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Downloadable E-books

Yes, we have them!

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For several years the NN/LM MCR has maintained a collection of more than 100 e-books focused on technology and library management topics. This year – we’ve increased our EBSCOHost (formerly NetLibrary) collection again by adding a few new titles:

  • 101 Learning and Development Tools
  • Business Cases for Info Pros
  • Challenge of Library Management
  • Cybrarian Extraordinaire
  • E-journals Access and Management
  • Health Literacy in Primary Care
  • How to Thrive As a Solo Librarian
  • Humor and Information Literacy
  • Library Statistics for the Twenty-first Century World
  • Licensing Digital Content
  • Marketing Libraries in a Web 2.0 World
  • PDQ Evidence-based Principles and Practice
  • The Accidental Health Sciences Librarian
  • The Secret of Teams

Books may always be read online by accessing them through the portal of our Training and Educational Opportunities webpage at: http://www.http://nnlm.gov/mcr/education/. You’ll also find a brochure here which you can print out and keep handy with a list of books in the collection.

AND there is more good news. Many of our books are now downloadable! Downloading to a PC or MAC will require setting up your personal EBSCOHost account and downloading Adobe Digital Collections. Instructions for downloading to all devices can be found at the EBSCOHost eBooks Support Center at: http://support.ebsco.com/ebooks.

To download an e-book over a wireless connection to an iPad, you will need to download Bluefire Reader. Instructions for downloading to an iPad can be found at:  http://support.ebsco.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=5748

Checkout times have been set at a maximum of seven days. However, you may select a shorter number of days if you know you won’t be using a book that long. Doing this allows the book to be placed “back on the shelf,” so that someone else may check it out, as our license allows for one check-out of a book at a time. Individual users may download up to three books at a time.

Now, JUST READ!

-Marty Magee, Nebraska/Education Coordinator

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