Projects, Prospects, and Perspectives on Ebooks in School

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  • 1. More—Projects, Prospects, and Perspectives on Ebooks in School Anne Arriaga Jessica Simons Moreau Catholic High School Internet Librarian, October 29, 2013
  • 2. Device Selection
  • 3. 2011
  • 4. $$$
  • 5. Funding
  • 6. We started with 6
  • 7. Covers and Cords
  • 8. Case for Nook
  • 9. Case for Kindle
  • 10. eBook Selection
  • 11. Teacher/student asking for ebooks
  • 12. Gift Cards
  • 13. Kindle Store Purchases
  • 14. Nook Purchases
  • 15. Budget tracking
  • 16. eReader Cataloging
  • 17. Devices and Accessories
  • 18. eBook Cataloging
  • 19. Copy/Sublocation
  • 20. Summary 1. Purchase eBook (and for Kindle store purchases, download to each Kindle) 2. Add title to budget and cataloging tabs on Google spreadsheet 3. Catalog eBook and check off on cataloging tab on Google spreadsheet
  • 21. What we tell students at checkout We do not require students/parents to sign off on an eReader Acceptable Use Policy. ● Provide brief tutorial for those new to eReaders ● Recommend turning off wifi so students do not lose their place (page sync) ● Suggest turning device off between use to reserve battery ● Offer cord for charging
  • 22. Promotion
  • 23. Tech Camp
  • 24. Freshman Orientation
  • 25. Posters
  • 26. In the Library
  • 27. Facebook
  • 28. Goodreads
  • 29. Email to Faculty/Staff
  • 30. School’s Online Newsletter
  • 31. Read-a-thon
  • 32. New eBooks Display
  • 33. Student interest!
  • 34. New eBooks Display - Prof Dev.
  • 35. Curriculum Integration
  • 36. SSR and Class Assignments
  • 37. Future/Challenges
  • 38. Barnes and Noble in the News
  • 39. “Look, no one is happy with Nook, we know we need a new e-reader strategy but it’s not easy when you look at [the competitors] we’ re up against.” - Gregory Maffei (CEO of Liberty Media, a major shareholder that owns about 17% of B&N) on Sept 10, 2013
  • 40. Sharing eBooks Across Devices
  • 41. Whispercast?
  • 42. eReader Cart
  • 43. On the inside...
  • 44. Replace?
  • 45. Circulation Statistics
  • 46. Questions ??????
  • 47. Citations Slide 53: "Can Barnes and Noble Become Profitable Again?" The Motley Fool. N.p., 2 Oct. 2013. Web. 4 Oct. 2013. <http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/10/03/ask-a-fool-do-you-see-the-possibility-thatbarnes.asp>. Munarriz, Rick Aristotle. "Why Barnes & Noble Will Never Be Great Again." Daily Finance. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct. 2013. <http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/08/21/barnes-noble-bookseller-earnings-nook-ereader-retailsales/#!slide=5603524>. Slide 54: Reid, Calvin. “Riggio Addresses B&N Annual Meeting.” Publishers Weekly. N.p., 10 Sept. 2013. Web. 25 Oct. 2013. <http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/financialreporting/article/59051-len-riggio-addresses-b-n-annual-shareholders-meeting.html? utm_source=Publishers+Weekly&utm_campaign=fb11f5efb6-UA-159069141&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0bb2959cbb-fb11f5efb6-304619949#path/pw/by-topic/industrynews/financial-reporting/article/59051-len-riggio-addresses-b-n-annual-shareholders-meeting.html? utm_source=Publishers+Weekly&utm_campaign=fb11f5efb6-UA-159069141&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0bb2959cbb-fb11f5efb6-304619949> Slide 55: Hoffeider, Nate. “B&N’s New Nook Cleared the FCC.” The Digital Reader. N.p., 21 Oct. 2013. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. <http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2013/10/21/bns-new-nook-ereader-cleared-fcc/#. UmrLWJHfJ38> Slide 60: "32 Unit Netbook and eReader Cart." US Markerboard. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct. 2013. <http://www. usmarkerboard.com/32-Unit-Netbook-and-eReader-Cart/49486>.