Creation of Online Materials CHARA GILL LEM 511 TECHNOLOGY FOR THE SCHOOL LIBRARIAN BY WILLIAM O. SCHEEREN
Types of Online Material Created Online materials is divided into 2 categories Content- An area of general information, relatively easy to create Librarian Created Interactive Materials- “digital archives” such as a database of digitized historical photographs
Categories of Online Material Electronic Reference Assistance Online Request Forms Interactive Services Interlibrary Loan Request For A Book Hold Library Reservations Assistance To Teachers w/Instructional Design Multimedia Booking
More Online Materials E-Mail Web Pages Databases E-Books Interactive Material
A New Paradigm For Library Orientation Electronic Reference Assistant Interlibrary Loan Description of the Library Description of Displays in the Library Information About the Copy Machine
A New Paradigm for Library Reference Material- beyond encyclopedias Periodicals- Popular magazines Microforms- Old files Equipment- Borrow a picture
More Online Materialso Basic Homepage Componentso Library Hourso Employee Listingo Library Calendaro Mission Statement and Policieso Webmaster Contact Information
Glossary of Terms1. Periodicals- Magazines in the collection2. Reference Material- dictionaries or encyclopedias that help you find information3. Interactive- Activity that occurs at the click of a mouse4. Mission- A statement of belief that drives the library5. Homepage- School library website6. Links- Guide the browser from site to site7. Microfishe- Microforms and Microfische8. Online Request Form- Helps with reserving equipment9. Power Library- A collection of databases10. Online Reference Assistant- Helps respnd to student/teacher questions promptly
Responses to QuestionsQuestion #1Compare and contrast librarian created online materials with those on the Internet Content vs. Librarian Created Materials Content material is developed by library media specialists. Itincludes: General information It’s easy to read Can be created in a Word Document Can be uploaded easily into a web page School Librarian created material includes: Digital archives Databases Interactive components Require Expertise
Questions ContinuedQuestion #2Plan to Liven Up School Webpage:In an effort to liven up our school webpage I would make the followingsuggestions to our PTO. After speaking with the library committee and thetechnology team for Bush Hills Academy we have decided to revamp ourschool website. The following items will be coming to our homepagesoon… Story of the week Parent Suggestion Box Kids Contents- shows how the can interact with others around the world Teacher of the year Hot Book List & New Book List Parent Volunteer Information
SummaryThis was a very interesting chapter. As a schoollibrarian it gave me additional information on thetypes of resources that we use. For example, school-library created resources versus content material.Also, This chapter discussed digital archives andinteractive material as well as teacher createdinformation
Other Resources http://www.ipl.org/ http://www.atyourlibrary.org/what/resources http://www.libraryresources.net/
URL’s to Support http://www.mpsaz.org/library/ http://www.libraryresource.com/
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