Traveler Resource Guides & Trainings


  • Get Inspired with School Library Connection (36 minutes)
    Provides an introductory tour of the variety of professional learning opportunities available through School Library Connection for school library professionals.
  • Getting Started with ABC-Clio Databases (57 minutes)
    Session developed for Arkansas educators to master the basic features and functionality of the ABC-CLIO Curriculum & Research platform and coaching student research. Includes modeling of pedagogical tools and resources for students’ use, as well as identifying where and how to locate resources for teachers and students.
  • Ready-to-Use Resources for Remote Learning (51 minutes)
    Demonstrates how ABC-CLIO databases can support remote teaching strategies with ready-to-use instructional content and customization tools to meet specific curriculum needs for virtual, face-to-face or a hybrid instruction.

EBSCO LearningExpress Library


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.

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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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.