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Borrow-a-Nook Pilot Program

Borrow-a-Nook Pilot Program

The UCR Library is pleased to offer a pilot program to lend Nook e-readers!  We have 10 Nooks currently available, each loaded with one of two collections of up to 17 titles (see the title lists below).  You can check out a Nook just like a book. To see the catalog records click on Collection 1 or Collection 2.

This program is made possible through a vendor promotion in which the UCR Library won the 10 Nooks. This allows us to try out this service to see if it will be useful for our users.

Please try them out, and let us know how you like them!

See the Nook FAQs for any questions about the Nooks or their use policies.

Collection 1

There are five Nooks loaded with collection 1; three are located at the Orbach Science Library and two at the Rivera Library.

  1. The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
  2. The Help, Kathryn Stockett
  3. The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Stieg Larsson
  4. The Girl who Played with Fire,  Stieg Larsson
  5. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,  Stieg Larsson
  6. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, Anne Fadiman
  7. A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin
  8. A Clash of Kings, George R.R. Martin
  9. A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin
  10. A Feast for Crows, George R.R. Martin

Classic Titles:

  1. Dracula, Bram Stoker
  2. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
  3. The Time Machine, H. G. Wells
  4. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
  5. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. Titus Andronicus, William Shakespeare
  7. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare
Collection 2

There are five Nooks loaded with Collection 2; three are located at the Rivera Library and two at the Orbach Science Library

  1. The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan
  2. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference, Malcolm Gladwell
  3. Outliers: The Story of Sucess, Malcolm Gladwell
  4. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell
  5. The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
  6. Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins
  7. Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins
  8. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, Susan Cain
  9. The Diamond Age, Neal Stephenson
  10. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, Barbara Ehrenreich

Classic Titles:

  1. Hamlet, William Shakespeare
  2. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
  3. The Hound of the Baskervilles, Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. On the Origin of the Species, Charles Darwin
  5. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson
  6. The Republic, Plato
Last modified: 7/18/2014 6:09 PM by S. Mandeville-Gamble

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