Maggie Dixon, Librarian, The Collegiate School
Pat Hough, Lower School Technology Coordinator, Columbia Grammer and Prep
Mitch Murphy, US History Teacher, St. Luke's School
Lisa Pedicini, Technology Integration Specialist/Teacher, The Spence School

Collegiate School Library eBooks
  • Paid database, password protected on Collegiate's Web site. From Follett: Students "sign the book out."
  • Oxford University Press: everything from the last four years in full text. Straight text, PDF-like.
  • Now have begun purchasing scholarly articles on demand from Amazon for student use. Usually $9.95 per purchase.
  • Maggie uses notecard tool in Noodle Tools, which is a citation tool. Spence uses Noodle Tools, also.
  • Can we take ten percent or less and grab one chapter from Oxford and the next from another author/publisher to create our own books? What are the educational copyright laws on this?
  • Project Gutenberg: We can use it all.

How to integrate existing good resources into the classroom?

Examples we found:

Amazon has free eBook Collections:

Who has already been creating eBooks for education?

Who has already been making ePub Books?

How shall we make our own eBooks?: