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SLS News Archive: 2020.06.04

SLS NewsBlast 2020.06.04

SLS NewsBlast 2020.06.04​

 

Anti-Racism and Diversity Resources

We are working to pull together a LibGuide on this topic that will include booklists, articles and other information.  It will be a bit of a work in process, and as soon as it is ready to go public it will be found at https://libguides.monroe.edu/SLS/antiracism.  In the meantime, there are a couple of timely events that we want you to be aware of and to share as appropriate. 

  • This evening (June 4th), the KidLit Community will host a Rally for Black Lives.  The event will take place on Facebook Live @THEBROWNBOOKSHELF.  See the graphic below for more information.

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InterLibrary Loan

If you have ILL books from other schools please hold onto them until the Fall.  Our Monroe One BOCES couriers are not running a normal schedule at this time, and we want to minimize the chances of ILL materials getting lost in transit or over the summer months.  I am unsure when ILL will resume regionally.  I would NOT plan on this service to be available when/however we restart in September.  I’ll provide more information as I learn it.

Kids InfoBits is now Gale in Context: Elementary

This database for students in Grades K-5, is available to all New Yorkers through NovelNY.  It has recently been renamed and rebranded and includes a number of new features.  There is a product support page that contains handouts, resource guides and other materials available at https://support.gale.com/products/itke .  Your existing links and authentication links remain unchanged.  To view a recording of a short webinar overview of the new features and branding, go to https://support.gale.com/doc/gale-webinar-v38ij.

 

Your Monroe One BOCES Library Services Team