E-books: Hot! Hot! Hot!

Half of Sacramento must have received e-book readers for Christmas, judging by the number and type of tech-help and information questions we’re receiving by phone this month.  It’s been a stretch for our staff to answer them, and our Tech Aides and Technology Librarian are often overwhelmed by the volume of questions referred to them.

I’m torn between wanting to know about ALL the devices our patrons have, and being satisfied with knowing about reading on my iPhone/iPad.  I’m developing an aversion to having too many devices, in my old age, much to my great surprise!

It seems like they all perform in a very similar manner, and therefore should be able to handle the e-books we offer through OverDrive.  But life is not simple – where’s the fun in that?


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