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NYC School Librarian Guidebook: Developing Ebook Collections

Resources to examine our inherent bias, promote personal awareness, and help us build collections for our students that reflect themselves and the world around them.


Much of the information regarding the SORA program from Overdrive (usable in browsers, and through apps downloaded from the Google Play and iOS app stores) can be found at at the bottom of the page. 

Students log in using their DOE credentials


Syncing Sora with Central Collection

When central updates its' ebook collection, it does not automatically sync to your collection of SORA titles.  Please see these steps for how to add new central titles to your collection.


Adding Queens Public Library to SORA (with no extra login)

Need to demonstrate how to add the Queens Public Library Collection (which requires no library card) to each student's SORA account?  Check out the video!


Demo of how to add Queens Public Library's ebook collection to each student's SORA account (must be done by the student).

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