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School Library Media Program

Useful websites

Contents:

Professional Organizations, National/International
Professional Organizations, Regional
Professional Organizations, Local
Useful UW Resources
Other Useful UW Websites
Courses & Programs, Non-UW-Madison
Employment, Local/Campus
Employment, National
Listservs
Current Events/Politics
Public Schools
Resources for School Librarians
Children's Literature
Intellectual Freedom/Censorship
Kids & the Internet
Miscellaneous
 

Professional Organizations, National/International

American Library Association (ALA) home page
http://www.ala.org/
American Association of School Librarians (AASL) home page
http://www.ala.org/aasl
Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) home page
http://www.ala.org/alsc
YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) home page
http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/yalsa.htm
International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) home page
http://www.iasl-slo.org/index.html
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) home page
http://www.ascd.org/
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a Federal grant-making agency
http://www.imls.gov/
 

Professional Organizations, Regional

Wisconsin Educational Media Association (WEMA) home page
http://www.wemaonline.org/ab.main.cfm
WEMA Professional Partnership Program (mentoring)
http://www.wemaonline.org/cm.ppp.cfm
Wisconsin Library Association (WLA) home page
http://www.wla.lib.wi.us/
 

Professional Organizations, Local

Beta Phi Mu, UW-Madison chapter
http://www.slis.wisc.edu/resources/bpm/index.html
 

Useful UW Resources

School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) home page
http://www.slis.wisc.edu
Curriculum & Instruction (C&I) home page home page
http://www.education.wisc.edu/ci/
School of Education (student teaching, certification) home page
http://www.soemadison.wisc.edu/index.asp
Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)
http://www.soemadison.wisc.edu/ccbc
Center for Instructional Materials (CIMC)
http://cimc.education.wisc.edu
 

Other Useful UW Websites

Registrar home page (Timetable)
http://registrar.wisc.edu/
Writing Center
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/
DoIT software training for students home page
http://www.doit.wisc.edu/training/student/main/index.asp
electronic portfolio portal
http://portfolios.education.wisc.edu/
SLIS library home page
http://slislib.library.wisc.edu/
My-UW login page (e-reserves on "academic" tab)
http://my.wisc.edu/portal/
Learn@UW (Desire2Learn) login page
https://uwmad.courses.wisconsin.edu/
 

Courses & Programs, Non-UW-Madison

University of Wisconsin System
School Library Education Consortium "UWSSLEC" (Whitewater) home page
http://academics.uww.edu/libmedia/uwsslec/
UW-Milwaukee SLIS home page
http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/SOIS/
Online Library Science degree programs
http://www.worldwidelearn.com/library-science.htm
American Library Association's list of accredited LIS programs
http://www.ala.org/ala/accreditation/lisdirb/lisdirectory.htm
 

Employment, Local/Campus

UW Student Job Center, Office of Financial Aid
http://jobcenter.wisc.edu/
Employment Opportunities at UW-Madison,
Office of Human Resources. Try clicking on
"Search OHR" and typing in "library"
http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/employment/employ.html
Educational placement and career services office
http://careers.education.wisc.edu/k-12/
Employment Opportunities at Madison Public Library (MPL).
Click on "Current City Job Openings" and scroll down
to see public library clerk/page positions.
http://www.ci.madison.wi.us/jobs.html
"Getting a School Library Job in Wisconsin" facts from WEMA
http://wemaonline.org/ml.main.cfm
Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) employment opportunities
http://www.madison.k12.wi.us/hr/jobs.htm
MMSD teacher application process
http://www.madison.k12.wi.us/hr/tchrapp.htm
 

Employment, National

Library job postings by state
www.libraryjobpostings.org/libraryjobs.htm
Jobs for librarians and information professionals
www.lisjobs.com
School Library Journal classified ads
http://slj.reviewsnews.com/index.asp?layout=classifiedsDetail&industry=POSITIONS+OPEN&category=Library%20Jobs&publication=slj
New England library job line, maintained by Simmons College
http://www.simmons.edu/gslis/career/jobline/
 

Listservs

LM_NET, school library media specialist discussion
http://www.eduref.org/lm_net/
CCBC-NET, children's literature discussion
http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/ccbcnet/
WEMA-L, Wisconsin Educational Media Association discussion
http://www.wemaonline.org/wb.listservs.wema.cfm
WISPUBLIB, Wisconsin public libraries discussion
WISCATL (listserv for news & discussion re the WISCAT Union catalog)
email majordomo@badger.state.wi.us w/ "subscribe wiscatl" in body (no subject) to subscribe.
http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/dltcl/pld/wispublib.html
Badgerlink-L (listserv for communication between Badgerlink administrators and users) email majordomo@badger.state.wi.us w/ "subscribe badgerlink-l" in body (no subject) to subscribe.
 

Current Events/Politics

White House Conference on School Libraries, 2002
http://www.imls.gov/pubs/whitehouse0602/whitehouse.htm
No Child Left Behind home page
http://www.nclb.org/
 

Public Schools

Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) home page
http://www.madison.k12.wi.us/
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI)
http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/index.html
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory "NCREL" (enGuage educational technology project)
http://www.ncrel.org/engauge/
Praxis testing information page
http://www.ets.org/praxis/
 

Resources for School Librarians

Resources for School Librarians home page
http://www.sldirectory.com/
Compilation of library-related publications
http://www.informedlibrarian.com/
Educator's reference desk - Most of the
resources previously found on the ERIC/IT and
AskERIC websites may be found at The Educator's Reference Desk
http://www.eduref.org"
The Gateway to Educational Materials, GEM
http://www.thegateway.org/
New SLMS tips & advice
http://www.morgan.k12.ga.us/mchs/newlms/index.htm
LibrarySparks magazine, "Activities to encourage lifelong readers"
http://www.highsmith.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Production/LSP/pages/lsp_home.htm
 

Children's Literature

Riverbank Review of Books for Young Readers
http://cbcbooks.org/cbcmagazine/perspectives/view_from_the_riverbank.html
Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature
http://www.dawcl.com/search.asp
ALA's link to Libraries and You: Recommended Reading
http://www.ala.org/ala/librariesandyou/recomreading/recomreading.htm
ALA's link to Summer Reading and Learning for Children: Recommended Reading for Children and Their Families
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/alscresources/summerreading/recsummerreading/recommendedreading.htm
ALA's link to Good Reads for Teens
http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/teenreading/recreading/recommendedreading.htm
The Lion and the Unicorn, children's literature journal from Johns Hopkins University press, home page
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/uni/
United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY)
http://www.usbby.org
Lesson plans using children's books
http://members.aol.com/DonnAnCiv/Literature.html
University of Illinois Center for Children's Books
http://www.lis.uiuc.edu/~ccb/
Independent children's book review source (subscription required, or free onsite at CCBC)
http://www.childrenslit.com/
New York Times bestsellers (register to see all children's lists)
http://www.nytimes.com/pages/books/bestseller/
"The best place on the web for kids to find info about their favorite books, series, and authors!"
http://www.kidsreads.com/index.asp
Multimedia children's literature resources (subscription required)
http://teachingbooks.net
International Children's Books library, "A collection of more than 10,000 titles in 100 languages"
http://www.icdlbooks.org/
"Getting great children's books in the hands of great children."
http://www.planetesme.com
University of Miami Picture Book Database (abstracts, keyword searches, and related links)
http://www.lib.muohio.edu/pictbks/
 

Intellectual Freedom/Censorship

Text of the Patriot Act (.pdf)
news.findlaw.com/cnn/docs/terrorism/hr3162.pdf
American Civil Liberties Union home page
http://www.aclu.org/
Parents Against Bad Books in Schools home page
http://www.pabbis.com/
 

Kids & the Internet

Federal Communications Commission's Children's
Internet Protection Act (CIPA) home page
http://ftp.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/cipa.html
ALA's CIPA info page
http://www.ala.org/ala/washoff/WOissues/civilliberties/cipaweb/cipa.htm
Canadian Media Awareness Network (MNet) online source of media and Internet education resources for parents, teachers, librarians and researchers
http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/index.cfm
The Webquest model for teaching with the web
http://webquest.sdsu.edu/
 

Miscellaneous

Madison Public Library (MPL) home page
http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/
DEMCO home page
http://www.demco.com/
Local children's (PK-12) book warehouse
http://www.books4school.com/
Local annual literary arts event
http://www.wisconsinbookfestival.org/
Home page for ubiquitous purveyor of school book fairs
http://www.scholastic.com/
"Knowledge Quest" magazine online
http://www.ala.org/ala/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/kqweb/kqweb.htm
Follett (school library) software home page
http://www.fsc.follett.com/index.cfm
Librarian Avengers "You belong if you think librarianship is important."
http://librarianavengers.org/

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