Investing in ebooks: buying the right ebook reader this holiday season
Electronic book readers are nothing new this holiday season, and are still a top notch gift choice. The prices have decreased, the features have increased. More and more ebooks are available for free from public and academic libraries, as well (see a list of local collections available below). The tech blog Mashable recently featured this guide to making an informed and educated choice when buying a electronic book reader. The article covers the basic features of ereaders, describes the variety of models available, and recommends the best picks.
Ebook and digital audio library resources in the Houston area, free to system account-holders or current students.
Montgomery County Memorial Library System Houston Area Digital Media Catalog (includes ebooks and downloadable audio files)
The Harris County Public Library Digital Media Collection (includes ebooks and downloadable audio files).
The Lone Star College Libraries' ebook collection (*limited to current Lone Star College Students only, login required).