Web Resources - Library Media

Published: 1/26/2015 12:49 PM

Selected Internet sites that library media specialists may find useful.


AASL’s Best Websites for Teaching and Learning

Cyberbee -Dedicated to examples of how the Web can be used in the classroom.

Dewey Browse - Web Sites Classified by the Dewey Decimal Classification System for Grades K-12 - Created and Maintained by Gail Shea Grainger.
The Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) provides live, online training on both the KYVL website and their research databases several times a year. This training is free to all KYVL members. All scheduled training sessions are posted on the KYVL website and announcements are sent to the KYVL-News listserv.

Library Spot - a free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.

Library Thing - This site is sometimes called the Facebook for book lovers because it connects avid readers to literary networks. To tap into Library Thing, users must register with a username and password and then can start adding favorite titles to a virtual bookshelf. Based on personal preferences, any user can join a variety of book groups, rate or review a specific book, or search from a database to find other reading materials. A personal booklist can also be shared on a classroom site, wiki, or blog with a widget application.

The Global Schoolhouse - Clearinghouse for more than 2000 online collaborative projects, organized by topic, grade, and project date. Find partners or join projects from around the globe.
Kathy Mansfield
Office of Next-Generation Learners
Division of Program Standards
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