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Kasl Presentation 2008

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Kasl Presentation 2008

  1. 1. State Library News You Can Use Presentation to Kansas Association of School Librarians District Meetings, September 2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>Introduction to the State Library of Kansas </li></ul><ul><li>Located in State Capitol, Home for 108 years </li></ul><ul><li>Tours available </li></ul><ul><li>Early years offered traveling library materials </li></ul><ul><li>Now technology is the key </li></ul><ul><li>Services for all Kansans, including students </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Kansas Talking Book Services </li></ul><ul><li>Transition to digital machines </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of new format </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution policies </li></ul><ul><li>Student participation </li></ul><ul><li>School participation </li></ul>www.kslib.info/talking 1-800-362-0699
  4. 4. <ul><li>Homework Kansas </li></ul><ul><li>On-line, interactive homework help </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergarten - 12 th grade & intro college </li></ul><ul><li>Math, science, social studies, English </li></ul><ul><li>4 p.m. – 11 p.m., 7 days a week </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish assistance available </li></ul><ul><li>www.homeworkkansas.org </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Searchable Databases for Students </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia of Animals </li></ul><ul><li>Primary Search </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Search Plus </li></ul><ul><li>MAS Ultra: School Edition </li></ul><ul><li>Worldbook Encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>WorldBook Kids </li></ul><ul><li>Topic Search </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish Version, </li></ul><ul><li>WorldBook Advanced </li></ul><ul><li>Chilton’s Auto Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Novelist </li></ul><ul><li>Kansas Health OnLine </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Kansas Center for the Book </li></ul><ul><li>Great opportunities for partnering </li></ul><ul><li>Kansas Reads to Preschoolers (Nov. 16-22, 2008) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bear Feels Sick, by Karma Wilson </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All State Read (Begins January 2009) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Virgin of Small Plain by Nancy Pickard </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Letters About Literature 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>www.kcfb.info </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Audio Books Music & More </li></ul><ul><li>Now Playing - OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks! </li></ul><ul><li>WMA Audiobooks, Digital eBooks, Digital Music </li></ul><ul><li>Players include iPod and Zune </li></ul><ul><li>Easy! Technical assistance available </li></ul>Tunnel Vision by Sara Paretsky Deadman’s Chest By Roger L. Johnson The Sweet Science by A. J. Liebling
  8. 8. Searchable Databases Talking Books Kansas Center For the Book Homework Kansas Audiobooks, Music & More
  9. 9. <ul><li>1-800-432-3919 </li></ul><ul><li>www.kslib.info </li></ul>

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