User names and passwords should be located below the links for use at home.
The difference between doing a Google search and using a database is like the difference between walking in heels backwards around the globe and flying first class. ~ Mrs. Sardella
Britannica SchoolA source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities. Available at three levels--elementary, middle, and high.
Britannica School - Spanish EditionAccurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish. Available at two levels—primary and secondary.
NOVELNY Databases-to access all NOVELNY databases, including Kids InfoBits and other Gale Databases:
Accesses by geolocation. If your computer is in New York State it should login. You may be required to set / allow your computer to share you locations. If this does not automatically work type: spryremote.
Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (ISLM).
Overdrive eBooks & AudiobooksLinks and resources to OverDrive from BOCES (Monroe1), MCPL Public Library (Webster Public Library), and NYPL (New York Metro. Public Library)
SORA (Overdrive) BOCESYou can read eBooks or listen to audiobooks on your computer. Use your computer username and password to login. (If you change your password it will automatically be updated in Overdrive / SORA)
Pages and Other Links:
Award Winning BooksA selection of the Siebert, Coretta Scott King, and Pura Belpre Awards that our library owns and links to the American Library Association pages with a complete list of the winners and history of the award.
Evaluating News Sources and Determining Fake NewsFor Middle School Students
Information vs. News
Determining credibility and authority
Fake News: Just because it is unfavorable or disliked doesn't mean it's "Fake News". What makes it Fake News is that it is a lie, is substantively untrue or, uses faulty methodology.
Public Library Links: MCPL & NYPLFor links the the Public Library (Monroe County Public Library), the NYPL (New York Public Library) websites including access to: Overdrive, databases, collections, how to get a library card, etc.
SWANKSWANK Streaming is provided to participants in the Monroe One BOCES Instructional Multimedia Service. It offers access to a collection of up to 400 feature films for instructional use in K-12 classrooms. This collection is licensed annually (through June 30 of each year). The titles in the collection will be reevaluated each June.
Please make sure that when using this resource, you adhere to any/all of your District’s policies regarding the showing/viewing of feature films in the classroom. Contact your building librarian or Liesl Toates for Login information if you do not already have it.
TBF 2023See the authors that will be attending the TBF this spring. TBF2021 is a virtual event. Links will take you directly into SORA Overdrive to allow you to borrow eBooks.
Works Cited and Citation Handbook andDefines citation, the reasons we use citation, when we must cite, when we can skip the citation, and provides access to MLA guides and citation tools.
For help with the nuts and bolts of creating works cited including: MLA 8 handbook, Online Tools, Tutorials
Ancient InventionsThis page offers a list of the the arguably most influential ancient inventions. It also includes associated terms, suggested web pages, and a list of the database which are the most helpful in researching these inventions.
Immigration ExperienceLinks andi information for the Literacy 7 project on the immigrant experience. Perfect for people who are interested in the history of immigration into the United States. Contains information about the local experience.
Ocean ResearchLinks to pages, videos, and library resources for the study of oceans: biodiversity, pollution, the Great Garbage Patch, corral bleaching, etc.