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  • Libraries have made some significant changes in the last decade. No more file cabinets holding the card catalogueNo more cards at the back of your book in a pocket telling you when the book is due backNo more waiting weeks on end of that one book to show up at just the right time for you to happen to stop in and it will be there.obtaining relevant information as quickly as possible became a priority.The Internet has become the essentialtool to retrieve information and providerapid service to our users.Libraries today are connected to information and resources around the world. Computershave replaced card catalogs.
  • Easy Access @ Your Library

    1. 1. Easy Access @ Your Library<br />Muskego Public Library<br />
    2. 2. Your Library Card<br />Library Café Card<br /><ul><li>14 lending libraries
    3. 3. Reserve books online
    4. 4. Check your loaning status OL
    5. 5. Email notices of your acct. activity
    6. 6. Allows access to subscription databases
    7. 7. Check out privileges at all 14 libraries</li></li></ul><li>Inside Your Library<br /><ul><li>30 online computers
    8. 8. Quiet Periodical Room
    9. 9. Private Study Rooms
    10. 10. Large Print Area
    11. 11. Large Meeting Rooms
    12. 12. Wisconsin History Section
    13. 13. Children's Area
    14. 14. Young Adult Area
    15. 15. DVDs and CDs
    16. 16. Community Bulletins</li></li></ul><li>Programs @ Your Library<br /><ul><li>Free Computer Classes
    17. 17. Internet 1,2 and 3
    18. 18. Email Basics
    19. 19. Civil War Book Group
    20. 20. Writers Group
    21. 21. Poetry Circle
    22. 22. Murder by the Book
    23. 23. Author Visits
    24. 24. Story Hours
    25. 25. Heirlooms to Go Show
    26. 26. Murder and Mayhem in Muskego</li></li></ul><li>MURDER and MAYHEM in<br /> MUSKEGO 6<br />November 2010 <br />  <br />   <br />Special Guest Authors   <br /> <br />Preliminary Docket   <br /> <br />Friday Night Special Meet & Greet<br />
    27. 27. Accessing Free online Databases @ Your Library and Beyond<br />
    28. 28. Muskego Business Connection<br />Business Forms & Legal Resources        Business News Sources        Business Plans        Demographics        Economic Indicators        Franchises     Government Resources     Home-Based Business     International Business     Non-Profits     Researching a Company     Standards     Waukesha County Resources     Women & Minority Owned Business Resources   <br />Reference USA contains  information on U.S. companies & consumers.  This resource can be accessed at public libraries in Waukesha County as well as from home.  To access from home, go to http://otto.cafelibraries.org:2048 and enter your library card barcode number.<br /> <br />The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Waukesha Freeman and other Wisconsin and national papers can be accessed in Waukesha County public libraries using this Newsbank link.   Full-text content of local and regional news from 1990 to the present.  To access from home, go to http://otto.cafelibraries.org:2048 and enter your library card barcode number.<br /> <br />BadgerLink provides access to EBSCO's journals and magazines as well as ProQuest newspapers, including Wisconsin Newsstand..  You'll also find the  Biographical Database and the WISCAT statewide library catalog.  To access from home, go to http://otto.cafelibraries.org:2048 and enter your library card barcode number.<br />
    29. 29. Even More @ Your Library<br /><ul><li>Create a Net Library account at your library
    30. 30. Select a book from our catalogue
    31. 31. Download and read books on your computer screen from home
    32. 32. Audio -Books and music to download for your listening pleasure.
    33. 33. Burn to a CD
    34. 34. Transfer to a portable device</li></li></ul><li>Assisted Devices<br />MAGNIFIER<br />MAGNIFIED COMPUTER <br />LARGE KEYBOARD COMPUTER<br />ARTHRITIC MOUSE<br />WALKER<br />SCOOTER<br />
    35. 35. Who else writes like <br />your favorite author?<br />
    36. 36. Muskego Library , Thinking outside the BOOK<br />
    37. 37. Your Library Card<br />Easy Access to a whole new world<br />