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OverDrive in Libraries

Anderson, Nate. “Checking out Library Books with Kindle.” Ars Technica. Conde Nast, 10 Oct. 2011. Web. 23 July 2016.
Though this article is outdated, it gives a good example of how much e-book borrowing has changed over the past few years, since around the time when it was first becoming more popular and accessible. 88 more words


OverDrive E-Media Appraisal

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Sound controls: On audiobooks, the sound controls are the phone/tablet volume keys, or there is a slide bar on the listening screen… 199 more words


Random Chat: On Kindle Cases & Reading Habits

Wow, it has been a while since I did one of these, huh? Actually, exactly 6 months to the day! What a coincidence.

So, I confess I am one of the numerous women whose bag is much too heavy. 425 more words

Random Chats

Camels in Holland

As a ferocious reader people keep asking me why I don’t take an e-reader on holiday instead of half my luggage allowance on books.  I always tell them that I like turning pages, that my eyes prefer paper over a screen and, if I am bold enough, I tell them that I like to smell the books. 297 more words

Literary Bits


As you can tell– from the picture, from my blog — I have always loved reading. And while I generally have no personal preference between the act of reading physical texts versus electronic ones, as someone who has travelled internationally and moved quite a few times, the space-saving capabilities of my Kindle are really what make it my treasure. 51 more words


Article Summary and How It's Used


Costa, Dan, and David Pierce. “Barnes & Noble Nook Color.” PCMag. Ziff Davis, 16 Nov. 2010. Web. 30 June 2016.

This article discusses a pretty in-depth overview of the Nook Color from when it first was released – I have this Nook and it has lasted since 2010, I still use it quite often. 290 more words