State Library of Kansas Statewide Resources Overview

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Presentation from Lianne Flax, State Library of Kansas Online Services and Programming Librarian, overviewing the many resources available from the State Library of Kansas for the 2014 NEKLS School Librarian Workshop.

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State Library of Kansas Statewide Resources Overview

  1. 1. N E K L S J U L Y 2 0 1 4 State Library of Kansas Lianne Flax
  2. 2. Jeff Hixon Rhonda Machlan Patti Peterson Megan Schulz Lianne Flax Databases Digital Books KSLC KLC / KICNET Continuing Ed. ERATE & CIPA
  3. 3. LIBRARIAN RESOURCES On new site, choose “Librarians” for: • Promotional material • Training and webinar information
  4. 4. KANSAS LIBRARY ECARD • Kslc.org still works. • Can now add patron email. • See Librarians->KSLC section for: • Updated Admin instructions sheet • Printable KSLC. • Need your admin login? Webinar: August 7, 10:00
  5. 5. STATEWIDE DATABASES • No changes to the subscriptions. • Linking options on handout. • Journal Finder – coming soon. Upcoming Webinar: July 24, 10:00
  6. 6. EBSCO NOTES • Majority of our database package, includes: • Searchasaurus • Student Reference Center • History Reference Center • NoveList • Recommended to learn: • Using permalinks. • Creating login to save articles & do journal alerts.
  7. 7. BRITANNICA • 3 levels for School • My Britannica (also teacher version). • Reading level chooser.
  8. 8. MANGO LANGUAGES • Language learning (even Pirate). • ESL available! • Mango Premiere (movies), ~ 10 so far. • Mobile app: requires login.
  9. 9. LEARNING EXPRESS • Released 3.0 in November: •Link directly to a “center” (just ask). •MARC records coming later this year. • Prep materials for: •ACT •WorkKeys •ASVAB • Job & Career Accelerator • eBooks – download & use indefinitely.
  10. 10. PROQUEST • Nursing • HeritageQuest GALE • Kansas History – primary sources. • Genealogy Connect—searches an ebook collection.
  11. 11. DIGITAL BOOKS ELENDING Ongoing: • OneClickdigital • 3M Cloud Library • Freading • Enki • TumbleBooks Recommended Free: • Project Gutenberg • Unite for Literacy Coming Soon: • BookFlix • Britannica E-STAX
  12. 12. SCHOLASTIC BOOKFLIX • Video storybook paired with a nonfiction ebook (optional audio). • Public library subscription – no curriculum use please. • Access via KSLC.
  13. 13. BRITANNICA E-STAX – AUGUST 1 • Non-fiction ebooks • Reading level/materials up to grade 7 • Unlimited multi-use copies • How to read: • Online reader • Download into iPublish software/app • Access through KSLC.
  14. 14. WHERE ON THE KSLC?
  15. 15. WHAT’S COMPATIBLE? Device Key – Digital Book eLending->Tutorials Limited: • ChromeBooks (can use read online options) • Windows RT Not compatible: Kindle B&W ereaders
  16. 16. ONECLICKDIGITAL • Modern Scholar purchase • App – total redesign! • Android – 2 weeks ago • iOS- about a week
  17. 17. 3M CLOUD LIBRARY • Added more children’s and YA materials. • Bilingual kids books, Spanish. • Public library subscription. TUMBLEBOOKS
  18. 18. ENKI LIBRARY • Abdo Publishing FREADING • Site updated, still works the same. • Mobile use – now requires Freading app (luckily updated).
  19. 19. QUESTIONS OR A PROBLEM? AGent or KLC down? Database acting up? Book won’t download? Call or email us! kslc@library.ks.gov

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