Miami Dade College Makes Tablets and E-Books Accessible to Staff and Students
Miami, October 7, 2013 -
With its continued quest to be a step ahead of the times, Miami Dade College (MDC) is providing students and faculty the latest technology to access a limitless wealth of information at their fingertips. The Learning Resources Department has made electronic books available through the library databases, accessible on campus or anywhere with Wi-Fi.
Students and faculty are now able to check out tablets and e-Books at the different libraries across all of MDC’s campuses for 14 days, as well as download books from any of the MDC libraries. The state-of-the-art equipment will also serve as a learning tool for faculty and students, including access to a number of invaluable applications students can use for studying.
Recent studies indicate tablet usage, as well as mobile access to electronic resources, has steadily increased in the last few years. Nearly one-fifth of all American adults have used an e-Book within the past 12 months.
To learn more about MDC’s e-Books and tablets, please visit the LibGuide at http://libraryguides.mdc.edu/ebooks.
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611, firstname.lastname@example.org, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino Florin, 305-237-3949, email@example.com, MDC media relations director
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366, firstname.lastname@example.org, media specialist
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710, email@example.com, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359, firstname.lastname@example.org, media specialist
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