Course Details and Schedule

How useful are e-book readers in academic work? Can they be used for accessing library materials? What are the features to look out for when considering purchase? These and similar questions will be considered with reference to the Amazon Kindle, Nook, iPad and Android tablets and smart phones.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • E-book readers
  • Comparison of features
  • i-Pad
  • Amazon Kindle
  • Sony Touch
  • Smart Phones
Course information
Intended audience Anyone who is interested
Prior knowledge Basic familiarity with the Internet/Windows applications.
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software Standard Internet Browser
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information There will be opportunities to try out e-book readers.
Where next? See other workshops in the iSkills programme or contact your subject librarian for assistance.

Course provider: Bodleian Libraries


Frequency: Every term. Express an interest in future dates for this course.