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Information Literacy In The Public Library

  1. 1. INFORMATION LITERACY IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY Yvonne Patch Manager Central Adult Services, Reference and Non-Fiction, Hamilton Public Library Jennifer Gal Youth Services Librarian, Teen Specialist, Hamilton Public Library
  2. 2. KNOWING YOUR AUDIENCE
  3. 3. Eeeek A Mouse! An introduction to using a computer mouse
  4. 4. Workshop Overview   What is a mouse?   What is it used for?   Parts of a mouse   How to use the parts   Hands on tutorial   Practice exercises and games   Questions
  5. 5. Computer Basics with Windows Conocimientos Básicos de Windows
  6. 6. Computer Drives USB Flash Drive Memoria USB USB Slot Access files through the E: drive (or possibly F, G, H, etc.) USB Symbol Acceso a archivos a través de la unidad de disco E (o posiblemente F, G, H, etc)
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  9. 9. How much does a library card cost? How long can you borrow a book? … a magazine? … a DVD? … a DVD Express? How much does it cost if you return something late? 9
  10. 10. The Library Catalogue 10
  11. 11. research basics
  12. 12. If you know the author’s full name, type the last name first: meyer, stephenie ?
  13. 13. FINDING THE RIGHT PACKAGE
  14. 14. January 18 2007 Laura Lukasik & Jen Gal
  15. 15. Nintendo Wii B A batteries blue light indicates # of player back view side view
  16. 16. Stats Literacy Bad Press True/false Acronyms 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500
  17. 17. In 2008, what percentage of gamers were over 50? a)  5% b)  17% c)  26% d)  83% Entertainment Software Association http://www.theesa.com/facts/pdfs/ESA_EF_2008.pdf 500 Next Question
  18. 18. Graphic Novels Jen Gal Teen Librarian Hamilton Public Library
  19. 19. Tips for total Newbies graphic novels: >>left to right>> Manga: <<right to left<<
  20. 20. FINDING A CAPTIVE AUDIENCE
  21. 21. THE SUBTLE ART OF SUBTERFUGE
  22. 22. When Edward takes Bella home after her fainting fit in Biology, what piece of music is playing in his car? a)  'Claire de Lune' by Debussy b)  Beethoven's 'Ninth Symphony' c)  'The Nutcracker Suite' by Tchaikovsky d)  'Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture' by Tchaikovsky
  23. 23. When Edward takes Bella home after her fainting fit in Biology, what piece of music is playing in his car? a)  'Claire de Lune' by Debussy b)  Beethoven's 'Ninth Symphony' c)  'The Nutcracker Suite' by Tchaikovsky d)  'Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture' by Tchaikovsky
  24. 24. If you liked Twilight you might enjoy … The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the other districts in line by forcing them to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight-to-the-death on live TV. One boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and sixteen are selected by lottery to play. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her impoverished district in the Games. But Katniss has been close to dead before—and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
  25. 25. Enter to win! Make sure you fill out a ballot to win great Twilight prizes - books, t-shirts, posters and more! Ballots are available at the front of the auditorium and the prize draw will be held after the film.
  26. 26. Visit www.hpl.ca/teens for a complete Twilight Reading List
  27. 27. CANNING AND SHARING WITH OTHERS
  28. 28. research basics
  29. 29. the library ca talogue
  30. 30. Choose a category and enter your search terms.
  31. 31. When you find something you want to borrow, click on the title.
  32. 32. this screen will show you which locations have the item,
  33. 33. which section to find it in within the library,
  34. 34. where it is on the shelf,
  35. 35. and whether or not it is available to borrow.
  36. 36. You can also request a copy to be sent to your closest library branch
  37. 37. Enter your library card number and PIN ... ... and select the branch where you will pick up your item.
  38. 38. internet tips
  39. 39. adding the foll owing modifiers to a search for billy green nar rows the results from 11 3 million items to less th an 2000!
  40. 40. TOWING THE PARTY LINE
  41. 41. TALES FROM THE TRENCHES
  42. 42. QUESTIONS?

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