Working with E-Books and portable reading devices

Document Type

Conference publication

Publication details

Wilson, K 2001, 'Working with E-books and portable reading devices', Information Online 2001, Sydney.

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Publishing books directly online is now a reality. Novels, non-fiction and text books are being sold exclusively in electronic format as well as in paper and online. e-books, newspaper and journal articles can be downloaded from the web into e-book devices and stored for reading at any time. How do the portable readers work and how do they compare with paper; can they be read in bed, or in the bath? How do portable reading and other devices impact on the online information and library world? Come and hear/read answers to these questions and more.