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As a pilot program, the Caltech Library will circulate Kindles to its students and faculty. This guide will serve as a reference on the Kindle and the Caltech Library's guidelines for device and its use.
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Recent Additions to the Caltech Kindles

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Programming Problems - Bradley Green
ISBN: 1492175552
Publication Date: 2012-03-27

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The Stand - Stephen King
ISBN: 0385199570
Publication Date: 1990-05-01


Caltech Library Kindle Project

Caltech Library - Kindle Program

Recognizing the increasing popularity of e-readers and electronic access to books, Caltech Library has decided to introduce a program to lend Kindles to its students and faculty.  The library's goal is to provide a service which increases quick access to titles and to investigate more patron-initiated acquisitions.  Currently, the Caltech Library has 6 Kindle Wi-Fi eReaders available for a 3 day loan period from the Sherman Fairchild Library.


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