Kindles at the Scientific Library

The Scientific Library has Kindle E-reader devices and a Kindle Fire in its collection for use by NCI-Frederick employees. The E-readers are pre-loaded with a selection of titles from our research and Reading Diversions collection. The Kindle fire is reserved for use with the RBdigital app for listening to Great Courses lectures and audiobooks.

Kindle Borrowing Policy

  • Scientific Library Kindles circulate only to NCI-Frederick employees.
  • Kindles may be borrowed for 8 weeks with no renewals.
  • A Kindle will wait on the Hold Shelf for 3 days before transferring to the next requestor.
  • Please do not download any books or PDF files onto the Kindle. Anything added to the Kindle will be deleted when it is returned. If you would like a title added to the Kindle, please complete the Library’s book recommendation form included with the Kindle, or on the Library’s website.
  • Kindles should not be placed in the book return. Return the Kindle to the staff at the Circulation Desk.

Kindle Help