Introduction to the Library Services for Sixth Form

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Introduction to the Library Services at The Dixie Grammar School, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire. For Sixth Form students.

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Introduction to the Library Services for Sixth Form

  1. 1. Library Online: Our Libraries: Library Presentations The Dixie Grammar School Michael Parker Library Introduction to the Library Services at The Dixie Grammar School
  2. 2. 2 Strongest Links!
  3. 3. 3 “You want weapons? We're in a library! Books! The best weapon in the world!” Doctor Who http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100101013446/tardis/images/3/37/DVDFWP_Silence _in_the_Library.jpg
  4. 4. 4 “Dear sisters and brothers, Books are very precious. Some books can travel you back centuries and some take you into the future. In some books, you will visit the core of your heart and in others you will go out into the universe. Books keep ones feelings alive.” Malala Yousafzai opening the Library of Birmingham http://www.libraryofbirmingham.com/article/malalas-speech
  5. 5. 5http://www.flickr.com/photos/57781228@N06/5369830189/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  6. 6. 6 Year 11 Sixth Form Adulthood University College Sixth Form – a time of transition
  7. 7. 7 http://www.flickr.com/photos/pcoin/274154 1645/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Let us help you fly!
  8. 8. 8 Why use your Library Services?
  9. 9. 9http://pokershrink.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/information-overload.html
  10. 10. http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/2010/10/40-creative-and-informative-infographics.html There is so much information out there….
  11. 11. 11 …print books, e-books, blogs, diagrams, databases, primary sources, documents, artefacts, images, graphs, posters, music, DVDs, magazines, journals, videos, newspapers, web sites, social media….
  12. 12. 12 http://www.sciencephoto.com/image/392566/530wm/C0096554-Information_overload,_conceptual_image-SPL.jpg How do you cope with it all?
  13. 13. I can help you to find, organise and use the information that you need. http://www.yvarbelotte.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/information-overload.jpg
  14. 14. 14 What your Library Services can do for you
  15. 15. Your Library Services Physical resources:  General and Young Adult fiction  Reference and information books  Newspapers  Magazines  DVDs http://www.flickr.com/photos/fanz/160696504/
  16. 16. Your Library Services Virtual resources available 24/7:  Library Online Services Websites  Research Guides on LibGuides  Subscriptions to essential online databases  E-books—coming soon!
  17. 17. 17
  18. 18. 18 Research Guides
  19. 19. 19 Research Guide on How to Research!
  20. 20. 20 Online Resources
  21. 21. 21 Online Resources
  22. 22. 22 Online Resources
  23. 23. 23 Online Resources
  24. 24. 24
  25. 25. 25 All linked from Library Online
  26. 26. 26 Library Online http://library-online.org.uk
  27. 27. Your Library Services Facilities and equipment:  Flexible working environment  Laptop computers, mice, headphones, printer, screen and projector  Floor sockets for use with your personal laptops & gadgets  Kobo e-book readers http://www.flickr.com/photos/46632302@N06/4279477677/
  28. 28. Your Library Services Professional services:  Supportive working environment  Professional staffing  Help with resources and research skills  Advice with technologies
  29. 29. 29 My promise to you
  30. 30. 30 http://www.sciencephoto.com/image/392565/530wm/C0096553-Information_overload,_conceptual_image-SPL.jpg To help and support you!
  31. 31. To help and support you!  To maintain a place conducive to learning and study  To acquire suitable print and digital resources  To help you to find and use appropriate resources  To help you to improve your research skills  To try to keep up-to-date with developing technologies  To suggest suitable technologies to use  To listen to your suggestions for improving our services To help you to improve your research skills To maintain a place conducive to learning and study To acquire suitable print and digital resources To help you to find and use appropriate resources
  32. 32. To listen to your suggestions for improving our services To try to keep up-to- date with developing technologies To suggest suitable technologies to use
  33. 33. 33 What you can do
  34. 34. Use the Library - a space for work and study  Study periods  Break  Lunchtimes – busy with younger students  After school until 5.15 http://www.flickr.com/photos/rachelsian/274158994
  35. 35. Borrow and use resources Physical resources:  Books: 6 items for 6 weeks  Short loan: 1 item for 3 days  Reference: no borrowing Online resources:  24/7 access through the Library Online website E-books:  Not available for borrowing at the moment
  36. 36. 36 http://www.thecampuscompanion.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Librarian-The-Original-Search- Engine.jpg Talk to your Librarian!
  37. 37. 37 Our expectations of you!
  38. 38. Respect for others!  Respect the needs of other students to study in comfort and quiet  Ask in advance if you want to book in for group study  Take your stuff with you when you leave the Library  You may bring in water bottles
  39. 39.  Switch off mobile phones and music players  Do not use the Library as a short-cut  Be aware that the Library may be booked  Remember to ask if you need any assistance Respect for others!
  40. 40. 40 http://www.flickr.com/photos/pcoin/2741541 645/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Let us help you fly!
  41. 41. 41http://www.flickr.com/photos/shenamt/9009012297/
  42. 42. 42 Acknowledgements – Images http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100101013446/tardis/images/3/37/DVDFWP_Silenc e_in_the_Library.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/57781228@N06/5369830189/sizes/l/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/pcoin/2741541645/sizes/o/in/photostream/ http://pokershrink.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/information-overload.html http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/2010/10/40-creative-and-informative-infographics.html http://www.sciencephoto.com/image/392566/530wm/C0096554- Information_overload,_conceptual_image-SPL.jpg http://www.yvarbelotte.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/information-overload.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/fanz/160696504 Credo Reference Guardian and Observer Digital Archive History Study Center Science Reference Center http://www.flickr.com/photos/46632302@N06/4279477677/ http://www.sciencephoto.com/image/392565/530wm/C0096553- Information_overload,_conceptual_image-SPL.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/rachelsian/274158994 http://www.thecampuscompanion.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Librarian-The-Original- Search-Engine.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/shenamt/9009012297/ Other images are copyright to The Dixie Grammar School, Michael Parker Library. Created by Mrs Anne Robinson, Librarian, The Dixie Grammar School, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire. Available from the Library Online Website: http://library- online.org.uk

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