EReader Buying Guide
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Books, magazines, and other paper documents have been the standard when it comes to reading. Now, these publications are available in digital formats that require a computer, eReader, tablet, or smartphone, as well as a connection to the Internet.
EReaders and other portable devices come in many sizes and offer a variety of features. Deciding which one to purchase can be a challenge. The following articles offer a good place to start.
EReader Resources: Devices, Smartphone Apps, Reviews, and News
From The Internet Public Library
EReader Devices and Formats
From The Library of Congress
Buying a Device to Read eBooks: 6 Questions to Ask Yourself
What to Look for in an eReader
E-Book Reader Buying Guide
From Consumer Reports
Choosing an eReader or Tablet
From the Eugene, OR Public Library
EBook Reader Comparison Tables
EReader Comparisons and Recommendations
E-Reader Privacy Chart
From the Electronic Frontier Foundation
Borrow an eReader from the Library
Want to try out an eReader? The library has two Sony Readers available to borrow. Each device contains a collection of popular books.
Come to the Reference Desk on the second floor or call 508-647-6521 for more information.