Upcoming CE at Southeastern!

authorSchool Library System April 1, 2015

Click on the 2-page flyer below for details on upcoming CE at Southeastern!

Webinars on Gale’s New Responsive Design Interface

authorSchool Library System March 30, 2015

A message from the NOVELNY Database Listserv:

Gale’s enhancements of their online products, which will improve accessibility, usability across devices and unity across databases, will be released on April 2. Below are two webinars covering the new interface.

Gale has some exciting changes coming to your NOVELNY databases and we want to walk you through them! Gale’s new responsive design interface for InfoTrac (periodical) resources, In Context resources, and Gale Virtual Reference Library is launching on April 2nd. These updates will make for a more user-friendly experience on any type of device as well as increase accessibility for those with disabilities like low vision or blindness, and create a common look between our most popular resources. To learn more, attend one of our upcoming webinars!

Friday, April 3rd at 1:00 PM EST - register here https://cengage.webex.com/cengage/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb939106fe7a103b86078ebc3bc662638
Tuesday, April 7th at 3:30 PM EST - register here https://cengage.webex.com/cengage/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec5951818441ad98663cfd58a234011e8

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported in part with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

SLMSSENY Awards - Extended Due Date

authorSchool Library System March 16, 2015

SLMSSENY, your regional professional affiliate of SSL of NYLA is extending the due date for submitting applications for our three awards until March 23, 2015.

  • SLMSSENY Scholarship for $500.00
  • Bea Griggs Memorial Incentive Grant for $500.00
  • Administrator’s Award where members can recognize supportive Administrators
Click on the icon below for more details.

Job Posting - Library/Media Specialist - Rondout Valley, NY

authorSchool Library System March 12, 2015

The Rondout Valley Central School District has an opening for a full time Library/Media specialist (Intermediate/Jr. High Schools)

Start date: May 4, 2015

Salary: Per RVF Contract

Qualifications: New York State Certified Library Media Specialist. Send cover letter, resume and two letters of reference to Karen F. Sakellariou, Rondout Valley Central School District, P.O. Box 9, Accord, New York 12404 by March 25, 2015. (Posting open until position is filled.)

Inquiry and the Common Core Workshop

authorSchool Library System March 9, 2015

Click here for flyer!

NYLA/SSL Spring Conference Registration

authorSchool Library System March 4, 2015

A sure sign of Spring is when the registration opens for the annual NYLA/SSL Spring Conference! It is a great experience and an opportunity to learn, network and share!

The Dutchess SLS will sponsor 8 certified school librarians to attend the 2015 conference in Tarrytown, NY.  Contact the SLS office for details!

2015 Fall Into Books - Save the date!

authorSchool Library System March 2, 2015

NYS Cultural Institutions and the Common Core

authorSchool Library System February 28, 2015

The New York State Education Department Office of Cultural Education in partnership with the Northeast Comprehensive Center created a new site to assist educators and cultural institutions in the implementation of the NYS Common Core Learning Standards.  The site includes an interactive map to help locate NYS cultural institutions, lesson plans that utilize cultural institutions, opportunities for social collaboration, and much more.  Click on the flyer below for a summary of available resources or go directly to the site, http://nysculturaled.org/.

There is a place to sign up for a monthly newsletter if you are interested http://nysculturaled.org/monthly-newsletter

GO! February e-news

authorSchool Library System February 27, 2015

NYLA Virtual Advocacy Activites 2015

authorSchool Library System February 24, 2015

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