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1 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: INFOhio Regional Update Session Fall 2004

2 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Welcome from our hostsWelcome from our hosts Meeting site informationMeeting site information Presenting for INFOhio: 30 regional sessionsPresenting for INFOhio: 30 regional sessions –Theresa M. Fredericka –Dave Ambrose –Cynthia DuChane –Tony Marshalek –Ann Tepe Welcome and introductions

3 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Increase awareness of INFOhio resourcesIncrease awareness of INFOhio resources –Core Collection of Electronic Resources What’s new with our resourcesWhat’s new with our resources Curricular applicationsCurricular applications Support materials: The Fall ToolkitSupport materials: The Fall Toolkit –Updates on other INFOhio products and services Questions/AnswersQuestions/Answers Objectives for today’s session

4 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: INFOhio’s Vision INFOhio, a virtual K-12 library, transforms teaching and learning by connecting educational resources with the power of information technology.

5 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Focus on standards-based educationFocus on standards-based education Support Information LiteracySupport Information Literacy Help identify resources aligned to Ohio standardsHelp identify resources aligned to Ohio standards Continue to transform access to K-12 learning resourcesContinue to transform access to K-12 learning resources In INFOhio will…

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14 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Most authentication screens eliminated!

15 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: One username/password, statewideOne username/password, statewide Username:Username: Password:Password: Not case-sensitiveNot case-sensitive New bookmark master: handout and electronic documentNew bookmark master: handout and electronic document Caution: Avoid public availability!Caution: Avoid public availability! Username/Password for

16 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Online version of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 9 th edition; more than 7,100 articlesOnline version of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 9 th edition; more than 7,100 articles 13,000+ illustrations13,000+ illustrations 115,000 dictionary terms115,000 dictionary terms Biographies of 2,000 key scientists and mathematiciansBiographies of 2,000 key scientists and mathematicians Links to related Web sitesLinks to related Web sites 3-4 “breakthrough science and technology stories” added weekly3-4 “breakthrough science and technology stories” added weekly Research Updates: Yearbook entriesResearch Updates: Yearbook entries Student Center: essay topics, study guides, Q&AStudent Center: essay topics, study guides, Q&A AccessScience

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18 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: AccessScience

19 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Online version of the print edition, with 18,000+ articles; 2,500 illustrationsOnline version of the print edition, with 18,000+ articles; 2,500 illustrations Concluding entries “from all eras and walks of life”Concluding entries “from all eras and walks of life” Bibliographies with regular updatesBibliographies with regular updates Links to related Web sitesLinks to related Web sites 900 articles from Oxford Companion to United States History900 articles from Oxford Companion to United States History Research Ideas: pre-selected lists for 12 topicsResearch Ideas: pre-selected lists for 12 topics American National Biography

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21 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: American National Biography

22 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Art Museum Image ConsortiumArt Museum Image Consortium About 50 participating institutions, most from U.S.About 50 participating institutions, most from U.S. Digitized images of 93,000+ works of artDigitized images of 93,000+ works of art Searchable by keyword, creator, object type, etc.Searchable by keyword, creator, object type, etc. Browseable by category, collectionBrowseable by category, collection AMICO Library

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26 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: AMICO Library

27 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Online access to more than 2,000 primary source documents in U.S. historyOnline access to more than 2,000 primary source documents in U.S. history Scope: Scope: pieces of images and multimedia700 pieces of images and multimedia Speeches, writings and interviews of more than 1,500 authorsSpeeches, writings and interviews of more than 1,500 authors A standard high school reference toolA standard high school reference tool Annals of American History

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29 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Annals of American History

30 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Four encyclopediasFour encyclopedias –Britannica Elementary –Britannica Student –Britannica Concise –Encyclopaedia Britannica (high school and advanced) Resources with links to each encyclopediaResources with links to each encyclopedia –Timelines –Atlas Merriam-Webster’s Student dictionary & thesaurusMerriam-Webster’s Student dictionary & thesaurus Links to pre-selected and evaluated Web sitesLinks to pre-selected and evaluated Web sites Britannica Online School Ed.

31 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Additional learning materials Activities for grades K-5 and for 6-12Activities for grades K-5 and for 6-12 –Language Arts –Math –Science –Social Studies AV BrowseAV Browse SpotlightsSpotlights Curriculum activities that integrate Britannica and Web resourcesCurriculum activities that integrate Britannica and Web resources Britannica Online School Ed.

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34 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Britannica Online School Ed.

35 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Database of more than 6,000 periodical subscriptionsDatabase of more than 6,000 periodical subscriptions Children’s magazines to professional research journalsChildren’s magazines to professional research journals Subscription includes EBSCO Animals, TOPICsearch, Page ComposerSubscription includes EBSCO Animals, TOPICsearch, Page Composer EBSCOhost

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37 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: A tool within EBSCOhost to make Web pages for assignments, reading lists, etc.A tool within EBSCOhost to make Web pages for assignments, reading lists, etc. Link articles from EBSCOhost searches and selected Web sitesLink articles from EBSCOhost searches and selected Web sites User determines passwordUser determines password HTML free!HTML free! Sample applicationsSample applicationsSample applicationsSample applications Page Composer

38 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: EBSCOhost

39 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Most comprehensive encyclopedia in the Spanish languageMost comprehensive encyclopedia in the Spanish language 47,000 articles47,000 articles 8,300 photos & images, 390 maps and 500 tables8,300 photos & images, 390 maps and 500 tables Timelines including general history plus art and cultural historyTimelines including general history plus art and cultural history Enc. Universal en Español

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41 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Enc. Universal en Español

42 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: 7 new resources added since last year7 new resources added since last year Improved search interfaceImproved search interface –Increased similarity among the resources –Some collection grouping now available –Parallel text search in The Bible in English no longer available Literature Online

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44 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Literature Online

45 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Full-text coverage of 30 newspapersFull-text coverage of 30 newspapers –17 Ohio –13 out-of-state Paid advertisements are excludedPaid advertisements are excluded Special Reports: added articles from other papersSpecial Reports: added articles from other papers Hot Topics: search suggestionsHot Topics: search suggestions NewsBank Newspapers

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47 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: NewsBank Newspapers

48 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Launched April 1999Launched April 1999 Captures various types of digital imagesCaptures various types of digital images –True-color composite –Near infrared composite –Normalized differential vegetation index (NDVI) –High resolution monochrome Only Ohio images availableOnly Ohio images available Ohio Landsat 7 Images

49 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Ohio Landsat 7 Images

50 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: INFOhio Regional Fall Update BREAK

51 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Upgrade to Premium CollectionUpgrade to Premium Collection –22 volumes from the Oxford Companion series –World Encyclopedia –World Maps –5 additional resources to be added in September Oxford Reference Online

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53 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Oxford Reference Online

54 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Historic Ohio street mapsHistoric Ohio street maps 40,000+40, Show property boundaries, buildings, etc.Show property boundaries, buildings, etc. Sanborn Maps

55 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Sanborn Maps

56 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Thousands of articles and illustrations for younger researchersThousands of articles and illustrations for younger researchers Reference tools and additional features.Reference tools and additional features. Multiple search optionsMultiple search options Monthly SpotlightsMonthly Spotlights Workbooks to incorporate research strategies in your classroomWorkbooks to incorporate research strategies in your classroom SIRS Discoverer

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58 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: SIRS Discoverer

59 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Approved by Governing Advisory Board in May 2004Approved by Governing Advisory Board in May 2004 Used to select and maintain INFOhio’s online resource collectionUsed to select and maintain INFOhio’s online resource collection Document and Request for Reconsideration form available on the Web siteDocument and Request for Reconsideration form available on the Web site Collection Development Policy

60 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Resources to support in-service and instruction for INFOhio’s Core CollectionResources to support in-service and instruction for INFOhio’s Core Collection –This presentation and others that you can customize for your own school’s needs –Help Resources –Bookmarks and library cards to promote the best online content for your students –Online version of this year’s ER flyer Fall Toolkit Fall Toolkit

61 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Quick links to recently updated information regarding all of INFOhio’s five componentsQuick links to recently updated information regarding all of INFOhio’s five components –Curriculum Resource Catalog –Electronic Resources –Instructional Development –Library Automation –Media Booking Fall Toolkit Fall Toolkit

62 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Many Core Collection resources require software to make best use of available components (e.g., Macromedia Flash).Many Core Collection resources require software to make best use of available components (e.g., Macromedia Flash). Use Multimedia Tools from each left menu for links to free downloads.Use Multimedia Tools from each left menu for links to free downloads. Plug-ins and webmaster support

63 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Local checks: cables, power, etc.Local checks: cables, power, etc. District check:District check: –District technology coordinator to verify network is working –Blocking by local filtering software DASite check by provider: regional and state networksDASite check by provider: regional and state networks Troubleshooting steps

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65 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: State fundsState funds –INFOhio-only resources –INFOhio technical support –Match for LCO resources –Minimal DASite subsidies for implementation and support Libraries Connect OhioLibraries Connect Ohio –Federal funding for five years –Discounts negotiated by networks working together No charges to buildings or districtsNo charges to buildings or districts Core Collection funding

66 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Let your school community know these are vital tools to help students learn and teachers teach. Collect and share stories with state decision makers.Let your school community know these are vital tools to help students learn and teachers teach. Collect and share stories with state decision makers. Let your State Board of Education members understand the importance of INFOhio services to meet standards and help students achieve.Let your State Board of Education members understand the importance of INFOhio services to meet standards and help students achieve. Let your local legislators know that the funding is appreciated, is critical, and does help level the playing field and provide equity for all.Let your local legislators know that the funding is appreciated, is critical, and does help level the playing field and provide equity for all. What can you do to help?

67 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Part of KnowItNow 24x7, a statewide, online reference servicePart of KnowItNow 24x7, a statewide, online reference service For all Ohio citizensFor all Ohio citizens Funding from LSTAFunding from LSTA Available 24/7, beginning September 7Available 24/7, beginning September 7 Tutor.com referrals: 2-10 p.m.Tutor.com referrals: 2-10 p.m. HomeworkNow

68 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: 24,000 th question answered recently24,000 th question answered recently INFOhio continues to feature NetWellnessINFOhio continues to feature NetWellness –Grades 4-8 and 9-12 pages –Other Resources page Bookmarks availableBookmarks available NetWellness

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71 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: November 15-21, 2004November 15-21, 2004 Governor Taft’s resolution winslo.state.oh.us/services/ cbweek.htmlGovernor Taft’s resolution winslo.state.oh.us/services/ cbweek.html winslo.state.oh.us/services/ cbweek.html winslo.state.oh.us/services/ cbweek.html Visit Children’s Book Council for celebration ideas Children’s Book Council for celebration ideas Children’s Book Week

72 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Eight modulesEight modules Research-basedResearch-based Co-sponsored by Hamilton County ESC and INFOhioCo-sponsored by Hamilton County ESC and INFOhio Module One sessions scheduled for Module One sessions scheduled for New Literacies for the 21 st Century Classroom

73 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: New Literacies workshopsNew Literacies workshops Britannica resourcesBritannica resources EBSCOhost Page ComposerEBSCOhost Page Composer OHIONET workshops at member pricesOHIONET workshops at member prices OELMA conference and regional workshopsOELMA conference and regional workshops Professional development

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75 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: 134 videos, free to all Ohio students and educators134 videos, free to all Ohio students and educators Three ways to useThree ways to use –Real time streaming –45-day download –Borrow CD from OAIMC Demonstration linkDemonstration linkDemonstration linkDemonstration link Flyer in Fall ToolkitFlyer in Fall Toolkit OAIMC digital titles

76 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Action planAction plan CertificateCertificate Press releasePress release Talking pointsTalking points 2000 th Building Celebration

77 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Wave reviewWave reviewWave reviewWave review To identify migrated buildings, visit Online CatalogsTo identify migrated buildings, visit Online Catalogs Two documents for prospectsTwo documents for prospects –INFOhio migration brochure –Sirsi INFOhio Customer Profile Migration to Sirsi K-12

78 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: 63 districts / 150+ buildings63 districts / 150+ buildings 5, 4, 3, or 2 days per week delivery5, 4, 3, or 2 days per week delivery Upcoming trainingUpcoming training Next opportunity to become involved: Second semesterNext opportunity to become involved: Second semester MORE Moving Ohio Resources Everywhere “ I am pleased as punch with the MORE system…It is like magic that my little library is receiving resources from all over Ohio. One Friday, 44 items arrived that helped students with their research papers. My district is thrilled with this system!” “ I am pleased as punch with the MORE system…It is like magic that my little library is receiving resources from all over Ohio. One Friday, 44 items arrived that helped students with their research papers. My district is thrilled with this system!” Melody Pesta, Edison High School

79 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: New and revised cataloging documentsNew and revised cataloging documents Templates for original catalogingTemplates for original cataloging Tag TutorsTag Tutors CatExpressCatExpress Searching for OSIC codesSearching for OSIC codes Curriculum Resource Catalog

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81 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Price List 2004 in effect; available on Web sitePrice List 2004 in effect; available on Web site Vendors being solicited for Preview 2005Vendors being solicited for Preview 2005 Focus expanded to all K-12 curricular applicationsFocus expanded to all K-12 curricular applications Online preview on track for January 15 through March 15, 2005Online preview on track for January 15 through March 15, 2005 ER Vendor Preview

82 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: Visit What’s new on the INFOhio Web site…Visit What’s new on the INFOhio Web site…What’s new on the INFOhio Web site…What’s new on the INFOhio Web site… Subscribe to INFOhio E-Lists.Subscribe to INFOhio E-Lists. Use the E-List archives.Use the E-List archives. How can you stay informed?

83 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: QUESTIONSANSWERS

84 Fall Update 2004 On the World Wide Web: INFOhio’s Vision INFOhio, a virtual K-12 library, transforms teaching and learning by connecting educational resources with the power of information technology.


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