Reserving & Bundling Content
This exciting and highly requested Marketplace feature lets educators reserve and bundle titles from the general collection to offer exclusive access for specific students or scenarios.
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How does it work?
to remove them from the main collection.
from your pool of reserved titles.
to receive the Sora access code.
to let them unlock books in Sora.
How does it work?
How do students unlock books in Sora?
It’s that simple! Students can browse and borrow titles in bundles for the access code duration.
Borrowed titles will then appear on their shelf, alongside other loans.
Reserving & Bundling Content for your School
The flexibility of this feature can help you meet a variety of curricular needs. Here are a few examples of how you might use content bundles:
- Bundling ELA curriculum titles for a school year
- Creating a teacher-specific classroom library
- Grouping books for topic or grade-level theme sets
- Reserving titles for upper grade levels
- Making On-Demand Class Sets available only to students who need them for class
- Building a professional development collection accessible to teachers only
- Organizing books for book clubs or lit circles
Frequently Asked Questions
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You can access this feature from the CONTENT BUNDLES tab in the navigation bar.
Anyone with the Manage bundles permission can reserve titles and create and manage bundles. Anyone with the Claim bundles permission can claim bundles.
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All lending models can be reserved: One Copy/One User, Metered Access, CPC, Simultaneous Use, and On-Demand Class Sets.
Magazines, expired titles, and weeded titles can’t be reserved.
No. You choose what you’d like to reserve from your collection, including which lending model(s) and number of copies.
Yes. If you no longer wish to reserve a title, remove it from any bundles and then revoke its reserved status.
Curation allows you to group books, but it doesn’t ensure availability. Assigning titles ensures availability, but you must assign specific titles to specific students. Reserving and bundling content ensures the availability of titles without having to pick which student gets which book, providing the greatest flexibility.
Content access levels are honored with reserved titles. Students won’t be able to access titles in a bundle that are above their content access level.
No, but they can be reserved immediately after purchase.
Yes, but the copies won’t be available in bundles until the active checkouts expire.
There is no limit to how many bundles a student can access at once.
No, reserved copies cannot be title assigned.