Monday, May 23, 2011

E-books in the news

Amazon reported recently that its e-books are outselling both its hardcover and paperback book sales. It was also reported in the Wall Street Journal on May 9, 2011, that its [Amazon's] bestseller list is dominated by $2.99 self-published books.

Did you know the library has e-books? Try these sources on our Electronic Resources page:

TumbleBook Library Animated books read aloud especially for children.

Learning Express Library Improve your academic skills, learn about occupations and prepare for civil service exams

Heritage Quest Online Over 28,000 fulltext, searchable family and local history books

Safari Technical Books Nearly 4,000 fulltext, searchable computer and science books.

Legal Information Reference Center Fulltext searchable legal books including popular Nolo Press books including free legal forms.

Small Business Reference Center Fulltext searchable books and articles for business owners.

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