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NFC tagged library lets you research books with your smartphone before you borrow

NFC tagged library lets you research books with your smartphone before you borrow

By 3 July 2013

A library in Japan has added NFC tags to bookshelves, allowing users to get more information on a book with their smartphones before deciding to borrow. NFC has had something of a slow start to life, creeping into phones but never really having much... >>

How eBooks plan to save libraries, newspapers and make us read

How eBooks plan to save libraries, newspapers and make us read

By 31 August 2009

Sony's announcement both sides of the Atlantic of its new ebook Readers isn't just about the latest gadget to say you own, it's actually about saving a number of industries that could, without a little help, die a fast and lonely death within the next... >>

How to borrow an ebook

How to borrow an ebook

By 27 August 2009

The idea of borrowing a digital book from your local library sounds like a great way to get books for free for your new fangled digital reader ebook ereader thingmebob, but is it really that simple? Here's our FAQ on what to expect: What books are available?... >>