[caption id="attachment_32430" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Oregon State undergraduates have flocked to the library's Kindle loaner program."]Oregon State undergraduates have flocked to the library's Kindle rental program.[/caption]

For students looking to temper sober textbook readings with a literary escape into the world of vampires and zombies, Oregon State University is loaning out Amazon Kindle electronic readers stocked with the latest in popular books.

The Corvallis, Ore.-based university has found it too expensive to fill its Valley Library shelves with fiction and nonfiction books that students would read for fun, not homework...

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