Taipei Public Library E-Books, you don't have to go to Taipei! to register

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Taipei Public Library E-Books, you don't have to go to Taipei! to register

Postby Taiwan_Student » 08 Apr 2012, 00:31

I don't know why I open my big mouth. I don't know why I share, but I like being helped and I like helping. I just hope this won't give the library too much work and cancel or re-evaluate it's policy.

You don't have to live or visit Taipei to get a library card. Call and request an application. Explain that you can't come to Taipei. They should want your original ARC, not a copy, along with a self addressed stamped envelope in the amount of 34 dollars.

I check it out and am "sort of pleased". So far I've found three libraries accessible for the library card. The first known as EBSCOhost has a lot of e-books and a very good online reader application. The ADOBE Digital Editions downloads, however, appear to0small for me to read on my ten inch e-pc screen. Even the my computer has English menus the downloads still insist that my computer language is Chinese so I had not gotten anywhere in trying make adjustments.

The Second Library is Overdrive. The host a very large collection of Audio Books and a decent collection of Ebooks in Adobe PDF and EPUB formats. Unlike my Overdrive account with my US Library, Overdrive offers MUSIC. There is a large classical collection and a pitifully small popular music selection.
OverDrive also offers some videos too

There is also a children s e-book library called Little Kiss 電子書登入 that says that it offers Chinese pronunciation and games. But I have not had time to give it a try.

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Re: Taipei Public Library, you don't have to go to Taipei!

Postby Taiwan_Student » 08 Apr 2012, 00:39

REMINDER: Be humble and ask. Don't demand. Just state your hardship case.Be nice and respectful. They really have done me a favor... I live South of Kaohsiung. Now way I'm going to Taipei on a Workday! :bow: :bow: :bow:
Now, where can I get a decent priced reader that works like my Kindle Touch, which I can't use for lending librarys since I committed a huge crime of borrowing a book from an other country.
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