[aisle] Hunger Games online?
dbik at ksd140.org
Wed Apr 8 07:51:44 CDT 2020
Same response here using The Outsiders. However when I contacted the
publisher for Touching Spirit Bear, they only allowed it to be posted in a
closed platform like Google Classroom while reading online, or recording.
We just purchased a couple hundred of them, and stuck at school.
On Wed, Apr 8, 2020 at 7:47 AM Katherine Contreras via AISLE <
aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
> We were in the same boat with *The Outsiders*... approx. 500 print copies
> in our district and nothing electronic!
> I'd recommend contacting the publisher. They seem to be very
> accommodating right now, and I was even offered digital access for teachers
> when I contacted Penguin. I received a generic response allowing 25% of
> the text to be uploaded at a time, and I also received a response to
> call a rep directly. He told me it's fine, nobody is coming after us right
> now, just follow the 25% rule.
> To assist educational institutions temporarily closed due to the COVID-19
> emergency, Penguin Random House is happy to provide permission for
> temporary use of the material in your recent request subject to the
> following guidelines:
> 1. The material will be used as a resource for remote/online instruction
> necessitated by the closure of an educational institution due to the
> COVID-19 emergency.
> 2. Access to the material will be provided only to students, faculty, and
> support staff.
> 3. Up to 25% of the book may be posted at a time. Once one portion is
> taken down, the next 25% may be posted. This is to ensure that the entire
> book does not appear online at once.
> 4. Remote use of this material will be discontinued, and any material
> posted online will be removed when the educational institution resumes
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> If you need to obtain an electronic desk copy of the material, contact
> highereducation at prh.com. If an electronic desk copy is unavailable. You
> may scan the pages of the book to post on your website, subject to the
> terms granted herein.
> Penguin Random House is pleased to assist educators and students during
> this time of national emergency. If you have any questions, please let me
> Thank you for your interest in our books.
> Mrs. Katie Contreras
> School Librarian
> Emerson Middle School
> Park Ridge-Niles SD 64
> On Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 7:57 PM Walsh, Michelle via AISLE <
> aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>> Dear Fellow Librarians:
>> Our teachers want access to The Hunger Games book eBook online. We own
>> 200+copies but they're all inside our middle school so we can't access
>> them. We purchased these via Follett but they don't have multi-user access,
>> Overdrive has copies on hold.
>> Should I contact Scholastic, the publisher, directly and see if they can
>> grant access?
>> All I can find are illegal copies online. Any advice?
>> Best, Michelle Walsh
>> M.A. Educational Administration, Type 75
>> SLMS, Type 03 & Type 10
>> LRC Director, Lincoln Middle School
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