Re: e-books

Druda (
Thu, 11 May 2000 09:43:09 -0700 (PDT)

Ebooks seem to me to be a personal device, like a Walkman, but at least
one public library here on Long Island is circulating the readers
(Softbook brand) with books loaded onto them. Anything not printed on
paper seems to fall to the media department!


Ellen Druda
Media Librarian
Half Hollow Hills
Community Library
Dix Hills, NY

On Thu, 11 May 2000, Judy Jones wrote:

> Sorry to seem so out of the know on this technology. Does anyone know if
> e-book technology involves some aspect applicable to a library media center?
> By this I mean would we get involved in any kind of equipment provision; is
> this a format likely to only be online; etc.?