E-Book use is growing dramatically, especially after the release of the Kindle, Nook, and iPad. The JCKL Library is working to increase access to e-books, especially downloadable e-books. We have several different databases that deliver e-books, some only to your desktop or laptop, some to e-book devices, and some to both. Unfortunately, the e-book world is still "the wild, wild West" as our vendors and book publishers try to come to grips with this new world. This guide will try to clear up some of the confusion and make e-book usage at UCM a little easier.
One drawback to using different vendors for e-books is that you need different accounts and apps to make them work. Here is a list.