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Lhs Library Orientation

Lhs Library Orientation



Powerpoint 9th grade orientation

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    Lhs Library Orientation Lhs Library Orientation Presentation Transcript

    • LHS Library Orientation Library Hours: 7:15am-3:15pm What you need to know…. Your Librarians: Librarian: Ms. Meester Asst. Librarian: Ms. Hoog
    • Resources @ your library
      • Fun Books for Reading (Fiction, Non-Fiction, Reference)
      • Encyclopedias for General Information (Print & Online)
      • Magazines (Periodicals) for Research on your Topic (Print and Online)
      • Online databases for organized, reviewed and comprehensive information (Biography Resource DB, Opposing Viewpoints, Virtual Reference Online, World Book Online, Culturegrams).
    • Books
      • Book and magazine checkout – 2 weeks
      • A student ID is required for checkout
      • You can renew materials with book on-hand
      • Late fees – none , but we do appreciate prompt return
      • Lost books – Remain on your record until graduation and must be paid
    • Fiction, Nonfiction & Reference
      • Fiction - Books that are made up by the author, or are not true, are fiction .
      • Fiction books are located under the skylights, and shelved in alphabetical order by the author’s last name.
      • Books that are nonfiction , or true, are about real things, people, events, and places.
      • Nonfiction books are located along the south wall, and shelved by subject category in Dewey Decimal order.
      • Reference books such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, gazetteers, almanacs, and atlases are intended to be referred to rather than read through.
      • Reference books are located on the west side, and shelved by subject category in Dewey Decimal order.
    • Computer Usage
    • LHS Library Website
    • Online Databases
      • Why and when to use a database?
      • One answer: Online databases provide organized, reviewed, and comprehensive information.
      • Why and when to use a search engine?
      • One answer: Search engines are good for finding specific sites, or specific information.
    • LHS Online Databases
    • LHS Online Databases, cont’d.
    • LHS Online Databases, Cont’d.
    • Printing
      • The printer is located in the library office
      • Printing is free for academic purposes
      • Personal copies are 10 cents per page
      • Directions for printing:
    • Library Supplies and more
    • Questions?
      • What questions do you have about the LHS library that haven’t been answered during this presentation?
      • Do you recognize that one information source might fit your needs better than another?
      • What do you think about using a variety of information sources to support your topic?
      • Did you identify the value of both print and online information sources?
      • Did this orientation make you feel more comfortable with knowing your way around the library?