This spring we have some new sessions we've rolled out for librarian and teacher professional development. If you would like to schedule some PD for your district, region or public library, get in touch with us.
Reading for Joy or Information – Authentic Texts in KYVL Resources
Are you looking for non-fiction texts to engage elementary readers? Need new articles on science or current events for middle schoolers? Struggling to find relevant content that will excite your teen readers? KYVL could help with this quest when using publication-specific searches as well as encyclopedias and primary sources. We’ll cover various search strategies to find authentic texts to share with your readers.
Rocking the Readers’ Advisory with NoveList
Is your TBR pile too big? Do you need some “what to read” advice? Stumped by a student request? Don’t have time to read all the newest books? NoveList via Kentucky Virtual Library can help you find titles to meet your needs. NoveList has powerful search options as well as ready-made lists. From genre overviews to awards’ lists to the appeal terms mixer, NoveList has much to offer you. We’ll cover the basics as well as delve into more advanced searching options.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context from KYVL
GALE’s OVIC is something new from Kentucky Virtual Library. Come learn about this resource covering social issues of today across disciplines. Opposing Viewpoints offers pro/con viewpoints, maps, infographics and more as well as magazine and newspaper articles. Join us for an overview of this new offering from KYVL.