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Choosing Your Next Book

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The slide show from the program "Choosing Your Next Book" on October 10, 2009

Learn how to use the library's many resources to choose your next book.

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Choosing Your Next Book

  1. 1. Choosing Your Next Book<br />From the<br />Baldwin Public Library<br />
  2. 2. Choosing Your Next Book<br /><ul><li>Your Instructor:</li></ul>Kathryn Bergeron<br />Adult Services Librarian<br />248/554-4650<br />Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org<br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br />Databases<br />In Library Resources<br />Browsing the Library<br />Web Resources<br />
  4. 4. Computer & Internet Use @ the Library<br /><ul><li>Acceptable Use Policy
  5. 5. Obey all laws regarding copyright
  6. 6. No obscene/harmful to minors material
  7. 7. No damage to equipment or network
  8. 8. No personal software
  9. 9. No illegal activities</li></li></ul><li>What Is a Database?<br />A place to…<br />…find reliable information<br />…expand your knowledge<br />…learn a new skill<br />…search for answers<br />…to find a great book!<br />
  10. 10. Where to start – Getting to the Databases<br />Double click on Internet Explorer – the Baldwin Public Library Website will open<br />Hover Over “Library Collections” and click on “Databases” <br />
  11. 11. You’ve found our databases!<br />Note: If you’re trying this from home, you can go directly to: http://www.baldwinlib.org<br />
  12. 12. Navigation<br />The categories are links to help you find your databases<br />We’re look at databases under “Literature and Reader’s Advisors”<br />If you know your database click: To Find Databases Alphabetically, click here<br />
  13. 13. Just Click!<br />Now, click on the database that you want to visit!<br />From home, you’ll be asked for your library card number and your pin number <br />If you have an alternate id, you can use that, but be sure to enter it in all caps!<br />The librarians can help you with this information after class.<br />
  14. 14. Online Resources<br />
  15. 15. In Library Resources<br />
  16. 16. Browsing the Library<br />
  17. 17. Web Resources<br />
  18. 18. Web Resources<br />
  19. 19. Web Resources<br />
  20. 20. Web Resources<br />
  21. 21. For more information…<br />Kathryn Bergeron<br />Adult Services Librarian<br />248/554-4650<br />Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org<br />Presentation Slides Available at:<br />http://www.slideshare.net/KABergeron/choosing-your-next-book<br />

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