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1 Somerset Public Library: FREE Online Services available with your library card

2 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES Give basic information on teacher services and library cards Introduce the many FREE online Resources at the library Get feedback about our services and training

3 Teacher and Student Library Cards TEACHER CARDS Provides all the services with a regular patron card plus: Check-outs for six weeks (except special collections) Available to out-of-town residents for FREE if employed by Somerset School District Must be renewed every year STUDENT CARDS Available to any resident of the town of Somerset for FREE Children 4 and up with parent/guardians signature Teens with picture ID 13 and up, no signature needed EACH CHILD MAY ACCESS FREE LIBRARY INFORMATION with a CARD

4 Services to Educators Database access and training for educators and students Library orientation in the library or classrooms Story times Reserve collections for homework and research assignments Meeting room space for tutoring or meetings

5 Accessing Online Services Updated and in good standing library card Pin number is usually last four digits of phone number

6 Start at SomersetPublicLibrary.org Links to policies Contact information Links to databases and catalog: Enterprise and Online Resources

7 Database Resources page at SomersetPublicLibrary.org lists all our FREE databases.

8 NEW -- Worldbook Online

9 Enter your library card number.

10 Four different products. Kids section is a graphical interface. Educator tools have curriculum and lesson plans. Create an account and save your work.

11 Overview of online library services Access to over 40 communities and their libraries, ability to hold titles Interactive books including graphic novels, nonfiction, videos, and games overdrive for TEENS and KIDS Streaming children s videos

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13 In advanced search, limit by grade level and find accelerated reader books.

14 Limit by: Format Subject Date

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16 Tumblebooks: Interactive books with audio.

17 By creating an account you can devise a story time playlist. Some books are enhanced.

18 Graphical interface for kids and teens. By setting up an account you can create a wish list, place holds and extend your lending period.

19 Allows you to limit by grade level, format type and by device being used.

20 Overview of online library services Historical and classic books and original documents Images Foreign language learning Online courses Continuing Education Credits

21 Our latest database large historical collection of original documents, images, videos and literature.

22 Tablet friendly and easy to use in a browser. Three categories: Comic books and graphic novels, juvenile fiction and juvenile nonfiction. All historical or about the discusses the history of a certain topic.

23 Original Brother Grimm s text with images with an account you can save to favorites and download teaching guides.

24 Transparent Language Online Variety of learning methods Ability to use on phones and tablets 47 Different languages

25 Universal Class Self-paced online learning classes CEU s available with a fee

26 More online resources Diet and exercise log FREE movies and videos Audiobooks FREE magazines

27 Zinio Magazine Collection Personal account will allow you to reserve future copies Tablet friendly Children and Teen magazines include Teen Vogue, Seventeen and American Girl

28 IndieFlix Documentaries Subjects such as arts, music, sports, politics, travel and Just for Kids Limit by Family, Teen or Adult

29 Massachusetts Gale Databases Research Books and Literature: What to Read Next?

30 Massachusetts Gale Databases Kid InfoBits Infotrac: Junior (middle school) Student Edition (high school)

31 Kid Infobits Graphical Interface Each category includes full-text encyclopedias, and articles, with images too

32 Find out more by visiting our website at This PowerPoint is available online for distribution and teaching. This library presentation was created by Chris Matos, Children s Librarian for Somerset Public Library, April 2015.

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