Tuesday, 20th July 2010
UPDATE: Kindles, iPads, and Other eBook Readers Available for Loan from Public and Academic Libraries
A couple of months ago we compiled our first post on ResourceShelf with libraries (both academic and public) lending iPads, Kindles, Sony eBook Readers, and other electronic devices. We've collected even more since that first post so it's time for an update.
+ West Vancouver (Canada) Public Library
First library in Canada to loan Kindles. They have five available and each one is loaded with fifty titles.
+ Mentor Public Library in Ohio
Two iPads and six Nooks are available.
We first posted this item here.
+ San Diego Public Library
Sony Readers provided by Sony are available.
More Additions to the Public Library Collection
+ River Forest Public Library, IL
Sony Reader and Kindles
+ Princeton Public Library, NJ
Sony Daily Reader and Kindles
First Posted May 14, 2010
+ MIT Lewis Music Library
An iPad to borrow that's LOADED with content. MIT also offers Kindles to borrow.
+ North Carolina State University
iPads, Kindles, Sony Reader
+ Farleigh Dickinson University
Kindles, Sony Readers and iPod Touchescome with pre-loaded titles.
+ Oregon St. University
Choose from titles in the Oregon St. Kindle collection and you can request up to two books from Kindle story. Here's a Kindle request form.
+ University of Nebraska--Omaha
Kindles. They mention using one is a faster alternative to ILL.
See Also: Presentation (PPT Slides) from U. of Nebraska Omaha
Title: "Circulating eBook readers at UNO: what we know…for now"
Source: @JSTOR, @TechCzech