The SLS provides direct access to remote electronic information and instructional library resources including periodicals (many full text), newspapers, references and visual images to participating school libraries. The SLS offers training in bibliographic instruction of online search strategies and technical support to library media personnel. These online resources allow staff and students access to timely and authoritative information on relevant topics that support the Learning Standards. Remote Access will be available within contract specifications.
Base Service – In order to purchase these subscriptions through this CoSer, a district must subscribe to the base service which includes: assistance and guidance with selection and purchase of resources to meet specific instructional needs and the development of instructional objectives, set up trails, meet with representatives for consortium pricing models and act as a liaison between the Regional Information Center on connectivity and NYS Library Initiatives (NOVELNY).
Subscriptions are listed in a menu style for schools to pick and choose.
Example subscriptions may include:
ABC-CLIO Social Studies, AP Photos Archive, C.E.R.F. – Curriculum Education Resource Finder (directory of educational website), EBSCOHost, Facts on File, Gale Collection - Student Resource Center: Gold, Silver, Bronze, Junior, etc., Grolier’s, MAPS101, NY Times, ProQuest SIRS, and World Book