Check Out What You Can Check Out at a Wisconsin Library: The Apple iPad

While many libraries are now checking out ebooks and digital audiobooks in addition to physical media, the Eau Claire library is taking things a step further by lending out iPads themselves. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check Out What You Can Check Out at a Wisconsin Library: The Apple iPad

While many libraries are now checking out ebooks and digital audiobooks in addition to physical media, the Eau Claire library is taking things a step further by lending out iPads themselves. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Unveils 4th Generation iPad and iPad Mini

Apple unveiled today the 7" iPad Mini and a new, 4th generation iPad. The Mini will start at $329 and is aimed at book readers. iBooks has also been updated. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check It Out: How ThriftBooks Helps Libraries Turn Excess Books Into Revenue

As the world’s largest independent seller of new and used books, ThriftBooks is known to customers as the place to purchase affordable books and locate hard-to-find titles. But the online retailer also plays another important role: helping libraries raise significant funds from unneeded books.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's 10.2-inch iPad drops back to $250, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals

This week's best tech deals include a couple of all-time lows on older but still worthwhile Apple gadgets, with the 9th-gen iPad on sale for $250 and the M1-powered MacBook Air available for $750. The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max is a solid value for those in need of a cheap media streamer at... Continue reading at Engadget

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Apple's iPad Air drops to $500, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals

We're in the thick of the holiday season, so we're still seeing good deals on a number of gadgets and tech gear we recommend. Apple's iPad Air, for instance, is down to its second-lowest price to date at $500, while Amazon's Fire HD 8 is down to an all-time low of $55. The Xbox Series S is still... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-12-09 17:01:40 UTC ]
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Apple's 10.2-inch iPad drops to $270, plus the best early Black Friday deals so far

Though Black Friday is technically a week away, we're already seeing a barrage of sales that we expect to carry over into the shopping holiday. Several of Apple's iPads, Apple Watches and MacBooks are available at their lowest prices to date, for instance, as are a plethora of devices from... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-11-18 17:15:53 UTC ]
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Apple iCloud photo libraries will soon be viewable in Windows

It should soon be much easier to access your iPhone's photo collection on a Windows-based PC. Microsoft is updating Windows 11 with the option to directly view iCloud photo libraries in the Photos app — you won't need your browser, just an iCloud app from Microsoft's store. So long as your... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-10-12 14:17:46 UTC ]
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New York Public Library’s most checked-out books say a lot about what we read and why

The recently unveiled list, compiled from more than a century of circulation data, is like a literary cardiogram of the nation’s beating heart. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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School & Library Spotlight 2019: Checking Out Midwinter

We offer some educational events of interest at the ALA Midwinter Meeting, which will take place January 24–28 in Philadelphia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Your library's audiobook app now supports Apple CarPlay

Digital reading app Libby has for some time allowed bookworms to play its audiobooks through Android Auto. Following an update that arrived today, folks with CarPlay-enabled infotainment systems can listen to the app's books through their setups too. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-07-15 19:07:00 UTC ]
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Library's new system makes checking books out a breeze

New Plymouth libraries have gone ultra high tech with a new $385,000 system to automate the borrowing and returning of books. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check your Amazon account for free credit as Apple coughs up in ebook lawsuit settlement

Following a court ruling that it was involved in ebook price-fixing with five publishers, Apple has started the process of paying back $400m in refunds. Despite agreeing to pay out the thick end of half a billion dollars, Apple denies doing anything wrong. Interestingly, the payouts will not... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iOS9 and the iPad Pro: what the latest Apple event means for marketing

Apple drives changes in behaviour like nobody else. What might the key announcements from the event mean for the ad industry?Like many Apple events before it, September’s event didn’t introduce any new technologies or products, but that’s not to say what was announced isn’t worth... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library app lets you check out 'The Walking Dead' and other digital comics

Before it was a TV show and video game, The Walking Dead was a comic book from publisher Image Comics. It's a great series and if you're interested in catching up on the source material for the TV show, you might be in luck. The public library app,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check it Out with Peter Brantley: Privacy for Library Patrons

Patron privacy has long been a concern for libraries and library users in the digital age. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check It Out with Michael Kelley: How Libraries Preserve E-books

As the ebook market develops on a licensed-access model, librarians caution that we are tumbling toward a digital memory hole in which large portions of our literary heritage could one day be lost altogether. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check It Out With Michael Kelley: The Digital Public Library of America

When it was first proposed, the Digital Public Library of America—a visionary project that aims to make discoverable and accessible online the gems of local library collections nationwide—drew many questions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check It Out with Michael Kelley: Small Libraries Make a Big Impact

Big libraries get all the attention. But in late September of 2013, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) issued an interesting report on small and rural libraries in the United States. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple unveils iPad Air tablet

Apple has released “the lightest full size tablet” onto the market in time for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the Future, WIll Libraries Look More Like Apple Stores?

A new library in Texas appears to be normal, until you realize it doesn’t have any books in it. In Bexar County, Texas, the center of the San Antonio metropolitan area’s breakneck growth, a population boom has left some residents without adequate library access. A new initiative will fill... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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