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The Latest Swedish Book Technology

EBooks have been on the scene for several years, and while eReader technology has made some significant strides in improving the eBook experience, we are reaching the limits of how “like a real book” that experience can truly be.  Leave it to the Swedes to discover the ultimate reading experience.  From the

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And Steve said, “Let there be sound!”

You may have noticed that our internet stations look just a bit different now. In fact, you may have noticed because you came in to use one last week and the computers were flat out gone.  Sorry! But here’s why they were gone: we upgraded them!  Our old system had been limping

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A Deal You Can Refuse

One of my friends approached me yesterday and commented that “I see I won’t be able to use my Kindle to download eBooks from your website.”  What she said is true:  we are indeed making some changes to our eLibrary.  Our patrons currently may download eBooks and eAudiobooks from the Sunflower eLibrary,

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The Amazon Public Library

When Amazon announced their new Kindle Unlimited service last week, it certainly caught my attention.  For a fee of $9.99 per month, anyone with a Kindle can download as many eBooks as they can read from a selection of more than 600,000 titles.  It is all instant access, with no waiting lists.

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British to Study Children and Mobile Devices

Modern electronic technology as we know it — the Internet, iPads, iPhones, eReaders, and everything else — is still a relative newcomer to the scene in terms of history.  We have only recently been made aware of its darker side.  I won’t go into the details of the research, but it indicates that