School Library Websites:

State of the Art Information Landscape for 21st Century Learner

Dr. Joyce Valenza

Who in your school is archiving the student work?

Tools that go in your browser to tell whether that item is in your library

federated search: a search that goes across different webpages, and data bases. Problem is searches goes by language of the time. for a wish list of library books

iGoogle pages with 1 tab for sports or interest. Teaches information consuming.

What is your school library brand/ presense? advertise all over school, ask your librarian button

wikijunior, wikibooks

encyclopedia of life

Asl a Librarian (e-mail) or ask a Librarian or virtual teacher.

Embed the language widget

Link to State Library

Dr. Charles Best Library:

Pathfinders in and WIkis (Joyce likes this better for collaboration and embedding info) in Ebsco now

Free and Open Source tools for equity

Video Tools

Online research guide online Fills in info for you

Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister Research and Documentation online

Have common vocab with teachers

Reading 2.0: Anita Beaman Click on lo-tech labels

Summer reading contest take pictures of the kids reading

Summer reading wiki with video trailers and reviews

International Children’s Digital Library

Fan sites

Lead the kids to author blogs

Student book reviews


Connect through bookshelves on Shelfari and Library Thing

Google Book Search for e-books for public domain. Forget your book for class, use the one from Google Book Search.

Voicethread genre book talks

parking lot for video: Use and empty Ning to get the code

Film Powerpoint to critique for next year The Adventures of Bad Presentation

Student videos on Common Craft video style.

Students make student orientation

Why waste student research? Use it


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