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Making the most of e-books and e-readers…

Are you making the most of academic e-books?   Have you considered using an e-book reader?   On Tuesday 13 November Bodleian Libraries will be running WISER sessions on making the most of e-books in your academic work and on using e-book readers.

The first session WISER: E-books (Tuesday 13 November 14.00-15.00)  will introduce Oxford’s collection of e-books, helping you not only to successfully locate e-books but also to manipulate them and make the most of their functionality.  Please book you place at WISER: E-books online

WISER: E-books will be swiftly followed by WISER: E-book readers (Tuesday 13 November 15.15-16.15) which will look at Amazon’s Kindle, Apple’s i-Pad, the Sony e-reader and smart phones for reading e-books. The session will discuss the pros and cons of e-book readers generally and of the individual devices and there will be opportunities to handle the hardware.   Please book  your place at  WISER E-book readers online

All about E-books and E-book readers.

Next Wednesday (29 February) Bodleian Libraries will be running workshops on E-book and E-book readers.

The first session WISER: E-books will introduce Oxford’s collection of e-books, helping you not only to successfully locate e-books but also to manipulate them and make the most of their functionality.

WISER: E-books will be swiftly followed by WISER: E-book readers which will look at Amazon’s Kindle, Apple’s i-Pad, the Sony e-reader and smart phones for reading e-books. The session will discuss the pros and cons of e-book readers generally and of the individual devices and there will be oppportunities to handle the hardware.

Both sessions are free and open to all members of Oxford University and Bodleian Libraries readers.  They will take place at OUCS, 13 Banbury Road.   Please book you place at WISER: E-books and WISER E-book readers.

E-Books and E-Book Readers

Next Wednesday (2 November) Bodleian Libraries will be running workshops on E-book and E-book readers.

The first session WISER: E-books will introduce Oxford’s collection of e-books, helping you not only to successfully locate e-books but also to manipulate them and make the most of their functionality.

WISER: E-books will be swiftly followed (after a short break for tea) by WISER: E-book readers which will look at Amazon’s Kindle, Apple’s i-Pad, the Sony e-reader and smart phones for reading e-books. The session will discuss the pros and cons of e-book readers generally and of the individual devices and there will be oppportunities to handle the hardware.

Both sessions are free and open to all members of Oxford University and Bodleian Libraries readers.  They will take place at OUCS, 13 Banbury Road.   Please book you place at WISER: E-books and WISER E-book readers.

Which E-Book Reader?

If you’re thinking about buying an e-book reader or would just like to know more about them, then its worth booking your place at WISER E-Book Readers next Wednesday 16 February 3.00-4.00pm.  The session will compare the features of the Amazon Kindle, Sony Touch E-Reader and the iPad as well as exploring  smart phones as e-readers.     There will be opportunities to try out the various e-readers, ask plenty of questions and to discuss the merits of each reader.   

This session is usually over subscribed, so if you’re a current member of Oxford University please be sure to book your place online  (non University members should book a place by emailing usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk  quoting their Bodleian reader card number).