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What's New at SCSL 2007

What's New at SCSL 2007



South Carolina State Library presentation for the 2007 South Carolina Library Association Annual Conference, October 31-November 2, 2007, Columbia, SC

South Carolina State Library presentation for the 2007 South Carolina Library Association Annual Conference, October 31-November 2, 2007, Columbia, SC



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    What's New at SCSL 2007 What's New at SCSL 2007 Presentation Transcript

    • What’s New at SCSL
      • Shae Tetterton
      • 803-734-8663
      • [email_address]
      • IM: ShaeTett
      • Felicia Vereen
      • 803-734-8645
      • [email_address]
      • IM: fdvereen
    • New Director David Goble
    • New Vision
      • The South Carolina State Library is a national model for innovation, collaboration, leadership and effectiveness. It is the keystone in South Carolina’s intellectual landscape.
    • New Mission
      • We optimize South Carolina’s investment in library and information services.
        • Supporting good governance for South Carolinians through the provision of research and information services to elected officials and state government personnel.
        • Providing equal access to information for all South Carolinians.
        • Ensuring collaboration and cooperation among information providers and cultural institutions.
        • Defining standards for libraries and librarianship that promote professionalism and excellence among library personnel statewide.
        • Providing and promoting superior library and information services through research, development and implementation of leading edge practices.
        • Advocating for innovation and learning in order to create a better informed and more highly skilled South Carolina citizenry.
    • Strategic Planning
      • New Structure
      • Services
      • Programs
    • Spanish Language Outreach
      • SPLASH! Launching Successful Spanish Outreach Programs at Your Library
      • Equip library staff with knowledge and resources to reach out to Spanish speakers
    • Spanish Language Outreach
      • Funded by WebJunction/OCLC grant
      • Workshops for public library staff
      • Paid institutional memberships to REFORMA
      • Eligibility to participate in a grant funded program in 2009
    • SCSL 2.0
      • Second Life
      • YouTube
      • Flickr
      • IM
      • MySpace
      • Educational game technology
    • SCSL in Second Life
    • New DISCUS Website http://www.scdiscus.org/
    • SchoolRooms
      • An online learning portal for the entire K-12 community.
      • Brings together the best content from all sources into a single search interface.
      • A user-tested interface that includes educator-selected, standards-based content.
      • Offered by SirsiDynix, a leader in Library Automation: http://www.schoolrooms.net/
    • SchoolRooms Content
      • 70+ virtual rooms of content.
      • Content organized by audience: Elementary, Middle and High School Rooms, as well as Educator, Librarian and Parent Guides.
      • Approximately 23,000 links to high quality, educational web resources.
      • More than 5 million web pages being crawled by the Best of Web index.
      • Also includes videos, audio recordings, digital images, photographs, educational games, etc...
    • SchoolRooms Implementation
      • A statewide implementation, much like DISCUS, for SC’s public libraries and schools.
      • The State Library is serving as the test library.
      • 10 Pilot Sites will assist with best practices for the implementation.
      • DISCUS databases and library catalogs will be integrated, in addition to state specific content.
      • An online registration system is being developed to allow for immediate access to all of our electronic resources.
      • Official statewide launch scheduled for Fall 2008.
    • Questions?