Our library must reach outside our walls. Virtual libraries, pathfinders, search engines are all part of teaching both students and teachers how to access the digital information landscape. Sometimes it can be information overload!

Variety of Search Engines:
http://toolsforsearch.wikispaces.com/
Copyright Friendly Images & Media:
http://copyrightfriendly.wikispaces.com/

Teaching the Use of Databases:
http://springfielddatabases.wikispaces.com/
http://www.asl.lib.ar.us/traveleraccess
http://cmsmediacenter.wikispaces.com/Research+Databases


Help Students Develop Personal Information Spaces (Create one for yourself, too!):
iGoogle
PageFlakes
NetVibes

Communication Tools for Student Projects:
Rethink PowerPoint http://www.rethinkpresentations.com/
http://www.rethinkpresentations.com/the-rule-of-thirds-and-your-slides/
http://newtoolsworkshop.wikispaces.com/Digital+storytelling
www.prezi.com
http://www.pecha-kucha.org/
http://informationfluency.wikispaces.com/Digital+Storytelling+and+Reforming+PowerPoint
VoiceThread
Animoto
Photostory3 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=92755126-a008-49b3-b3f4-6f33852af9c1&displaylang=en
Podcasting
http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/infolit/edupodcast/
http://www.apple.com/education/podcasting/
http://learninginhand.com/podcasting/


Use Widgets:
Britannica http://www.school.eb.com/browse/teachers?topic=searchboxes_shortcuts
EBSCOhost http://support.ebscohost.com/eit/searchboxbuilder/
Gale http://access.gale.com/widgets/
http://newtoolsworkshop.wikispaces.com/Assorted+Widgets

Integrate dynamic web 2.0 features in the library's web page
Google calendars http://cmsmediacenter.wikispaces.com/Library+Calendar
RSS feeds
delicious bookmarks
flickr photo galleries
slideshare presentations
blogs
surveys http://cmsmediacenter.wikispaces.com/Library+Exit+Pass
"request for materials" boxes
Examples of library websites http://schoollibrarywebsites.wikispaces.com/