Promotional Materials, Student Activities, Lesson Plans, etc.
Things to help you share WVInfoDepot.org resources with your students. May include fliers, handouts, social media materials, press releases, scavenger hunts, lesson plans, and more.
Career and Test Prep
Test prep resources for high school equivalency, college admissions, and professional certification exams. Skill builders in most K-12 subjects for all ages.
WVInfoDepot resources to help students of any age with homework organized by topic and school level.
Tutorials and Training
- Student-Facing Tutorials (WVLC Statewide Resources)
Tutorials covering WVInfoDepot.org databases as well as research and technology skills. Aimed at library users but also useful for educators and library staff! Housed on Niche Academy.
- WV Library Staff Training and Certification (Niche Academy)
Tutorials on a wide variety of topics related to running a library and helping library users. Housed on Niche Academy. Includes coursework for the Public Librarian Certification Program.
- WV Library Training for Educators and Media Specialists (Niche Academy)
[In Progress – More Tutorials Will Be Added] Tutorials on a wide variety of topics intended for helping K-12 educators, technology specialists, and media specialists use library resources.
- EBSCO Tutorials YouTube Channel
Training on many EBSCO databases as well as the user interfaces they share.
- World Book Online Training Site
Includes written and video tutorials, promotional downloads, webinars, and more. Also home of the Certified World Book Insider program.
Other Library Commission Resources for Educators
Open Educational Resources (OER)
Guide to help West Virginia educators find, evaluate, fund, or create free or low-cost open textbooks and course materials. Includes resources for K-12, higher education, and vocational education with a special focus on West Virginia OER funding and publishing opportunities.
Summer Reading Program
Contains information and links for the current Collaborative Summer Library theme, news, and ideas.
West Virginia: A Digital Primer, Elementary Edition
This primer from the West Virginia State Museum contains interactive content that covers grades K-5 social studies West Virginia History Standards. The linked LibGuide from the West Virginia Library Commission provides supplemental activities, book and video lists, and more information on the state and its history.
West Virginia Family Read Week
A wealth of resources encouraging parents and caregivers to read with their children. Includes a guidebook with activities, reading lists, and a parent survey, as well as a promotional toolkit.