The John L. Zoph Library at Junípero Serra High School

What’s Going On

The Zoph Library’s own little calendar … See what’s happening in the library, in the library world, and in local arts, culture and literature.

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Classroom Video on Demand – Aug/Sept. ’17

See the latest from our new video streaming service, Classroom Video on Demand, here. See Patrick in the library to discuss uses for this resource.

August 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

WeVideo’s new “Resources for Educators” page

WeVideo has recently announced a new “Resources for Educators” page. I hope they have an instructional video for how to make videos. Oh, wait, they do …

January 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Merging library databases with Google Classroom

Teachers often return to tried and true resources for the lessons that they teach year after year.  Perhaps in the digital age it is becoming less common, but we used … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wikimedia Foundation receives $3 million grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to make freely licensed images accessible and reusable across the web

Good news for educators… “The Wikimedia Foundation, with a US$3,015,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, is leading an effort to enable structured data on Wikimedia Commons, the world’s … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Library Extension Finds Books At Your Local Library While You Shop On Amazon

“Amazon may be convenient, but nothing beats free. So, when you’re shopping for books on the site, Library Extension will find those same books at your local library. You can … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

I’m a sucker for …

… end-of-the-year lists.  I mean, it’s pretty bad.  Just ask any of my friends on Facebook. In my 45 or so years of reading, I have discovered wonderful, wonderful books … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

As if you needed it

When it’s time for research, we know that Zoph Library users always go to the databases first, right?  ;-D  Here’s a quick video showing the benefits and advantages to using … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · Leave a comment