eReader Comparison Chart
Cataloging eBooks - INFOhio recommendation:
1. Search your database for eBook record; if successful, use ADD ITEM. Otherwise, proceed to Step 2.
2. Then search SMARTPORT for eBook record; if successful, follow import instructions in Section 11.8. Otherwise, proceed to Step 3.
3. If none found, while in SMARTPORT, search for a print version. If print version is found, download it as NEW (change oisl to k) and Modify it following the directions. Remember, if you forget the" k", a warning will display that the captured record will overlay an existing record; click CANCEL and try again.
4. If no print version is found, use the template.
FEEDBOOKS find thousands of public domain books
FLAT WORLD KNOWLEDGE provides free textbooks created by experts in various academic fields.
GOOGLE E-BOOKS has free classics
NEOTAKE is a search engine for ebooks that offers a couple of extras. Neotake provides the option to become a member (free registration) of a community that ranks and reviews ebooks. Registered members can also network with other readers.
To make searching for ebooks a little bit easier, Neotake offers a browser plugin for Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer. The browser plugin allows users to search for ebooks without having to open Neotake in a separate browser window.
PLANET EBOOK is a free service where teachers and students can find classic literature titles available as free downloads
READ PRINT is a free service providing access to more than 8,000 free books and essays written by more than 3,500 authors.
SCIENCE BOOKS ONLINE is a directory of free ebooks for all areas of science. The books range from small PDF pamphlets to full-length texts made available in electronic form for free
School librarians teach information and media literacy skills and work in partnership with classroom teachers to prepare 21st Century learners for success in school and beyond.
Defining success for Ohio's 21st century students
...able to identify what information they need to be successful in life and work.
...equipped with the necessary skills to explore and exploit new information.
...knowing how to find information efficiently
...evaluating the quality of information
...using information effectively and ethically
Defining 21st century skills for educators
Educators employ an array of resources to...
...understand how learning has changed
...adapt teaching methods
...discover new ways to inspire students
*** to think critically
*** to solve problems
*** to collaborate, innovate & create