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  • 1. Databases for Novel Destinations
  • 2. Computer & Internet Use @ the Library
    • Acceptable Use Policy
    • 3. Obey all laws regarding copyright
    • 4. No obscene/harmful to minors material
    • 5. No damage to equipment or network
    • 6. No personal software
    • 7. No illegal activities
  • What Is a Database?
    A place to…
    …find reliable information
    …expand your knowledge
    …learn a new skill
    …search for answers
  • 8. 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”
  • 9. You’ve found our databases!
    Note: If you’re trying this from home, you can go directly to: http://www.baldwinlib.org
  • 10. Navigation
    The categories on the top help you find the database you’re looking for: Academic, Business, or Health, for example
    If you know the database you’re looking for, try clicking on the “To Find Databases Alphabetically, click here”
  • 11. 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!). We can help you with this information after class.
  • 12. For more information…
    Kathryn Bergeron
    Systems Librarian
    248/554-4650
    Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org