Winnebago Software Company, a developer of library automation software and Internet technology solutions is introducing the Winnebago Web Resource Library a subscription service providing an up-to-date cataloged database of educational websites.
"Librarians and teachers around the world would like to supplement their school's curriculum with high-quality, educational websites but they don't typically have the time to find, assess, and catalog the sites," notes Sarah Grinde, product manager for the Winnebago Web Resource Library. "Web Resource Library provides these sites through an effective and easy-to-use database."
Web Resource Library provides access to websites through the Winnebago Spectrum online catalog. The sites cover curriculum areas including science, math, language arts, social studies, geography, and the arts. Each website's record contains the URL, multiple subject entries, title, author (if available), a complete notes field, curriculum topics, and age level information. The Web Resource Library will initially contain more than 1,500 websites. Quarterly updates will include more than 1,000 new educational sites and ensure that the previously cataloged sites are still active and relevant to curriculum.
The websites are evaluated and cataloged by Elizabeth Miller, M.L.I.S., S.L.I.S, author of the award-winning Internet Resource Directory for K-12 Teachers and Librarians. Miller is an instructor at the College of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. She holds a master's degree and a specialist's degree in library and information science and serves on two American Library Association committees.
The Winnebago Web Resource Library requires Winnebago Spectrum v 4.x. The annual subscription price is $395, which includes quarterly updates.
For more information about the Winnebago Web Resource Library and a free sample CD of 100 websites, call 1-800-533-5430 extension 2001 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.