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’S NEW RESPONSIVE DESIGN OVERVIEW
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 Scholarship for $500.00
- Bea Griggs Memorial Incentive Grant for $500.00
- Administrator’s Award where members can recognize supportive Administrators
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.)
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!
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