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SPLAT Idea Lab: Nook eReader

Resources to stay current in technology trends for libraries


The Nook eReader is sold by Barnes & Noble and comes in three different models: the Nook Glowlight, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 7.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1. Compare Nooks here:

Read books, magazines and newspapers on this device along with receiving personalized recommendations from Barnes & Noble.

Learn It!


Barnes & Noble provides tutorials on every aspect of using the NOOK, including tutorials covering every model they've released over the years:

Previous models include: NOOK Ist Edition, NOOK Color, NOOK Tablet, NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, NOOK Simple Touch, NOOK HD, NOOK HD +

Current models include: NOOK GlowLight, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1

The NOOK GlowLight has e-ink display, which reads just like paper.

Use It!

How other libraries are using Nooks:

Here's an overview of the Berkeley Public Library's Nook Check-Out Program

An article on how to create an e-reader lending program at your library