Overview of content related to 'eboni' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/13478/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=ruth%20wilson&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Evolution of Portable Electronic Books http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/wilson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue29/wilson#author1">Ruth Wilson</a> charts the development of portable electronic book hardware, from the first generation in 1980s to the range of handheld devices available today.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Many months after reading and hearing about their introduction in the US, portable electronic books are now becoming available in the UK. Franklin’s eBookMan [<a href="#1">1</a>] is available online from bestbuy.com and amazon.com and from some high street retailers, the goReader is available for purchase via their Web site [<a href="#2">2</a>], a variety of ebook reading software can be downloaded to PDAs for free via the Internet, and some Pocket PCs are being sold pre-installed with Microsoft Reader [<a href="#3">3</a>].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue29/wilson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue29 feature article ruth wilson amazon apple bbc hewlett-packard information today jisc microsoft university of strathclyde dner eboni cd-rom copyright data digital library ebook graphics higher education html mobi mp3 multimedia research search technology software standards url usability windows wireless Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 824 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk E-Books for Students: EBONI http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/e-books <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue27/e-books#author1">Ruth Wilson</a> on how the EBONI project will investigate the usability of e-books through user evaluations.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue27/e-books" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue27 feature article ruth wilson arl association of research libraries iso jisc university of glasgow university of strathclyde university of virginia dner eboni project gutenberg browser data digital library dissemination ebook ejournal higher education hypertext multimedia research search technology software standards url usability video Fri, 23 Mar 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 771 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk