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Fall 2015

REVIEW

August 26, 2015   LIBRARY TECHNICIAN INSERVICE AGENDA

Focus Theme:  Getting the Most of What Technology Has to Offer Libraries

    Leading Learning

    • technology
    • What the standards say about technology in school libraries.

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 Library reno at Galt Collegiate Institute features technology upgrades – Cambridge Times

    •  How do GSSD School Libraries get in on the action?

      • teachers sign out materials on their phones
      • good inservices to help us help the students
      • circulating devices from the library

 

Technology rollover and school libraries

    • New machines
    • Laptops
    • Scanners
    • Introduction to Chrome Books and Google Classroom – Gloria

Technology working for you

    • Configuring your internet browser to suit your needs
    • Adding the eBooks from the Ministry
    • eBooks with Text-to-Speech  – Resource List
      • MARC record with: 500 _a Text-to-speech function available only on computers
    • New features in our online databases – Gale Cengage, ProQuest
    • The Online Research Challenge!

1.  Assign yourself a research topic that will work with your database and try it out.

2. What features did you like?

3. What would students need help with?

10 CHOICES

      • Novelist K – 8  (K – 8) Shelley & Kathryn
      • Canadian Points of View  (grades 6 and up)
      • Culturegrams (K – 12) – Rhonda T and Sheila B, Lynette & Kathy
      • GALE Databases  — NEW Interface!
        • Research in Context NEW!  (at the very bottom) (grades 6 and up)
          • Cathy, Shelley M, Jo and Marie
        • Student Edition  (grades 6 and up) Cindy and Julie
        • Literature Resource Centre (grades 10 and up) Jennifer &
        • Kids Infobits  (K – 8) – Bev and Rhonda V
        • Health and Wellness Resource Centre (grades 6 and up) Pegyy & Betty & Veronica
        • C.P I Q,  Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly (grades 6 and up)
      • ProQuest Database – NEW Interface
    • Charlotte’s favourite tech tools and tips – Snipping Tool, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Calibre

Focus Theme:   EXPECT MORE, DEMANDING BETTER LIBRARIES FOR TODAY’S COMPLEX WORLD   Webinar: Dr. David Lankes, Syracuse University http://connect.edonline.sk.ca/p5m1qew9qaf/

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Dr. Lankes’ Blog:  http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=27

Link to Download eBook:    http://quartz.syr.edu/blog/?page_id=4598

Take Away Quote from Dr. David Lankes:

Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, and great libraries build communities

Self assessment of cataloguing skills

Cataloguing of resources

Click here to answer the survey on cataloguing skills.

OCTOBER 13, 2015

9:00 GREETINGS AND UPDATES

Focus Theme: Collection Development

  • Leading Learning:  What the standards say about collection development in school libraries.

collections

diversebooks

  • WWSM challenge

 

  • ‘We Need Diverse Books’ calls for more representative writing for children The Guardian

  • “Recently, there’s been a groundswell of discontent over the lack of diversity in children’s literature,” say the authors, with a US study in March showing that of 3,200 children’s books published in 2013, only 93 were about black people, 34 about Native Americans, 69 about Asians and 57 about Latinos.”

  •  orca
#weneeddiversebooks
Want to see a full list of diverse books from Orca? Check out our Pinterest board or view our catalist of Orca titles with diverse characters and themes, including picture books, early chapter books, middle grade and YA novels, hi-lo books and adult fiction.
Also order ten titles from the entire diversity list and receive a 50% discount. Diversity and a discount—who could ask for more? Use discount code DIVERSITY at checkout.

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Book Riot

Scholastic’s Multicultural InfoTales  – Type Info Tales into the Product Search to see the listing of all that is available.

 

  • Supporting the curriculum – Curriculum overview lists – summary of grades and topics

K-5 February 2011 (final)[1]       foci_across_areas_of_study_6-9_2009

SECTION TWO

Sharing some good ideas.

Library Learning Coach — Role and Responsibilties:  https://app.mystrategicplan.com/

Symbaloo Home Page

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Pinterest group

 

Collection Development

Collection & Facilities  _ COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT  _ Step 1:  Map Your Collection  _  Destiny’s Collection Statistics Summary Report A sample tool to analyze sections:    Collection Management   Step 2:  Prepare the Budget  _ Budget – Have a plan!  _ Scenarios of the “no plan” library: Teacher A comes in with a $13 000 request from one …

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Internet Browsers – Configuration

INTERNET EXPLORER FIREFOX CHROME Chrome:  https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/signin.html ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AT: Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-CA/internet-explorer/change-home-page#ie=ie-11-win-7 Firefox:  https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-set-the-home-page  

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Substitute Library Technician Job ID 1631

Substitute Library Technician   Job ID 1631  Applicant Screening Questions   As the Employer, we are obligated to provide you appropriate training where required. Would you have any issues with working with students in the school library setting in the following ways?  Would you have any difficulties/issues with using the designated library computer system to find …

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