Tablets and smartphones

"How to Get Library Ebooks on the iPad/iPhone, No Sync Required" are written and video instructions by Josh Hadro on the Library Journal Blog.

West Bloomfield Library's "eBook and smartphone basics" at gives short step-by-step instructions for downloading eBooks into smartphones and tablets.

Greg Williams at West Linn Public Library in Oregon provides instructions on using Bluefire ebook reader application on iPads, iPhones and iPod Touch.

Smartphones and Tablets
eBooks on iPods

Essay introductions about reading e-books on iPods
Step-by-step written instructions about read e-books in iPod "Notes"
  • Several sets of moderately easy instructions for putting e-books into iPod "Notes": 1, 2, 3
  • How to convert PDF e-books to iPod "Note": 1, 2

  • Using Stanza for read e-books on a iPhone or iPod Touch: 1, 2
Web sites

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