Elizabeth A. Hartnett
Coordinator SLS & Media Services
ILL, Resource Specialist & Cataloging
CIDER Catalog for Interlibrary Loan - The regional union catalog holds the combined collection of approximately 170 school libraries in three School Library Systems. Teachers and students can browse the catalog and place interlibrary loan request through their librarian
The On-site Database Access Service provides direct access to remote electronic information and instructional resources including periodicals (many full text), newspapers, references, and visual images to participating school libraries.
The School Library System also offers training in bibliographic instruction of on-line search strategies and technical support to library media personnel.
Example subscriptions may include EBSCOhost Limited, Electric Library, Grolier’s Encyclopedia, ProQuest Direct, and World Book.
The SLS Database Product Lookup now provides a complete list of products offered for subscriptions. It contains the (SCORE) - SLS Consortium of OnLine Resources for Education. You can list all products, or select by Vendor Name, Product Name, New Products or keywords contained in the Description.
Cooperative Collection Development - Cooperative purchasing of books, e-books, DVDs and other library materials. Resources are housed in the district libraries, and are available for borrowing by other libraries through the shared regional catalog, CIDER. Existing library collections are improved and expanded through CCID.
Virtual Resource Library - eBooks for research in all grade levels. It includes access to Gale Virtual Reference Library, TumbleBook Library(elem), and TumbleBook Cloud(MS/HS).
SEARCH for Success – a program with single login access to all databases, including those purchased by districts, provided by SLS, and provided by New York State.