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Make Your Own Digital Bookshelf

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I love books. Anytime I can share my favorites in ways people will be inspired to click through, I want to do that. Lists are good-not-great. Pictures are better-still-not-great. But here’s one I really like: creating my own digital bookshelf where I put my books. If you remember Shelfari, it will look eerily like that.

Here’s my digital bookshelf:

This is my fiction books. Each will click through to Amazon where it can be purchased. I didn’t figure this out. I got the directions from a favorite tech guy, Richard Byrne over at FreeTech4Teachers. If you want to create your digital bookshelf, here’s how to do it:

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Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy, the Man vs. Nature saga, and the Rowe-Delamagente thrillers,. She is also the author/editor of over a hundred books on integrating tech into education, adjunct professor of technology in education, blog webmaster, an Amazon Vine Voice,  a columnist for NEA Today, and a freelance journalist. Look for her next prehistoric fiction, Laws of Nature, Fall 2020. 

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  7. Hi Jacqui – this is great … it’d be fun for anyone to set up … thanks for giving us the ‘way to do it’!! At some stage I’ll have a try … mine are too varied – still – I’ll have to ‘theme’ them … stay safe – Hilary

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    • Does Goodreads take embeds? This is actually an embed of html code for the slideshow. I’ll take a quick peek at Goodreads…

      OK, I don’t see anything that would allow that. They have videos (I’ve added 2) but those aren’t necessary interactive.


  8. I’ve seen someone else post about this and I thought… ooh, great idea. Of course I need the time and haven’t done it. Still thining, oooh, but I suspect it will be sometime down the track.

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