Northern Ohio Educational Computer Association

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Cataloging NOOK eReaders

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.



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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


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