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CloudBooks: An Infrastructure for Reading on Multiple Devices / Jennifer, Pearson

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, Volume: 6966

Swansea University Author: Jennifer, Pearson

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DOI (Published version): 10.1007%2F978-3-642-24469-8_56

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The use of light, portable devices such as iPads whose reading angle is readily changed is radically different to reading on a desktop or laptop. However, it would be naive to view this as mere evolution. Rather, such devices permit reading activity to more closely mirror paper. A light, keyboardles...

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Published: 2011
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