[aisle] SORA and Public Library Connect
erickaschilling1997 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 11:27:35 CST 2020
E-Read Illinois is on my list as well. I really think that would be a
good addition even if we do get Sora. But one thing at a time or my head
will explode with everything pandemic related!
On Mon, Nov 16, 2020 at 11:20 AM Carol Naughton via AISLE <
aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
> I just connected our collections about a week ago (they are backlogged, so
> it took a while). However, we were already using Sora, so they just had to
> allow our students to access the public library collection. I am not sure
> how it works if you don't have Sora (Overdrive). The public library
> collection is only available in Sora and students cannot see it in our
> catalog in Destiny. I would reach out to your public library. It was well
> received by ours. There are applications that need to be filled out by them
> and by you to make it happen.
> You also might want to try buying into the RAILS Consortium ebook
> collection. For information on that, you can go here:
> https://ereadillinois.com/join. It is a great, low cost way to expand
> your electronic collection.
> *Carol Naughton*
> *LRC Director, Community High School*
> 630-876-640 <630-876-6404>0 | cnaughton at d94.org <dleahy at d94.org>
> [image: 31179039. sy475]Currently Reading:After the Shot Drops by Randy
> [image: Google Certification Level 1 | NYSCATE]
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2020 at 10:44 AM Ericka Schilling via AISLE <
> aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>> Hey all!
>> Has anyone used Sora and Public Library Connect? My district has gone
>> remote until December and this is my first year as a librarian here. We
>> are trying to find a district-wide platform to provide remote access to
>> digital resources. This fall I purchased the only ebooks our building has
>> and taught students how to access them through Follett, but I have no idea
>> how Sora +PLC would work.
>> --Is it pricey?
>> --How did you reach out to your public library about this? Was it well
>> received by your public library?
>> --How does one add books to the collection?
>> Feeling like such a noob right now. Any suggestions or warnings would be
>> gratefully received.
>> Ericka Schilling
>> Carl Sandburg School
>> Freeport SD 145
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