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     COSER DESCRIPTIONS

    MEDIA - CoSer 512

    The Library Media Service offers a rich collection of Common Core aligned digital resources to accommodate a variety of student learning styles.  Subscribers have access to streamed resources from Discovery Education, Learn360, PBS LearningMedia, Soundzaboud, PBS Learning Media, Teachingbooks.net, Annenberg Learner, National Archives. Middle and High School educators also have access NBC Learns, nightly news updates. 

     

    LIBRARY AUTOMATION - CoSer 534

     The Library Automation service provides and maintains a regional, integrated system for library automation and resource sharing in Oswego County. Additionally access to 1) the Northern NY Library Network’s ICICILL-Interlibrary Loan system; 2) the School Library System Union Catalog; 3) OCLC’s nationwide interlibrary loan service are also included.

    The cost of Follett Software is billed under 534.000, with a service charge under service code 534.010.

    The cost of the OPALS Software is billed under 534.040, a hosting fee under 534.045, with a service charge under service codes 534.050.

    The cost of the Mandarin Software is billed by cross contract with OCM BOCES

    A per library service fee applies for resource sharing via Interlibrary Loan and Union Catalog on the web for Follett and OPALS users (534.015) or Mandarin users (534.016).

     

     LIBRARY COOPERATIVE COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT-CoSer 537 Part 1-Book Purchases

    Participating school librarians coordinate collection development, on a yearly basis, to meet curricular needs throughout Oswego County schools. Resources are then purchased and processed by the School Library System, delivered to participating schools, and shared through interlibrary loan, providing greater access to curricular materials for all Oswego County students. Areas of concentration can change in subsequent years, depending on needs. NEW YORK STATE AID AVAILABLE FOR ALL PURCHASES THROUGH THIS COSER.

    The cost of requests is billed under service code 537.000, with a corresponding service charged billed under 537.010.

    LIBRARY COOPERATIVE COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT-CoSer 537 Part 2-Online Resource Purchases

    Online Resources include library databases and digital curricular content, with discounted pricing negotiated via a statewide purchasing consortium. Contact the School Library System for a list of products and companies. Over 80 vendors participate in our statewide RFP’s. Training and support are provided.

    Participating districts will be charged the base fee under service code 537.020. The actual use costs will be billed under 537.030 while a Federated SEARCH app for single log-in to the resources, Noodle Tools and Gale Virtue Reference Library is provided through service code 537.035. An Online Resource coordination, implementation and training fee will be charged on a per student basis, under service code 537.040.

    LIBRARY COOPERATIVE COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT-CoSer 537 Part 3-E-book Purchases

    The School Library System’s Overdrive eBooks Catalog consists of 1000+ high interest eBooks selected to support instruction and develop a love of reading.  Books are easily transferred to a wide variety of devices.  Coordination, implementation and maintenance of an online eBooks catalog is included. Fees for this service are charged on a per school basis.

     

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