Applications Open for AASL's 2017 Awards

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  • Oct 24, 2016
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AASL members are encouraged to nominate a colleague or themselves to be lauded for their outstanding talent and dedication to the profession as part of this prestigious program. AASL awards and grants recognize excellence and showcase best practices in the school library field in categories that include collaboration, leadership and innovation. Go to http://www.ala.org/aasl/awards for more information. 

Position Opening - School Librarian - Hancock, NY

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  • Oct 17, 2016
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The Hancock Central School in Hancock, NY, is accepting applications for a K-12 library media specialist. 

The school district is nestled in rural Delaware County in NY's Southern Tier. The Catskill Mountains and the Delaware River make the area an ideal place for outdoor enthusiasts. Hancock is just 3 hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The district boasts an experienced, caring faculty, a supportive BOE and administration, and an appreciative community.

The job application can be found at the district web site: hancock.stier.org

2015-2016 BEDS Information

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  • Oct 05, 2016
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Academic Onefile (Gale) 
Business Insights Essentials (Gale)
eLibrary Elementary (ProQuest)
Gannett Newsstand Complete (ProQuest)
Grolier Online (Grolier)
General OneFile (Gale)
Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)
InfoTrac Newsstand (includes New York State Newspapers)
Kids InfoBits (Gale)
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

SLS Provided Databases  - 8

Help with Explore NY Reading Lists for 2017

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  • Sep 29, 2016
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 A message from Sharon B. Phillips, New York State Library, Division of Library Development Summer Reading Program Coordinator

The New York State Library is pleased to continue partnering with NYLA/YSS and NYLA/SSL to provide the Explore New York recreational reading lists as part of Summer Reading at New York Libraries. We are requesting your input to help prepare the four reading lists for the upcoming 2017 Summer Reading season.  The Summer Reading at New York Libraries slogan for 2017 will be “Build a Better World.”

Scholastic Webinars for September through December

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  • Sep 20, 2016
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Scholastic has scheduled the following webinars for NOVELNY databases for September through December.  Please see dates, times and registration information below.


September 22, 2016, 3:00 pm

Scholastic GO – Value to Teacher Colleges - Academic Libraries