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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Digital Citizenship and Public Libraries

Publish Date: News / 18 August 2014

Just as political citizenship expects principles of integrity of its citizenry, digital citizenship refers to expected modes of conduct in the digital world. Digital citizenship is an umbrella concept that includes the following: a) Preparing technol...

You Shall Not Pass! iPad Passcode Problems and Other Insights

Publish Date: News / 11 August 2014

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...

Libraries are Not a 'Netflix for Books'

Publish Date: News / 4 August 2014

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 ...

Makers, iPads, and Ketchup: Digital Services for Children

Publish Date: News / 23 July 2014

For some time now there has been a growing concern about digital learning for children. Is it good for young learners to engage with reading and literacy development through eBooks on digital devices? What might children be losing when they learn to ...