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<div>Also, keep in mind that UEN is investigating ways to support ebooks through Pioneer. We are only in the very earliest stages but we have been working with several districts who have adopted different systems to determine what can be done and what good
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Mitchell Jorgensen
<div><a href="Http://my.uen.org/53474">Http://my.uen.org/53474</a></div>
<div>801-581-4195</div>
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On Jan 14, 2013, at 2:49 PM, &quot;Brian Ferguson&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:BFERGUSON@dsdmail.net">BFERGUSON@dsdmail.net</a>&gt; wrote:<br>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Jan –
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">It sounds like you need to come to my session at UELMA this year (assuming my proposal is accepted). The title is “Ebooks and School Libraries.”
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">The short answer to your question is, “Don’t.” The intermediate answer is “Take your time and consider waiting.” If you are absolutely gung-ho,
 ready to go, or are under administrative pressure, or have an “ebook-only” grant, or are at a tech-heavy school with good support, this is what I would do:
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<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">1.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Management is the librarian’s biggest headache with ebooks. If your Follett Destiny system is up-to date, it is, or can be, fully
 integrated with &nbsp;the “Follett Shelf” ebook management system. I would do that, even though the system will currently only manage ebooks purchased from Follett.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">2.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Focus on Non-fiction - and only Non-fiction that directly supports specific curriculum in your school.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">3.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Only buy ebooks that are licensed for an “unlimited” number of users. (They cost more, but an entire school can use them at the
 same time).<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Anyway, that’s what I would do. We in Davis District have Destiny as well, but I haven’t yet decided the time is right to start in my library.
 Don’t worry about missing any boat. You may only be missing 8-Track tape cartridges for music, or Sony BetaMax video tape, or HD Video disks…
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">The early adopters may just be running into the jungle blind. (And, believe me, it IS a jungle right now!)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">-Brian Ferguson<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Teacher Librarian<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">South Davis Junior High<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<a href="mailto:library-media-bounces@lists.uen.org">library-media-bounces@lists.uen.org</a> [<a href="mailto:library-media-bounces@lists.uen.org">mailto:library-media-bounces@lists.uen.org</a>]
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Jan Duane<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Monday, January 14, 2013 12:17 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> <a href="mailto:library-media@lists.uen.org">library-media@lists.uen.org</a><br>
<b>Subject:</b> [Library Media] DON'T WANNA MISS THE PROVERBIAL BOAT<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">I simply can't decide what to do about ebooks, what company to use (Destiny is my system), how much to spend, what to buy and on and on. &nbsp;If you
 have purchased any, done anything at all, I would be most interested in hearing what you are doing and how the students are responding. &nbsp;I am, frankly, my dears, at a loss.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">HELP!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Laughing (kinda),&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Jan Duane<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Juan Diego CHS<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><a href="http://destiny.skaggscatholiccenter.org">destiny.skaggscatholiccenter.org</a><br>
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&quot;If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever.&quot;<br>
— A.A. Milne<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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