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New York City School Libraries
Cooperative Collection Development MiniGrant
The New York City School Library System (NYCSLS) is pleased to offer the Cooperative Collection Development (CCD) MiniGrant providing funds to build a specialized digital library collection in the Citywide Digital Library on Sora. The New York City School Library System provides access to specialized collections to all students, librarians, and teachers in NYC schools via the Citywide Digital Library on Sora. To learn more about the CCD collections, please visit the NYCSLS CCD Guide or log into the Citywide Digital Library on Sora.
Collection Maintenance Program Application
The New York City School Library System (NYCSLS) is seeking applicants for our Collection Maintenance Program. This program provides a menu of services to school libraries in NYC including weeding, inventory, automation, and barcoding. Filling out this form is not a guarantee of being offered assistance, it is the tool to help NYCSLS understand the needs of the library and to be considered as a project site in the academic year 2022-2023. If you have filled this out in the past but still need more help, please submit again.
2022-2023 Registration for Library Directory is Live!
Welcome to the 2022-2023 academic year! The NYC School Library System is looking forward to supporting you during the upcoming school year and hope you will take a moment to participate in the Librarian Directory.
Registering for the Librarian Directory makes you a member of the NYC School Library System and entitles you to FREE Professional Learning Opportunities, access to eBooks, databases, grants, consultation, and more. If you have completed this in the past, please complete it again – we do not carry over past years’ entries.
NYC DOE Citywide Digital Library (CDL) Recommendation Form
The NYC DOE Department of Library Services is charged with developing and curating a diverse and inclusive collection of titles to meet the needs of all students through the SORA eBook platform.
We welcome all recommendations of titles to be included in the collection. All recommendations will be reviewed and vetted by staff from the Department of Library Services. If approved, the title will be considered for the Citywide Digital Library.
We will evaluate all titles for inclusion based on the NYC DOE Collection Development Policy - http://bit.ly/nycdoecollectiondevelopmentpolicy.
Director of Library Services
Library Coordinator, Queens
Library Coordinator, Manhattan
Library Coordinator, The Bronx
Library Coordinator, South Brooklyn and Staten Island
Library Coordinator, North Brooklyn
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