chool Library System
and Center for Instructional Support

We actively promote equality of services and access to information, regardless of format, to all members of the school community. 
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C3 & the NYS Social Studies Framework:  MOB Social Studies / School Librarian Conference.  Click here for handouts and pictures from the day.

NYS Archivist, Tomas J. Ruller, Matt Urtz, Denise Roe, and Diana Wendell
2014 New York State Archives Awards Luncheon at the Cultural Education Center, Albany (Oct. 21, 2014).  (From left to right:  Thomas J. Ruller - NYS Archivist, Matt Urtz - Madison County Historian, Denise Roe - Madison County Clerk, and Diana Wendell - MOB SLS Director) Photo by Harvey Vlahos, Altamont Manor Photography
Madison County and Madison-Oneida BOCES SLS receive the 2014 Annual Archives Award for Excellence in the Educational Use of Local Government Records.

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Students speak out for school libraries (MP3 file)

See what authors have to say about school libraries and school librarians (click full screen icon):

In  2-25-2013:

Selection of Authentic Texts for Common Core Instruction: Guidance and a List of Resources for Text Selection:

Libraries and librarians are also great resources.Your school librarian is likely an under-tapped resource with many library catalogs searchable by Lexile. Your librarian can lead you to a plethora of appropriate materials for learning centers, online access of articles, complexity tools and more. NYS School Library Systems Association has led a resource aggregation for many additional resources to meet the Common Core Learning Standards and curriculum modules. Please visit the following site for an example of such a site: