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A Virtual Middle School Library

Here's another an example of a very simple library page. Check with your school or district's webmaster about creating web page(s) for your school's library.  learn more

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Classic Books

The Library of Congress has piblished a number of classic books of interest, broken out by age range. Titles include... Cinderella Jungle Tales of Tarzan The Arabian Nights The Pied Piper of Hamelin Treasure Island White Fang  learn more

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I Love Libraries

The American Library Association found out the following when doing a focus group with kids: The children told us they believe more kids would use public libraries if they knew what was there for them -- and if their parents would take them. With free resources for both adults and kids, a trip to the…  learn more

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InfoPeople at Berkeley

Based in California, Infopeople provides continuing education and professional development opportunities to library staff in and outside the state of California. Training formats include 2-6 week asynchronous online courses, as well as free one-hour webinars.  learn more

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Library of Congress: World Digital Library

This collection contains cultural heritage materials gathered during the World Digital Library (WDL) project, including thousands of items contributed by partner organizations worldwide as well as content from Library of Congress collections.  learn more

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LibriVox is a non-commercial, non-profit and ad-free project with over 24,000 free audiobooks placed in the public domain. It is powered by volunteers that record new content and maintain the site. LibriVox apps are available for Android and Apple phones. This could be a great project for older students, first listening to and then recording…  learn more

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Designed especially for K12 students, ProQuest has amassed magazines and other print media. The service is not free, but, as the costs of acquiring and maintaining these resources as hard copy in school libraries rise, increasingly online viewing is becoming the norm.  learn more

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Storyline Online Library

Storyline Online receives over 140 million views annually from children all over the world. Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading. Teachers use Storyline Online in their classrooms, and doctors and…  learn more

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University of Alberta

A collection of concept papers, such as the advantages and disadvantages of desktop videoconferencing in a library setting, was prepared by advanced library students at the University of Alberta. That university is responsible for sustaining many rural libraries.  learn more

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Virtual Library

Virtual Library is a curation of free educational resources and tools to assist students, educators, parents and the community. Library Vision Statement:  to create a vibrant and dynamic learning commons where students can inquire, discover, read, view, listen, collaborate, create and present in a future focused learning environment. Students will be information fluent learners equipped…  learn more

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WatchKnowLearn: Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students

The Vision behind WatchKnowLearn is simple: To provide a world-class, online domain on which educators can store, categorize, and rate the best, K – 12 educational videos on the Internet today. And to make this service FREE so teachers, parents and students everywhere may have access to those videos.  learn more

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WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Get started with In about two minutes, you can learn how to make a profile, create and add items to lists, export citations, and use facets to narrow your search criteria. It’s a quick way to introduce yourself to the…  learn more