Tag Archives: e-book readers

Can e-readers reduce the cost of textbooks for students?

What’s our most commonly asked question in the beginning of the semester? “Does the library have these books? I need them for my class…” In addition to the cost of tuition, students find themselves shelling out hundreds of dollars on course-required textbooks. This semester the library is excited to collaborate with Eastern’s Department of Nursing […]

E-book readers & higher education: the wave of the future?

It seems like every month a new e-book reader (or a newer version of one already available) is unleashed into the market. You have your iPads, Kindles, Sony Readers, Nooks, Bebooks, and the list goes on. As a librarian (or as some might say “cybrarian“), it’s important to consider the impact new technologies, like e-book […]