Friday, 11 February 2011

WISER sessions next week: e-books and e-book readers

The following sessions are taking place next week at OUCS on Banbury Road. WISER workshops are free to attend, but you still need to book a place. University members can book via the OUCS website by clicking on the links below; holders of Bodleian reader's cards who are not members of the University can book by emailing

WISER: E-Books
An overview of what is currently available and how to access them from the point of view of the student, the researcher and the academic.
Presenter: Hilla Wait
Wednesday 16 February 2.00-3.00  (week 5)  Book Now

WISER: E-Book Readers
How useful are e-book readers in academic work? Can they be used for accessing library materials? What are the features to look out for when considering purchase?  These and similar questions will be considered with particular reference to the i-Pad, the Amazon Kindle and Sony Touch e-readers and smartphones. There will an opportunity to try out the various e-readers
Presenter: Hilla Wait
Wednesday 16 February 3.00-4.00  (week 5)  Book Now

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