School Library Systems Resources

school library system Resources

Interlibrary Loan:  Access to two ILL systems, instructions and tutorials.

Directories:  Contact information for Jefferson-Lewis BOCES school libraries.

Library Automation:  The Library Automation Services team works closely with the regional School Library Systems and other MORIC teams to support OPALS.

Databases:  Online resources provided by the School Library Sytem, including Gale, Britannica, and eBooks. 

Database Tutorial Library:  Features tutorials to help librarians and classroom teachers get started with using the databases.

Professional Library and Maker Kits:  Professional books, book club in bag sets and MakerSpace descriptions and availability.

Professional Development Opportunities:  Information and registration for workshops and other professional development opportunities can be found here. 

Empire State Information Fluency Continuum:  Priority skills for each grade and graphic organizer assessments with a focus on inquiry, multiple literacies, digital citizenship, civic responsibility, design thinking, student voice and agency, and social and emotional growth.

School Library Program Rubric:  This rubric is intended to be a helpful self-assessment instrument to support the school library program.

Newsletters:  Sign up for the School Library System Monthly Newsletter and have it delivered right to your inbox.

Past Newsletters:  Find and download our past newsletters here. 

School Library Websites:  A list of all of the component school library websites and the names of their librarians.

SLS Advocacy:  Resources librarians can take and use to advocate for the library program in their local school community.