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Lis557 ppt hammondr
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Lis557 ppt hammondr
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  • 1. Pike Amite Walthall Library System Internet Resources Robin Hammond benjiandmissy@yahoo.com
  • 2. INTRODUCTION The Pike Amite Walthall Library System serves 3 counties and is made up of 9 brick and mortar libraries. The main branch houses over 100,000 volumes. For more information on PAWLS visit http://www.pawls.lib.ms.us/3/4/2012 LIS 557 2
  • 3. INTERNET RESOURCES PAWLS offers free Internet and computers usage for patrons who come into the library at 30 minute intervals. Patrons can use the computers for various reasons, including searching the Web.3/4/2012 LIS 557 3
  • 4. INTERNET RESOURCES The following is a brief list of some of the kid friendly search engines that are used by PAWLS:3/4/2012 LIS 557 4
  • 5. INTERNET RESOURCES • www.askkids.com • www.peakaboo.net • www.onekey.com • www.kids.yahoo.com3/4/2012 LIS 557 5
  • 6. INTERNET RESOURCES Patrons using the Internet at home or in the library can make use of the following resources, as long as they have username and account information:3/4/2012 LIS 557 6
  • 7. INTERNET RESOURCES • MAGNOLIA—a statewide consortium funded by the Mississippi Legislature which provides online research databases for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi • Heritage Quest—offers online searches from the 1790 census to the 1930 census, PERSI historical and genealogical resourcces, Revolutionary War records, and other resources.3/4/2012 LIS 557 7
  • 8. INTERNET RESOURCES • LearnATest—provided through Learning Express Library gives patrons the opportunity to practice taking standardized tests. GED EMS TOEFL GRE US CITIZENSHIP3/4/2012 LIS 557 8
  • 9. INTERNET RESOURCES Patrons at home can also search PAWLs library catalog simply by logging onto the website and clicking onto the “search catalog” link. Through this page patrons can also:3/4/2012 LIS 557 9
  • 10. INTERNET RESOURCES • Place holds on • Access the Library materials of Congress • Request materials • Check on library through ILL accounts for fines • Make purchase or fees suggestions to the collection development librarian http://pawl.sirsi.net/uhtbin/cgisirsi/?ps=aWGmadh 1ee/MCCOMB/116530007/60/1180/X3/4/2012 LIS 557 10
  • 11. Thank you for your time. Questions?3/4/2012 LIS 557 11
  • 12. WORKS CITED Cunetto, S. & Hill, C. (2012) Magnolia. http://library.msstate.edu/magnolia/main.asp “Online Resources.” http://www.pawls.lib.ms.us/Online%20Resourc es.htm “Search Catalog” http://pawl.sirsi.net/uhtbin/cgisirsi/?ps=aWGma dh1ee/MCCOMB/116530007/60/1180/X3/4/2012 LIS 557 12

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