Perspectives on Ebooks
Moreau Catholic High School
Internet Librarian, October 29, 2013
We started with
Covers and Cords
Case for Nook
Case for Kindle
Teacher/student asking for ebooks
Kindle Store Purchases
Devices and Accessories
1. Purchase eBook (and for Kindle store
purchases, download to each Kindle)
2. Add title to budget and cataloging tabs on
3. Catalog eBook and check off on cataloging
tab on Google spreadsheet
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
● Recommend turning off wifi so students do
not lose their place (page sync)
● Suggest turning device off between use to
● Offer cord for charging
In the Library
Email to Faculty/Staff
School’s Online Newsletter
New eBooks Display
New eBooks Display - Prof Dev.
SSR and Class Assignments
Barnes and Noble in the News
“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
Sharing eBooks Across Devices
On the inside...
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?
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/#.
Slide 60: "32 Unit Netbook and eReader Cart." US Markerboard. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct. 2013. <http://www.