Wednesday, September 21, 2011

ebooks for Kindle @ the library!

Today, it was announced that our ebook vendor has made it possible to use the library's ebooks on the Kindle! Here is a link to the press release: >

How can you tell if an ebook is available in a Kindle format? When you go to our ebook service at :

1. You can click the blue “library ebooks for Kindle” button on the left to search for everything that is available for Kindle


2. You can do a regular search and if the copy can be checked out by a Kindle, there will be an option in the format section.

Happy reading!

UPDATE 9/23/11

2nd UPDATE 9/26/11
The Metropolitan Library in Oklahoma has a nice Q&A page on using the Kindle with the library's ebooks. It's available at

Thursday, September 8, 2011

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation's premier research collection for open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management. They have been commemorating the 10 year anniversary of 9/11 through a series of blog posts. This week post highlights some of the memorials and observances for the ten year anniversary and it can be found at