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TEACHING LIBRARY USE SKILLS<br />How to Use the Computer Catalog to locate a Book.<br />
Are You Confused?Need Help Finding a Book?<br />Help! I don’t know where to look.<br />Hmm… What to read?<br />
Let’s Learn: How to Use the Computer Catalog<br />
Let’s Learn:How to Use the Catalog<br />Type book  information, such as author’s name, book title, or a keyword. Click the...
Let’s Learn:How to Use the Catalog<br />Here, the author’s name was selected, Barrows. When clicking “author” icon, all of...
Using the Catalog:List of Available Books<br />Here is the list of books in the series, choose a title.<br />Ex: Junie B. ...
Using the Catalog:List of Available Books<br />Choose an Ivy + Bean title.<br />Ivy + Bean take care of the babysitter.<br...
Using the Catalog:Choose your Book<br />I want to read Junie B; first grader: toothless wonder.<br />I will write down: FI...
Using the Catalog:Choose your Book<br />I like this Ivy + Bean title. I will write down title and “F BAR” to find book on ...
Locating a Book<br />I see the books on the shelves, but how do I find the book I want? <br />Write the title desired, som...
Locating a Book Using Library Terminology<br />“E” usually represents Everybody books; inclusive of all reading level, usu...
Locating a Book Using Library Terminology<br />“F” or “FIC” is Fiction books. These books have various levels, but are not...
Locating a Book Using Library Terminology<br />Books that begin in the number range, 398 fall in the Fairy Tale theme.<br />
Locating a Book Using Library Terminology<br />“Bio” or “B” is for biographies, books about famous people.<br />
Locating a Book Using Library Terminology<br />“Ref” refers to reference books and non fiction. They are classified by num...
Locating a Book<br />Okay, now that you know what the letters and numbers mean, what about the 3 letters that follow?<br /...
Example of a Biography<br />B= Biography,  OBA= Obama<br />A biography of President Barack Obama.<br />
Example of Everybody Book<br />E= Everybody, POL= Polacco<br />A picture  book by Patricia Polacco.<br />
Example of Reference Book<br />REF= Reference AME= American Heritage.<br />A Dictionary is a type of Reference.<br />
Let’s Go On a Treasure Hunt,for Books!<br />We have learned how to locate books on the shelves. Now, we have our book info...
Look, I Found It!<br />I matched my information from the computer to the information on the shelf.<br />I found the book I...
Hooray, I Found It, Too!<br />I matched the computer information with the shelf information.<br />I did it! I can’t wait t...
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Teaching children how to utilize the library computer catalog.

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  1. 1. TEACHING LIBRARY USE SKILLS<br />How to Use the Computer Catalog to locate a Book.<br />
  2. 2. Are You Confused?Need Help Finding a Book?<br />Help! I don’t know where to look.<br />Hmm… What to read?<br />
  3. 3. Let’s Learn: How to Use the Computer Catalog<br />
  4. 4. Let’s Learn:How to Use the Catalog<br />Type book information, such as author’s name, book title, or a keyword. Click the corresponding icon to retrieve Information.<br />Junie B. Jones, click “Title” all books in this series will appear.<br />
  5. 5. Let’s Learn:How to Use the Catalog<br />Here, the author’s name was selected, Barrows. When clicking “author” icon, all of the books this author wrote will come up. <br />
  6. 6. Using the Catalog:List of Available Books<br />Here is the list of books in the series, choose a title.<br />Ex: Junie B. Jones and her big fat mouth.<br />Write down: title and “FIC PAR” to help locate book on shelf.<br />
  7. 7. Using the Catalog:List of Available Books<br />Choose an Ivy + Bean title.<br />Ivy + Bean take care of the babysitter.<br />Write down: the title you want and “FIC BAR” to help locate book on shelf.<br />
  8. 8. Using the Catalog:Choose your Book<br />I want to read Junie B; first grader: toothless wonder.<br />I will write down: FIC PAR and the title to help me locate my book.<br />
  9. 9. Using the Catalog:Choose your Book<br />I like this Ivy + Bean title. I will write down title and “F BAR” to find book on shelf.<br />
  10. 10. Locating a Book<br />I see the books on the shelves, but how do I find the book I want? <br />Write the title desired, sometimes an alternate, your first choice may not be<br /> available. Now, write the letter(s) or numbers that appear under the title. The<br />bookshelves will have a range of letters for the particular last name .<br />EXAMPLE:<br /> E PAR<br /> F or FIC BAR<br /> 398.2 HAR<br /> B OBA<br /> REF<br />1<br />
  11. 11. Locating a Book Using Library Terminology<br />“E” usually represents Everybody books; inclusive of all reading level, usually picture books.<br />
  12. 12. Locating a Book Using Library Terminology<br />“F” or “FIC” is Fiction books. These books have various levels, but are not true stories.<br />
  13. 13. Locating a Book Using Library Terminology<br />Books that begin in the number range, 398 fall in the Fairy Tale theme.<br />
  14. 14. Locating a Book Using Library Terminology<br />“Bio” or “B” is for biographies, books about famous people.<br />
  15. 15. Locating a Book Using Library Terminology<br />“Ref” refers to reference books and non fiction. They are classified by numbers according to the Dewey Decimal system. <br />000-990 <br />
  16. 16. Locating a Book<br />Okay, now that you know what the letters and numbers mean, what about the 3 letters that follow?<br />The 3 letters that follow the “E” or FIC or even a Number, are the first 3 letters of the author’s last name.<br />Examples: I want to find a book on President Obama? How do I find it?<br />Look for “B” for biography, then the first 3 letters of last name, like this<br />B OBA<br />
  17. 17. Example of a Biography<br />B= Biography, OBA= Obama<br />A biography of President Barack Obama.<br />
  18. 18. Example of Everybody Book<br />E= Everybody, POL= Polacco<br />A picture book by Patricia Polacco.<br />
  19. 19. Example of Reference Book<br />REF= Reference AME= American Heritage.<br />A Dictionary is a type of Reference.<br />
  20. 20. Let’s Go On a Treasure Hunt,for Books!<br />We have learned how to locate books on the shelves. Now, we have our book information; Call Numbers, and book title. Let’s go search!<br />
  21. 21. Look, I Found It!<br />I matched my information from the computer to the information on the shelf.<br />I found the book I wanted! Junie B. First Grader: Toothless Wonder.<br />
  22. 22. Hooray, I Found It, Too!<br />I matched the computer information with the shelf information.<br />I did it! I can’t wait to read my book.<br />

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