Local Library Overview of Compass Online Resources

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While the COMPASS program specifically supports public-school libraries, local libraries can provide almost all of the online resources (aka school library databases) to ensure equitable access for all of California's kids. Register to join this 30-minute overview specifically examines the program from a local library lens and is ideal for staff who manage online resources for local library jurisdictions, as well as children and youth librarians and staff who need a quick primer on what's available from TeachingBooks, Britannica, Gale, ProQuest, Alexander Street arts video/audio, and PebbleGo Science from Capstone.

This is one of the 30-minute deeper dives that are part of the COMPASS annual virtual Database Showcase. See full list at K-12 Online Content Resources Webinars & Trainings.


Mary Beth Barber: Mary Beth has spent more than 20 years working for the State of California at educational and cultural agencies in program management and communications. She's been an active arts nonprofit volunteer, a local-control parent advisor for her child's school district, and is currently a reviewer for the California Young Readers Medal program. She was a member of the arts-education framework advisory committee for the state's education department in 2019, and occasionally teaches advanced acting for youth for after-school programs as a professional teaching artist for theatre and media arts.

Megan Segle: As the newest member of the team, Megan tries to make it as easy as possible to connect students and educators to the program’s rich and diverse online educational content. She brings nearly ten years of experience as a librarian in K-12 schools, public libraries, and academic libraries. Megan is an active volunteer in her community, is on the board of her local elementary school Parent Teacher Group, and is a current member of the CDE Recommended Literature List committee at the California Department of Education.


Project: COMPASS (formerly known as the K-12 Online Resources program)


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