[Web4lib] Managing Kindles
ashuping at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 11:47:17 EDT 2008
If I remember correctly Librarian In Black and a few others explored
this and the Kindles aren't really meant for use in the library
Here are a few blog posts on it:
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 11:34 AM, Sara Brownmiller <snb at uoregon.edu> wrote:
> We've recently acquired a Kindle and I'm wondering how libraries are
> managing the content. We purchased our Kindle with a state credit card.
> The Kindle came with the credit card number installed in the Kindle in
> order to order books. After purchasing a few titles, I can get Amazon to
> remove the credit card, or disable to account, but how are other libraries
> handling the purchase of new books? Are users able to purchase their own
> content for the Kindle, if it has been borrowed from the library? How is
> user content managed?
> Do you catalog the Kindle titles that you've purchased?
> I'd would appreciate advice or experiences with Kindles that you can share.
> Sara Brownmiller . . . . . . . . . . . University of Oregon Libraries
> Director, Library Systems . . . . . . . 1299 University of Oregon
> Women's Studies Librarian . . . . . . . Eugene, OR 97403-1299
> snb at uoregon.edu . . . . . . . . . . . . 541-346-2368 (voice)
> Web4lib mailing list
> Web4lib at webjunction.org
Robert Frost - "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned
about life: it goes on."
More information about the Web4lib