Traveler Resource Guides & Trainings


Current Traveler Subscriptions

Libraries and schools are welcome to distribute the Traveler program’s current list of available resources to their patrons and students. The current subscription package is valid from August 1, 2021 through July 31, 2024.

All titles are accessible from the Arkansas State Library’s website, but Arkansas schools and libraries can also register to provide onsite access at their institutions.


ABC-Clio

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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Infobase

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Mango Languages

  • How it Works (2 minutes)
    Brief YouTube video demonstration of Mango’s methods to teach foreign languages.
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  • 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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Proquest


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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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.