Titles available at the initial launch include Guide to Night Skies of Southern Africa, Basic Bird ID in Southern Africa, Filmer's Spiders, Winnie Mandela: A Life
, Herschelle Gibbs’ biography To the Point
and e-book bestseller 32 Battalion
. Additional titles will be added to the libraries on an ongoing basis and will immediately be available for purchase when the customer next opens the app.
The Apple iBookstore is currently not available in South Africa, but South Africans can purchase apps from iTunes. These library applications enable local and international iPad users to purchase South African e-books. The apps can be downloaded for free from iTunes and customers can then purchase e-books seamlessly from within the app.
The apps can be downloaded from:itunes.apple.com/za/app/earth-and-nature/id514304868?mt=8itunes.apple.com/za/app/south-africa-in-print/id513925702?mt=8