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Get a jump on holiday shopping

Off the Shelf

November 1, 2013
Becca Philipsen - Librarian, Kendall Young Library , The Daily Freeman Journal

That time of the year is quickly approaching: the holiday shopping season. Around this time of year we notice a sharp uptick in eReading device questions at the library, ranging from helping people learn how to download eBooks from NEIBORS or eMagazines from Zinio (all possible with your library card), to letting patrons try out one of the library's Kindle Fires (you can check one out from the Reference Desk for 30 minutes of in-library use). We are also asked by patrons which device is best. This isn't as easy of a question as it appears - when looking at eReading devices, the variety and options presented mean you should carefully consider the person who will be receiving the gift before choosing.



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