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Leavenworth Public Library Resources

  1. 1. Library ResourcesLibrary Resources Building AwarenessBuilding Awareness of What Librariesof What Libraries Have to OfferHave to Offer Next
  2. 2. The Many Types of Resources Books Periodicals Reference Archives Internet Access Audios Videos Databases NextBack
  3. 3. BooksBooks • Nonfiction – Categorized by Dewey Decimal System – Departmentalized by age group interest – Biographies are housed separately • Fiction – Arranged alphabetically • With letter location code – [F, YA, JF, LP (Large Print), etc.] • And the first 3 letters of author’s last name – Departmentalized by age group interest – Special collections may be on display NextBack
  4. 4. PeriodicalsPeriodicals • Magazines – Dozens of titles arranged in our Reading Room on racks – Online access to over 600+ scholarly journals with EBSCO – Consumer Journals in Reference And • Newspapers – Many local and national newspapers • Leavenworth Times articles are archived back to the paper’s origin in 1859! Use Leavenworth Times Index to assist in locating needed information [Reference Staff will assist you] NextBack
  5. 5. ReferenceReference • Let us help you find answers to your questions! – Reference books arranged by DDS on almost any topic – Encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs – Atlases, maps, travel guides – Directories, telephone and others – Tax forms and booklets – Investment publications – Internet and database access – Research services – Voter Registration – Online Reference Links Career Resources, etc. (Click the square) • Contact us in person, by phone, or email – (913) 682-5666 Ext. 206 or refdesk@leavenworth.lib.ks.us NextBack
  6. 6. Reference Area Vertical FilesReference Area Vertical Files Vertical Files Contain: Historical Information Consumer Information Local Area Information Health Information Travel Information Kansas Government Documents NextBack
  7. 7. ArchivesArchives – Categorized by the Dewey Decimal System – Ask Reference Staff for assistance as needed And Circulation Office – Magazines are archived in back – Videos, Disks, etc. are also housed here Kansas Room NextBack
  8. 8. Word Processing ComputersWord Processing Computers • Many Software Programs Available – Microsoft Word – Microsoft Excel – Microsoft Publisher – Microsoft Access – Microsoft Front Page – Microsoft Power Point – Resume Program – Drives: USB; CD Rom NextBack
  9. 9. Internet AccessInternet Access • Public Access Computers for Internet Use – Fourteen in Reference: • Adults may sign up for one hour of use per day. Two are Guest/Express computers and are limited to 15 minute use. – Sixteen for Youth • Six in Children’s Room for children to age 11 • Ten in the Young Adult Room for youth 11-17 • Remember to know and observe policy! NextBack
  10. 10. AudiosAudios Cassettes and Compact DisksCassettes and Compact Disks • Nonfiction – Categorized by AC & the Dewey Decimal System – Departmentalized by age group interest – Biographies are separated Click to access Online Catalog! • Fiction – Arranged alphabetically • With letter location code [AC] and the first 3 letters of author’s last name – Departmentalized by age group interest ***Playaways, CDs and Software are also available*** NextBack
  11. 11. VideosVideos • Informational – Categorized by the Dewey Decimal System – Includes: • Documentaries • Self Help • Educational • Entertainment – Categorized by genre – Departmentalized by age group interest Click to learn how to search for videos only. NextBack
  12. 12. DatabasesDatabases • Leavenworth Public Library provides online FREEFREE access to: Scholarly Journal Articles (Kslib.info – inc Consumer Reports!) Literary Criticism Novelist *Online Custom Newspaper Articles *Ancestry Plus, Heritage Quest - Genealogy *Facts on File Pro Quest Nursing, *Auto Repair Reference Database *Britannica Encyclopedias Access some of the above databases at: //KSLIB.info if you live in Kansas. A special Kansas pin number will provide free access to free ebooks, additional databases and resources at home and when traveling out-of-state at KSLC.org [See Reference Staff for details] * Recent Acquisitions NextBack
  13. 13. The Library has Special PlacesThe Library has Special Places Quilt & New Book Displays Kansas Legal & Historical Resources Learning Center for Children KS & MO College Catalogs/ LV City Ref Materials NextBack
  14. 14. Remember to Use Your Library!Remember to Use Your Library! • Enjoyment • Research • Answers to questions • Computer Classes • Online Access • Word Processing • Quiet place to readread • Programs for all ages This presentation has been created by Cynthia Hesser, one of five Reference Librarians at the Leavenworth Public Library. All rights reserved, thank you! END Replay Back
  15. 15. How To Search Online LVPL Catalog for Videos Only • First open the catalog or access it online at: braryhttps://catalog.nexpresslibrary.org/ • Click the Advanced Search box below the Quick Search box • Type in a genre (ie. Western, Comedy, Horror, etc.) on the Subject line or • Type in a specific title on the Title line, then - • Scroll down to select a Format, Select: DVD • Scroll down to select a Location, Select: Leavenworth • Click on the Search button to view holdings Click here NextBack