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Library Search ProceduresDid you know…• …Destiny is your school’s library  automation software?• …you can search your BGRS...
Go to blackgold.ca, select Student tab
Select BGRS Libraries
Choose your school site
You are ready to begin….Your library home page will appear
Creating an account is beneficial, but not mandatory to search the          catalogue - to create an account, click here
Enter your last name and barcode numberIf unsure of barcode number, ask your Library Administrator
With or without an account, the CATALOG tab opens the basic  ‘search’ page, where you may enter your search criteria
The database will retrieve available copy information and display results on the                   right – to find further...
The full record is displayed showing available copies at your library  or off-site copies, click on TitlePeek to explore t...
The search result displays the book cover, title profile, table of contents,  summary, author notes, first chapter or exce...
Returning to the CATALOG tab, clicking on Copy Categories will display preset lists                                Copy ca...
Choosing Destiny Quest   for your search
Destiny Quest at a Glance• Next-generation searching tool for the K-12  digital native• Highly graphic, engaging web inter...
TYPE IN A WORD TO START A SEARCHTop 10 listing highlights the                                                           Ne...
View    titleavailability,material type    and    call  number
Destiny     lets   Patrons     post     and    share  reviews, providing    safe, monitored    Social networkingopportunit...
eBooks are now available in limited quantities throughout the BGRS district!      You will find varying available copies i...
Select the title you want by clicking on the highlighted title
Chose to read online, check out a copy to read online, or download a                  copy (if using an account login)
To access Learn Alberta resources, return to the homepage via the Library tab                            (or learnalberta....
Learn Alberta provides quality digital learning and teaching resources                    to staff, students and parents  ...
LIBRARIES MATTER“How can we ensure that students leave school having learned how to learn? Having learned how to know when...
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LIBRARY CATALOGUE POWERPOINT

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Navigate any Black Gold School library with this easy step-by-step tutorial!

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LIBRARY CATALOGUE POWERPOINT

  1. 1. Library Search ProceduresDid you know…• …Destiny is your school’s library automation software?• …you can search your BGRS school library’s database from your own computer?• …you can create an account giving you the ability to place holds on books and download e-books? …here’s how Created by L. Melnyk 2012
  2. 2. Go to blackgold.ca, select Student tab
  3. 3. Select BGRS Libraries
  4. 4. Choose your school site
  5. 5. You are ready to begin….Your library home page will appear
  6. 6. Creating an account is beneficial, but not mandatory to search the catalogue - to create an account, click here
  7. 7. Enter your last name and barcode numberIf unsure of barcode number, ask your Library Administrator
  8. 8. With or without an account, the CATALOG tab opens the basic ‘search’ page, where you may enter your search criteria
  9. 9. The database will retrieve available copy information and display results on the right – to find further details, click on title
  10. 10. The full record is displayed showing available copies at your library or off-site copies, click on TitlePeek to explore the title further
  11. 11. The search result displays the book cover, title profile, table of contents, summary, author notes, first chapter or excerpt, reviews, and more
  12. 12. Returning to the CATALOG tab, clicking on Copy Categories will display preset lists Copy categories are set by your school library administrator and vary throughout the district
  13. 13. Choosing Destiny Quest for your search
  14. 14. Destiny Quest at a Glance• Next-generation searching tool for the K-12 digital native• Highly graphic, engaging web interface
  15. 15. TYPE IN A WORD TO START A SEARCHTop 10 listing highlights the New Arrivals showcasemost frequently checked-out titles the latest additions to the collection .
  16. 16. View titleavailability,material type and call number
  17. 17. Destiny lets Patrons post and share reviews, providing safe, monitored Social networkingopportunities Expand reading with automatic suggestions showing additional titles of interest
  18. 18. eBooks are now available in limited quantities throughout the BGRS district! You will find varying available copies in the library catalogue
  19. 19. Select the title you want by clicking on the highlighted title
  20. 20. Chose to read online, check out a copy to read online, or download a copy (if using an account login)
  21. 21. To access Learn Alberta resources, return to the homepage via the Library tab (or learnalberta.ca)
  22. 22. Learn Alberta provides quality digital learning and teaching resources to staff, students and parents If you are working at home, you can access public student resources only. However, If you are in an Alberta school you should be automatically signed in to a Jurisdictional account. Check the upper right of the screen to see the username and password or ask your library staff.
  23. 23. LIBRARIES MATTER“How can we ensure that students leave school having learned how to learn? Having learned how to know when they need information? Where to find it and how to know if it’s any good or not?” (Lance 2007)

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