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Oglala Lakota College Library - Kyle, SD.

Oglala Lakota College Library - Kyle, SD.

Each issue covers a different topic or event that we hope will be of interest to you and to your users. You'll find recommended websites, new reference publications, and information about training opportunities.

Current Issue

  • January 2019
    Gopherbaloo is January 19th! • Database accessibility • Read This Book! – Free ebooks for all Minnesotans! • MLA Workshop: Introduction to Anti-Racist Pedagogy for Librarians • Interview with Ebooks MN Newest Publishing Partner: Capstone • Ebooks Minnesota most accessed titles of 2018 • EBSCO eBooks Collection Access via ELM Portal Removed • Upcoming NISO events for January-February 2019

Previous Issues


  • December 2018
    New ELM Portal Coming Soon! • Interlibrary loan delivery available to metro area schools • TIES 2018 Conference December 8-11 • North American Virtual Reference Online Conference – Call for Proposals • Another parent in support of more school librarians • 2018 Teachers' Choice Award for Professional Development in Ebooks Minnesota • Ebooks MN Highlight: A Different Pond, one of Capstone's many award winners
  • November 2018
    Celebrating 10 Years of AskMN at MLA • MLA Session: MN Writes MN Reads: Tips for Connecting with Writers • Order ELM promotional materials today! • MNHS History Day teacher workshops • History Day curation in Ebooks MN for Schools • Letters About Literature National Writing Contest Opens Nov. 1
  • October 2018
    College and scholarship finders available in ELM • EBSCO features Edina High School and LearningExpress Library • Come see ROI staff at 2018 fall conferences • Registration now open for the ITEM Fall Conference • Student tech summit in Pine City • Twin Cities 18th Annual Book Festival held on October 13th • How to access Ebooks Minnesota on an Amazon Fire HD tablet • New EBSCO academic and K12 contacts
  • September 2018
    ROI year in review • AskMN Turns 10! • Current ELM databases available through June 2020 • Register for upcoming ELM and related webinars • Registration is open for Bemidji and Detroit Lakes ELM Expos • Have you seen the Library Value Calculator? • Storytelling workshops September 15 • 20 Rosen Publishing titles and imprints added to Ebooks Minnesota
  • August 2018
    Registration is open for Bemidji and Detroit Lakes ELM Expos • Gale promotional offer featuring new & improved resources • Resources for media and information literacy • Free online instructional design program
  • July 2018
    University Libraries Creates New Platform for Newspaper Card Index Collection • Minnesota Students Take Home Top Awards at National History Day • Nancy Pearl's picks for summer reading • University of Minnesota Daily newspaper highlights Ebooks Minnesota • Ebooks Minnesota highlight: How to Ruin Series • Project MUSE releases newly-designed web presence • MLA International Bibliography available via EBSCO only as of 2019
  • June 2018
    ROI out and about at summer conferences and events • Metro Tech Camp in Moorhead, MN • Toronto Libraries Create Space for Co-Working • Where have all the librarians gone? • Library Programs for Teens with Disabilities workshop video available
  • May 2018
    Be a resource hero to your students! • Guide to Help Investigate Misleading Information • School and public library partnerships • LOEX 2018 • Learn about native plants, gardening, and landscaping in Ebooks Minnesota • World languages curation available in Ebooks Minnesota • LearningExpress Library's Career Preparation vs. Job and Career Accelerator • Information literacy content support coming to Explora • EBSCOhost® Microlearning Series
  • April 2018
    Libraries Serving Youth Meetup • Britannica and Google Classroom • Calling all teachers! • Ojibwe language books added to Ebooks Minnesota • Lib Tech 2018: People Power: Strengthening libraries through community partnerships • Changes coming to your EBSCO account • Information literacy content support coming to Explora • OpenAthens presentation on April 19 featuring Katy Gabrio at Macalester and Christopher Holly at EBSCO
  • March 2018
    Ebooks Minnesota turns two! • Celebrate Women's History • Esther Freier Lecture, April 4 • Teen Lit Con Authors Announced • The new LearningExpress Library is here • Gale Sweetens Its Promotional Deal • Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society • Library Programs for Teens with Disabilities: A Workshop Co-sponsored by Minitex and MELSA • Patrons with disabilities webinar series available for viewing
  • February 2018
    Celebrate Black History Month with titles in Ebooks Minnesota • Douglass Day Transcribe-a-thon • ELM Expo • ELM & Ebooks Minnesota Winter / Spring 2018 Webinars • Enhancements coming to Gale ELM resources • Announcing the 36 Finalists • World Read Aloud Day 2018 • ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom Call for Reporting Challenges • Upcoming Webinar: Developing Inclusive Library Services to Adults with Disabilities
  • January 2018
    Save the date! ELM Expo in Edina / February 24, 2018 • NoodleTools for History Day • Attend the Gopherbaloo for History Day research help • New interface and features coming for LearningExpress • Gale promotional offer featuring new & improved resources • Book club kits created around titles in Ebooks Minnesota • NISO: The Evolving Natures of Reference Work and Reference Product • NISO: The Preprint: Integrating the Form into the Scholarly Ecosystem

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