eBooks & eReaders
Digital formats have become a hot topic in libraries everywhere and Illinois is no exception. Illinois libraries are looking towards the future by lending eReaders; providing eBooks; training patrons and staff to use new digital technology; and adjusting services to support access to information in a rapidly evolving digital world.
- Finding eBooks: A Guide, provided by the Library of Congress.
- eReaders Lib Guide, provided by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- eReader & eBook Resources, provided by the Washington State Library.
- Talking Book and Braille Service, provided by the Illinois State Library.
- The Gadget Ecosystem, A freeze-frame view in November 2011 of the fast changing gadget landscape.
- Axis 360 (by Baker & Taylor)-Axis 360 provides libraries with a state-of-the-art system for circulating digital content.
- 3M Cloud Library-The 3M Cloud Library is a flexible, easy-to-use e-book lending system.
- eBooks & Audiobooks on EBSCOhost-EBSCO offers hundreds of thousands of high-quality eBook and audiobook titles from leading publishers.
- Freading-A pay-per-use system created by Library Ideas LLC.
- Netbrary-Netbrary is a fully online library, providing ebook lending to groups and individuals.
- OverDrive-OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and other digital content.
- TumbleBook Library-TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.
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