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Library

  1. 1. THELIBRARY
  2. 2. What is a library?• Collection of books• Includes digital resources and films• Contains collections of audio, visual and print materials• Provides a place of silence for users• Stockroom of knowledge and ideas• Heart of the school
  3. 3. REFERENCEPERIODICALS RESERVED BOOKS SECTIONS OF THE LIBRARY GENERAL FILIPINIANA CIRCULATION
  4. 4. SECTIONS OF THE LIBRARY• Circulation – contains the general collection of books, fiction and nonfiction, which the students can borrow for home use• Reserved Section – books that may be requested by some teachers to be made available for their students but for a short period of time only• Periodical – magazines, newspapers and journals
  5. 5. SECTIONS OF THE LIBRARY• Reference Section – books containing specific facts and information about anything in this world – Encyclopedia – Dictionary – Biographical dictionary – Yearbook or annuals – Atlas – Almanac – Gazetteer – Indexes – Bibliography – Directories
  6. 6. SECTIONS OF THE LIBRARY• Filipiniana Section --- books authored by Filipinos• Audiovisual Room --- optional section of the library where a variety of machines for listening or viewing may be kept• Materials Center – When a student wants to make his class projects and some special activities not needing books, he can go to this area.
  7. 7. • developed by Melville Dewey Dewey in 1876 Decimal • Classify books using numbersClassification • Divided into 10 categories • Used in big libraries Library of • Classify books using Congress letters System • Divided into 24 categories
  8. 8. DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM• 000-099 – Computer science, information and general works• 100-199 – Philosophy and psychology• 200-299 – Religion• 300-399 – Social sciences• 400-499 – Language• 500-599 – Science (including mathematics)• 600-699 – Technology and applied Science• 700-799 – Arts and recreation• 800-899 – Literature• 900-999 – History, geography, and biography
  9. 9. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION• A - General Works • L – Education• B - Philosophy, Psychology, and • M – Music Religion • N - Fine Arts• C - Auxiliary Sciences of History • P - Language and Literature• D - General and Old World • Q – Science History • R – Medicine• E - History of America • S – Agriculture• F - History of the United States and British, Dutch, French, and • T – Technology Latin America • U - Military Science• G- • V - Naval Science Geography, Anthropology, and • Z - Bibliography, Library Recreation Science, and General• H - Social Sciences Information Resources• J - Political Science• K – Law
  10. 10. KINDS OF MATERIALS• Reference books• Books of fiction• Biographies/autobiographies• Magazines and newspapers• Government reports• Pamphlets and clippings• Audio-visual materials
  11. 11. THE CARD CATALOG• Index to the collection of books in the library• Used in locating books• 3 x 5 inch cards arranged alphabetically• Filed in chest drawers
  12. 12. Title cardAuthor Subject card card Types of card catalog
  13. 13. Other sources of information:• CD-ROM (Read Only Memory) Facility• World Wide Web (www) or Internet• Electronic Mail or E-mail

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