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Educator and Librarian Learning Center Sandbox

Information and training for library staff and educators to encourage and support high-quality information literacy instruction and research

ELM in the K-5 Classroom

Ready to become a certified ELM Professor? Take our one hour module covering the basics and receive a certificate for 1 CEU.  

Just need a refresher on certain resources?  Pick and choose from the resource videos and slides on this guide.  All resources and slide decks are open access and free for you to use, adapt, remix, revise, and redistribute.

Media Specialists: Please use any and all of these resources for educating your colleagues about ELM, and reach out to us if you would like a deeper dive into any of the instructional possibilities. 

Need to find resources on a certain topic, or find the full text of a certain publication?  Check out the topic and publication searches on, or send us a request and we will get right back to you.

Learn: PebbleGo

Pebble Go Slides: Free to Use, Adapt, and Share


Learn: EbooksMN

EbooksMN Slides: Free to Use, Adapt, and Share

Learn: Brittanica Elementary

Brittanica Elementary Slides: Free to Use, Adapt, and Share      

Module: ELM in the Elementary Classroom

In this asynchronous, interactive module built for elementary educators, you can take a quick tour of the most important things that ELM has to offer your students.  Learn to find and use content from ELM as primary source curriculum as well as how to use ELM resources for differentiating student research and learning.

Learn: Ebsco/Explora

Ebsco Explora Primary Slides: Free to Use, Adapt, and Share