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ONC BOCES School Library System: Ebooks

For users of the ONC BOCES School Library System and those interested in learning more.

Featured Ebooks

Literacy 2.0 : Reading and Writing in 21st Century Classrooms Cover Image 

Literacy 2.0 : Reading and Writing in 21st Century Classrooms
Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, and Alex Gonzalez

Students in the 21st century still need to develop traditional reading and writing skills, and they must also learn how to use technology for communicating and collaborating in new ways. This book offers specific teaching strategies for developing student literacy in using search engines efficiently, evaluating information found on websites, avoiding plagiarism, communicating with a wide audience, working collaboratively, and creating multimedia products.

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The following ebooks are purchased by SLS.  EBooks are unlimited simultaneous use, except for OverDrive.  EBooks vendors are listed on each participating school library SEEK site for easy access or use the SLS eOPALS Catalog to search ebooks.  SNAP includes eBrary, Marshall Cavendish, and Tumblebooks.

News and Events

OverDrive â€‹Summer Read

Boredom is not an option this summer with OverDrive Summer Read. The program returns, June 6 – August 15, as the longest ever and with more titles than ever before! Thirty free and simultaneous use juvenile and young adult ebooks (and select audiobook and Read-Along options) will be available to students in participating schools. These titles will be prominently displayed in Sora so it’s easy for students to find their next book and chill out and read. Browse the title list and download marketing resources here.



Overdrive Tutorials


Provided by the 505 CoSer and 521 CoSer. More information about the CoSer defintions can be found Here.