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Workshops and Classes: iSkills: E-books

Details and booking

Bodleian iSkills: An introduction to E-books and E-book readers

The Bodleian Libraries has over 624,000 e-books, with titles in all subject areas, but do you feel confident in finding and using them? This workshop willcover finding e-books and how to manipulate them.   At the end of the workshop there will also be an opportunity to try out a range of devices including i-Pad; Samsung Galaxy; a range of Amazon Kindles; Kobo; Nook; and Smart Phones.


  • Find e-books
  • Use full functionality of e-books
  • Borrow e-books
  • Download chapters
  • Use e-books on computers, tablets and other devices
  • Make annotations
  • Try out a range of devices for reading e-books

Intended Audience:  Postgraduates, Researchers, Academics, Library Staff and anyone interested in the topic

Dates and booking

Friday 7 June  10.30-12.00  Cancelled Windrush Room, IT Learning Centre, 13 Banbury Road > Booking closed


More information


Presenters:  Hilla Wait

Format:  Presentation with practical exercises

What you will need? A computer will be provided. If you prefer to bring your own laptop, please read our guidance notes.

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