Library Services 2015

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Jane Matthews, Library Media Specialist

Sarah Spillmann, Library Assistant

Collaborate with the Library Media Specialist, Jane Matthews.

Schedule any period M-F by calling 346-8024 or email matthewsj@franklinschools.org. The LMS will visit your classroom or reserve a lab or tables in the library for whole group instruction or send individual or groups for specific instruction or research assistance.

  • Using Google Classroom
  • Avoiding plagiarism
  • Citing Sources MLA or APA
  • Creating web pages or blogs--Google or Weebly
  • Creating videos WeVideo, etc.
  • Using FCHS online subscription resources
  • Effective Google searching
  • Digital citizenship
  • Working in groups
  • Effective study & note taking skills
  • Using Inspire peer reviewed journals
  • The research process
  • Google Drawings, Forms, apps, etc.

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  • Locate instructional resources--online or print
  • Help with technology use and integration
  • Co-planning instructional unit or project based learning
  • Individual student sent to library during class to print, etc.
  • Whole class visit to select books
  • Whole class visit to use computer lab
  • Poster & lamination
  • Equipment checkout, camera, etc.
  • Book and resource reviews such as Smore newsletter, emails, etc.
  • Online or subscription resources
  • Book selection activity, such as book talks, genre tables, etc.
  • Book cart on selected topic
  • Request an online classroom pathfinder for project
  • Professional Development books & magazines

List of Subscription Databases Available for Faculty and Students

Access from the FCHS Library Home Page:

  • World Book
  • Grolier
  • Facts on File: Issues & Controversies
  • NewsBank
  • Oxford English Dictionary
  • Oxford Music Online
  • Oxford Art Online
  • Today's Science
  • Science Online
  • Learn 360--Video Database
  • Inspire--Indina State collection of resources incl. peer reviewed journals
  • World News Digest
  • Tumblebooks--Audio and ebook collection
  • eBrary--Extensive non-fiction ebooks for all subjects
  • Follett Shelf--ebooks from any device
  • Axis 360--ebooks on your android or apple devices
  • La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre--Spanish language
  • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos--Spanish language