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CMP Library Network

Library-related news across the network!

About the Library Network

The collective mission of the CMP Library Network shall be to:

  • Ensure that students have access to library materials that promote, further, and complement their academic studies and personal curiosities;
  • Take an active role in educating students about digital citizenship, information literacy, and how to thrive in an increasingly technologically-driven world;
  • Advocate for the inclusion and promotion of coding and computer science into the network curriculum; and
  • Foster a climate and culture of inventiveness and discovery by encouraging and supporting Club Montessori- and library-based maker programs and initiatives.

Each of the libraries is supported by Central Administration, who shall assist each campus library by:

  • Managing and administering the library automation software, as well as providing tech support for campus-level staff and volunteers;
  • Advising campus and senior administrators on topics that the library has a vested interest or role in;
  • Updating and maintaining network-wide library manuals and best practices; and
  • Assisting in the cataloging of materials to maintain the integrity of each campus' collection.

Library Orientation

Students (Carmichael) [Google Slides]

Digital Resources and Databases

The CMP Library Network is pleased to announce that all CMP students and staff now have access to a number of digital resources and databases through the library program. Students and staff may access these resources by visiting their campus' library catalog page (see right sidebar).

While connected to school Wi-Fi, students and staff will have access to the following resources for the 2018-2019 school year:

  • Britannica School
  • CultureGrams
  • eLibrary
  • Proquest Student Central
  • SIRS Discoverer
  • SIRS Issues Researcher
  • Research Companion
  • School & Educator's Complete
  • Teachingbooks.net (educator only)

Directions and information sheets for staff on each of the resources will be posted to the intranet in the coming weeks. In the meantime, please feel free to visit and browse any of the resources. If you have any questions, please e-mail jhall@cacmp.org

News

**NEW**

Library Orientation for Student (Google Slides)

 

Over the coming weeks and months, this page will be filled with information about the CMP library network, including:

  • Library Policies and Procedures
  • Orientation Materials for Students, Teachers, and Parents
  • Newsletter
  • Teacher Web Resources
  • and much more!

Contact

General questions about the CMP library network can be sent here. Questions related to a specific site (such as volunteering at a particular campus) should be directed to the campus first.

Campus Online Catalogs

Each school's catalog site will also serve as their individual websites. Newly cataloged materials are displayed on each of the OPACs.

American River

Capitol

Carmichael

Elk Grove (both campuses)

Orangevale

Shingle Springs (both campuses)