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E-Readers for Everyone: Teaching Tips

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Thinking about how to most effectively help people learn to use e-readers? According to the recent Pew Research Center report, Libraries, patrons, and e-books, many libraries offer at least some form of instruction on e-readers and e-books for patrons. Those include in-person classes, drop-in labs, printed tutorials or FAQs, and online tutorials. The first Edge Benchmark suggests that libraries provide monthly structured and scheduled digital literacy training.

Keeping up with the changing landscape can feel overwhelming for instructors. How are library instructors successfully navigating this sea of change? View this session to hear the instructor perspective on keeping up and helping others.

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Diana Weaver is the director of the Basehor (Kansas) Community Library, where she has been recognized for her innovative approach to providing e-content to her community. She received her Master's in Library Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Amber Slaven has been working in libraries for almost 15 years. She has coordinated Public Computer Instruction for the King County Library System and is currently an adult services librarian in the Reference Department at the Bellevue Library, KCLS' busiest location.

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