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Library Resources Old and New

  1. 1. Library Resources Ms. Doyle, Librarian
  2. 2. <ul><li>Handouts – please take one of each. </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>White scrap paper </li></ul><ul><li>Blue scrap paper </li></ul>
  3. 15. Let’s Review Can you name three older types of library resources? Can you name three new types of resources?
  4. 16. <ul><li>Start on the school home page </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Library” to find WebCat </li></ul>
  5. 17. 3. Type the title, author or subject, then click the appropriate button OR type any keyword and hit the return key
  6. 18. 4. Scroll down to find out whether the book is at your school
  7. 19. 5. Find fiction by the first three letters of the author’s last name 6. Find nonfiction by the Dewey Decimal number
  8. 20. Image Attribution:
  9. 21. Newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, images, reference books, primary sources and more School pays for access – has information you just can’t get free on the web Edited/fact checked, so often more reliable than websites Often gives you the MLA citation with each article Why Not Just Google It?
  10. 22. How to Find the Databases Go to your school’s website Hover over Library in the menu, then choose Online Research Tools or Library Home Page You can also find link to database passwords on Library Home Page (must log in to Edline)
  11. 24. With a Partner Talk to someone next to you for about 1 minute. What are three reasons you might physically go to the library? What are three reasons you might visit the library “virtually” (online)? Share your answers!
  12. 26. Culturegrams
  13. 27. Have you used Culturegrams? <ul><li>Thumbs up for yes </li></ul><ul><li>Thumbs sideways for maybe </li></ul><ul><li>Thumbs down for no </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of information would you expect to find here? </li></ul>
  14. 28. World Book Encyclopedia Have you used this resource? Thumbs up, down or sideways. What kind of information would you find?
  15. 29. Grolier Encyclopedia Have you used this resource? Thumbs up, down or sideways. What kind of information would you find?
  16. 30. Gale PowerSearch
  17. 31. Gale PowerSearch
  18. 32. Gale PowerSearch – Book Results
  19. 33. Image Attribution:
  20. 34. <ul><li>Ask Ms. Doyle or a teacher for suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon – find a book you love and see what titles people also bought; try bestseller lists and book awards </li></ul><ul><li>Browse WebCat or the library shelves </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the New Books on display in the library </li></ul><ul><li>OR. . . NOVELIST! </li></ul>
  21. 35. NoveList
  22. 36. Scan Results, Click on Title
  23. 37. Read Reviews
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