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May 2013 Blog Posts (2)

No to WhisperCast

Hi,

Here at Southwestern, all of the HS libraries own Kindles that we load and then lend out just like books. We will NOT be using WhisperCast, since it would prevent us from using the cost effective 1:6 ratio. Also, we were not interested in our District managing our Kindles for us, as we feel we understand the mission and purpose of each of our school libraries better than they do. So we were planning on not using WhisperCast anyway, the keeping of the 1:6 ratio was a bonus, as we…

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Added by Liz Bode on May 2, 2013 at 9:12am — 2 Comments

New to Nooks

My school has been given 50 simple touch nooks as a gift. It is our first step into electronic devices and any advice that can be offered will be most gratefully received. All we have done so far is to register them, each in account with six books. I have heard from a number of sources that Barnes and Noble are really wonderful to work with.

Added by Mary Woodruff on May 1, 2013 at 4:31pm — 2 Comments

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