The State Library will be closed from 1 – 5 PM on Wednesday, December 19 for a staff event.

Training Resources

Check out these free training resources to get up to speed on e-books and e-readers in libraries.


WLA 2012 Pre-Conference
Downloads, eBooks, and Apps, Oh My!
eReader: The technical side
Discover the technical side of eBooks and eReaders. Learn about DRM, Adobe ID and troubleshooting eBooks.Presenters are Darlene Pearsall, King County Library System; Liz Boston, Timberland Regional Library System and Michelle Angell, Pierce County Library System. Recorded March 21, 2012.
Handouts Adobe Reader - Click to Download
Infopeople Copyright Law Update 2011: Ebooks, Google Books, Patron Requests and New International Developments
Archive and resources from the Infopeople webinar, on June 9, 2011 on copyright law and e-books.
Demystifying E-Readers
January 12, 2012
Lending eReaders: What Libraries Need to Know
Follow-up to the January 2012 Demystifying E-Readers session. Recorded February 28, 2012.
Developing and Maintaining E-Reader Policies and Procedures for Libraries
WebJunction Webinar, January 31, 2012


Documents and Digital Devices
Lorena O'English, Washington State University Libraries, curriculum on documents and digital devices.