[Library Media] Search Stations in Libraries

Jim Moon jmoon at alpinedistrict.org
Fri Nov 30 08:14:00 MST 2018


We use chrome boxes in our district.  They are in kiosk mode and the
students should not be able to access other sites.  It makes it accessible
for students to search for books in the library.

On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 1:45 PM Pockrus, Lisa <pockrusl at ogdensd.org> wrote:

> Hello Library Friends,
> With changes in how our students connect online, our district has run into
> the issue of not being able to have open access to the library catalog,
> i.e., search stations in the library. Students can log in to a computer, as
> themselves, and go to Destiny to search, but they don't. Instead of
> learning the skill of how to find a book, they simply ask the library
> clerk. When classes are in the library, this becomes difficult.
> What are other districts doing? Do you have a designated "search station"
> open? Are you using devices that can be locked to just the OPAC? Are you
> looking up books for students?
>
> Please let me know what your school/district does.
> Thank you!
>
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> Lisa Pockrus, MA, MS, NBCT
> Ogden District Library Specialist
> 801-737-8775
>
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Jim Moon
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Alpine School District
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American Fork, UT 84003
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