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Library Aide Support
The purpose of this page is to provide quick access to a
variety of resources that are useful to school library
paraprofessionals and aides. The page is organized by the
Bound-to-Stay-Bound features book bindings that librarians have come to love for their tough, kid-proof durability. BTSB guarantees 100 circulations per book. Their catalog of books and resources is now available on
the Internet. BTSB's online searching and ordering features are similar to other library book ordering websites. A great resource.
The internet edition of Follett Library Resources' Titlewave is an online catalog of over 85,000 book, CD-ROM and AV titles. It is a free, online service that allows you to first custom search for the subject,
authors, and titles you want, then save and edit your searches to create orders. You can summit your order online or print out lists to attach to your purchase order. Many listings are accompanied by reviews. A great way to find books.
is another excellent company that is a favorite of many schools and librarians because of their strong bindings and economical pricing. Perma-Bound offers 35,000+ titles and now has online searching and ordering capability. One of Perma-Bound's website special features is "Perma-Picks,"
titles organized by themes and popular children's authors.
BOOKS IN PRINT
Books In Print is the industry's largest web-based bibliographic
resource. R. R. Bower provides an online version of the
highly regarded Books In Print. This product is an
indispensable resource for booksellers, publishers and
librarians, which offers complete, unbiased bibliographic
information on over 5 million in-print, out-of-print, and
forthcoming book, audio, and video titles.
This is one of the award-winning sites from the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklebury County's family of websites. The reviews are by librarians from branch libraries in the Meckleburg County system. Reviews are organized in over 20 different categories. Through an
arrangement with Amazon.com, all book reviews are accompanied by color reproductions of the book's cover and a hot link to order the book online at a discount, with part of the purchase price donated to the PLCMC.
CAROL HURST'S CHILDREN'S LITERATURE SITE
This is a great site for reviews of good books for kids organized in several handy ways; alphabetically by title, author, type, and grade level; or by curriculum areas or themes. The newest titles are in a newsletter you can sign up to have emailed to you each month. Carol
Hurst, an author of many articles and books on education herself, also reviews professional books for teachers and parents. This is a commerical site, but it is also a great resource for incorporating children's literature into all areas of the curriculum.
SCHOOL LIBRARY COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT
This is a great megasite for collection development in general, school library collection policies, collection evaluation and weeding, book preservation and repair, as well as selection tools.
FOLLETT SOFTWARE COMPANY
Follett Software has a very helpful and well-organized website for all of its present and future customers. Use this quick link to access a wealth of online information about library automation, get answers to your technical questions, download software updates, find out
about Follett trainings, and much more.
BCOE INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
Butte County Office of Education's ITS Department is a great resource for your technology needs. They can help with everything from planning your system, to ordering new equipment, wiring for the Internet, networking, and loading
software. You can contact ITS Support by calling (530) 532-5770.
Ohio LINK Central Catalog
Library of Congress Online Catalog
Library of Congress Z39.50 Gateway to Other Libraries
Library Cataloging Aids
Library of Congress Authorities
Cataloger's Reference Shelf
LAURA BUSH FOUNDATION FOR AMERICA'S LIBRARIES
The purpose of the Laura Bush Foundation is to enhance the book collections of school libraries across the country. One of the purposes of the Laura Bush Foundation is to help libraries find a balance between technology and contemporary books by providing needed funding for
book purchases. Grants from the Foundation will help school libraries extend their collections so that children across the country can access books about science, history, drama or classic literature, or any other topic.
CA Recommended Literature K-12
California Reading List (STAR)
Caldecott Award Books
Newbery Award Books
California Young Reader Medal
American Library Association (ALA)
American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
California School Library Association (CSLA)
California Library Association (CLA)