Recently I had a conversation, via Twitter, about teen librarian interest in exchanging ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies). After that I started thinking about what it would be like if along with ARCs librarians were sent early releases of technology products in order to give teens a chance to test out the products at pre-release or in early stages of release. What if teens were able to test these technology products?
asus eeepc

  • Asus Eee PC – these ultra-light, ultra-small, and fairly inexpensive computers might be a great way for libraries to get computers into the hands of teens. If teens were able to review the PCs for Asus and the library they might come up with interesting ways to use the hardware inside and outside the library building.

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