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Salisbury High School Library Orientation


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Salisbury High School 2012-2013 Library Orientation.

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Salisbury High School Library Orientation

  1. 1. Salisbury High School Library Mrs. Burns Hours: 7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
  2. 2. Behavior Expected in the Library● Conduct yourself in a way that contributes to an atmosphere conducive to learning.● Talk quietly at the tables● Food is not allowed in the library
  3. 3. Behavior Expected in the Library● Clean up after yourself; put materials on book cart or the circulation desk● Push your chairs in before you leave● Take your trash with you
  4. 4. Behavior Expected in the Library● Students must have a pass from his/her teacher in order to use the library.● Sign the guest book● No phones● If a staff member asks you to leave, do so quietly (without argument or disruption...)
  5. 5. Borrowing Materials● Books are checked out for 3 weeks and can be renewed● Magazines can be checked out● You are responsible for any lost books
  6. 6. Look Whats Here!!! Library Resources● Books● e-Books● Periodicals● Encyclopedias● Atlases● Dictionaries● Databases● Digital Equipment ○ Cameras ○ Video Cameras● Printer & Color Printer
  7. 7. Dewey Decimal System● Fiction● Non Fiction
  8. 8. FictionFiction books are arranged in alphabeticalorder by the first three letters of the authorslast name.
  9. 9. Non FictionNon fiction books are arranged numericallyusing the Dewey Decimal System andalphabetically using the last three letters of theauthors last name.
  10. 10. Dewey Decimal System000s computers, library, journalism100s philosophy and psychology200s religion and mythology300s social sciences (education, law, etc.)400s languages500s math and science600s applied sciences (health, cooking, pets...)700s recreation (art, music, sports...)800s literature/poetry900s geography/history
  11. 11. Reference Section● Atlases, almanacs, encyclopedias...● "REF" is on the spine● All Dewey categories 000-999 (non fiction)
  12. 12. Destiny OPACLocate books in the library using Destiny Quest.
  13. 13. Conclusion● Come to the library with a pass● Follow the rules discussed● Use DESTINY to locate books● ASK FOR HELP! I am here for you.