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  • Identify one thing you would like to learn about the library or academic research today. Write it down, and we’ll talk about it at the end of class.
  • Policy on phone use, conversations, muting computer sound.No printing or access to student storage when using wireless laptop.Reserve readings are available from the circulation desk.The library also is home to the AV center where all audio visual equipment is kept. This is also where you would view a video that may have been assigned by your instructor. You can borrow a laptop from AV for use in the library.
  • Having overdue fines can have an impact on getting your grades, enrolling in classes and graduating. Does everyone know how to log in to a computer?
  • You need to use your student login to access databases when not in the library.
  • You can take out 10 books (2 weeks), and 3 periodicals (1 week). Student Card, Circulation Desk. Use ILL cards in front of the Reference Desk or WorldCat to get books not held in the library.Link to Library Catalog – do a keyword search on “Immigration”, do a browse search on “Immigration”. Show a full record. Is book here? Subject headings. Link to LOC – also discuss handout.Link to Worldcat for ILL.
  • Plagiarism vs. copyright – both issues of intellectual property. Discuss obtaining an image/video from a free site, found in public domain , or authorized by the owner/artist/photographer. Permission should be obtained otherwise. Fair Use – less than 10% of original work - not used for your whole presentation – not to be distributed or shown commercially.
  • Discuss the items they wrote down at the beginning of class. Tour of Library.
  • Student success

    1. 1. Student Success <br />And how the library will help you achieve it…<br />
    2. 2. Why the library?<br />
    3. 3. What can I find in the Library? <br /><ul><li>Books!
    4. 4. Print Journals and Magazines.
    5. 5. DVDs and other media.
    6. 6. Computers with Microsoft Office
    7. 7. Access to the Internet and databases.
    8. 8. WiFi
    9. 9. Printers (Color and B&W)
    10. 10. Copier
    11. 11. A quiet place to study.
    12. 12. A place to meet and collaborate with classmates.
    13. 13. And, of course, friendly and knowledgeable Librarians who will help me!</li></li></ul><li>What you SHOULDN’T find in the library!<br />People talking on cell phones<br />Full-blown picnics and delivered pizzas<br />Offensive & pornographic pictures on computer monitors<br />PDA: Get a room!<br />All Facebook and no research<br />Speakers with volume turned on<br />
    14. 14. Your Student Card is your Library Card<br />You need to bring your card with you when checking out any materials from the library….<br />Be careful – you are responsible for all materials checked out with your card.<br />
    15. 15. HOW MUCH $ TO REPLACE ID?<br />$10<br />Nothing, it’s part of my tech fee<br />$100<br />$50<br />
    16. 16. Take a look at the bookmark we handed out… <br />
    17. 17. What day is the library closed?<br />Monday<br />Saturday<br />Friday<br />Sunday<br />
    18. 18. Here’s a harder question:<br />
    19. 19. What is Information Literacy?<br />The ability to read and write<br />The ability to use technology such as a computer<br />Having a lot of interesting facts memorized<br />Being able to find, analyze and use information<br />
    20. 20. INFORMATION LITERACY<br />Recognize the need for information<br />Locate information<br />Identify information<br />Evaluate information<br />Effectively & ethically use the information<br />
    21. 21. REAL LIFE SCENARIOYou and a friend want to see a movie, but you don’t know what’s playing. What do you do?<br />Look up movies showing in the newspaper<br />Google “Movie cinemas Jamestown NY”<br />Call the theatre<br />Use the app. on your iPhone<br />
    22. 22. ALL ARE CORRECT!<br />
    23. 23. So…how can I use the library resources to gain Information Literacy?<br /><ul><li>Use the Library catalog.
    24. 24. Select and search databases effectively.
    25. 25. Search the Internet efficiently.
    26. 26. Evaluate and use information.
    27. 27. Correctly cite information.</li></ul>And, most importantly, know when to ask for help!<br />
    28. 28. The Library Website<br />You can access the library’s website and use the resources from any device connected to the Internet.<br />Let’s take a quick tour:<br /><br />
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    46. 46. Which of these resources is listed on the “Quick Links” list?<br />Subscription Databases.<br />Quick Search of the Catalog.<br />Reserve Readings.<br />Libguides.<br />
    47. 47. Let’s talk about books!<br />How do I find out if a book is in the library?<br />Library Catalog<br />Once I find a book in the catalog, how do I find it in the library?<br />Library of Congress Classification Schedule<br />What do I do if the library doesn’t have the book I need?<br />Interlibrary Loan<br />
    48. 48. Ethical Use of Information<br />Plagiarism <br />If you use someone else’s ideas or words, do you have to give them credit?<br />Writing and Citing Assistance<br />Copyright (governed by U.S. Law)<br />Can you use an image or video found on the Internet for a PowerPoint presentation?<br />
    49. 49. All pictures found on Google Images are free of copyright ?<br />True<br />False<br />
    50. 50. Find Us On Facebook!<br />
    51. 51. Questions?<br />Remember to visit the reference desk in the library if you need help!<br />Call or email a librarian if you need help when you are not in the library. <br />
    52. 52. Scavenger Hunt <br />Read your team’s question<br />Use your new skills to find the item in the library catalog.<br />Go out into the library to locate the material that will answer your question.<br />Once you have answered the question, leave the item exactly where you found it – don’t bring it back here. <br />If you are having trouble finding the answer, ask me!<br />