Library Preso April 2008


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Presentation to PTA Council regarding online resources available to students

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Library Preso April 2008

  1. 1. Online Resources Half Hollow Hills PTA Education Committee April 4, 2008
  2. 2. Today’s Presenters Diane Bishop, Candlewood Diane Calise, West Hollow Corinne Carriero, Instructional Technology Debbie Castiglia, Otsego Barbara Drayer, High School East Ralph DiCicco, High School West Linda Lennon, Sunquam
  3. 3. Today’s Agenda <ul><li>Online Book and Materials Catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Selected Subscription Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tumblebooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World Book online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AP Photo Archives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brain-Pop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GaleNet </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Web-based Materials Catalog Diane Calise, West Hollow
  5. 5. What is Destiny <ul><li>A completely web based automated system </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible from any computer at school or at home, with Internet access </li></ul>
  6. 6. Searching Destiny <ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul><ul><li>Subject and series </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced search </li></ul>
  7. 7. Destiny is image-rich <ul><li>Book covers pictured in search list </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting the title, displays valuable information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>copies available locally (within school) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>description of the book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>book’s reading and interest level, etc </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Features <ul><li>Destiny suggestions other subjects related to selected book </li></ul><ul><li>Users can create citation list of book selections for a work-cited page </li></ul><ul><li>Users can create a bibliography created from a booklist with a touch of one button </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can create an online resource list of materials for students’ use </li></ul>
  9. 9. TumbleBooks Linda Lennon, Sunquam
  10. 10. <ul><li>Online collection of books to encourage reading </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>username: hhh password: books </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Language Options - English, French, Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>Picture Books, Story Books, Audio Books </li></ul>
  11. 11. World Book Online Debbie Castiglia, Otsego
  12. 12. Online Encyclopedia <ul><li>“ Meets the highest standards of editorial excellence while keeping pace with the technological developments that define the computer age” </li></ul><ul><li>22 volume set and more right at the click of a mouse </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information, pictures, maps,and websites </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Access <ul><li>From school </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Username: hhhschool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password: hhhschool </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Username: hhhhome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password: hhhhome </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive Diane Bishop, Candlewood
  15. 15. Subscription Service <ul><li>Associated Press Multimedia Archive: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1,000,000+ Photos 1826-today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10,000s Graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4500 hrs Audio Clips: 1920s-today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text: captions for photos and clips </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Correlations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content connected NY State Standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>K - 12 </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Brain Pop Barbara Drayer, HS East
  17. 17. Brain Pop <ul><li>Engaging, animated content that motivates and inspires children to learn, addressing different learning styles. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendly, dialogue and tone for children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closed caption available </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Brain Pop <ul><li>BrainPOP movies cover all academic areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts and Music </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Gale Student Resource Center Ralph DiCicco, HS West
  20. 20. Gale’s Student Resource Center <ul><li>Content from premium Gale Reference materials (scholarly research) </li></ul><ul><li>Over 11 million articles </li></ul><ul><li>Over 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Primary sources, creative works, and multimedia </li></ul>
  21. 21. Search types <ul><li>Basic </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced (allows Boolean operators) </li></ul><ul><li>Topic Trees </li></ul><ul><li>Publication </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum standards </li></ul>
  22. 22. Cross-Searchable <ul><li>With six other databases in NY’s NOVEL database collection (for over 83 million articles): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Custom Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NY State Newspapers (including The New York Times) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Reference Center Academic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Informe (Spanish language) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gale Virtual Reference Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business & Company ASAP </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Thank you for the opportunity to share! This presentation available at:
  24. 24. Librarians’ goal To support students, teachers, and curriculum
  25. 25. Example <ul><li>Language Arts - Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Writing prompts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: power:concept wonder:concept </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Authors/Books/Characters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: ‘shel silverstein’ ‘ernest hemingway’ Kenya ‘harry potter’ </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Example Social Studies/History – Photos / Graphics / Audio <ul><li>Topic examples: </li></ul><ul><li>‘ civil rights’ </li></ul><ul><li>narrower: Birmingham 1963 </li></ul><ul><li>narrower: What: church When: 1963 Where: Birmingham </li></ul><ul><li>‘ great depression’ </li></ul><ul><li>‘ women’s suffrage’ </li></ul>
  27. 27. Audio Clip (must select Audio) <ul><li>Speech and ‘martin luther king junior’ </li></ul><ul><li>1965 and most popular song ( 8th-grade decades project) </li></ul><ul><li>sounds and century – select Trends </li></ul><ul><li>sounds and century and ‘civil rights’ </li></ul>
  28. 28. Library Materials
  29. 29. Materials available <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Print </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books on tape and CD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Periodicals </li></ul><ul><li>DVDs </li></ul><ul><li>Online databases </li></ul><ul><li>Online resources </li></ul>
  30. 30. Book Selection <ul><li>Librarian consults professional resources </li></ul><ul><li>Flyers and emails sent to the faculty seeking their input </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Few responses, and usually the same people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When approached personally, teachers seem surprised by how empowered they can be – especially new teachers </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Book Ordering <ul><li>Books are ordered through various vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Usually take up to 2 months to be delivered </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If possible, supply title, publisher, price, etc. and source </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Book Revue – (open purchase order) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enables more timely receipt of material </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Departmental Curriculum Writing <ul><li>Include librarians in the loop! We are curriculum consultants and collaborators!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Send copy of curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have teachers include list of supporting print and media materials to be purchased </li></ul></ul>