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Replacing textbooks with eReaders?

If colleges and universities begin mandating that all class texts be eBooks, what would this mean for libraries?

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Downside of Google and books

Thoughts on one author’s attempt to make his book freely available on Google Books.

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Finding great eBooks sites

Do you enjoy reading eBooks? Are you looking for good sources of eBooks? The Designers Terminal Design Blog has posted a list of 15 Best Websites To Find And Download eBooks. Do you have an eBook site to recommend? Tell us about it!

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Disaster medicine resources

Earthquakes, tornadoes, tsunami and hurricanes all take their physical and emotional toll on the victims of these acts of nature. In such crises, anyone with some medical training can be pressed into service to provide care and comfort for the injured. Yet providing this kind of care involves different elements than other kinds of emergency […]

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Free medical e-books

According to the iMedicalApps blog: “Kaplan is offering 100 free e-books through iBooks, Appleā€™s e-reader for the iPad and the iPhone. For those in the medical field, there are plenty of books to choose from. The e-books range from Kaplan USMLE step 1, 2, and 3, to novels about Intern life. These books from Kaplan […]

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More new e-books

Another title in the ten new e-books purchased for our library is Cardiac Nursing by Susan L. Woods, with contributions by Erika S. Sivarajan and Sandra Adams Motzer. From the publisher’s summary: A classic in the field of cardiac nursing, this well-recognized text and clinical reference has earned the reputation as “The Red Reference Book” […]

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New eBooks!

We have recently purchased ten new eBook titles to add to the collection. The first is Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias: A Practical Guide by Marc E. Agronin. This book is a concise resource on dementia subtypes, assessment, and treatment, as well as the psychiatric conditions often associated with it. As described on Amazon, it […]

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