For example: iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Reader apps are available on iTunes.
Apps for iOS devices include:
This good article (July 2013) describes reading apps for iOS devices.
Calibre is FREE software that will sync to your e-device and convert, organize, and generally help you to manage your e-book collection.
It allows you to convert e-book formats to read on different e-reader devices (but it does *not* remove DRM protection). Here is the Calibre FAQ.
This page has been adapted from the E-Book Guide at Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries and is used with their permission.
See these Wikipedia pages for more information:
For example: Kindle, Kindle 2, Kindle DX, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Fire
TIP: Some of the free e-book sites offer books in several formats, some of which Kindle accepts. For example,
For example: Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, HTC One
Reader apps are available at the Google Play Store.
This good article (March 2013) describes reading apps for Android devices.
For example: Nook Classic, Nook Color, Nook Tablet, Nook HD, Nook HD+
Many public libraries get their e-books from a company called Overdrive. Recently the 3M company has gotten into the e-book business as well.
If your public library has e-books through one or both of these companies, you can get Barnes and Noble apps that will allow you to download directly to your Nook. (Your public library will also provide these apps when you are about to check out an e-book.)