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ERAC report - eBooks, eReaders and School Libraries

Explore devices, formats, and issues (Jan 2012)

Thinking about eBooks? Want to know what some of the issues are? Some of the specific devices and prices may already be slightly out of date (produced Jan 2012), however, this is a good primer for anyone interested in the topic.

"While there is much excitement, engagement and interest in exploring the implementation of E-Books as part of a school district's digital resources, there is also much confusion and frustration ... The hope is that by exploring these devices, formats, distribution methods, licensing issues and available content, there will be some suggested solutions and ideas on how to best capture these new technologies for implementation within our schools in the near future.

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