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Karen Bromley

Reading Teacher Volume 66 , Number 4 , 2013 ISSN 0034-0561

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Supplementing classroom reading with smartphones can develop better vocabulary knowledge, comprehension, technology skills, and writing. This article connects smartphones to reading complex, informational text and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The author suggests that smartphones motivate, scaffold comprehension, and invite investigations that allow students to engage with authors, illustrators, and each other in ways that invite deep and thoughtful reading.


Bromley, K. (2013). Using Smartphones to Supplement Classroom Reading. Reading Teacher, 66 (4), 340-344. Retrieved August 11, 2021 from

How to use a library to supplement learning

For some students, one of the biggest differences between high school and college is the amount and depth of research that is required for research papers.

College professors expect students to be quite adept at researching, and for some students, this is a big change from high school. This is not to say that high school teachers don’t do a great job of preparing students for college-level research—quite the contrary!

Teachers fill a tough and essential role in teaching students how to research and write. College professors simply require students to take that skill to a new level.

For example, you may soon discover that many college professors won’t accept encyclopedia articles as sources. Encyclopedias are great for finding a compact, informative accumulation of research on a specific topic. They are a great resource for finding the basic facts, but they are limited when it comes to offering interpretations of the facts.

Professors require students to dig a little deeper than that, accumulate their own evidence from broader sources, and form opinions about their sources as well as the specific topics.

For this reason, college-bound students should become familiar with the library and all its terms, rules, and methods. They should also have the confidence to venture outside the comfort of the local public library and explore more diverse resources.

Card Catalog

For years, the card catalog was the only resource for finding much of the material available in the library. Now, of course, much of the catalog information has become available on computers.

But not so fast! Most libraries still have resources that haven’t been added to the computer database. As a matter of fact, some of the most interesting items—the items in special collections, for instance—will be the last to be computerized.

There are many reasons for this. Some documents are old, some are hand-written, and some are too fragile or too cumbersome to handle. Sometimes it’s a matter of manpower. Some collections are so extensive and some staffs are so small, that the collections will take years to computerize.

For this reason, it’s a good idea to practice using the card catalog. It offers an alphabetical listing of titles, authors, and subjects. The catalog entry gives the call number of the source. The call number is used to locate the specific physical location of your source.

Call Numbers

Each book in the library has a specific number, called a call number. Public libraries contain many books of fiction and books relevant to general use.

For this reason, public libraries often use the Dewey Decimal System, the preferred system for fictional books and general use books. Generally, fiction books are alphabetized by the author under this system.

Research libraries use a very different system, called the Library of Congress (LC) system. Under this system, books are sorted by topic instead of the author.

The first section of the LC call number (before the decimal) refers to the subject of the book. That is why, when browsing books on shelves, you will notice that books are always surrounded by other books on the same topic.

Library shelves are usually labeled on each end, to indicate which call numbers are contained within the particular aisle.

Computer Search

Computer searches are great, but they can be confusing. Libraries are usually affiliated or connected to other libraries (university systems or county systems). For this reason, computer databases will often list books that are not located in your local library.

For instance, your public library computer may give you a “hit” on a certain book. On closer inspection, you may discover that this book is only available at a different library in the same system (county). Don’t let this confuse you!

This is actually a great way to locate rare books or books that are published and distributed within a small geographic location. Just be aware of codes or other indication which specify the location of your source. Then ask your librarian about interlibrary loans.

If you want to limit your search to your own library, it is possible to conduct internal searches. Just become familiar with the system.

When using a computer, be sure to keep a pencil handy and write down the call number carefully, to avoid sending yourself on a wild goose chase!

Remember, it’s a good idea to consult the computer and the card catalog, to avoid missing a great source.

If you already enjoy research, you’ll grow to love special collections departments. Archives and special collections contain the most interesting items you’ll encounter as you conduct your research, such as valuable and unique objects of historical and cultural significance.

Things like letters, diaries, rare and local publications, pictures, original drawings, and early maps are located in special collections.


Each library or archive will have a set of rules relevant to its own special collections room or department. Normally, any special collection will be set apart from the public areas and will require special permission to enter or to access.

  • You may be required to put most of your belongings into a locker as you enter the room or building where special items are held. Things like pens, markers, beepers, phones, are not permitted, as they could damage delicate collection items or disrupt other researchers.
  • You may find special collections materials by doing a normal library search with index cards, but the search process may differ from place to place.
  • Some libraries will have all the collections materials indexed in their electronic databases, but some will have special books or guides for the special collections. Don’t worry, someone will always be on hand to guide you and let you know where to find materials that sound interesting.
  • Some material will be available on microfilm or microfiche. Film items are usually kept in drawers, and you can probably retrieve either of these yourself. Once you find the right film, you will need to read it on a machine. These machines may differ from place to place, so just ask for a little direction.
  • If you conduct a search and identify a rare item you’d like to view, you will probably have to fill out a request for it. Ask for a request form, fill it in, and turn it in. One of the archivists will retrieve the item for you and tell you how to handle it. You may have to sit at a specific table and wear gloves to view the item.

Does this process sound a little intimidating? Don’t be frightened off by the rules! They are put into place so that archivists can protect their very special collections!

You’ll soon find that some of these items are so intriguing and so valuable to your research that they’re well worth the extra effort.

If you have not been to the library in a few years, simply take a moment to walk around first so you can go to the section you need without wasting time.

Ideally, you will go to the computers or the card catalogs to search for the books you need, write down their numbers or authors, and then move into the sections to find the books on the shelves.

Different Types of Libraries to Use

Depending on the topic you need to research, you might find that different libraries might serve you better. Many people do not realize it, but there is more than one type of library in most cities.

Other libraries include:

  • Public: This library is the typical library, funded by tax dollars and working to make sure the local community has the books it needs without having to charge anyone to read them.
  • Academic: If you need to research something that is more complicated, heading to an academic library might be a wise choice. These libraries are often specifically tailored to one subject. For example, you might go to a medical school library when researching a health-related topic. Other possible academic libraries include engineering, nursing, law, etc.
  • School: While universities and colleges have their own libraries, many other schools and grade levels do, too. Depending on the research you need to do, you might not be able to use these libraries because they may not have the items you need in order to successfully research your topic. Think about your topic and what you need to find before you head to a library for younger students.
  • Miscellaneous libraries: There are other libraries that are also available in your local surroundings, though you might need to call to see if you can use them. For example, if you need to research a local company, you might be able to see their personal library for reports, statistics, financial records, etc.

Think about the topic you need to cover and what this might mean in terms of where you need to be for your research. In most cases, a public library will work well, but when you need to access cutting edge information, the universities offer a wider collection of resource materials.

The New Computer Systems

You may not have used the card catalog system before, so the computer systems are more familiar to use. Set up to be accessible for anyone, these computers offer a wealth of information.

To make sure you can find what you are looking for, here are some tips to make the computers help you more effectively:

  • Have titles in mind. If you are heading to the library, it never hurts to have the titles you want in your mind already. This will allow you to easily type in the title names and then begin to use the books for your personal research. Double-check the title names before you leave for the library.
  • Know author names. If you do not know the titles, perhaps you know the names of authors and experts in the field. These will be easy to input into the computer to see what you can find.
  • Pick out keywords. When you are researching a specific subject, try to choose one to five keywords that come up frequently in the literature. For example, if you research “weight loss,” you might also type in “diet.” Have this list of keywords available to find as many related books as possible.
  • Have a question. Before you walk into the library, have a question or two that you are trying to answer. This will focus your research and allow you to make the most of your time.
  • Bring related book titles. If you already have done some research elsewhere, bring those titles along with you. Even if you already have those books at home, look for them in the library and then look to the right and the left of the book on the shelf. More often than not, those adjacent books will offer you additional ideas and information about your topic.
  • Use a notepad. As you walk along, make sure to bring your notepad. This will keep track of the numbers and letters you need to find for each book or topic you research. The more numbers you have, the more you will head in the proper direction when you are in the library.

Using the library is easy and it only takes a little direction from you in order to fully realize how many books can help you with your topic of study.

Ask the Librarian

At times, you may not know where to begin with a research topic. Though you might have basic research skills, if you are not sure where to go or what questions to ask, it can help to bring in a third party who is not attached to your research: the librarian.

Librarians are trained to help people find the books they need or the topics they are interested in. By talking to librarians about what you want and what you need to cover in your research, they may be able to point out additional resources you had not yet considered.

When you talk with the librarian, it can help to:

  • have book titles that have been helpful to you. If you already have found helpful books, show the librarian so she or he can look for similar books in the stacks.
  • have a question you need to answer. Yes, it can help to have a question in mind when you talk to librarians. They will help you answer it.
  • introduce the problem you have. When you have a problem with your research, be clear about what you are being troubled by. Chances are good the librarian can point you in a better direction.

The librarians are there to help you with your research. They have gone to school and received a master’s degree in library sciences to learn how to use the reference materials and how to ensure that you find the answers you need.

Talking to Other Libraries

One of the best innovations of the library system is that you can now communicate with other libraries in the same way that librarians can. If you go to a computer terminal and you find a book you want, but it is not at that library, you can have the book sent to your home library.

Or you can have that book put on hold for you and then go to the other library to retrieve it. You are no longer limited to the shelves that you have in your community library.

Remember, you can:

  • request to put an item on hold;
  • request that a book be transferred to your library;
  • renew a book you already have out;
  • find out how long it might be until a book comes back into circulation.

The library system is designed to help you get the book you want as quickly as possible. You can take control of the process by telling the computer what you want it to do with the books you need.

Many universities around the United States have already developed initiatives to produce high-quality, peer-reviewed open access textbooks for their students and response has been positive: open access textbooks are now seen as affordable alternatives to traditional learning materials.

Open Access Textbooks at the University of South Florida

USF Scholar Commons houses its own open access textbook collection. While these texts are best suited for use in higher education, every item in the collection is available to all users at no cost. Subjects covered are mathematics, journalism, academic writing, and behavioral research. USF Scholar Commons is actively seeking to grow its collection of higher education open access textbooks and accepts submissions from all authors regardless of affiliation. If you would like to add to the collection, please contribute your open access textbook . For any additional questions, please feel free to contact USF Scholar Commons.

USF is also a member of the Open Textbook Network (OTN) , an alliance of higher education institutions committed to improving access, affordability, and academic success through the use of open textbooks. Visit the OTN Library for access to free and open textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization.

Movement Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Movement Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI



For centuries, active learning of anatomy has involved dissection of human cadavers, but access to this experience is limited, especially for undergraduate students. Today, new technology enables students to conduct virtual dissections on life-size digital representations of the human body, and to create and label their own images of anatomical structures. We incorporated a virtual dissection experience using the Anatomage Table (Anatomage, Inc) into an undergraduate musculoskeletal anatomy course to: (1) assess student interest in virtual dissection by documenting usage, (2) evaluate the effectiveness of user guides by reviewing student comments on ease of use, and (3) understand the self-perceived value of virtual dissections on student learning by examining their reflections on their experience.


The Anatomage Table was installed in a public area of the University of Michigan Health Sciences Library. Librarians created online user tutorials and a user reservation system for the Anatomage Table. Faculty in the School of Kinesiology created an assignment that incorporated the Anatomage Table as one of several options. The goal of the assignment was to to help students learn anatomical orientation by actively manipulating the digital representation of the human body. Using their fingers, students rotated the virtual body, “cut” sections and then labeled the sections with appropriate anatomical orientation terms. Students were also required to comment on their user experience and on how using the Anatomage Table did or did not contribute to their learning. The study was granted exempt status by the IRB.


Undergraduate students were interested in using the Anatomage Table, with 67% of students (n=122) selecting the Anatomage Table option. The online tutorials and reservations were effective and enabled the students to interact with the Anatomage Table relatively easily, with very few students reporting difficulties. Student comments were overwhelmingly positive, e.g., “I really liked using the table and manipulating the life-sized images really cemented by understanding of anatomical orientation.” Students reported that they enjoyed the experience, e.g., “It was also really fun to play around with the different cuts and see all of the anatomy.” The Anatomage Table enabled active learning, e.g., “By making the cuts physically it helped to reinforce the ideas of which plane is where” and “By being able to rotate and spin the body it helped me understand how helpful terms such as superficial and deep become when describing the body.” Finally, using the Anatomage Table seemed to help students visualize anatomy, e.g. “Using the table helped me create a better image of the body inside my head.”


Partnering with librarians greatly reduced the burden on faculty when introducing new technology into a large required course and enhanced the experience of students when adopting the new technology. Student comments about the Anatomage Table suggested that besides being an enjoyable experience, active engagement with digital human anatomy by performing virtual dissections may enhance students’ learning, particularly with regards to visualizing anatomical relationships. In the future, it would be useful to assess the effect of active learning using virtual dissections on student learning in undergraduate anatomy courses.

Support or Funding Information

This work was supported by a University of Michigan Transforming Learning for a Third Century Discovery Grant with additional support provided by the School of Kinesiology and the School of Dentistry.

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Download the Mango Languages mobile app from the App Store (iOS) or the Google Play Store (Android). If you don’t yet have a Mango profile, open the app, tap the Sign Up button and create your profile. If you already have a Mango profile, tap Log In at the bottom of the screen and enter your login information.

Search for your Library

  1. Tap the three horizontal lines in the upper right hand corner.
  2. In the menu that slides out from the right, tap Subscribe for more .
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How to use a library to supplement learning


  1. Tap the Search bar at the top of the screen in order to s earch for your library by postal code (US or Canada) or name . In the example screenshot below, we searched for the Manatee County Public Library by searching “Manatee”. Clicking on your library’s name may take you to a screen with a note that reads ” NOTE: Your organization requires that you successfully authenticate using their website.” . If you see this message, clickHEREto see how to finish linking your Mango profile to your library.
  2. After searching for your library and tapping on your library’s name, enter your library card number (as in the screen shot below), and then Done or Go on the keyboard.
  3. If you entered your library card number correctly it will say Success! Tap Continue to access more lessons.

How to use a library to supplement learning

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If you would like to know if you are already linked to a library, click HERE.

In order to link your Mango profile to your library, you first need to create a Mango profile . Click HERE to get started. After you have created your profile, follow these steps:

  1. On the Subscribe to Mango page, click the blue Search button in the tab that says Find Mango(screenshot 1). If you are already in the Learning Pathway, in the upper right hand corner, hover over your name or username. In the box that appears, click on Organizations(screenshot 2) .

How to use a library to supplement learning

How to use a library to supplement learning

  1. If coming from the “Organization” tab in your profile settings, click on the Link an Organization button.

How to use a library to supplement learning

  1. Search for your library by postal code (US or Canada) or name . In the example screenshot, we searched for the Manatee County Public Library System by simply searching “Manatee”.

How to use a library to supplement learning

  1. Now, enter your library card number . (Some libraries also require a PIN number . If you do not know your PIN number, please contact your library for assistance.) After you have entered your library card number correctly, click the Connect button.

Clicking on your library’s name may take you to a screen with a note that reads ” NOTE: Your organization requires that you successfully authenticate using their website.” . If you see this message, click HERE to see how to finish linking your Mango profile to your library.

How to use a library to supplement learning

  1. If you have entered your information correctly, you will see the message Your profile is now linked . Continue learning by clicking the Start Using Mango button.

How to use a library to supplement learning

  1. You can now see that previously locked lessons are unlocked. Enjoy Mango!

How to use a library to supplement learning

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