Remote Teaching & Learning Resources
--starting points for electronic materials to support teaching and learning--
SERVICES WE OFFER
Your library team is here to help you. Here is a sample of the services we can provide:
Need help? Contact us.
Good news: We have very substantial access to tens of thousands of ebook titles by having a MultCoLib card. Here are some options.
Audible.com Free Audiobooks
There's a collection of several hundred free audiobooks for adults, young children, teens and tweens in this collection. Audible is making this list free during the nationwide school closures. Enjoy!
Catlin Gabel US Library ebooks
We have a small number of ebooks available through the US Library catalog to support research in specific classes. We'll tend to provide direct links to those titles through your individual LibGuide course pages. To find ebooks, enter keywords and the word ebook.
These videos provide some basic information about using the Ebook tools listed above. Need more help? Ask Sue or Derek.
How to Use ProQuest EBook Central
ESHELVES FOR STUDENT RESEARCH
Sue is able to curate and upload EShelves of electronic books to individual LibGuide course pages. Need an EShelf to support your students and their projects? Contact Sue to get started.
Here are some recent EShelves added to LibGuide pages:
Social Studies Elective: Authoritarians (found on our LibGuide for Peter's class)
This EShelf draws together links from ebooks and audiobooks in the Multnomah County Library catalog. Click and take a look.
Here's an example of a ProQuest Ebook Central EShelf built for Peter's Authoritarians class.
NOTE: The link will require a MultCoLib library card to access. NOTE: This is just a snapshot. EShelves can contain anywhere from a few to hundreds of books depending on your students' needs. What you can do with this material:
These are high quality published materials from major publishers, including University presses.
STREAMING FILMS (and more!)
These streaming services through Multnomah County Library offer a wonderful way of accessing materials for your classes.
We already subscribe to several online news sources which may be helpful in your teaching. Others are available through MultCoLib with a library card.
ARTICLES FROM DATABASES
The Upper School Library subscribes to several dozen databases containing journal / magazine articles. Rather than listing them all here, visit the Subject Guide for English, Social Studies, Science, etc. (see tabs above), or ask for help. If you have a MultCoLib card, you have additional access to many more amazing databases.