Ppt adapted from Rebecca Johnson, Harrison College – Ft Wayne. Used and adapted with permission.
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Ppt adapted from Rebecca Johnson, Harrison College – Ft Wayne. Used and adapted with permission.
Ppt adapted from Rebecca Johnson, Harrison College – Ft Wayne. Used and adapted with permission.
Ppt adapted from Rebecca Johnson, Harrison College – Ft Wayne. Used and adapted with permission.
Click video or link to open video.
There are two types of classification systems that libraries use to organize materials on the shelf: Dewey Decimal Classification SystemUsed by most public libraries and some colleges Library of Congress Classification SystemUsed by most University and colleges (Harrison College uses this system)Call numbers are found on book spines. Look for a white label with a bunch of letters and numbers.
Call numbers are like a street address for resources. It identifies where on the shelf an item can be located. Call numbers are assigned by librarians and may vary from library to library.
For example, all books about dogs will be grouped together.
Dewey uses numbers
Library of Congress uses letters
Call numbers and ISBN numbers are often confused.The call number is on the spine of the book, unique to that library, and is the book’s address.Call numbers include letters, numbers, and periods.The ISBN is the book standard number. Each edition of a book has a book assigned. This is handy if you want to make sure you are purchasing the correct textbook on Amazon! It is that edition of the book’s barcode, and includes only numbers. (occasionally there is an x at the end)Show examples.
The Stacks is where the books are shelved
Go to the website to show how to locate the online catalog.Do a search on a topic (Facebook is what I usually use). Point out how to click books on the left-hand side after the searchClick advanced search at the top of the screen (just under the main search box)Point out where to search by author, title, and keyword.Point out the limiters at the bottom (dates, format, a particular harrison college campus LRC)
Begin with the 2 letters at the beginning then move down to the rest of the numbered call number.(have them do this in the same groups)BD 430.A3 2008; BF 1078.F72 2010; HD 4918.E375 2008; HF 5383.H49 2005; RT 55.N44 2011; RT 55.T4875 2009
Begin with the 2 letters at the beginning then move down to the rest of the numbered call number.(have them do this in the same groups)BD 430.A3 2008; BF 1078.F72 2010; HD 4918.E375 2008; HF 5383.H49 2005; RT 55.N44 2011; RT 55.T4875 2009
Begin with the 2 letters at the beginning then move down to the rest of the numbered call number.(have them do this in the same groups)BD 430.A3 2008; BF 1078.F72 2010; HD 4918.E375 2008; HF 5383.H49 2005; RT 55.N44 2011; RT 55.T4875 2009
The OPAC can be searched for books, e-books, DVDs, CDRoms, and more.
When searching the online catalog, you can search by the following “fields”
They have learned these already. Just a refresher.AND – limitsOR – expandsNOT - limits
In Class assignment. In groups, work through the in-class assignment. They will need to visit the LRC occasionally to pull books off the shelf.
In Class assignment. In groups, work through the in-class assignment. They will need to visit the LRC occasionally to pull books off the shelf.
In Class assignment. In groups, work through the in-class assignment. They will need to visit the LRC occasionally to pull books off the shelf.
In Class assignment. In groups, work through the in-class assignment. They will need to visit the LRC occasionally to pull books off the shelf.
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FINDING BOOKSINF1100 – Week 8 LRC
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Books!This lesson will cover:Pros & Cons of Books!Cataloging systems: Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Finding books using H-Cat and our Ebooks collectionThere are two VERY IMPORTANT videos near the endof this presentation. These will demonstrate HOW to search H-Cat and the Ebooks collection. Just click the video image to view!
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Books are published!The facts in books have been verifiedVery thorough information on a topicUsually written by someone who isqualified WHY USE BOOKS???
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Take so long to get published, they can beoutdated by they time they are released!Tooooooo Looooong (the INDEX at theback can help you find the relevant parts)You might find a book record, but not thewhole book! THE DOWNSIDE OF BOOKS?
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Books: We have a system! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzbDdgWiaS0&NR=1
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LIBRARY CALL NUMBERS: CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress
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CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMSBoth Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal systems organize materials by SUBJECT.
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DEWEY DECIMALDewey uses numbers at thebeginning of the call number. 154.634 FRE
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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Library of Congress usesletters at the beginning of the call number. HD 4918.E375
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Time out: Call Number vs ISBNCall number: ISBN (book standardFound on the spine of the book number)Unique to library Found on the back of the bookBook’s “address” on the shelf Unique to that bookIncludes letters, numbers, periods Book’s individual barcode Includes only numbers (and maybe an x)
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THE LIBRARY STACKSFinding materials: Go to the online library catalog Find your desired resource Write down the call number associated with the item Find your book in the stacks
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CALL NUMBER ORDER: LIBRARY OF CONGRESSPut the following numbers in order: HD 4918 .E375 2008 RT 55 .N44 2011 BF 1078 .F72 2010 HF 5383 .H49 2005 BD 430 .A3 2008 RT 55 .T4875 2009
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Homework:Find two books on your topic and respond to thereflection questionNO Learning activityPlease be sure to view the videos, understand the pros and cons ofusing books in research, and how to search H-Cat and Ebooks.
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