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I plan to collect information here about the acquisition and circulation of e-reader collections in school libraries.
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Ebooks and School Libraries | American Libraries Magazine

Ebooks and School Libraries | American Libraries Magazine | E-Readers & the School Library | Scoop.it

American Libraries Magazine: 

Schools face unique challenges in their efforts to offer digital texts

Posted Fri, 01/13/2012 - 09:55

 

In their efforts to implement ebooks, school libraries face a set of challenges that differ from those confronting their public and academic counterparts. In addition to the struggle they share with other types of libraries to offer current bestselling fiction ebooks, school libraries are also working to secure backlist fiction, curriculum-focused nonfiction, and multiple copies of books for group use.

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ebooks and libraries

ebooks and libraries | E-Readers & the School Library | Scoop.it

I've been wondering about ebooks and libraries for a while, in particular about where things are going in terms of library use of ebooks.  What caught my eye this week was a blog post on the Pub...

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Your Friendly Librarian: Our Nook Adventure: Part 1

Your Friendly Librarian: Our Nook Adventure: Part 1 | E-Readers & the School Library | Scoop.it

Pam Hill:

I just picked up a set of 10 Nooks to circulate in my school library.

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Next Steps in the eReader Journey: The Nook Simple Touch

Next Steps in the eReader Journey:  The Nook Simple Touch | E-Readers & the School Library | Scoop.it

Buffy J. Hamilton:

In 2010-11, we used our Kindle eReaders for recreational reading; for the 2011-12, the library is looking to support classroom novel studies...

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Lending E-Readers in the School Library (Part II: Planning) | 100 Scope Notes

Lending E-Readers in the School Library (Part II: Planning) | 100 Scope Notes | E-Readers & the School Library | Scoop.it

Practical information about Travis Jonker's circulation of his elementary library's Nook collection.

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The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy — The Digital Shift

The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy — The Digital Shift | E-Readers & the School Library | Scoop.it

While many schools and libraries have launched pilot programs to get ereaders and tablets into the hands of students or have allowed them to bring their own devices to class, it’s still early days. As such, there’s mostly just anecdotal evidence from educators about how well these devices work in school.

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Your Friendly Librarian: Our Nook Adventure: Part 2 - Set up

Your Friendly Librarian: Our Nook Adventure: Part 2 - Set up | E-Readers & the School Library | Scoop.it

Pam Hill:

Famous last words: ”I think I’ve figured it out...”

Now that I’ve configured the Nooks, I realize that my original plan of listing by the book title, rather than the Nook was misguided.

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Home - Nooks at The Unquiet Library - LibGuides at Creekview High School

Home - Nooks at The Unquiet Library - LibGuides at Creekview High School | E-Readers & the School Library | Scoop.it

Buffy J. Hamilton:

LibGuides. Nooks at The Unquiet Library

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Lending E-Readers in the School Library (Part I: Background) | 100 Scope Notes

Lending E-Readers in the School Library (Part I: Background) | 100 Scope Notes | E-Readers & the School Library | Scoop.it

Travis Jonker's Nook lending experience in his elementary library.

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