1Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning.
Library Organization
Using Library Classification Systems
Searching for Information
Information Collection
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Use several techniques to efficiently
search for relevant information.
Identify several common sources for
information.
...
Library catalog: The log or register of all
the items in the library.
Bibliographic item: A library item.
Card catalog:...
OPACs catalog the holdings of a specific
library or library system.
OPACs do not catalog all of the items in a
library.
...
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The Library of Congress Classification
System
• Used by Academic Libraries
Dewey Decimal Classification System
• Used by...
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Author search
• Michener
• Michener, J
• Michener, James
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T...
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Skimming
Scanning
Highlighting
Note taking
Photocopying
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Using Library Classification Systems
Searching for Information
Information Collection
Copyright 2...
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  1. 1. 1Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning.
  2. 2. Library Organization Using Library Classification Systems Searching for Information Information Collection Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 2
  3. 3. Use several techniques to efficiently search for relevant information. Identify several common sources for information. Use library resources to find and access information. Explain the importance of having a method for collecting information. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 3
  4. 4. Library catalog: The log or register of all the items in the library. Bibliographic item: A library item. Card catalog: A physical file cabinet in the library used to house physical cards to document library items. Catalog record: A document holding the library item’s relevant information. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 4
  5. 5. OPACs catalog the holdings of a specific library or library system. OPACs do not catalog all of the items in a library. OPACs allow for searching using several criteria • For example: Author, Title, Subject, Keyword Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 5
  6. 6. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 6
  7. 7. The Library of Congress Classification System • Used by Academic Libraries Dewey Decimal Classification System • Used by Public Libraries Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 7
  8. 8. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 8
  9. 9. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 9
  10. 10. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 10
  11. 11. Author search • Michener • Michener, J • Michener, James Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 11 Title search • The DaVinci Code • DaVinci Code • DaVinci Subject search • Animal ethics • Shakespeare, William Keyword search • Animal ethics • Ethics
  12. 12. Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 12
  13. 13. Skimming Scanning Highlighting Note taking Photocopying Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 13
  14. 14. Library Organization Using Library Classification Systems Searching for Information Information Collection Copyright 2008 Thomson Delmar Learning. All Rights Reserved. 14
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