In this issue of Library Technology Reports, eminent blogger and library technology expert Jason Griffey provides a comprehensive guide to the present and future of modern gadgets, and how they can fit in to any librarian's plan for a high-tech future. From e-readers to cameras and audio recorders to the iPad, Jason provides insight into what these devices can do, how much they cost, and how librarians can use them to enhance their facilities and service.Ita#39;s just not possible, yet, for a computer to be able to pronounce all words in English properly (and yes, this does work only in English). ... In late fall of 2009, Amazon announced the international version of the Kindle 2, which switched from the Sprint to the ATaamp;T network for its access to data.8 ... In October 2009, Barnes and Noble entered the e-book race with its e-reader, called the Nook (see figure 4.
|Title||:||Gadgets and Gizmos|
|Publisher||:||American Library Association - 2010|