|Please see the Reference Librarian's annual report for the 2000-2001 school year. Position eliminated 5/20/2001|
Our purpose is to provide useful guides and strategies to help students and teachers make the most of the Keeley Library Resources. Among these are :
realigned with state standards and curriculum frameworks.
Our major short term goal : making our students efficient, responsible users of information
Our major long term goal: helping our students become lifelong learners who can fully utilize all kinds of
information resources in our public and university libraries and online.
|The documents below are made available in the Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Acrobat allows the user to view and print the documents exactly as they were meant to look. First time users of this format will have to perform a one-time installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader Software before they will be able to read or print the documents. This format is used extensively on the Web and on the Massachusetts Department of Education Web Site.|
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PDF Version of Statistics for Class Visits to the Keeley Library from September, 1980 to June, 2001
A brief outline of the kinds of instruction done by the Reference Librarian: Using Library Tools ( PDF Format)
The Keeley Library Curriculum Outline is based. on the federally funded Colorado Model Information Literacy Guidelines. Colorado has aligned its own state standards with the American Library Association's Information Power document.. Colorado has also created rubrics for information literacy . (See links below.)
Our broad curricular goals are based on Information Power , on guidelines created by the Colorado Department of Education, Information Literacy Guidelines (PDF Format), and on our own Standards for School Library Media Centers in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The following link is to another Colorado .pdf document which provides information literacy rubrics phrased in student language. There are four levels of competency listed for each student information task. It is an excellent and thorough document. **Information Literacy Rubrics ( PDF Format)
Department of Education Information Literacy Page. (for alternate
versions of documents)
|Our Keeley Library
Instructional Page supplements and complements the official Keeley
Library Home Page at http://www.sailsinc.org/Durfee/
The Keeley Library Home Page is maintained by our Cataloger and SAILS Library Network liaison, Ron Bettencourt, who organizes all information in the Keeley Library, and provides:
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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978 to June, 2001