Monthly Archives: February 2012

Turning the page on paper?

Turning the page on paper?  interesting article from MyCentralJersey.com.   Advertisements

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Lending E-Readers in the School Library

Lending E-Readers in the School Library (Part II: Planning) Travis Jonker describes his school’s pilot program, via 100 Scope Notes.  

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Comparing news apps

All the News that’s Fit to Tap and Swipe: Comparing news apps Flipboard, Pulse, Zite, and Google Currents via The Digital Shift.  

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Archived Webinar: The Library In Your Pocket

LibraryLinkNJ–The New Jersey Library Cooperative just hosted noted social media expert Meredith Farkas’ talk on practical applications of mobile technologies in libraries. The webinar, called The Library In Your Pocket, is now available to be viewed as an archived recording … Continue reading

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eReaderLookup.com

eReaderLookup.com – Ebook Reader Database and Comparison Engine.

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Ereaders, The Death Of Textbooks And Schools? | eBookanoid.com

Ereaders, The Death Of Textbooks And Schools? a commentary on Richard Miniter’s contention that “these cheap, handheld, downloadable reading devices such as Kindle and Nook now give parents a choice between tutoring and classroom education.” Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/12/a_world_without_schoolteachers.html#ixzz1mhuK0MT6

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There’s an app for that, too . . . two . . . 2!

Do you have a trusted repository or wiki that recommends apps for specific handheld devices?  For specific disciplines?  To meet targeted purposes? Educause posted one of its famous “7 Things . . .” introductions about apps @ http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7060.pdf Joyce Valenza … Continue reading

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