SLS October Meeting

Catie's Communication Coordinator's Notes

Breif Notes

  • Inter Library Loans: use 5 Systems for all school to school ILLs; if borrowing from other libraries (Public, Academic, etc) send the request through Sharon at the SLS office
  • Databases: New this year SLS purchased Biography in Context and U.S. History in Context for all schools
  • Databases: All your databases can be accessed through your DPS Portal (one password to access them all!); if you need help with this or need something changed contact Kate or Ryan at SLS
  • NYLA/SSL: Kate will be sending a survey about SLS potentially paying for librarians' membership to NYLA/SSL- be sure to respond with your preference
  • NYLA/SSL: Michelle Miller is the president elect - feel free to contact her with any questions, concerns, ideas
  • RASL: (Rochester Area School Librarians) membership is just $5; Joan Leonard is president and Stephanie Post is very involved- feel free to contact them with any questions
  • eBooks: SLS purchased several titles for all schools to access; check them out and share with your staff

Report from RRLC (

Free Trial! is a video/image database featuring information from around the world. We looked at news clips from other countries. They also have country overview videos. Kate is considering purchasing for libraries. Take a look! Username: Password: scola2015