kindle by wpr1947


									   Phoebe B. Warmack, Director, William H. White Jr. Library,
                Woodberry Forest School

Get a Kick Out of Your Kindle

 Technology Tips for Leery Librarians
       and Terrified Teachers
What Does Kindle Mean?

 Kindle Content:
 Kindle Wireless Reading Device
 Kindle for PC
 Kindle for Mac
 Kindle for iPhone
 Kindle for Blackberry
 Kindle for iPad
Kindle (Global Wireless Reading Devices)
      What they share:
      3G Wireless (Global coverage)
      Electronic Ink
      Built-in PDF Reader
      Battery life of 1 week/charge
      Over 480,000 books
      Over 1.8 million free, out-of-
      copyright, pre-1923 books
      U.S. and international
      newspapers, magazines and blogs
      Adjustable font size
      Notes feature
      Bookmark feature
      Rotating display
      New York Times Bestsellers and
      new releases from $9.99

6” diagonal display
8” x 5.3” x 0.36”
Weighs 10.2 ounces
Holds up to 1,500 books
Manual Rotating display
                     Kindle DX

9.7” diagonal display
10.4” x 7.2” x 0.38”
Weighs 18.9 ounces
Holds up to 3,500 books
Automatic Rotating display
Why Kindles at Woodberry?

      Attracted by:
      Electronic ink
      We look good
How Does it Work at WFS?

     The Basics:

     How many Kindles?
     Who can borrow a Kindle?
     What makes a “Kindle purchase”?
     Who makes a Kindle purchase?
What We Do: Purchasing & Loading Devices

         Primary purchases
         We have terrible wireless signals!
         Proprietary copies
         How we keep content “current”
           What We Do: Cataloging

                     KIN designation and Kindle collection
MARC records

                                  OPAC view
What We Do: Circulating Devices

Circulation Period
Office Housing
Device sychronization
            Who Uses Them?

Do we have The Lost Symbol yet?
I need it and I need it NOW!
I’d like to bring my class in to
study Jack London, do we have
enough copies of his short stories
for each of my students?
What We Don’t Do

   Personal Devices
   Individual Downloads
Where to Find Out More
My Contact Information:

   Phoebe Warmack
   William H. White Jr. Library
   Woodberry Forest School
   Woodberry Forest, VA 22989

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