated on a Striped Sofa,Reading Her Kindle, After Mary Cassatt
• Available 24/7 if accessing library ebook on library database (ie. Destiny Library Manager)• Easy to Manipulate/use• Allow for the reader to manipulate the text• May enhance the reading experience• May assist students with disabilities• May include visuals, text to speech tools, glossaries, etc.• May be cheaper than hard copy(Pertaining to school library usage)
Resources for E-books and E-readersFor Audio Books:Audiobook.comAudible.comLearnoutloud.comNovelsontape.com
• What are the needs of my readers/listeners?• How can I maximize results with limited spending?• Can students use their own devices/computers?• What criteria will I use for material selection?• Are the databases compatible with my operating systems?• Which format will I use ie. Audiobook (on CD or MP3)? Ebook?
• Devices may/may not be compatible• Only 1 book per device (ie. Ereader)• Before purchasing a computer and network based product be sure that the product is compatible with your library systems.
CreditsAll images are copyright free images from:Slide 9:Kulyk, Tamzen. "Resources for E-books and E-readers." Saskatchewan School LibraryAssociation. Saskatchewan School Library Assocation, Spring 2011. Web. 13 Aug2011.<http://www.ssla.ca/medium_articles/submissions/pdf/spring2011_pdf/ebookresources_tkulyk_spring2011.pdf>.