Title: Sonys, Nooks, and Kindles… Oh My!: Reflecting on the Use of E-readers for Providing Library Services ( Poster )
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Title: Sonys, Nooks, and Kindles… Oh My!: Reflecting on the Use of E-readers for Providing Library Services ( Poster )
Physical Description: Archival
Language: English
Creator: Richmond, Clifford
Publisher: UF Health Science Center Libraries
Place of Publication: Gainesvilel, FL
Publication Date: 2010
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Bibliographic ID: UF00103374
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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ent to the three developers, requesting that the companies provide the specific procedures and stipi
Medical Literature, 5th ed by Stephen H. Gehlbach to University of Florida students. The resultant feed-bL


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May 27, 2010 (Pers. Comm.)


We do not have that particular title
in native format, but have an
earlier edition available for $19.22
each.

The publishers make the decision
whether or not to allow their titles
to be made available in Kindle
format. You would have to
"petition" us and we would
approach the publishers to see if it
is possible.

Providing a Kindle with pre-loaded
content would be a violation of the
User Agreement.


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"We understand that you wish to
know if we can provide the
textbook Interpreting the Medical
Literature, 5th ed. in electronic
format for distribution on the
nook. Unfortunately, we do not
currently have any information
regarding releasing eTexts for use
on the nook and the associated
costs and procedures..."


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