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Common Core Resources for Teachers and Parents
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a new reality for teachers and parents. The Library has many resources that can help teachers understand the standards relating to a particular subject area, develop lesson plans, and enhance their teaching in new and exciting ways. Please visit the Library and browse our Education section (370) on the main floor. Some of the highlights in our collection include:
The Common Core: Teaching K-5 Students to Meet the Reading Standards
The Common Core: Teaching Students in Grades 6-12 to Meet the Reading Standards
Cracking the Common Core: Choosing and Using Texts in Grades 6-12
Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, grades 6-8
Common Core Standards for Parents for Dummies
Parents can obtain more information on the CCSS through several helpful websites which are linked below.
Guides to Student Success
Literati - New Online Research Tool
|Built on the foundation of Credo's award-winning reference platform, Literati by Credo represents a new era in information literacy and research effectiveness. Search digital books, encyclopedias, and articles from one interface. Find diagrams, maps, and illustrations as well.|
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Need research help for an English, History, or Psychology term paper? Gale Virtual Reference Library is an online collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources with full text access. For instance, the Literature titles contain plot summaries, author information, character and theme discussions, and literary criticisms.
You can visit the Gale Virtual Reference Library through the Research tab on our homepage. From the Research page, locate Browse Alphabetical Index and choose G. The link for the Gale Virtual Research Library will be on top. You can access this resource both from within the library or from outside the library using your library card barcode. Click here to access from outside the library.Below are some of the titles you may find helpful.
Drama for Students
Novels for Students
Poetry for Students
Shakespeare for Students
Short Stories for Students
Encyclopedia of World Mythology
World Literature and Its Times
New Catholic Encyclopedia
Psychologists and their Theories for Students
LOOKING FOR E-BOOKS?
Attention new owners of Kindles, Nooks, iPads, etc.: The library has all the information you need to get started with your nifty new e-reader using FREE content from the library!
BEST JOB SEARCH ENGINES
Job search engine sites allow users to search the major job sites, company sites, associations and other online job sites by keyword and location. Some search engines allow you to post your rsum online, such as, Monster.com, Dice.com, Hotjobs.yahoo.com, and Careerbuilder.com.
If you're looking for a job, give these sites a try and see how helpful they can be. All of these job search engines offer unique features and can streamline your job search efforts.
Search millions of job listings from thousands of web sites.http://www.LinkUp.com
Searches jobs posted on company Websites. The job postings are from small, mid-sized, and large company career sections.http://www.SimplyHired.com
Searches thousands of job boards, classifieds, and company Websites.http://www.Jobster.com
Search for jobs posted by location (city, state, zip), keyword, vicinity, and best match.http://www.RiseSmart.com
This job site offers a Concierge service (for a fee) for job seekers who are looking for positions in the 100k+ salary range.http://www.TwitterJobSearch.com
Works like the other job search engines finding jobs posted across sites, but in this case, it finds jobs on Twitter.http://www.Monster.com
Search for jobs, post your rsum and find local and regional jobs using your zip code.http://www.Snagajob.com
Search local jobs using your zip code.http://www.Towniejobs.com
Search for town jobs using your zip code.http://longisland.craigslist.org/
Search jobs on Long Island's Craig's List.http://www.Dice.com
Search technology professions and post your rsum online.http://www.Hotjobs.yahoo.com
Search for jobs, post your rsum, compare salaries and find career advice and research.http://www.Careerbuilder.com
Search job listings, post your rsum and find job recommendations.http://www.neuvoo.com
Neuvoo aggregates all jobs from employers career's website in order for candidates to find all jobs available in their preferred regions.
WHAT DO I READ NEXT?
Are you looking to find your next favorite author? Do you need help selecting your next book?
The library database Novelist has author read-alikes, and recommended reading lists. All you need is your library card to use it.Here are some websites to help you select your next book:
Annotated lists of nonfiction, fiction and mystery books
Book Discussion questions
Science Fiction selections
New York Best Seller List
If you still have trouble finding something to read, you can always ask the librarians at the Reference Desk.
|We no longer have a bookmobile, but our volunteers do deliver books and other items to your home if you are unable to get to the library because of illness, injury or disability. The volunteers normally deliver and pickup on Thursdays, except in the case of inclement weather or when Thursday is a holiday. You can request specific items, or you can let us know of your preferences and a librarian will choose materials for you. Standard circulation rules apply to items borrowed through this program.To arrange for this service, please call Martha Kahn at 631.549.4411.|
What Does The Green Label Mean?
When you enter the adult library area, and see the new books display, there are books with green labels on the spine. These books are in high demand and can be taken out ONLY by South Huntington cardholders. We are using a subscription program called McNaughton Book Service to supply the library with popular titles. As demand warrants we order more copies like Carrie Fisher's Wishful Drinking, Janet Evanovich's Plum Spooky, and John Grisham's The Associate, to name a few.If you see the call number MCN B FISHER Or MCN F GRISHAM in the library catalog when you search for the latest bestseller, it means that it is located in the new books display area. Don't worry about waiting too long for a popular bestseller, we've got it covered!