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BVSD School Library Programs

 District PD & Shared Resources

Library Workshops Website
Meetings Notes and Agendas (requires login)
Meetings, PD, & Training Calendar
New Library Staff
Teacher Librarian Shared Google Folder
Web Resources List

 Library Announcements & Celebrations


​Are in interested in applying for the HESLP? Consider watching the CDE-hosted webinar on Wednesday, October 1 at 3:30 pm. You will learn basic ingredients and tips for submitting a high-quality application, and you will walk away with ideas on how to...


​CSL in Session is hosting a FREE webinar on 9/24 at 3:30 on providing evidence for educator effectiveness, specifically targeting teacher librarians. We encourage you to attend this virtual session.


Registration is open for our monthly meetings. The Course Code in Gen Ready is 5435.8107. You only need to register once for the whole year.​


​Are you looking for ways to promote Library Card Sign-Up Month? Check out the resources available on the ALA site. Our public libraries have many databases and subscriptions that can supplement your collections--encourage your students to get a library...


Welcome back! Check out the Back to School Newsletter for:

  • Information about August PD
  • Information about our first TL meeting in September
  • Sign-ups for hosting meetings and snacks 
  • Insignia updates
  • and more!

Link to the screencast of this newsletter.

(More Announcements...)

 Insignia Quick Links

BVSD Library Catalog (OPAC)
Insignia ILS Login Page
Add It Yourself! Learn about the *NEW* ISBN Cataloging Feature
MARC Record Request Spreadsheet
MARC Edit Request
Insignia Training Site

 Insignia Top 10

Adding Staff and Parent Patrons
Barcode Scanners
Barcodes and Labels
Cataloging Periodicals and Equipment
Checking Out to Patrons from Another Library
Refunding Paid Fines
Relinking Copies
Waiving Fines
Weeding and Deleting

 Library Program Leadership

Library Leaders
Role of the Library Advisory Council (LAC)


Children's Book Awards


AASL Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2013
AASL Standards for 21st Century Learners
AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Lesson Plan Database
Sample Middle School Research Expectations
Sample Research Question Rubric

 Teaching with Technology

Digital Citizenship
Ed Tech Homepage
Elementary Technology Guidelines
Unite for Literacy eBook Collection
World Book : Elementary
World Book : K-8
World Book : Middle & High


Copyright and Fair Use Resources
Fair Use Video
U.S. Copyright Office

 Library Operations

CLiC Courier Instructions
Collection Development
CREW Weeding Method
Discarding Weeded Books
Library Sub List (requires login)
PS-12 Form
Vendor List

 Professional Organizations

ALA Library Bill of Rights
American Assocation of School Librarians (AASL)
American Library Association (ALA)
Colorado Assocation of Libraries (CAL)
Colorado Assocation of School Librarians (CASL)
Colorado State Library
Highly Effective School Libraries Program

 Board of Education Policies

Elementary student computer use agreement
Elementary student computer use agreement (Spanish)
Parent permission for video viewing
Patron Request for Reconsideration of Learning Materials (Challenged Books)
Public gifts (Donations)
Secondary student computer use agreement
Selection policy
Selection regulation
Student computer use

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