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  • 08/12/13 Welcome! 2007 - 2008 School Year Godley High School LeAnn Waldie
  • 08/12/13 Mrs. Wilson – District Librarian • Rotates among all 4 GISD schools • Is on this campus at least one day a week • Show her the same courtesy as any other staff or teacher
  • 08/12/13 Agenda/Topics to Be Covered • The Library and it’s services • Dewey Decimal System • Research • Internet & Computers • Web sites • Printing • Don’t be afraid to ask for help • How to check out a book • Fines and Notices
  • 08/12/13 Is available for each student with your student log-in on the Library Computers. Opac.lnk OPAC - Which stands for: “Online Public Access Catalog”
  • 08/12/13 With OPAC you can search the entire Library’s collection for specific items by Keyword, Title, or by Subject, Author, Series, and even the Call Number. Opac.lnk
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  • 08/12/13 Let’s Do Dewey! Who invented the Dewey Decimal Classification? Dewey Duck Melvil Dewey
  • 08/12/13 What is a call number? •Every book in the library is given a unique call number to serve as an address for locating the book on the shelf. The call number itself is composed of two parts--Dewey Decimal Classification and the Cutter number or book number. •Dewey Decimal Classification •The dewey decimal system coordinates materials on the same subject and on related subjects to make items easier to find on the shelves by using a combination of letters and numbers. • The Dewey system has ten main classes
  • 08/12/13 REMEMBER: The more numbers, the more specific. REMEMBER: When filing in a decimal system, file digit by digit--not by whole number. Look at this example: •331 •331.01 •331.011 •331.016 •331.02 •331.026 •331.041 •331.04136
  • 08/12/13 NEVER BE AFRAID TO ASK FOR HELP The Library Staff and Student Aides are here to help you when you need us.
  • 08/12/13 • You can also visit the GISD webpage and get to resource links there – www.godleyisd.net READ TO SUCCEED!
  • 08/12/13 5 Student COMPUTERS • Ready for you to use for: • Research • Homework • Any School Work • Search OPAC
  • 08/12/13 http://web.esc20.net/k12database www.worldbookonline.com www.fofweb.com
  • 08/12/13 You will NOT be able to:  Access Email  Change any settings  Print without
  • 08/12/13 You WILLbe able to:  Access OPAC  Research sites  Google, etc.
  • 08/12/13 Can Print: MUST Ask first: Limited to 2 pages per day
  • 08/12/13  Be Respectful  Clean Up Your Area  Dispose of Trash Properly  Keep volume at minimum
  • 08/12/13 Reference Items • You can use the reference books and get online to research your work; however, research books may not be checked out or leave the library. • Occasionally, a teacher will notify me that there is a specific topic that their students will be studying; if I have books out on a cart – those may be used here in the library, but not checked out.
  • 08/12/13 To check out a book … Books (up to 5) may be checked out for 2 weeks. If you want to keep it longer, then you will need to bring it in and recheck it out for another two weeks. Bring it to the desk, and give me your name – the barcode on the book will be scanned – checking it out to you.
  • 08/12/13 Fines and Notices • A book is late on day 15 • Fines will begin accruing on that day at 5¢ per day – up to $3 • Notices are handed out during your 2nd period. • If you have lost or damaged a book, then you are responsible for paying to replace it. • The fee for this will be on your notice.
  • 08/12/13 Q&A •Do you have a questions on any of this information?
  • 08/12/13 WELCOMEYou are welcome in the Library anytime, with a Hall Pass – sign in and give Hall Pass to staff at desk. Times Library Closed: Sometimes at Lunch – When another class is using Library – during testing periods – watch for signs!