Traveler Resource Guides & Trainings


ABC-Clio provides an online portal that gives Arkansas librarians and educators on-demand access to various resources and professional development opportunities. Access is restricted to Arkansans only; location services must be enabled to authenticate.

The training portal provides access to:

  • Upcoming trainings
  • On-demand recordings of past training sessions
  • Train-the-trainer resources
  • Individual database guides
  • Access to ABC-Clio’s educator support site and to School Library Connection

EBSCO LearningExpress Library

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Mango Languages

  • How it Works (2 minutes)
    Brief YouTube video demonstration of Mango’s methods to teach foreign languages.
  • Library Staff Training (7 minutes)
    Brief YouTube video demonstrating how library staff can help patrons set up an account and begin learning a new language with Mango Languages.

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World Book

  • Comprehensive resource guide on all World Book products; individual guides available for all modules, Early Learning, Kids, Student, Advanced, Discover, and eBooks.
  • Distance-Learning Resources cover ways to use World Book in support of distance learning. It includes additional information about each product, video tutorials, at home lesson ideas, and resources for parents.
  • World Book Database Training (1 hours 1 minute)
    Demonstration of World Book resources available through the Traveler program; presented by Megan Crowley, Director of Training for World Book. Email regsitration with World Book required prior to viewing.
  • World Book Educator Starter Kit contains links to key areas in World Book that facilitate in-person learning in the classroom as well as distance learning.
  • How to Locate Materials by Standard contains instructions on how educators can find materials within the Early Learning, Kids, Student and Advanced World Book modules that correlate to a specific curriculum standard.

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The Traveler project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.