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Library Orientation


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For High School Students and Transferees of Imus Institute, Inc.

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Library Orientation

  1. 2. Freshmen and Transferees <ul><li>Library Orientation </li></ul>
  2. 7. <ul><li>HOW TO BORROW BOOKS </li></ul><ul><li>The Imus Institute Library practices the open shelf system. Borrowers are free to go directly to the shelves and withdraw the books they need. Books are arranged on the shelves numerically according to the DEWEY DECIMAL. </li></ul>
  3. 8. <ul><li>000- 099 General Works </li></ul><ul><li>100- 199 Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>200- 299 Religion </li></ul><ul><li>300- 399 Social Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>400- 499 Languages </li></ul><ul><li>500- 599 Pure Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>600- 699 Applied Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>700- 799 Fine Arts </li></ul><ul><li>800- 899 Literature </li></ul><ul><li>900- 999 History </li></ul>
  4. 9. B. TYPES OF BOOKS <ul><li>NON- FICTION BOOKS </li></ul><ul><li>- All library materials such as non- fiction books, general references and vertical file collections may only be used within the library. </li></ul><ul><li>FICTION BOOKS </li></ul><ul><li>- May be borrowed for ONE WEEK and may be renewed for another week if there is no demand for the volume. </li></ul><ul><li>PERIODICALS </li></ul><ul><li>- Periodicals and newspapers are not for home use and they have to read at the PERIODICAL SECTION only. </li></ul>
  5. 16. Depository Section
  6. 18. <ul><li>Students entering the library will be required to leave things such as bags, cases, envelope, etc. All valuables like wallet, cassettes, calculators, cell phones, jewelry, ipods, etc. should not be left in the Depository Section. </li></ul><ul><li>A numbered tag will be issued to the students and that same tag will be presented to the library assistant in claiming their belongings. </li></ul><ul><li>Lost number tag will be the responsibility of the student. </li></ul><ul><li>Unclaimed items/belongings will be turned over to the office of the Principal or Discipline Officer. </li></ul><ul><li>Students should claim their belongings once they leave the library to avoid inconvenience. </li></ul>
  7. 19. Other Services <ul><li>Inter- Library Services- Imus Institute faculty or students who wish to use, borrow library resources available in other libraries may request for referral from the Librarian. </li></ul>
  8. 25. Borrower’s Card
  9. 30. 1. Students must pin their ID upon entering the library. NO ID, NO ENTRY . 2. Observe silence. No idle conversations, loud laughter, group discussion and other unnecessary noises. Anyone causing a disturbance will be asked to leave the library. 3. Eating, drinking, sleeping, listening to portable radios/ walkman/ disc player/ MP3, use of CELLPHONE and doing industrial works are prohibited. 4. Keep the library clean. Use of wastebaskets provided for this purpose.
  10. 31. 5. Keep things in order. Push the chair back against the table when you leave the library so it would not obstruct the movements of others. 6. Cell phones must be kept in SILENT mode. 7. When borrowing books from the shelves SIGN the book card and present it to the library assistant in the charging desk. After using the book, return it to the library staff. 8. Handle books and other library materials with care. They are intended to serve many users after you.
  11. 32. 9 . Use of electrical convenience outlets is not allowed . 10. Seats in the library may not be reserved. Anything left on the table maybe removed by the library staff to make room for other readers. 11. Wearing of caps, hats, visors and the like is strictly prohibited inside the library for the courtesy reason. 12. Hiding or stealing books or other library property , tearing out of pages of the books or periodicals and forging signatures are prohibited and are punishable according to the discretion of the Principal and the Discipline Officer.
  12. 33. FINES AND PENALTIES <ul><li>A fine of Php 10.00 / day will be charged for non- fiction books (general circulation and reference books) including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. </li></ul><ul><li>A fine of Php 1 .00 / day will be charged for Fiction books including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. </li></ul>
  13. 34. LOST AND DAMAGED BOOKS <ul><li>A lost book must be reported immediately to the Librarian to avoid accumulation of fines. </li></ul><ul><li>A book reported must be replaced with the latest edition of the same title not later than two (2) weeks after the Librarian had been notified. </li></ul><ul><li>Books returned with missing pages will be the responsibility of the last borrower. </li></ul>
  14. 36. Head Librarian Ms. Wenefreda Metante
  15. 37. Assistant Librarian Mrs. Leonora R. Saporsantos
  16. 38. Library Staff Ms. Lady Jo-Anne R. Peralta
  17. 39. Student Asst. Ms. Pearl Ebreo
  18. 40. Assistant Librarian Ms. Mary Grace Jocson - Nueno Campus
  19. 41. Library Staff Ms. Sollienor Lazo- Nueno Campus
  20. 42. Student Asst. Mr. Ryelsam Petrache
  21. 43. Student Asst. Ms. Genalyn Espiritu
  22. 45. Thank You !!!