eBooks & Devices

Explore topics related to E-readers, smartphones, iPads, and other gadgets and learn how libraries are adjusting services, networks, and collections to meet the expectations of these wired-for-content patrons.

Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.

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Tablets & Apps: A World of Possibility

 News / Last Modified: 06 June 2017

As the ubiquity of mobile technologies increases, libraries, schools and museums are experimenting with the potential for expanding their engagement with users through these highly portable and sophisticated devices. Thinking beyond e-books, the digi...

How Libraries can meet the Evolving Needs of Patrons in the Digital Age

 Webinar / Last Modified: 05 June 2017

A webinar presenting research from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, providing insight on what types of services Americans value in their library and what types of services they would like to see their library start to offer...

Bridging the Digital Divide with Mobile Services

 Webinar / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on July 25 by Andromeda Yelton exploring the potential for bridging the digital divide through expanded mobile library services.

Libraries are Not a 'Netflix for Books'

 News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

The recent news about Amazon's Netflix-like service for eBooks and Kindle subscriptions has done more than raise eyebrows. At a time when we see budget crunches and misleading reports about dwindling interest in books and public libraries, an entire ...

You Shall Not Pass! iPad Passcode Programs and Other Insights

 News / Last Modified: 08 May 2017

Since her first article, iFought the iPads (and iWon), Sally-Adrina has heard from several librarians struggling with a common problem: iPad passcodes. At Rapid City Public Libraries, they experienced the same issue. A child or an ad...