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Library Orientation<br />
Library Staff<br />Ms. Emmons<br />Library Assistant<br />Ms. Doyle, <br />District Librarian<br />
<ul><li>Check out books for two weeks
No food or drinks in the library
Bring a pass during lunch
The library is for quiet study – whisper!</li></ul>Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/42931449@N07/5397530925...
Computer Use<br /><ul><li>Students working on school assignments have priority
Sign in with your school login/password. Do not share passwords.
Save to a flash drive or your folder on the student H drive.
Use computers appropriately – you will lose your privileges if you abuse them</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.topco...
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. Emmons<br />Library Assistant<br />Ms. Doyle, <br />District Librarian<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Check out books for two weeks
  5. 5. No food or drinks in the library
  6. 6. Bring a pass during lunch
  7. 7. The library is for quiet study – whisper!</li></ul>Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/42931449@N07/5397530925/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  8. 8. Computer Use<br /><ul><li>Students working on school assignments have priority
  9. 9. Sign in with your school login/password. Do not share passwords.
  10. 10. Save to a flash drive or your folder on the student H drive.
  11. 11. 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 />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. Visit the library to:<br /><ul><li>Look up books
  14. 14. Use databases
  15. 15. Find information online
  16. 16. Use reference materials</li></li></ul><li>Search WebCat<br />Start on the school home page<br />Click “Library” to find WebCat<br />
  17. 17. 3. Type the title, author or subject, then click the appropriate button<br />OR type any keyword and hit the return key<br />
  18. 18. 4. Scroll down to find out whether the book is at your school<br />
  19. 19. 5. Find fiction by the first three letters of the author’s last name<br />6. Find nonfiction by the Dewey Decimal number, then the first three letters<br />
  20. 20. Image Attribution: http://img.fotocommunity.com/Pets-Farm-Animals/Cats/Cat-a19319142.jpg<br />
  21. 21. Image Attibution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/sizes/z/in/photostream/<br />
  22. 22. <ul><li>Evaluate information -- don’t believe everything you read
  23. 23. Compare multiple sources
  24. 24. Always cite your sources (Easybib.com, etc.)</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeeperez/2453225588/<br />
  25. 25. Use a Database/Online Resource<br />Newspapers, magazines, scholarly journalsand 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 />
  26. 26. Online Research Tools<br />Waluga Junior High School<br />
  27. 27. How do I get to the databases?<br />School website <br />Hover over “LIBRARY”<br />Choose “Online Research Tools”<br />
  28. 28. Also Recommended<br />Public Library Research Tools<br />
  29. 29. Image Attribution: http://capl.washjeff.edu/2/l/3937.jpg<br />
  30. 30. <ul><li>Try the NoveList database
  31. 31. Amazon – find a book you love and see what titles people also bought; try bestseller lists and book awards
  32. 32. Ask Ms. Doyle or Ms. Emmons for suggestions
  33. 33. Browse WebCat or the library shelves
  34. 34. Look at the New Books or book displays in the library</li></li></ul><li>Speak with Ms. Emmons or Ms. Doyle<br />
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