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Loj library orientation

  1. 1. Library Orientation<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. Library Staff<br />Ms. DeJager<br />Library Assistant<br />Ms. Doyle, <br />District Librarian<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Library hours: 8-3:30
  5. 5. Library books check out for 2 weeks
  6. 6. Textbooks are due at the end of the year
  7. 7. No food or drinks
  8. 8. Passes required during lunchtime
  9. 9. No cell phone/iPod use
  10. 10. The library is for quiet study</li></ul>Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/42931449@N07/5397530925/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  11. 11. Computer Use<br /><ul><li>Computers are for learning activities
  12. 12. Sign in with your school login/password. Do not share passwords.
  13. 13. Save to a flash drive or your folder on student H drive
  14. 14. Use computers appropriately – you will lose your privileges if you abuse them</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.topcompi.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Elecom-MF-LSU216G-USB-flash-drive.jpg<br />
  15. 15. Printing<br /><ul><li>Print class-related materials only
  16. 16. Please print only one copy of your materials – the printer is not for making class sets</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/liewcf/449596150/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18. Visit the library to:<br /><ul><li>Look up books
  19. 19. Use databases
  20. 20. Find information online
  21. 21. Use reference materials</li></li></ul><li>Search WebCat<br />Start on the school home page<br />Click “Library” to find WebCat<br />
  22. 22. 3. Type the title, author or subject, then click the appropriate button<br />OR type any keyword and hit the return key<br />
  23. 23. 4. Scroll down to find out whether the book is at your school<br />
  24. 24. 5. Find fiction by the first three letters of the author’s last name<br />6. Find nonfiction by the Dewey Decimal number, then first three letters<br />
  25. 25. Image Attribution: http://img.fotocommunity.com/Pets-Farm-Animals/Cats/Cat-a19319142.jpg<br />
  26. 26. Image Attibution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/sizes/z/in/photostream/<br />
  27. 27. <ul><li>Evaluate information -- don’t believe everything you read
  28. 28. Compare many sources
  29. 29. Always cite your sources (Easybib.com, etc.)</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeeperez/2453225588/<br />
  30. 30. Use a Database/Online Resource<br />Newspapers, magazines, 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 />
  31. 31. Online Research Tools<br />Lake Oswego Junior High School<br />
  32. 32. How do I get to the databases?<br />School website <br />Hover over “LIBRARY”<br />Choose “Online Research Tools”<br />
  33. 33. Also Recommended<br />Public Library Research Tools<br />
  34. 34. Image Attribution: http://capl.washjeff.edu/2/l/3937.jpg<br />
  35. 35. <ul><li>Amazon – find a book you love and see what titles people also bought; try bestseller lists and book awards
  36. 36. Ask Ms. Doyle or Ms. DeJager for suggestions
  37. 37. Browse WebCat or the library shelves
  38. 38. Look at the New Books or book displays in the library</li></li></ul><li>Speak with Ms. DeJager or Ms. Doyle<br />

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