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Technical Setup

Steps to Optimally Set Up

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Whitelisting is an IT filter setting that enables users to:
1) Receive all emails sent from, and
2) Access all content on the website.

Ask someone in your IT Dept. to whitelist for both email and web, including .flv and .mp3 files.

Embed a Link to

Link to embed on your website

Logos for use on your website





Descriptive sentence (if needed) provides original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, and a wealth of multimedia resources on K–12 books to support reading and library activities for all grades and content areas.

HTML code with link and logo:

Note: For a password-embedded link to for use in a secure environment, please contact

Embed a Search Box on Your Website

for Book and Author Resources

HTML code to embed a search box on your website:

<noscript><iframe src="/show.cgi?f=iframe_embed_search_200" style="margin:0;padding: 0;border-style: none;overflow: hidden;width: 200px;height: 150px;"></iframe></noscript><script src="/js/embed_search_200.js"></script>

IP Authenticated Access

Send the external IP address ranges for your institution to enable password-free access to from campus computers.

Technical Requirements

TeachingBooks is designed to work with institutions that don't have very recent hardware or software as well as those that do. Below please find our software requirements:

Operating Systems:
  • Mac OS 10.4 and higher
  • Windows 2000 and higher
  • Apple iOS 4.2.1 and higher
  • Android 2.3.3 and higher
  • Windows Phone 7.5 and higher
File Types
(Browsers listed support these file types)
  • Audio MP3 and MP4
  • JavaScript
  • Video MP4
  • PDF
Internet Browsers for Apple:
  • Safari 3.1 and higher
  • Firefox 5.0 and higher
  • Google Chrome 18.0 and higher
  • Opera 10.63 and higher
Internet Browsers for the PC:
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 and higher
  • Firefox 5.0 and higher
  • Google Chrome 18.0 and higher
  • Opera 10.63 and higher

See our note on linked sites and software requirements.