TPL Services that Help Teachers

Professional Development presentation to elementary teachers at Troy Public Schools, August 30, 2016. Presented by: Meaghan Battle, Head of Youth Services, Troy Public Library, Troy, MI

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TPL Services that Help Teachers by Mind Map: TPL Services that Help Teachers

1. Teacher Card

1.1. 6-week loan for 3-week items

1.2. No fines for late return

1.3. Expires on 8/31 annually

2. Classroom Connections

2.1. Small collection of topical books

2.2. 10 days' notice

2.3. TPL card required

2.4. Delivered to school

3. Virtual Library Cards

3.1. Provides access to digital resources

3.1.1. eBooks

3.1.2. Databases

3.1.3. Music

3.1.4. Magazines

3.1.5. eAudiobooks

3.2. Icon on TPS iPads to Youth eResources specifically

3.3. Important resources for homework and assignments

3.4. Prefix + Student ID number

3.5. Not impacted by fines or fees on physical card

4. TPL 24/7

4.1. eResources

4.1.1. Databases

4.1.2. Live

4.2. Downloadables

5. NEW!  Hoopla Digital

5.1. Instant streaming

5.1.1. Movies

5.1.1.1. Educational

5.1.1.2. Kids

5.1.1.3. Documentary

5.1.1.4. Many other genres

5.1.2. TV shows

5.1.3. eBooks

5.1.4. eAudiobooks

5.1.5. Comics

5.2. Web or app based

5.3. Items ALWAYS available!

5.4. Downloadable from app

5.5. Kids Mode

6. www.tinyurl.com/TPLServicesforTeachers

7. Meaghan Battle Head of Youth Services Troy Public Library [email protected] 248.524.3543

8. Goals of the session

8.1. Teachers will have improved knowledge of accessible Library Card types available to them.

8.2. Teachers will have working knowledge of the Classroom Connections service and form

8.3. Teachers will have a working knowledge of the TPL website

8.3.1. Teachers will know the types of electronic resources and downloadables available to them and their students

8.4. Teachers will know the types of electronic resources and downloadables available to them and their students

8.5. Teachers will be familiar with the new Hoopla service offered by TPL