December 3, 2020

Nebraska Building its Own e-Book System for Schools, Researchers

From the Lincoln Journal-Star:

A new electronic book project started by the Nebraska Department of Education with the goal of offering free instructional content to teachers across the state.The NeBook Project is a partnership of schools and state and nonprofit agencies to create electronic books and share them through the Education Department.

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The project is the brainchild of Brent Gaswick, the Education Department’s technology integration specialist. He said the state must move forward.

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The project is the brainchild of Brent Gaswick, the Education Department’s technology integration specialist. He said the state must move forward.

The books can be loaded on iTunes — where they would be available to anyone. But the department will act as a clearinghouse and will monitor content.

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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