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December 13, 2017
Inside School Library Services (SLS)

Capital Region BOCES, Suite 102
900 Watervliet-Shaker Rd
Albany, NY 12205
p. 518-464-5104
f. 518-464-5101

Directions to our offices

We offer a comprehensive Library Automation Service and Union Catalog to over 75 area schools. In addition, the SLS has technology CoSers for databases, e-books and Instructional Media. Schools that have participated in our e-books purchasing now have access to more than $300,000 worth of non-fiction and reference materials.

Our Instructional Media service provides 40,000+ streaming “on-demand” videos, as well as hundreds of DVDs, Jackdaws (primary source materials), and Literature Boxes (class sets of books) for loan to participating districts. We provide Itinerant Librarian services for districts who need a part-time certified School Librarian as a stop-gap measure while developing a plan for a full-time position. We have trained hundreds of school librarians and teachers in Inquiry-Based Curriculum which is now an integral part of the New York State Common Core State Standards. See links below for more detailed information on any of these products and services.


Jen Cannell, Library and Arts Coordinator | 518-464-5102


  • School Library System for Capital Region BOCES
  • Arts & Enrichment
  • CoSers for: Library Cataloging and Automation / Databases / E-Books / Instructional Media / Itinerant Librarian services
  • Budgeting and Purchasing with State Aid Funding - Supports All Libraries in the Capital Region, both Public and Private
  • Professional Development in Curriculum Development / Inquiry / Teacher Leadership / Technology


Regina Boyles, Administrative Aide/Automation | 518-464-3934 - Monday - Thursday, 8am - 4pm; Friday 7am-3pm
  • Develops / Maintains Reporting and Statistical Data in Follett
  • OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks Record Imports


Tia Felock, Technology and Automation Coordinator | 518-464-3932 - Monday - Friday, 7am - 3pm
  • Maintains SLS Web-Based Services
  • Coordinates Library Automation
  • Integration of Online Databases Within Follett
  • Assists in Training at BOCES and Onsite in Member Districts
  • OverDrive Training


Rebecca DeJesus, Library Automation, Electronic Media Resources | 518-464-3931 - Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 8am - 4pm
  • Follett Training and Support
  • OverDrive Purchasing
  • OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks Record Imports


Marisa Geraghty, Databases, Interlibrary Loans, & Instructional Media | 518-464-5104 - Monday - Friday, 7:45am - 3:45pm
  • Database - Pricing / Subscriptions / Ordering / Trials / Usernames / Passwords
  • Out of Automation ILLs - CDLC
  • Instructional Media - JackDaws / Literature Boxes / DVDs


Shelley Viola, Secretary for Purchase Orders and Billing | 518-464-3910 - Monday- Friday 8am - 4pm
  • Manages Accounts and Purchasing
  • Arts & Enrichment
  • Odyssey of the Mind


Sophia Geitgey, Senior Library Typist | 518-464-5105 Monday - Friday 7:30am - 3:30pm
  • Maintains / Imports MARC Records in Follett
  • Barcode Purchasing - Coordinates Ranges
  • My Learning Plan Management
  • FASTADD Monitoring


While we do have specific areas we each work in, you can always contact for any other questions you have.




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