North Carolina Libraries, Vol 70, No 2 (2012)

E-Book Readers Come to Eastern North Carolina

Eleanor I. Cook, Lisa S. Barricella, Robert James, Jan Mayo, Mark Sanders, Ralph Scott


The authors describe a pilot project where Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook e-book readers are provided for patrons to check out. Topics covered include start-up considerations, issues with selection and acquisition of content; cataloging approaches, circulation procedures, publicity strategies and evaluation.

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