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utahsonlinelibrary. org Utah’s Online Library is a non-profit public service of Utah public libraries, K-12 schools, and college and university libraries.
Introduction • Teachers, students, and citizens in Utah have a need for library information resources. • Utah’s libraries provide many resources to meet these needs. • Unfortunately, it is not possible for Utah’s libraries to provide all of the information needed by Utahns.
Introduction (Cont’d) • While no library may be able to meet all patrons’ information needs, Utah’s Online Library, significantly enhances Utah’s libraries statewide at K-12 schools, public and college/ university libraries, and homes –anywhere Internet access is available.
What Is Utah’s Online Library? • Journals/Magazines – EBSCO, Gale Databases • Encyclopedias – World Book, Funk & Wagnalls, & UCME (Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia) • Newspapers – Deseret Morning News & The Salt Lake Tribune – EBSCO’s Newspaper Source – Utah Digital Newspapers Note: Some of these databases are available to everyone while others are only available to K -12 students and teachers. Each partner provides unique online resources to their patrons.
What is Utah’s Online Library? (Cont’d) • Biographies – Culture. Grams/Famous People, Gale-Biography in Context & World Book/Biography Center • Utah Content – Culture. Grams States Edition, Counties of Utah, Mountain West Digital Libraries, Utah Archives • Mathematics – e. Media, Learning. Express, NROC Hippocampus, Thinkfinity/Illuminations
What is Utah’s Online Library? (Cont’d) • Maps – Culture. Grams, Thinkfinity/Mapping, & World Book/Atlas • Science – Digital Science Online, e. Media, Learning. Express, NROC Hippocampus, Thinkfinity/Science. Net. Links • Video – Culture. Grams/Video, Digital Science Online, e. Media, NROC Hippocampus, World Book
Additional Resources • Each Utah’s Online Library partner (K-12 schools, public, and college/university libraries) have licensed additional resources to meet specific needs of their patrons. • Check with your library to see what else they have licensed just for you.
Who Uses Utah’s Online Library? • Teachers – lesson plans on every subject; activities, quizzes; professional development and in-service; school projects. • Students – homework assignments such as reports, presentations, and research. • Parents/Utah citizens – family history, health, cooking, auto repair, social, business, ebooks / audio books, and music.
Where Can I Find Utah’s Online Library? • • • K-12 Schools Public Libraries Colleges & Universities Home Anywhere you have Internet access Note: You may be required to use a log-in name, library card #, student #, and/or password. Talk to your local librarian on how to connect to Utah’s Online Library.
Why Should I Use Utah’s Online Library? • Credible resources – High quality – Updated regularly • Accessible – To all Utah citizens – 24/7 (twenty-four hours, seven days a week) • It is free • No inappropriate web sites
Support Materials • For K-12, go to http: //onlinelibrary. uen. org then click on “Support Materials” • For Colleges & Universities, go to http: //www. ualc. net/tutorials/index. html • For Public Libraries, go to http: //pioneer. utah. gov/sitemap. html
Pioneer Contact Information • E-mail: [email protected] org • Phone: 1(800) 866 -5852