Outline based on:Technology for the School LibrarianTheory and PracticeBy : William O. ScheerenSharon SmithApril 2013
Collection of information on one or more related topics.http://www.librarynet.com.my/pls/angkasa/opac3.search_form?pc_product=OPAChttp://www.citruscollege.edu/library/pages/periodicals.aspxwww.docstoc.comhttp://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/engineswww.docstoc.comhttp://paulstainthorp.com/tag/platform/http://www.orbit-cms.com/
Librarians made the jump from printedmaterials to an Online periodical database.InfoTrac – system which provides abibliographic link to microfiche.InfoTrac was rapidly replaced by threefull-text periodical databases:Proquest, Gale, and EBSCO.
ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES Ease of Searching Full Text Additional Services Accessibility to multiple users Space Savings Cheaper and easier to update Higher Initial Costs Downtime Browsing is harder Loss of informationsources over time Lose of access to someresources
Prepare a PlanAnalyze the NeedsAnalyze the ProductLink the Consortium for cost savingsCompare products to see how well theywill function in your LibraryPromote the ProductEvaluate the Product
Scholarly journals or intellectuals magazinesthat can be accessed via electronictransmission, published on the web, and inthe form of an electronic document.Some are fee-based some are free.Often they provide website links to currentand past issues,
A digital version of a traditional printbook. It is a process that many thoughtwould do away with printed books.But to read e-books you need and internetconnection and a computer or an e-readersuch as a Kindle which not everyone canafford or has access to.
Pages that contain dynamic contentPages not linked to any other pagesPrivate Web sites that requireregistration and or a passwordPages only accessible through linksPages created in file formats
GOOGLE SCHOLAR GOOGLE EARTH Searches many sources inone search Locates papers, abstracts,and citations Locates entire papers,either on the Web or in yourlibrary See what is beingpublished in your academicareas of interest Uses terrains or overlaysto better understandhistorical sites Uses 3-D models Uses flyovers Aids for creating your ownresources
OPAC’s -- Online Public Access CatalogDatabases -- Is collection of information onone or more related topicsPeriodicals -- Is and online search onmagazinesE- Journals -- Are research publicationsthat are available in full textE- Books -- A digital version of traditionalbooks
Invisible Web -- that part of the internet thatcannot be accessed standard searchenginesOnline Materials -- the sites you visit for theinformation and resourcesResources -- different sites and or sourcesused to complete the taskFull Text -- the complete article not ashortened oneE- Magazines -- magazines that are online
http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/webcrit.htmlA basic set of criteria (accuracy, authority, objectivity, currency, coverage) based on: Kapoun, Jim. "Teaching undergradsWEB evaluation: A guide for library instruction." C&RL News (July/August 1998): 522-523. http://lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/evalcrit.htmlSusan E. Beck: discusses criteria of Accuracy, Authority, Objectivity, Currency, Coverage, with links to examples. The good,the bad and the useless: evaluating Internet resources/ Judith Edwards. Ariadne 16 (July 1998). http://infopeople.org/resources/internet/evaluatingchecklist"Provides a starting point for evaluating the World Wide Web sites and other Internet information" - Authority/ Affiliation/Currency/ Purpose/ Audience/ Compared to What?/ Conclusion. http://www.cyberbee.com/guides_sites.htmlContent Evaluation and Web Site Design/ Karen McLachlan. Framework for rating sites for instructional purposes. http://www.childrenspartnership.org/publications/143-the-childrens-partnershipguidelines-for-content-creation-and-evaluation-version-10-As part of our research on how to evaluate online content to determine if it meets the needs of underserved Internet users,The Childrens Partnership has developed a comprehensive set of guidelines for creating and evaluating high-quality,accessible Web sites. http://www.lib.unc.edu/instruct/evaluate/?section=websitesEvaluating your sources. This site is designed to guide you in evaluating the information you find. Site includes link to auser-friendly checklist for evaluating websites. http://www.infoplease.com/homework/u4evalinfo.htmlThere is a wide variety of information available on the Web, making it one of the most powerful tools for doing research. Butunlike most other traditional forms of information, no one is required to check Web information before it is posted and madepublic. As a result, the quality of information on the Web ranges from very high to very poor. Its up to you evaluate thevalue of, the information you find on the Web to make sure if it seems trustworthy.
http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson230.shtmlThis site provides lessons in media literacy. These type lessons must be carefully taught, and the lessons on websitecontent evaluation can help. Also included on this site are additional resources with links. http://landmark-project.com/evaluation/The Internet is increasingly becoming the first and preferred source of information. The information on this site guideslibrarians, teachers, or students on the steps to follow in order to evaluate a website to ensure content validity. Also includedis an evaluation checklist. http://www.hopetillman.com/findqual.htmlYou need a systematic approach to evaluating the tools you use for searching and evaluating the document or result thatyou receive from your search. Librarians, as information professionals, are in the best position to determine and expand therelevance of existing criteria. http://www.kidscomputerlab.org/index.php/research-skills/website-evaluation/When looking for information on a website, there are several things you should know. You need to be able to figure outwhich websites are okay to use for a resource and which are not. This website provides interactive resources for students inevaluating the information found on websites. It covers website content, purpose, design, and authority. http://www.quizrevolution.com/ch/a133374/go/evaluating_websitesThis site features an interactive quiz with questions and responses related to website evaluation. It provides immediatefeedback to answers with should lead to further investigation of website quality. http://exworthy.tripod.com/teachreswebeval.htmThis site offers a large selection of links for use in teaching students how to evaluate websites. It also includes hoax sites tocheck student understanding of the evaluation process. These links can also be used by the librarian to evaluate websitesbefore use in student lessons. http://www.chlive.org/coreilly/EvaluationWebquest.htmThis site features a webquest created for use in teaching students the importance of locating and using valid information onthe internet.
1. Quizlet -- http://quizlet.com/Quizlet is a free website providing learning tools for students, including flashcards, study and game modes. It wascreated by high school sophomore Andrew Sutherland in 2005 and now contains over 400 million study sets. All of thematerial is user-generated.You start by creating your own study sets with terms and definitions. Next, you can add images, copy and pastefrom another source, or use Quizlets built-in auto-define feature to speed up the creating process. You can find over 15million+ user-generated flashcard sets. Chances are youll find something to study. You can track your progress with 6powerful study and game modes. Quizlet provides audio choices in 18 languages from English and Spanish to Arabic andTurkish. You can study your material anywhere with mobile apps for iPhone, Android, Windows, and more.(information retrieved from http://quizlet.com/help/what-is-quizlet) 2. YouTube – http://youtube.comWhen used correctly, YouTube can be a good, valuable internet source. It is an online public communicationssite. It is a video-sharing website on which users can upload, view, and share videos. This source allows displaying a widevariety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips, and music videos, as well as content such as videoblogging, short original videos, and educational videos. The videos are anything from beginner videos to more professionalvideos.(information retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YouTube) 3. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives -- http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/topic_t_1.htmlLets say you are learning about the relationship between fractions, percents and decimals. Your teacher couldhave you draw graphs or do a series of problems that changes just one variable in the same equation. Or, he could giveyou a "virtual manipulative" and let you experiment with equations to reach an understanding of the relationship.The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives, run by a team at Utah State University, has been building itsdatabase of these tools since 1999. This manipulative site enables students to play with the idea of numbers and whatnumbers mean, and if values are changed and things are moved around, this is what happens.(information retrieved from http://mashable.com/2010/11/22/technology-in-education/)
There are endless resources of onlinematerials for the school libraries. Theseresources include e-Journals, e-Books,e-Magazines, and online research sites.Inevitably, 21st Century libraries will operatein this way. Online materials provideincreased choices, 24 hour access, andmore options for resources. Librarians haveaccess to more materials to provide for herstudents and teachers.