"I have been buying American Express credit cards at drug stores (with my own money and the school then reimburses me). I attach the cards to my Kindle account and spend them until they're gone. I also heard that some drug stores sell Amazon…"
"Uh...I was under the impression from other school librarians that by "deregistering" the device each time you loan it, means that users are prevented from purchasing titles on the library's account unless the user has his/her own…"
"Interesting. When an ipad comes back you could just re-synch it back to its original settings and any new content would go away (and deleted apps would come back). And Apple asks for a password before buying an app so you could keep kids out of your…"
I am about to purchase a few Kindles and the new iPads. I saw a policy for iPads on a university library's web site about a reference to a default setting on their loaned iPads once returned from circulation; hence, their policy states…"
I am circulating Kindles to middle and high school students and I have divided my Kindles into sets of 6 since Amazon lets users put books on 6 devices. This seems to be pretty standard in libraries. I have heard that if you use the Kindle app on a computer or iPad Amazon does not count it as one of the 6 devices. This is making me wonder if a student has their own iPad or iPhone and wanted to read one of our eBooks on it could I let them do it? Would there be a way to stop them from…See More
"Gwen, I decided to purchase my books with credit card gift cards since the corporate account doesn't work. I buy a $100 American Express card (with my own money and get reimbursed from my eBook account) and attach it to the Amazon account that…"
I am currently circulating Kindles to students. I have 5 for high school and 4 for middle school and I need more to keep up with demand. We are hoping to get a set of 8 iPads for our library but they will be for research and catalog searches…"