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Links and information for participants in campus ereader workshop on March 28, 2012
Last Updated: Apr 6, 2012 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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iPad Apps for Books




Play Books (Google)




Bluefire Reader (allows user to authorize Abobe Digital account and download books from Ebsco eBook Collection and ebrary)

Overdrive (allows download of books from public library R.E.A.D.S. service)


For More Help:

Contact Kathy Breeden in the library if you have additional questions or need more help with e-readers.



Articles on Ereaders

Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad  (cnet article)

The Day of E-Readers Is at Hand  (Tennessean article)

Tablet Ownership Among Students Increasing  (Campus Technology article)

Tablet Ownership Jumps  (eWeek article)

Tablets Haven't Killed the PC Yet  (T.H.E. Journal article)

Columbia State Library Databases with Downloadable eBooks

These ebook databases have titles that can be downloaded to some mobile devices:


Additional notes about downloads from Ebsco and ebrary

After logging into these databases with your campus PVT username and password, you will need to create a personal account in order to download books for offline use.

Using ebrary Books on the Kindle Fire 



Regional eBook & Audiobook Download System

Downloadable ebooks and audiobooks from your public library.  
Not a Columbia State database.

Must have a currently valid local public library card to access and download these books.  

Not available to Davidson County residents.



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