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a Teacher Librarian FAQ's
is the CBE Library?
The CBE Library is a learning laboratory as well as an online library to reputable
resources. CBE library ensures equitable access to resources and learning support
can I access it?
The CBE Library is available anywhere, anyplace, anytime and can be accessed
through the Calgary Board of Education corporate web site.
do I find the CBE library link?
To access the CBE Library, go to the CBE
corporate web site …then click on Our Schools button on the left
navigation bar…then click on the CBE Library button on the right column
under the heading, OUR SCHOOLS… which will bring you to the main CBE
can access it?
The CBE Library supports learners, Teacher-Librarians, teachers, library support
staff, parents and teachers.
is a Ask-a-Teacher-Librarian?
Professional teacher-librarians with expertise
and training will assist students and teachers with research, and
inquiry-based learning projects and activities.
to I find information in the CBE Library that includes three library
portals to Elementary, Junior High and Senior High libraries?
Each library has an interactive opening flash page. Once you choose a subject
area (listed in a navigation bar), you will be inside the online library. Main
subject areas correspond to Alberta curriculum subject areas. In some areas,
the main subject areas may be divided into further sub-categories that correspond
to curriculum. Click on the main subjects to access sub-categories that contain
recommended sites that correspond to a particular subject or sub-category.
types of resources are available in the CBE Library?
The CBE Library includes various types of resources available on the Web that
have been recommended and evaluated by teachers and teacher-librarians. In
addition to including virtual field trips, government, institutional and reputable
educational sites, learning labs, information literacy tutorials, interactive
lessons and activities and primary and secondary sources, the CBE Library has
a direct link to the Government of Alberta Repository and Online Reference
Center which includes a repository of electronic resources and online reference
databases that are available to all Alberta students.
I am perusing the Elementary library, how do I go back to the main
library index page and then find the Junior High or Senior High library?
At the top left of every library portal page, there is a round button that
says “LIBRARY PAGE” This button will take you back to the CBE Library
opening page on the CBE corporate site where you will find the navigation buttons
to the Elementary, Junior High, Senior High libraries and the Professional
do I find information about the research process, inquiry and ethics
of information use?
This information with tutorials and slide shows is found under the topic, Research
Inquiry. These tutorials and lessons have been created by CBE teacher-librarians
can teachers do to support this service?
Ensure that they mentor students regarding the ethical use of information and
be responsible for guiding and directing students on compiling appropriate,
considerate and responsible questions related to a particular project.
maintains this service?
Teacher-librarians volunteer their time to maintain this service
has recognized the CBE Library?
This CBE Llibrary has recently won an international
award from The Learning Times and is recognized as an outstanding K-12
virtual library collection and an extension of each school library center.