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eSynapse Spring 2012 Issue Available

Published three times a year, this newsletter provides valuable information about library activities and resources as well as informative articles related to information technology.

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eReaders and Mobile Devices for Check-out

The Library has purchased three iPads, three Motorola Xooms, six Amazon Kindles and six Nooks from Barnes and Noble for faculty and students to check out and try. Details available at the front desk.

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Another successful LIFT Forum

On Wednesday, September 7, 2011, Eccles Library presented its monthly LIFT Forum on “Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders” yesterday. Amy Honisett, Peter Jones, Jeanne Le Ber and Nancy Lombardo provided brief overviews of the iPad, Xoom, Kindle and Nook. At the end of the presentation, these devices were available for attenders to try out. […]

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Wed, Sept 7 LIFT Forum — Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders

The Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Amy Honisett, Peter Jones, Jeanne Le Ber and Nancy Lombardo speaking about Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders. Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 1750 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description: Current […]

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Fall 2011 issue of eSynapse newsletter now available

The Fall 2011 issue of eSynapse, the newsletter of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is now available online. Issue highlights include: From the Director — New Beginnings Library Champion — Don Blumenthal Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Eccles Library — Part II Introducing . . . Amy Honisett Research Support for You […]

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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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Report on iPad usability

According to the blog ReadWriteWeb, web usability expert Jakob Nielsen has published a report about how people are using iPads. This is a follow-up report to his first usability study of the iPad a year ago, and it provides details about strengths and problems with the device. Nielsen reports that both versions of the iPad […]

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