10 Aug '12, 10pm

E-book library for leisure reading at sea

E-book library for leisure reading at sea

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/08/navy-ebook-library-for-leisure-reading-at-sea-081112/ E-book library for leisure reading at sea By Joshua Stewart - Staff Writer Posted : Friday Aug 10, 2012 18:20:30 EDT The reading list available to deployed sailors may soon be much longer. The Navy Library Service is working to put e-library systems on ships, allowing sailors to choose from thousands of digital books to read while at sea. This is a challenge because limited bandwidth on surface ships and the complete lack of it on submarines prevents seamless e-book downloads while at sea. The library service in June released a request for information on how it might create an e-library system for ships and subs. Next they’ll solicit bids from companies that could meet their requirements. A test run is tentatively scheduled for next spring with one submarine and four ships, and repr...

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