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Library Orientation<br />
Library Staff<br />Ms. Bruss<br />Library Assistant<br />Ms. Gustin (afternoons)<br />Ms. Doyle, <br />District Librarian<...
<ul><li>Library books are checked out for 3 weeks
Textbooks due at the end of the year
Fines: 10 cents a day
No food or drinks (except water bottles with lids)
No cell phone use in the library
Bring a pass if you are coming from class (to take a test, etc.)</li></ul>Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/...
Computer Use<br /><ul><li>Computers are for school assignments only
Sign in with your school login/password. Do not share passwords.
Save to a flash drive or your folder on the student H drive. Or use Google Docs (it saves automatically and you can access...
Use computers appropriately or you will lose your privileges</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.topcompi.com/wp-conten...
Printing/<br />Copies<br />Black & white printer – one copy only of your work  or research material<br />Multiple copies: ...
Visit the library to:<br /><ul><li>Look up books
Use databases
Find information online
Use reference materials</li></li></ul><li>Search WebCat<br />Start on the school home page<br />Click “Library” to find We...
3. Type the title, author or subject, then click the appropriate button<br />OR type any keyword and hit the return key<br />
4. Scroll down to find out whether the book is at your school<br />
5. Find fiction by the first three letters of the author’s last name<br />6. Find nonfiction by the Dewey Decimal number, ...
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  1. 1. Library Orientation<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. Library Staff<br />Ms. Bruss<br />Library Assistant<br />Ms. Gustin (afternoons)<br />Ms. Doyle, <br />District Librarian<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Library books are checked out for 3 weeks
  5. 5. Textbooks due at the end of the year
  6. 6. Fines: 10 cents a day
  7. 7. No food or drinks (except water bottles with lids)
  8. 8. No cell phone use in the library
  9. 9. Bring a pass if you are coming from class (to take a test, etc.)</li></ul>Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/42931449@N07/5397530925/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  10. 10. Computer Use<br /><ul><li>Computers are for school assignments only
  11. 11. Sign in with your school login/password. Do not share passwords.
  12. 12. Save to a flash drive or your folder on the student H drive. Or use Google Docs (it saves automatically and you can access your files from anywhere!)
  13. 13. Use computers appropriately or you will lose your privileges</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.topcompi.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Elecom-MF-LSU216G-USB-flash-drive.jpg<br />
  14. 14. Printing/<br />Copies<br />Black & white printer – one copy only of your work or research material<br />Multiple copies: 5 cents each<br />Class sets: go to Production<br />Color printer – 25 cents/page<br />Copies: 10 cents a page<br />Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/liewcf/449596150/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
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  16. 16. Visit the library to:<br /><ul><li>Look up books
  17. 17. Use databases
  18. 18. Find information online
  19. 19. Use reference materials</li></li></ul><li>Search WebCat<br />Start on the school home page<br />Click “Library” to find WebCat<br />
  20. 20. 3. Type the title, author or subject, then click the appropriate button<br />OR type any keyword and hit the return key<br />
  21. 21. 4. Scroll down to find out whether the book is at your school<br />
  22. 22. 5. Find fiction by the first three letters of the author’s last name<br />6. Find nonfiction by the Dewey Decimal number, then in order by last name<br />
  23. 23. Image Attribution: http://img.fotocommunity.com/Pets-Farm-Animals/Cats/Cat-a19319142.jpg<br />
  24. 24. Image Attibution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/sizes/z/in/photostream/<br />
  25. 25. <ul><li>Evaluate information -- don’t believe everything you read
  26. 26. Compare multiple sources
  27. 27. Always cite your sources (Easybib.com, etc.)</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeeperez/2453225588/<br />
  28. 28. Use a Database/Online Resource<br />Newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, images, reference books, primary sources and more <br />School pays for access – has info you can’t get free on the web<br />Edited/fact checked, so often more reliable than websites<br />Ask library staff for passwords to use from home<br />Use your library card to access public library research tools<br />Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/galant/3268338756/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  29. 29. Online Research Tools<br />LakeridgeHigh School<br />
  30. 30. How do I get to the databases?<br />School website <br />Hover over “LIBRARY”<br />Choose “Online Research Tools”<br />
  31. 31. Also Recommended<br />Public Library Research Tools<br />
  32. 32. Image Attribution: http://capl.washjeff.edu/2/l/3937.jpg<br />
  33. 33. <ul><li>Try the NoveList database
  34. 34. Amazon – find a book you love and see what titles people also bought; try bestseller lists and book awards
  35. 35. Ask Ms. Doyle or library staff for suggestions
  36. 36. Browse WebCat or the library shelves
  37. 37. Look at the New Books or book displays in the library</li></li></ul><li>Speak with Ms. Bruss or Ms. Doyle<br />
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