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Education Fair Sept27 2008


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Learn how to use online resources from the New Hanover County Public Library to conduct research and complete your homework!

Learn how to use online resources from the New Hanover County Public Library to conduct research and complete your homework!

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  • 1. The Public Library in Your Living Room!
    • Learn how to access free library resources online 24/7 to help with homework and more!
    • New Hanover County Public Library
  • 2. Library Cards
    • Library cards are free to:
    • New Hanover County residents and property owners
    • Students and teachers in New Hanover County schools and colleges
    • New Hanover County employees
    • Active military personnel stationed in New Hanover County
    • **Minors (under 18) may be issued their own card at the request of the parent or guardian
  • 3. How can the library help?
    • There are a variety of online resources that can be used in the library and at home.
    • Some require your library card number. All of the resources can be accessed from the library homepage:
  • 4. Use online resources and databases if you need:
    • Biographies
    • Information for a research paper
    • Help answering a homework question
    • A video clip
    • Help preparing for a test
    • E-books
    • Resources for teaching
  • 5. Beyond Google….
    • For help citing your sources, contact a reference librarian. Online databases are not the same as websites!
  • 6. Access all online databases and services from the homepage
  • 7. Access E-Resources from homepage
  • 8. E-Resources Page: Grouped by Subject
  • 9. Access Homework Help from homepage or E-Resources
  • 10. Live Homework Help Contact Librarian for Password
  • 11. Homework Help: Session with Tutor Session Info & Help Technical help is always a click away. Whiteboard Full array of text and drawing tools. Tutors can add more boards as necessary. Real-Time Chat Notifies the student when the tutor is writing.
  • 12. Access Kids Corner from homepage
  • 13. Access TumbleBooks from Kids Corner
  • 14. TumbleBooks: Read and listen to online picture books in English, French, or Spanish
  • 15. TumbleBooks: Click Story Books
  • 16. TumbleBooks: Read & Listen to a story - 50 Below Zero
  • 17. Access World Book Online for Kids from Kids Corner or E-Resources
  • 18. World Book Online for Kids: encyclopedia that includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources
  • 19. World Book Online for Kids: Search Results
  • 20. World Book Online for Kids: Article & Citation
  • 21. Access Biography Resource Center from E-Resources Page
  • 22. Biography Resource Center: database of biographical information on over 340,000 people , and up-to-date reporting that can be found in magazines and newspapers
  • 23. Biography Resource Center: Search Results
  • 24. Biography Resource Center: Articles can be printed or emailed - Click tabs for more information
  • 25. Biography Resource Center: Source Citation
  • 26. Access NC Live from homepage or E-Resources
  • 27. NC Live- searchable collections of magazine, newspaper, and journal articles, electronic books, historical materials, maps, and much more - covering a wide range of topics
  • 28. NC Live: EZ Search Results
  • 29. NC Live: EZ Search Results
  • 30. NC Live: Full Text Article, options to print, email, and save
  • 31. Cite Article
  • 32. Article Citation
  • 33. Advanced search: select categories or individual resources – options to limit by full-text only and date
  • 34. NC Live: Browse by Type - Video
  • 35. NC Live: Video Information
  • 36. NC Live: Video Clip Beneath the Sea
  • 37. Access NC Digital Library and Net Library from homepage or E-resources
  • 38. NC Digital Library: Download e-books, e-audiobooks, videos, and music
  • 39. NC Digital Library: Select add to My NCDL eBookbag
  • 40. Information about burning to CD and transferring to a portable device
  • 41. Proceed to Checkout
  • 42. NetLibrary: e-Books & e-Audiobooks
  • 43. NetLibrary: Search results
  • 44. NetLibrary: Life in the Treetops Read books from your computer screen!
  • 45. Access Learn A Test from E-Resources Page
  • 46. Learn A Test / Learning Express: practice tests and tutorial courses
  • 47. Learning Express Subjects (partial list)
  • 48. 6 th Grade Math Diagnostic Tests
  • 49. Sample Math Test
  • 50. Access Financing College Information from E-Resources page
  • 51. Financing College
  • 52. Access from Kids Corner
  • 53. interviews with children's books authors, book discussion guides, audio clips, awards lists, and more
  • 54. Search results for Eric Carle
  • 55. Access Teacher Request Forms from Kids Corner
  • 56. Teacher Request Forms: Request large numbers of books
  • 57. Teacher Request Form- PDF
  • 58. Hours
    • Main
    • Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm
    • Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm
    • Sunday 1pm-5pm
    • Northeast & Myrtle Grove
    • Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm
    • Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm
    • Carolina Beach
    • Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
    • Saturday 9am-1pm
    • Virtual Branch
    • Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • 59. Computers
    • Computers can be used for a maximum of 2 hours a day if you have a valid card
    • Printing costs per page:
    • 10 ¢ black/white
    • 30 ¢ color
    • Wi-Fi (wireless internet for your laptop) is available at Main, Northeast, and Myrtle Grove
  • 60. Scavenger Hunt!
    • Open Internet Explorer
    • Go to library homepage
    • Answer questions using the resources you learned about today
    • Turn in sheet with your name when finished
    • Prize drawing on October 3, 2008 !!