Monday, February 6, 2012

Ebook Update / The Conundrum

Section D of this weekend's Times-Colonist has lots to offer those of us searching for direction and wise investment opportunities in new technologies and resources for school libraries.   Be prepared to translate as the focus is on the public library experience which has quite a different market to ours, as the article on romance ebooks might suggest.  Start here:

The ebook conundrum

To round out the picture and frame the conundrum in terms of school libraries, included with today's posts is the recent news about Apple's new textbooks (Gillian Shaw, Vancouver Sun, January 20, 2012), in particular a look at whether these will advance education or widen the digital divide amongst our students.

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