About Renaissance Accelerated Reader Bookguide

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In Accelerated Reader Bookguide, you can do the following:

You can search for specific books and quizzes. See Searching for Books and Quizzes.

Quiz types:

  • Reading Practice Quizzes
  • Literacy Skills Quizzes
  • Vocabulary Practice Quizzes
  • Recorded Voice Quizzes

Using the basic search, you can search for a title, author, quiz number, or ISBN. Using the advanced search, you can search for title, author, publisher, point range, book level range, book type (fiction or nonfiction), language, Interest Level, topic, subtopic, custom fields, book or quiz ownership status, book location, quiz release date and quiz type.

Note: Accelerated Reader Bookguide comes with all available quizzes. Your quiz database is automatically updated once a week with new and revised quizzes.

Accelerated Reader Bookguide allows you to match the books you have with your quizzes. This can make it easier for you to verify whether you have quizzes for the books in your library collection.

You can either mark your quizzes and books manually or import information from your library circulation system (MARC records). See Importing.

You can create, save, open, and use your Book Lists to print book lists, print lists of titles for your reference, and print book labels. See Book and Quiz Lists.

When you click on a title in a book list, you can see Book Details.

You can print:

From Personal Preferences, you can

  • determine how many book titles appear per page
  • setup Accelerated Reader Bookfinder preferences, which include
    • viewing the keycode for Accelerated Reader Bookfinder
    • showing Book and Quiz Ownership data in Accelerated Reader Bookfinder
    • including an email address in the Informational Letter
    • printing the Informational Letter
  • From General Preferences, you can
    • define book locations
    • set the book levels used
    • set up your own custom user fields

You can export a list from Accelerated Reader Bookguide. The export is formatted as either a tab-delimited text file (.txt) or HTML file (.html). See Exporting.

You can import full US MARC record files. See Importing.

You can view your user account information (including the school activation code, subscription expiration, and school contact) and change your user password. You can also invite other users to Accelerated Reader Bookguide. For more information, see User Accounts.