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