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Nov/Dec 2014: Features

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Search, Research, and Discovery, in Life and in Learning

For you, for your colleagues, for your students, or for your own pursuits—and in celebration of research—Victor provides a variety of useful tools for learning in the areas of search, research, and discovery for life and learning.

Nov/Dec 2014: Product Reviews

PBS Math Club (YouTube show)

PBS Math Club is a series of short videos in YouTube format, essentially a YouTube "channel" intended to work like a casual, after-school study club. It is social-media intensive since it is a vlog (video blog) of sorts and allows students to comment. Users with YouTube accounts subscribe to the program.


ProQuest develops information content and technologies which provide vast and varied information, packaged in multiple formats with digital technologies that enhance discovery, sharing, and management. Innovative services aid acquisition, management, and discovery of ProQuest content and your own library's collections.

STEMcoach provides STEM teachers with science curriculum resources, hands-on investigations, ready-made research lessons, classroom tips, online chats with other teachers, and videos.

Nov/Dec 2014: Columns

EDITOR'S NOTES: Search, Research, and Digital Literacy–The Ed Beat Goes On

THE NEW MEDIA CENTER: Primary Sources--Enriching the Study of Historical Fiction

Primary sources such as "Migrant Mother," the iconic photo shown on the cover of Marisa Silver's novel Mary Coin, are perfect for enriching and extending students' understanding as they read historical fiction. Mary Alice offers up a bunch!

BELLTONES: Trumpeting About Internet Filtering

Mary Ann has been conducting surveys of school librarians on the issue of filtering for 6 years now, having completed her latest one this past summer. As she reports, there have definitely been improvements in a number of areas, but the problems persist.
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