Welcome To The Dcms Library

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Welcome To The Dcms Library

  1. 1. Welcome to the DCMS library<br />
  2. 2. A place where you can find mystery, adventure, scientific exploration and so much more.<br />
  3. 3. Reading makes you:<br />Clever<br />Worldly<br />Special<br />Important<br />Knowledable<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Librarian:<br />Ms. Schaeffer<br />
  6. 6. Library clerk:<br />Mrs. Harms<br />
  7. 7. This is a NO GUM ZONE!!!Also no candy, suckers or anything like it.<br />
  8. 8. Coming to the library<br />You can come to the library as a group with your teacher.<br />You can come to the library from a class.<br />Go to the class first so the you will not be counted absent<br />Ask if you can go to the library<br />Your teacher will give you the red hall pass as your library pass.<br />The pass must be visible all the time you are in the library.<br />
  9. 9. Library procedures:<br />Return books to the book slot at the end of the counter. Do not put them anywhere else.<br />Log on to a card catalog computer<br />Start <br />All programs<br />Library programs<br />InfoCentre catalog<br />Key word search<br />Author search<br />Title search<br />
  10. 10. Library procedures, (cont.)<br />You locate books in the library by call number<br />Get the call number of the book you want<br />Locate the correct section of the library<br />Locate the book you want<br />Bring it to the check out counter (under the sign)<br />Give your name to the clerk or librarian<br />Books are checked out for a two week period<br />You can have two books at a time<br />
  11. 11. Very important information!!!!<br />If you have an overdue book, you will not be able to check out another book until the overdue material is either returned or paid for. <br />No exceptions<br />
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  13. 13. Overdues follow you!!!<br />If you end your 7th grade year with an overdue book, it will still be overdue the next fall and you will not be able to check out a book.<br />RETURN YOUR LIBRARY BOOKS!!!!<br />
  14. 14.
  15. 15. A TOUR OF OUR LIBRARY<br />
  16. 16. Sections of the library:<br /><ul><li>Fiction (F or Fic)
  17. 17. Organized by first three letters of authors last name
  18. 18. Non-fiction (call numbers)
  19. 19. Call numbers group books by related subject matter. Eg. 700’s – art or 92 – biography
  20. 20. Also used the first three letters of authors last name.
  21. 21. Paperbacks (PB)
  22. 22. These are all fiction books but they have their own section of the library because of their popularity.
  23. 23. Organized by first three letters of authors last name.</li></li></ul><li>Sections of the library (cont.)<br />Easy<br />Fiction and non-fiction books<br />32 pages or less<br />More illustration than text<br />Wide range of reading levels.<br />Reference<br />These books cannot be checked out.<br />Reading area there for you to use these materials.<br />Encyclopedias<br />Atlases<br />Special interest materials<br />
  24. 24. Special Collections<br /><ul><li>Classics
  25. 25. Tried and true stories
  26. 26. Teachers love you to read these
  27. 27. Organized by authors last name
  28. 28. Biographies
  29. 29. 92 call number
  30. 30. Organized by first three letters of the person, not the author.
  31. 31. Story collection (SC)
  32. 32. Each book has several stories in it.
  33. 33. Usually by the same author
  34. 34. Organized by author’s last name.
  35. 35. Hi interest
  36. 36. Smaller number of pages and so shelved with the easy section.</li></li></ul><li>We have a great library.<br />It is important that everyone helps to keep it that way.<br />

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