Library Media Resources and Professional Learning

Published: 11/20/2017 9:31 AM
​This page provides a comprehensive listing of resources available to library media specialists, teachers, schools and districts. ​

Library Media Resources and Professional Learning

Certification Information – School Media Librarian (Kentucky)
Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB)

Collection Development Resources
AASL's Best Apps for Teaching and Learning
AASL's Best Websites for Teaching and Learning
The Association for Library Service to Children
Book Page
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
The Children's Picture Book Database
Teen Reads – Monthly
Open eBooks

Copyright and Fair Use Information
American Library Association – Video and Copyright
Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers (reproducible chart)
Fair Use Guidelines
Fair Use Fundamentals Infographic
U. S. Copyright Office

Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL)
The Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) provides access to two of the largest periodical database providers, EBSCO and ProQuest, both of which have Lexile® measures for articles. EBSCO’s NoveList (accessed through KYVL) assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles and provides Lexile measures as a guide. Contact your child’s school library media specialist for login and password information to KYVL.

KYLMS listserv
KYLMS is a listserv specifically for Kentucky school librarians, although others may join. Look for KYLMS in the list of options, and then follow the directions to subscribe.

Library Conversations Video Series
Episode 1: A Principal's Perspective - An Interview with Dr. Kyle Lee

Library Media News
Please visit the Library Media section of Kentucky Teacher for current library news.

Professional Organizations – Library Media
Kentucky Association of School Librarians (KASL)
Kentucky Library Association (KLA)
American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
American Library Association (ALA)

Research – School Libraries
AASL Position Statement on the School Librarian’s Role in Reading
School Libraries Work! (2016 edition)
Strong School Libraries Build Strong Students (an infographic)

Reading Programs – School Libraries
Kentucky Bluegrass Award
Read Across America
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Kathy Mansfield
Office of Teaching and Learning
Division of Program Standards
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-9850
Fax (502) 564-9848