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Library Slide Show

  1. 1. We get copies of every selectionfrom Oprah’s Book Club, courtesy of Oprah and The American Library Association!
  2. 2. Oprah’s latest books are A Tale ofTwo Cities and Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  3. 3. No Cell Phone UseDuring Library Classes. And Please Put YourPhone on Vibrate in the Reference Area.
  4. 4. Returning Students!Don’t forget to update your barcode for the new school year
  5. 5. Joke TimeQ: How many reference librarians does it take to screw in a light bulb?
  6. 6. Joke TimeA: I don’t know, but if you give me your phone number, I’ll get back to you.
  7. 7. Library Quotable My alma mater was books, a good library. --Malcolm X
  8. 8. PeanutButterLoversMonth
  9. 9. Do You Know….What year did STCC open?A. 1967B. 1892C. 1976
  10. 10. Do You Know…. Answer: A. 1967
  11. 11. Librarians Portrayed in the Movies “Party Girl” (1995) With Parker Posey
  12. 12. The largest public library buildingin the United States is Chicago’sHarold Washington Library Center.It measures 756,640 square feet and contains more than 70 miles of shelving!
  13. 13. Library Quotable If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library? --Lily Tomlin
  14. 14. Do You Know…. How many numbers in an STCC Library Barcode?A. 12B. 14C. 10
  15. 15. Do You Know…. Answer: B. 14 Barcodes need to be updated every semester, including summer session.
  16. 16. Word Scramble WEEDY ILMCDAE MSSTYE
  17. 17. Word Scramblea DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM
  18. 18. Wow!!!The recent renovation project replaced 401 windows in Building 27!
  19. 19. Have You Found Your$ Yet? November is National $cholars hip Month Check out the Library’s Guide to Scholarships: http://libguides.stcc.edu/scholarships
  20. 20. Library QuotableGetting my library card was like citizenship; it was like American citizenship. --Oprah Winfrey
  21. 21. Librarians Portrayed on Television“The Librarian II: Return to KingSolomon’s Mines” starring Noah Wyle andGabrielle Anwar
  22. 22. Have you heard the news? Read “Between the Pages,” the STCC Library’s Newsletter!
  23. 23. Get YourBarcodeNow!
  24. 24. Do You Know….How many student computers are in the STCC Library Lab?A. 16B. 20C. 22 The Lab - Before
  25. 25. Do You Know…. Answer: C. 22The Lab - After The lab opened in 2000.
  26. 26. Famous Librariansinclude:• Casanova• Batgirl• Mao Tse Tung• J. Edgar Hoover
  27. 27. Librarians in Literature The Librarian by Larry Beinhart . . . (a) barn-burning political thriller complete with recipes for how to steal a presidential election. . . “ Kirkus Reviews
  28. 28. Take A LookIt’s like have 400 Reference Books at your fingertips!
  29. 29. Fun with Barcodes• All STCC Barcodes begin with the numbers “28132” 28132000001234 • Some students actually memorize their barcodes!
  30. 30. Librarians Portrayed in the Movies “Desk Set” (1957) Featuring Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy
  31. 31. It’s NovemberGobble Up a Good Book
  32. 32. Library news, notes, happenings, and eventhe occasional joke athttp://library.stcc.edu/blogger/blogger.html
  33. 33. National Physical Therapy Month!
  34. 34. Library Quotable You see, I dont believe that libraries should be drab places where people sit in silence, and thats been the main reason for our policy of employing wild animals as librarians. --Monty Python sketch
  35. 35. There’s a Library Research Guide for You!•Nursing•Civil Engineering•Landscape Design•Dental Hygiene•Business•Law Enforcement•Physical Therapy•Graphic ArtsAnd more!
  36. 36. Librarians in Literature The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger The story of Henry de Tamble, a librarian with “chrono-displacement disorder” ‘The Time Travelers Wife is a very old love story: wonky, sexy, incredible... but charmingly, inventively retold. The Times (London)
  37. 37. Did you Know? There are six laptopsavailable at the CirculationDesk for students to use in the library!
  38. 38. The tallest academic library building in the world is the W.E.B. Dubois Library at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. It is 28 stories tall and measures 295 feet.
  39. 39. C/W MARS has more than 140 member libraries andloans more than 9 million items
  40. 40. Librarians Portrayed in the Movies “Music Man” (1962) starring Robert Preston and featuring Shirley Jones as “Marian the Librarian”
  41. 41. Returning Students!Don’t forget to update your barcode for the new school year
  42. 42. Joke TimeQ: Why are there nobooks in the Prague Library?
  43. 43. Joke TimeA: They’re all Czech-ed out!
  44. 44. No Cell Phone Use DuringLibrary Classes.And Please PutYour Phone on Vibrate in the
  45. 45. Librarians in Music -2008- Louisville band My Morning Jacket releases the song “Librarian” on their album “Evil Urges”
  46. 46. Word Scramble LACL BNMUER
  47. 47. Word Scramble CALL NUMBER
  48. 48. Library Quotable "You must live feverishly in a library. Colleges are not going to do any good unless you are raised and live in a library every day of your life.“ – Ray Bradbury
  49. 49. The Library of Congress is thelargest libraryin the world and contains morethan 120 million
  50. 50. Follow us on Twitter twitter.com/stcclibrary
  51. 51. Do You Know…. For how long do videos circulate?A. One WeekB. Two DaysC. They don’t
  52. 52. Do You Know…. Answer: B. Two DaysHowever, if you borrow a video onThursday or Friday, it isn’t due til the following Monday.
  53. 53. Learn ChineseLibrary………………TushuganLucky Numbers 23, 16, 7, 8, 42
  54. 54. Use CINAHL with Full TextIt’s like VITamins for your research paper
  55. 55. Library Quotable The library has alwaysbeen. . .a place where we’vecome to discover big ideasand profound concepts that help move the American story forward-- President Barack Obama
  56. 56. Do You Know….How are most of the books in the library organized?A. By TitleB. By ColorC. By Subject
  57. 57. Do You Know…. Answer: C. By Subject Each call number is associated with a particular subject. Forexample, a call number beginning with “N” is a book about art or artists.
  58. 58. Joke TimeQ: Why Did the Ghostkeep coming to library for more books?
  59. 59. Joke TimeQ: He went through them too quickly.
  60. 60. Librarians Portrayed on Television “Rupert Giles” (played byAnthony StewartHead) from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  61. 61. Word ScrambleECFENERRE OOBK
  62. 62. Word ScrambleREFERENCE BOOK
  63. 63. Library Quotable I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library.-- Sandra Cisneros
  64. 64. Follow us on Twitter twitter.com/stcclibrary
  65. 65. Do You Know…. Who is the President of STCC?A. Samuel BowlesB. Ira RubenzahlC. Theodore Geisel
  66. 66. Do You Know…. Answer: B. Ira Rubenzahl Dr. Rubenzahl was named President in July, 2004.
  67. 67. Try the Library’s paperbackcollection! It’s relaxing!! New Titles Just Added!

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