School Library System and Database

Library Services and Online Databases (CoSer 510)

This service provides collections of databases, periodicals, newspapers, and reference resources. Teachers and students can use these multiple, searchable databases for informational text and research projects. Our Database Service provides access to two major online resources and eBooks. This service also allows for district purchase of databases.

Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition includes:

  • Elementary, Middle, and High School levels
  • Online research storage area; easy access for students

World book

World Book Online includes:

  • World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced
  • Spanish Encyclopedia
  • Videos, eBooks, and online research storage area
  • College and Workforce Readiness
  • Student close reading of non-fiction

*Note: Participating schools can elect to have additional specialized databases at a reduced cost, for example: Bookflix, Opposing View Points, Turnitin, non-fiction eBooks, and many others.

Included eBooks:

  • Tumble Books
  • Sylvan Dell Books
  • Project-based learning resources
  • AASL Elementary activities

Digital Learning online tutorials:

  • Literacy
  • 21st Century learning
  • ELA Common Core
  • Differentiated instruction

This service also provides access to Overdrive, an online eBook library that is district/library specific. Participating districts also have access to a shared regional library. Book files are managed locally and are viewable on most electronic devices.

Inter-Library Loan

Union Catalog:

OCLC:

Contact Cathy Dunkleman at Catherine_Dunkleman@caboces.org or 716-376-8245.

Overdrive (CoSer 510.005)

Overdrive is an addition to the Library Services that provides faculty, staff, and students access to electronic books. Participating school have access to a unique collection of books selected and purchased by its school librarian, as well as a shared collection selected and purchased by the CA BOCES School Library Systems Coordinator.

Online Databases (CoSer 510.100)

Contact Cece Fuoco for pricing and available databases through the CoSer at Cecelia_Fuoco@caboces.org or 716-376-8206.

Music Library Materials (CoSer 510.200)

The shared Music Library allows distrcts to purchase and share sheet music for band.

Program Staff:

Amy Windus, Program Manager

Cece Fuoco, School Library Systems Coordinator

Cathy Dunkleman, Keyboard Specialist