A place to meet and collaborate with classmates.
And, of course, friendly and knowledgeable Librarians who will help me!
What you SHOULDN’T find in the library! People talking on cell phones Full-blown picnics and delivered pizzas Offensive & pornographic pictures on computer monitors PDA: Get a room! All Facebook and no research Speakers with volume turned on
Your Student Card is your Library Card You need to bring your card with you when checking out any materials from the library…. Be careful – you are responsible for all materials checked out with your card.
HOW MUCH $ TO REPLACE ID? $10 Nothing, it’s part of my tech fee $100 $50
What is Information Literacy? The ability to read and write The ability to use technology such as a computer Having a lot of interesting facts memorized Being able to find, analyze and use information
INFORMATION LITERACY Recognize the need for information Locate information Identify information Evaluate information Effectively & ethically use the information
REAL LIFE SCENARIOYou and a friend want to see a movie, but you don’t know what’s playing. What do you do? Look up movies showing in the newspaper Google “Movie cinemas Jamestown NY” Call the theatre Use the app. on your iPhone
Which of these resources is listed on the “Quick Links” list? Subscription Databases. Quick Search of the Catalog. Reserve Readings. Libguides.
Let’s talk about books! How do I find out if a book is in the library? Library Catalog Once I find a book in the catalog, how do I find it in the library? Library of Congress Classification Schedule What do I do if the library doesn’t have the book I need? Interlibrary Loan
Ethical Use of Information Plagiarism If you use someone else’s ideas or words, do you have to give them credit? Writing and Citing Assistance Copyright (governed by U.S. Law) Can you use an image or video found on the Internet for a PowerPoint presentation?
All pictures found on Google Images are free of copyright ? True False
Questions? Remember to visit the reference desk in the library if you need help! Call or email a librarian if you need help when you are not in the library.
Scavenger Hunt Read your team’s question Use your new skills to find the item in the library catalog. Go out into the library to locate the material that will answer your question. Once you have answered the question, leave the item exactly where you found it – don’t bring it back here. If you are having trouble finding the answer, ask me!