Learn the basics for managing your Ohio school library. This INFOhio Learning Pathway is for new Ohio school librarians or Ohio school library staff who have not completed a graduate program in library science. Choose to complete individual classes in this INFOhio Learning Pathway or complete the full School Library Basics Learning Pathway to earn up to 11 contact hours.
Welcome! Review this space for information about the School Library Basics Learning Pathway including a syllabus, options for taking the class, and a training guide for instructional trainers or coaches.
Learn more about INFOhio, Ohio's PreK-12 Digital Library, with a wealth of resources available at no cost to Ohio students, parents, and educators. This class will help participants identify the resources with digital content and web tools available on the website, and learn to navigate the site easily. After successfully completing the final quiz, earn a certificate for two contact hours.
Participants who wish to take the class for Ohio Approved credit should log in to their OCCRRA profile and register for the class. Search for ST10114268. Once you have completed the class and the quiz, the INFOhio instructor for the class will verify your attendance for Ohio Approved credit. Please note that verification of attendance in the class is updated in OCCRRA each Monday. You may experience a delay between completing the class and receiving your Ohio Approved credit because of this.
Learn about the importance of promoting your school library and develop a plan to help raise awareness of the services and support available. After successfully completing the final quiz, earn a certificate for two contact hours.
Learn more about Fetch, a basic library catalog search. After successfully completing the final quiz, earn a certificate for two contact hours.
Learn the skills necessary to develop a collection that is up-to-date, accurate, and relevant for students and teachers. After completing the final quiz, earn a certificate for three contact hours.
Learn about information literacy, the structure of an information framework, the resources to build information literacy, and tools to build information literacy into your communication and curriculum for students. After successfully completing the final quiz, earn a certificate for two contact hours.