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Choosing Your Next Book

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The slide show from the program "Choosing Your Next Book" on October 10, 2009 …

The slide show from the program "Choosing Your Next Book" on October 10, 2009

Learn how to use the library's many resources to choose your next book.


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  • 1. Choosing Your Next Book
    From the
    Baldwin Public Library
  • 2. Choosing Your Next Book
    • Your Instructor:
    Kathryn Bergeron
    Adult Services Librarian
    248/554-4650
    Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org
  • 3. Agenda
    Databases
    In Library Resources
    Browsing the Library
    Web Resources
  • 4. Computer & Internet Use @ the Library
    • Acceptable Use Policy
    • 5. Obey all laws regarding copyright
    • 6. No obscene/harmful to minors material
    • 7. No damage to equipment or network
    • 8. No personal software
    • 9. No illegal activities
  • What Is a Database?
    A place to…
    …find reliable information
    …expand your knowledge
    …learn a new skill
    …search for answers
    …to find a great book!
  • 10. Where to start – Getting to the Databases
    Double click on Internet Explorer – the Baldwin Public Library Website will open
    Hover Over “Library Collections” and click on “Databases”
  • 11. You’ve found our databases!
    Note: If you’re trying this from home, you can go directly to: http://www.baldwinlib.org
  • 12. Navigation
    The categories are links to help you find your databases
    We’re look at databases under “Literature and Reader’s Advisors”
    If you know your database click: To Find Databases Alphabetically, click here
  • 13. Just Click!
    Now, click on the database that you want to visit!
    From home, you’ll be asked for your library card number and your pin number
    If you have an alternate id, you can use that, but be sure to enter it in all caps!
    The librarians can help you with this information after class.
  • 14. Online Resources
  • 15. In Library Resources
  • 16. Browsing the Library
  • 17. Web Resources
  • 18. Web Resources
  • 19. Web Resources
  • 20. Web Resources
  • 21. For more information…
    Kathryn Bergeron
    Adult Services Librarian
    248/554-4650
    Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org
    Presentation Slides Available at:
    http://www.slideshare.net/KABergeron/choosing-your-next-book

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