LIS Update 9/14/2018

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Author Visits, BookFairs, Open Library Nights, and Extended Hours

If you've planned an author visit, please let me know the date, time, location and author. This will help the district publicize the event.


Please e-mail me the dates of your Open Library Nights or other community library events so they can be added to the Library Services Calendar and set up in the @Alief_Libraries Twitter feed.


Please e-mail me the dates of your BookFairs so they can be added to the Library Services Calendar and set up in the @Alief_Libraries Twitter feed.


Also, please let me know what dates/times you will be having extended hours in your library. This information will also be posted in the Library Services Calendar and on the @Alief_Libraries Twitter feed.

Potential Author Visit

Edwin Molina, an AliefISD employee has written a book of poetry about Hurricane Maria and its impact on Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico: Restoring Hope Through Poetry.


Edwin is available for a free author visit. If you are interested, please contact me so we can organize an event.

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eBooks in Destiny

If you would like the Britannica eBooks or EBSCO eBooks imported into your campus Destiny please send me an email. The lists of EBSCO eBooks are in the September Meeting folder. The titles of the Britannica eBooks are here.

Donor's Choose

Chevron Fuel Your School and Donor's Choose start at 9pm September 30th. This site explains the Chevron Fuel Your School Donor's Choose program.


You can stretch Chevron Fuel Your School even farther when you write grants that take advantage of special offers just for grants posted in Texas. This site lists the special grant offers in Texas.


Remember Donor's Choose is open for grants year round, one never knows when there might be another day when all active projects are funded.

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BrainPop Codes, Usernames and Passwords

The BrainPop Access Codes, usernames and passwords have been added to the 2018-2019 Digital Resources Information Spreadsheet. BrainPop is not a resource paid for by the Digital Resource Department and we do not collect usage statistics on this resource. This has been done in the interest of keeping all database usernames and passwords in a centralized location.

Meetings and Afternoons...

We are putting plans in place to alleviate the traffic snarls that happened at the ASF during the afternoon portion of the September LIS meeting. Both the morning and afternoon portions of the October meeting will be at AMS. Both the morning and afternoon portions of the November meeting will be at Kerr. Future meeting details will be made available as they are confirmed.
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