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IT Tuesdays

IT Tuesdays @ the SHS Library

Stop by or make an appointment with Amy Chartrain or Eric Bird, District Technology Integrators for assistance with technology integration. 

Amy's Calendar  Eric's Calendar   

      Amy                    Eric

Staff Book-club

All staff are welcome to join the book-club.  The next book is The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens and will meet after-school on Tuesday, March 28.  

Sign up in MLP to earn 1 hour of PD.  

MLA 8th Edition

When you are ready to transition to the MLA 8th edition, remember the library is here for you!

Visit sau57.org/mla8 for general resources as well as student handouts.  

We can help with:

  • MLA instruction (online or in-person)
  • Citation Manager Software (EasyBib or NoodleTools)
  • Assessment

Library Usage

Do you like looking at data?  Well, we have some for you!

Library Usage Statistics

ImageQuest

​New in 2017!  Download images from this database right into your Google Drive.  

All images are copyright cleared for educational use on school websites, student projects, newsletters, flyers, etc.   Find the MLA citation in the tool-bar below each image.  

Databases and Google Classroom!

Google classroom is integrated into the following databases:

 - Biography in Context      - EBSCO     - Opposing Viewpoints    
 - Science in Context     - US History    - World History
 - Virtual Reference (collection of e-books) - Classroom Video

Watch the video below for a quick demo on how to assign article to your class.    

Library resources available to faculty:

  • professional materials
  • videos: streaming or DVDs
  • Online Library Catalog
  • class visits to utilize print materials, computers, librarian brains...
  • information literacy instruction with the librarian - your classroom or mine
    • web/database search strategies
    • technology integration planning, instruction, suggestions, etc.
    • citation and attribution requirements
    • copyright/fair use guidance
    • whole group or individual academic research consultation
  • School Sponsored Online Presentation Tools 

What else do you or your students need? 

New Research Guide - Google Sites

http://sau57.org/googlesites

New Titles

Below are links to many of the new print titles in the library.  These purchases were made

  • to support the curriculum,
  • from professional recommendations and
  • based on library usage.  

We welcome purchase suggestions, please send us a note or complete our online request form.  

New additions to the professional collection:  

Reserving the Library

We have updated our Library Calendar to reflect what resources/spaces are now available to reserve:

Main Library Study Room A
Library Extension Study Room B
Computer Lab (24 PC laptops) To be named first floor BYOD space
30 PC laptops 50 Chromebooks

Please feel free to call x5344  or email  to reserve the space and resources.  As we always look to maximize our resources please provide us with the:

  • exact number of students,
  • general purpose of your visit,
  • and if coming B3 what lunch you take.  While research is definitely a priority it is not a requirement to book space or computers - we welcome all!