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Welcome To Your Library

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Welcome To Your Library

  1. 1. Greencastle Middle School Library Additional information for ‘New Section/Title’ slide can be entered in this area if desired. If unused, delete these words and leave blank. EX. Above Header could be Thomas Jefferson School Library. This area could support header with “Helping you save time developing an aligned curriculum” and/or “Resources to help you save time and promote student achievement” Enhanced Resources To Help Promote Student Learning Mrs. Weliever Library Media Specialist & Mrs. Powers Computer/Media Center Technical Assistant
  2. 2. Agenda Library Automation System & Benefits State Standards Searching Reading Development Search Relevant K-12 Website Searches One-Stop Searching Questions? Enhanced Info With Your Search
  3. 3. Strengthen the Library-Classroom Connection State Standards One Search TitlePeek Reading Program Service WebPath Express Destiny Library Manager
  4. 4. Your Library + Destiny = <ul><li>Enhanced Library Resources – go beyond basic library automation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library becomes powerful “Knowledge Center” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Friendly and age-appropriate interface </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find resources quickly and easily </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Building support and collaboration to promote student achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Support for teachers with easy access to standard’s aligned materials </li></ul><ul><li>Support for reading programs and Lexile® measures to build and strengthen student reading and research skills </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom and home access: resources where they are needed most </li></ul><ul><li>Access to educator-approved websites </li></ul>
  5. 5. State Standards Searching A fast and easy way to find state-aligned resources to enhance lesson plans
  6. 6. Lesson Plans in Less Time <ul><li>Search library resources and thousands of educator-selected web sites for your state’s standards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keyword Search: State, subject area and grade level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse books and websites related to the standard(s) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Locate standards-based materials quickly and save time </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based: 24/7 access to materials at home and district-wide </li></ul>State Standards Browse by Standard for Materials and Websites Search for State-Aligned Library Materials Search for State-Aligned Web-Sites
  7. 7. Browse Example and Result
  8. 8. Search Example
  9. 9. Search Result
  10. 10. Reading Development Search <ul><li>Boost Reading Achievement – Students can easily find reading development materials in the library </li></ul>
  11. 11. Help Foster a Love of Reading <ul><li>Easily search for Accelerated Reader®, Reading Counts!® or Lexile® books and materials </li></ul><ul><li>Search material by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject of Interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Point Value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Level </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Encourage easy, self-directed searching </li></ul>State Standards Reading Program Service Lexile® Book and Material Search Accelerated Reader® Book Search Reading Counts!® Book Search
  12. 12. Search Example Choose Lexile® Choose Level and Code
  13. 13. Search Result Results returned with Lexile® score
  14. 14. Relevant K-12 Information, Less Noise Students easily find relevant, age-appropriate information on educator-reviewed websites
  15. 15. The Web is Part of Their World <ul><li>Students can search for information on the web in a safe and relevant way, instead of Yahoo! and Google </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator-reviewed sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No noise </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students develop the confidence to conduct self-directed research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop discriminating research skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extends access to library resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>24/7 access moves library beyond walls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility to search anytime </li></ul></ul></ul>WebPath Express Websites Correlate to Library Search Search Results Show Grade-Level Relevant to K-12, less time searching
  16. 16. Search Example
  17. 17. Search Example
  18. 18. Search Result
  19. 19. One-Stop Searching Quickly search for and view all related district and web resources
  20. 20. Search All Databases in “One Search” <ul><li>Search all databases for information at once – no need to reenter passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Provides students the ability to gather information from a variety of useful sources </li></ul><ul><li>24/7 access </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility to search anytime </li></ul></ul></ul>OneSearch Search multiple sources at the same time Databases are displayed-no need to remember each one No need to remember each password
  21. 21. Search Example
  22. 22. Search Example
  23. 23. Search Result
  24. 24. Enhanced Info With Your Search Provide enhanced information about a title including book cover and summary
  25. 25. Visual and Enhanced Information for Book Searches <ul><li>Provides enhanced information about a title to entice students to read </li></ul><ul><li>Includes some or all of the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cover photo </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher reviews </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Title profile </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Table of contents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brief summary </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First chapter or excerpts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Author notes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other additional information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Helps save time in searching for books to read and assign </li></ul>TitlePeek More information to gain interest in reading Visual presentation of title can spark interest in book Can assist in assigning reading material
  26. 26. Example
  27. 27. Result
  28. 28. Questions? ? ? ? ? mc 2005 State Standards One Search TitlePeek Reading Program Service WebPath Express Destiny Library Manager

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