Included are all current award winners, as well as past winners in several categories including Best Books and Printz Awards. Awards are given in January.
Awesome LibraryAwesome Library organizes the Web with 35,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education. Book SpotBest book-related content on the Web; such as, bestseller lists, genres, book reviews, electronic texts, book news and more. Chilling Effects: CopyrightIncludes discussions of traditional copyright, fair use, reverse engineering, and the new additions to copyright of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), a joint project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, University of San Francisco, University of Maine, George Washington School of Law, and Santa Clara University School of Law clinics. ILILE: TRAILS - Assessment of Information Literacy Skillsool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills (TRAILS) is a knowledge assessment with multiple-choice questions targeting a variety of information literacy skills based on sixth and ninth grade standards. The assessment items are based on the Ohio Academic Content Standards and Information Power. The Web-based system was developed to provide an easily accessible and flexible tool for library media specialists and teachers to identify strengths and weaknesses in the information-seeking skills of their students. Funded by ILILE. INFOhioINFOhio, a statewide cooperative school library and information network, supports and enriches teaching and learning by providing equitable access to quality resources for Ohio's PreK-12 community of students, educators and parents. INFOhio's components include electronic resources for schools, instructional development for teachers, and school library automation, all promoting information literacy and media literacy through the use of technology. INFOhio: INFOsearchFind reliable information for your research projects with just one search. Use the tabs to find encyclopedia, newspaper, magazine, and journal articles, primary source documents, videos, and ebooks at your reading level.
Index of helpful resources for library professionals.
Librarian's Yellow PagesLYP is a comprehensive online library resource featuring thousands of listings of products and services for librarians and information professionals in every field. LibrarySpot: Librarian's Shelfssues and resources of interest to librarians: Education and Employment, Publications, Library Roles, Issues, Internet and Libraries.
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Ohio Guidelines for Effective School Library Media ProgramsThe Library Guidelines represent a standards-based education (SBE) approach to school library programs. The project includes three parts: 1. The Library Guidelines which define what students should know and be able to do as a result of an effective school library media program, and identifies conditions necessary to establish quality library programs; 2. The Library Toolkit which provides the evidenced-based research that supports the Library Guidelines, and practical examples for implementing the Library Guidelines; and 3. The Alignment Guide which aligns the Library Guidelines with Ohio Academic Content Standards. OhioNet: CommuniqueElectronic announcement list that contains timely product news and announcements; source of discount information from vendors. Professional Journals: School Library Media Activities Monthly"Supports K-12 school library media specialists as they plan collaborative lessons and units with teachers. It helps to strengthen information literacy skills and the research process while stressing the importance of introducing a variety of reference materials and other resources. It promotes the integration of technology into teaching and learning and provides links to a vast array of literature for students. The articles in each issue are written by library media professionals, helping others in the field stay abreast of current issues and trends." YA Literature: Teen ReadsTeens info and features about favorite YA authors, books, series and characters;contains in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and the Ultimate Teen Read List with 250+ of the most popular "teen reads" . . . This is THE place online for teens to talk about their favorite books . . . and find the hottest new titles! YA Literature: YABooksCentralInformation on young adult books; includes book reviews, author interviews & bios, press releases, industry news and much more on both children's and YA books.