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We might be the experts in school library management software, but beneath it all, our mission has always been to foster a life-long love of learning, reading and discovery.
When asked what she likes about Accessit Library, Barbara says: “EVERYTHING! It is so customizable. I love the landing page for students. I can add and remove various content so easily. I love how easy it is to manipulate and edit catalog records in the background.” Click to see Barbara’s web app.
Since migrating to Accessit, I now feel I have full control over my physical resources. Cataloguing is as simple as is the issue and return of books. It also allows me to show exactly where books are, for example on display, in a classroom or awaiting repair.
Web App of the week is an award for outstanding users of Accessit Library. It’s a place to recognise extremely nice-looking, useful user interfaces and somewhere to turn to for inspiration.
I’m a High School Librarian on the South Coast of England. I love reading, music, movies, walking my dog on the beach and video games! I’m one of the coordinators for The Amazing Book Awards, which is in its 10th year with 30+ participating High Schools involved and 600+ readers engaged!
Our previous catalog was quite dull and looked almost like an early DOS system. Students felt that it was clunky and didn’t want to use it. Accessit’s Web App makes searching the catalog MUCH easier.
This week in Librarian Talk, we speak with Barbara Krainik, School librarian from Burgundy Farm Country Day about how she makes the most of Accessit Library, particularly with the younger children.
This is my 5th year directing the library. It’s a second career for me. I work with 2 fantastic ladies who help support my mission to make our Library the best resource it can be.
May the 4th be strong in your Library. This week’s web app of the week was created by the force deep in the forests of Dagobah.
With multiple social platforms and an interface built to engage users, St Anthony’s has used all Accessit Library’s core functions effectively.
Welcome to Librarian talk, the place where Librarians get to talk about their roles, their unique situations and how Accessit Library has helped them. This week we spoke with Lori Davis – District Librarian – Harmony ISD about her Library’s and the types of challenges that she faces being a district librarian.
I’ve been a librarian for 20 odd years. Being a librarian is the perfect job for me as I love books, young people, and thrive on jumping from project to project, being interrupted to help people whenever they need me. I love to make things and have channeled that energy into making book displays in a beautiful space that I have at the entrance to the library.
Accessit Library has many tools that can assist with the provision of remote learning, and our support team are available to discuss any of this with you. View this article to learn more about Accessit and remote learning.
Being different from our peers can feel isolating, but stories help us to see our similarities and empathise with those who are different from ourselves. Having access to diverse stories through a range of mediums during the Covid-19 lockdown will help students feel connected. Two of our library-trained staff have put together a collection of reads for all ages, based on the themes of diversity and inclusion. Enjoy!
With a staggering increase in mental health issues for young people in the last decade, students need a space they can escape from the stresses of daily life. Research has shown a direct link between reading and mental well-being, making the library the perfect escape – both physically and mentally.
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Since hitting the road once more for our hugely popular annual roadshow series across New Zealand,...
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We recently asked the team at St Rita’s College Library in Brisbane if they could share with us how they build a strong reading culture within their school.
This year the Accessit Library professional development Training Roadshow and Presentation Series...
Building an online library presence creates buzz around your school library and a stronger patron-base – so let’s draw your students to it!
It’s undeniable that there’s a correlation between good readers and educational success. But far more important than educational success is the positive effect reading has on children’s ability to empathise with the experiences of others, and the ongoing impact reading has on their general mental wellbeing.
To successfully promote your catalogue as the one-stop-shop for all the reading and research material, you’ll want to employ all the tools you have at hand.