Spsmediacenterorientation 001

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Spsmediacenterorientation 001

  1. 1. Welcome to Suffolk Public Schools Media Centers
  2. 2. ORIENTATION <ul><li>2003-2004 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LIBRARY MEDIA CENTERS </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. WHAT’S THE QUESTION? <ul><li>THE MEDIA CENTER IS THE ANSWER! </li></ul>
  4. 4. MEDIA CENTER HOURS <ul><li>Secondary Schools </li></ul><ul><li>7:30 -2:15 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(WITH A PASS FROM YOUR TEACHER) </li></ul><ul><li>Elementary Schools </li></ul><ul><li>8:45 – 3:30 </li></ul><ul><li>MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(WITH A PASS FROM YOUR TEACHER ) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. MEDIA CENTER RULES <ul><li>STUDENTS MUST ENTER THE MEDIA CENTER QUIETLY. </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENTS SHOULD KEEP THEIR HANDS, FEET, AND OBJECTS TO THEMSELVES. </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENT SHOULD FOLLOW DIRECTIONS. </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENTS SHOULD BE RESPECTFUL TO TEACHERS, CLASSMATES, AND VISITORS. </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENTS ARE NOT TO MUTILIATE ANY BOOKS HOUSED IN THE MEDIA CENTER. </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENTS ARE TO LEAVE THE BOOKS NEATLY AT THE EDGE OF THE SHELVES. </li></ul>
  6. 6. CONSEQUENCES <ul><ul><li>WARNING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MEDIATION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LUNCH DETENTION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CALL PARENT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GUIDANCE REFERRAL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>REFERRAL TO AN ADMINISTRATOR </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. THE MEDIA CENTER IS…. A LABORATORY EXPERIENCE WHERE STUDENTS DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING OF HOW TO ACCESS AND USE INFORMATION FOR THEIR OWN LEARNING NEEDS.
  8. 8. SIGN IN /SIGN OUT <ul><li>STUDENTS MUST SIGN IN AT THE CIRCULATION DESK WITH THE MEDIA SPECIALIST WHEN ENTERING THE MEDIA CENTER AND BEFORE USING THE COMPUTERS. </li></ul>
  9. 9. LIBRARY MEDIA CENER RESOURCES AND FACILITIES <ul><li>FICTION BOOKS (A-Z) </li></ul><ul><li>NON FICTION BOOKS (000-999) </li></ul><ul><li>REFERENCE BOOKS </li></ul><ul><li>MAGAZINES </li></ul><ul><li>NEWSPAPERS </li></ul><ul><li>CIRCULATION DESK </li></ul><ul><li>ATHENA (LIBRARY CATALOG) </li></ul><ul><li>INDEPENDENT WORK AREAS </li></ul><ul><li>INFORMAL READING AREAS </li></ul>
  10. 10. WHAT ARE FICTION BOOKS? FICTIN - BOOKS THAT ARE NOT TRUE ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY BY AUTHOR’S LAST NAME. FIC- FIRST THREE LETTERS OF THE AUTHOR’S NAME.
  11. 11. WHAT ARE NON- FICTION BOOKS? BOOKS WITH FACTUAL INFORMATION. ARRANGED ON THE SHELVES BY CALL NUMBER. EXAMPLE 004 EDE
  12. 12. REFERENCE BOOKS THESE BOOKS CANNOT BE CHECKED OUT OF THE MEDIA CENTER. ALMANACS ENCYCLOPEDIAS DICTIONARIES ATLAS
  13. 13. NEWSPAPERS/ MAGAZINES SUFFOLK NEWS HEARLD DAILY PRESS INFOTRAC THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT SIRS
  14. 14. BIOGRAPHIES BOOKS ABOUT A PERSON’S LIFE ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY CALL NUMBER IS 92 PLUS THE FIRST THREE LETTERS OF THE SUBJECT OF THE BOOK
  15. 15. ACCESSING THE INTERNET CLICK ON “ INTERNET EXPLORER” CLICK ON “STUDENTS” AT SUFFOLK PUBLIC SCHOOLS HOME PAGE CLICK ON “GREAT SITES” CLICK ON “SEARCH ENGINES”
  16. 16. ACCELERATED READER YOU CAN RECOGNIZE AR BOOKS BY THE COLORED DOTS ON THE SPINE. INSIDE THE FRONT COVER OF EACH BOOK IS A LABEL WHICH INDICATES THE TITLE AUTHOR, READING LEVEL, POINT VALUE AND QUIZ NUMBER
  17. 17. PRINT MATERIALS NEWSPAPER MAGAZINES
  18. 18. NON PRINT SLIDE CD-ROM VIDEO-TAPE AUDIOTAPES
  19. 19. WHAT’S THE QUESTION? <ul><li>THE MEDIA CENTER IS THE ANSWER! </li></ul>
  20. 20. Presentation By: Sandra White

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