Welcome to the Wilbury A. Crockett Library<br />At Wellesley High School<br />Fall, 2009<br />
By the end of this class . . .<br />Library information resources<br />Technology basics<br />Expectations<br />How to . ....
Our goals for you<br />Identify, evaluate and utilize a variety of resources when you need information<br />Use technology...
Your goals for us<br />What do you want from your library?  From us?<br />
The Staff<br />Ms. Flaherty<br />Ms. Purnell<br />Ms. Ellis<br />Ms. Stravinski<br />Ms. Holbrook<br />Ms. Siram<br />Libr...
Library hours<br />Monday – Thursday 7:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. (first block access)<br />Friday 7:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.<br />M...
How to behave in a library . . .<br />Be respectful.<br />Covered drinks at tables, but not at computers.<br />
Signing out of study hall<br />Sign out of study first.<br />Report directly to library.<br />Sign in on the library atten...
Books.  Are not. Obsolete.<br />Extensive print collection for research.<br />Reading can be fun.<br />Books are checked o...
Hardware<br />26 computers (Apples & PCs)<br />2 scanners<br />Video cameras<br />Digital cameras<br />Blank CDs/DVDs <br ...
Extras!<br />Student library advisory board<br />Lounge Lizard Fridays<br />Student aids<br />Lunch block<br />Book clubs<...
The world of Charles Dickens<br />He lived from 1812 – 1870.  Great Expectations 1860-1861<br />Victorian pathfinder<br />...
What’s a data base?<br />Internet Movie Database<br />
WHS databases<br />Where to find them<br />How to access<br />Controlled vocabulary<br />ABC-Clio <br />Academic OneFile<b...
Other sources<br />Boston Public Library<br />Google Scholar<br />Wikipedia<br />Delicious<br />WHS library home page Vict...
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Freshmen orientation around DIckens' Great Expectations.

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    1. 1. Welcome to the Wilbury A. Crockett Library<br />At Wellesley High School<br />Fall, 2009<br />
    2. 2. By the end of this class . . .<br />Library information resources<br />Technology basics<br />Expectations<br />How to . . . <br />Case study: all about the world of Dickens<br />
    3. 3. Our goals for you<br />Identify, evaluate and utilize a variety of resources when you need information<br />Use technology effectively and responsibly.<br />Read, read, read. Your choice.<br />
    4. 4. Your goals for us<br />What do you want from your library? From us?<br />
    5. 5. The Staff<br />Ms. Flaherty<br />Ms. Purnell<br />Ms. Ellis<br />Ms. Stravinski<br />Ms. Holbrook<br />Ms. Siram<br />Library staff<br />Technology department<br />
    6. 6. Library hours<br />Monday – Thursday 7:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. (first block access)<br />Friday 7:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.<br />Math and writing labs – check schedules posted in library.<br />
    7. 7. How to behave in a library . . .<br />Be respectful.<br />Covered drinks at tables, but not at computers.<br />
    8. 8. Signing out of study hall<br />Sign out of study first.<br />Report directly to library.<br />Sign in on the library attendance sheet stating purpose for using library.<br />Sign out (and back in) if you leave during the block for bathroom, to see a teacher, etc.<br />
    9. 9. Books. Are not. Obsolete.<br />Extensive print collection for research.<br />Reading can be fun.<br />Books are checked out for one month.<br />No fines for overdue books.<br />
    10. 10. Hardware<br />26 computers (Apples & PCs)<br />2 scanners<br />Video cameras<br />Digital cameras<br />Blank CDs/DVDs <br />iPods<br />
    11. 11. Extras!<br />Student library advisory board<br />Lounge Lizard Fridays<br />Student aids<br />Lunch block<br />Book clubs<br />Chess and board games<br />
    12. 12. The world of Charles Dickens<br />He lived from 1812 – 1870. Great Expectations 1860-1861<br />Victorian pathfinder<br />Keywords/Controlled vocabulary<br />WHS catalog or OPAC<br />
    13. 13. What’s a data base?<br />Internet Movie Database<br />
    14. 14. WHS databases<br />Where to find them<br />How to access<br />Controlled vocabulary<br />ABC-Clio <br />Academic OneFile<br />JSTOR<br />WHS library homepage<br />
    15. 15. Other sources<br />Boston Public Library<br />Google Scholar<br />Wikipedia<br />Delicious<br />WHS library home page Victorian England pathfinder<br />
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