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Nan Andrews
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  • Rhinelander, WI
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Nan Andrews replied to karen Hennig's discussion Kindles in backpacks? in the group Library
"Also, if you purchase neoprene sleeves be sure to remove the little dessicant packets that are shipped inside it.  We accidentally left one in the sleeve.  Compression against the screen caused an etch-a-sketch design, wrecking the Kindle.…"
Jun 16, 2011
Nan Andrews replied to Nan Andrews's discussion Tax Exempt purchasing of Amazon ebooks in the group Kindle Users
"Actually, the tax problem is the result of the tax laws that each publisher must abide by in their individual home state.  Amazon is stuck between the purchaser needs and the legal restrictions of the publisher.  Yuck.  I suspect this…"
Feb 3, 2011
Shannon Shrum replied to Nan Andrews's discussion Tax Exempt purchasing of Amazon ebooks in the group Kindle Users
"We have run into this, and are frustrated that we have to email apply for a refund on the sales tax every time.  We are also frustrated that we don't know which titles we purchase will end up with sales tax on them until after the…"
Feb 3, 2011
Nan Andrews added a discussion to the group Kindle Users
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Tax Exempt purchasing of Amazon ebooks

I work at the Rhinelander High School LMC and loan 7 Kindles to students who are participating in the WEMTA Battle of the Books competition.  We ran into a tax exempt glitch when purchasing 20 Amazon ebooks for the contest.  The ebook invoices showed that we are being charged tax even though our tax exempt certificate was on file.  I discovered that ebooks published by Amazon.com are not charged tax but ebooks published by other Publishers "might be".  I called Amazon and they explained that…See More
Feb 3, 2011
Nan Andrews joined Jeremy Rinkel's group
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Kindle Users

The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information about the Amazon Kindle.  Discuss and share your school or library's Kindle implementation advice or issues here.
Feb 3, 2011
Nan Andrews joined Will DeLamater's group
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Kindle in the Classroom

A place to discuss the Kindle and how students are likely to use it. Will they read more? Will the device hold up or break easily? Will students find enough to read? Please share your thoughts and observations.
Jan 13, 2011
Nan Andrews joined Jeremy Rinkel's group
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Library

The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information about how we are using or planning on using ereaders in libraries.
Jan 13, 2011
Nan Andrews replied to Kris Morahan's discussion Kindle rebooting
"I recently read about the same problem on the CNET website.  Several individuals contacted Amazon support and are now waiting for replacement cases.  The cases with a built in light do not cause re-booting (I am circulating 2 Kindles in…"
Dec 23, 2010
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Dec 1, 2010
Will DeLamater left a comment for Nan Andrews
"Welcome Nan! Please jump into the conversations, and consider updating your profile with a profile image--we are trying to put names and faces together around here! Glad you are here."
Nov 16, 2010
Nan Andrews is now a member of eBook Educators Group
Nov 16, 2010

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Where do you teach?
Rhinelander High School
What grade level do you teach?
9-12
Do you own a Kindle or other ereader?
Kindle, Nook, Other
If "Other," please indicate ereader type.
iPod with Kindle and B&N apps; laptops with apps
What kind of computer do you use?
PC
Where did you learn about this site?
Kathy Parker blog

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