I couldn’t grab the whole menu – there’s also: Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, VietnameseThere’s also a small but growing selection of new and classic titles in foreign languages.
I selected Italian from the menu – and OverDrive’s default display within a browse topic is “Date Added to Site” you can resort using the link across the top of the displayed list of titles. It will also tell you how many titles were retrieved in our case it’s 36.For each title on the list screen you’ll be able to see what formats are available and devices support. You can also see if a title’s available for checkout. You can limit to just the titles available RIGHT NOW with the check box at the top.
Byki – Stands for Before You Know It. There’s a flash card component, spoken pronunciation guides, social media aspects for interaction, and the standard grammar/text book type learning.
** I’d like to take over and do a live demonstration at this point** So they can hear the lesson, ask questions and get the full walk through – maybe 10mins. Afrikaans to Zulu and over 12 ESLs – You’ll default to whatever language you used last. Don’t freak out if you want to change it, just remember the drop down on the upper right.
Audio pronunciation guides you through all the flash cards. To slow down a pronunciation hit the turtle button. Review – Go through the vocabRecognize – They’ll give you the spanish – you flip the card and check yes or no if you got it rightKnow – They’ll give you the Spanish you type the englishProduce it – They’ll give you the English – you flip the card and check yes or no if you got it rightOwn it – They’ll give you the English – you Type the Spanish
Because what’s learning a foreign language without know a bit about getting around in the country --- or more likely the school assignment that comes along with the intro level classes and international
World Edition = Content for Adult Audiences. Kids Edition = Awesome! For school reports/international nights. Also information on State and Province (Canadian) specific cultural aspects.Culture Grams – developed
Even more – There’s Life as a Kid, Society (Gov’t, Money/Economy, Getting Around) Culutre Facts & Contacts (Ghost Month), Hear the Name of the Country, Hear the Anthem – And a National Image – this case there’s a plum blossom.And of course – HOW TO CITE!!
Only on Apple Devices right now. Remember to download the FREE Byki Community Edition – don’t pay the 9 bucks for the flash cards 1 language at a time.Download the App. Then Generate the Code. Download your cards and get started.
Available on pretty much every smart phone around – tablets, etc. Epub and MP3 books. The App will remember your favorite libraries. Us or your local PL.
Navy Library Resources - Foreign Language<br />Available 24/7 through<br />Navy<br />Knowledge<br />Online<br />Presented by: Nilya Carrato, Navy General Library Program<br />
Who is Nilya Carrato?<br />Navy General Library Program Assistant<br />A part of Fleet Readiness/MWR <br />I work in a cube and not at a base library<br />Prior experiences as a college librarian includes <br />LOTS of teaching<br />NKO Administrator<br />How to reach me:<br />firstname.lastname@example.org 202-433-0785 (0800 – 1630 EST)<br />Become our Fan on Facebook: www.facebook.com/USNavyGeneralLibraryProgram <br />
On the Schedule:<br />What is NKO and who’s allowed to use it<br />Sign up for an NKO account<br />Find our way around NKO to the awesome library resources<br />Highlight of library content for language learning:<br />OverDrive<br />Byki<br />CultureGrams<br />
What is NKO & Who can use it<br />Navy Knowledge Online –www.nko.navy.mil<br />Is an official U.S. Navy Website<br />Portal<br />Online Learning for Sailors and others<br />Information for Different Navy Communities: Reservists, JAG, etc.<br />Career Management Tools<br />Navy Library Materials<br />Accounts available for all USN, USCG, USMC, Active Duty, Retired, Reservists (and Dependents!). <br /> Also civilian and contract employees.<br />
New User Registration<br />Step 1: Personal Info<br />Remember – This information has to match your DEERS record!<br />
New User RegistrationStep 2: NKO User Registration Page<br />Password is the hardest part<br />14 Characters Long<br />Needs: CAPS and lowercase, 1number and a special character ($#@!)<br />Have to change it every 90 days!<br />Tips: <br />Try to spell something:<br />99bottle$ofPOP<br />Make a pattern on the keyboard:<br />ZAQ!@#edcvfr45<br />Every 90 days update don’t reinvent: <br />99bottle$ofPOPa<br />
New User RegistrationStep 2: NKO User Registration Page<br />You also need a Primary Community <br />Navy Region<br />NOSC<br />Reference<br />
NKO Orientation <br />Where’s the library?<br />
The Mobile Library<br />Byki<br />Apple Only<br />*Community* Edition <br />
The Mobile Library<br />ePub & MP3 Books download right to your device<br />
Thank You &Remember…<br />Go online & create your NKO account today!<br />www.nko.navy.mil (Register as a New User)<br />OverDrive – create your account from NKO<br />Then use http://navy.lib.overdrive.com<br />There’s an App For That!<br />OverDrive – Android, Apple, Blackberry<br />Byki Community Edition - Apple<br />