Course Details and Schedule

Reading on E-Book Readers such as Kindle or Nook and using apps for iPad and Android devices is increasingly popular but how useful are these devices for academic work? This workshop will look at a range of devices and apps on the market and will cover key features to look out for when considering purchase. The workshop will also include an opportunity to try out a range of devices.

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.