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Library orientation, LOHS

  1. 1. Library Orientation<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. Library Staff<br />Ms. Arndt<br />Library Assistant<br />Ms. Doyle, <br />District Librarian<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Library hours: 7:15-3:45
  5. 5. Library books check out for 2 weeks
  6. 6. Textbooks are due at the end of the year
  7. 7. Overdue fines: 10 cents a day per item
  8. 8. No food or drinks in the library (water only)
  9. 9. Passes required during class time, unless you come with your teacher
  10. 10. No cell phone use/put your phone in silent mode
  11. 11. The library is for quiet study</li></ul>Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/42931449@N07/5397530925/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  12. 12. Computer Use<br /><ul><li>Students working on school assignments have priority
  13. 13. Sign in with your school login/password. Do not share passwords.
  14. 14. Save to a flash drive or your folder on the student H drive. Or use Google Docs (it saves automatically and you can access your files from anywhere!)
  15. 15. Use computers appropriately – you will lose your privileges if you abuse them</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.topcompi.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Elecom-MF-LSU216G-USB-flash-drive.jpg<br />
  16. 16. Printing<br /><ul><li>Print class-related materials only
  17. 17. Please print only one copy of your materials – the printer is not for making class sets</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/liewcf/449596150/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  18. 18.
  19. 19. Visit the library to:<br /><ul><li>Look up books
  20. 20. Use databases
  21. 21. Find information online
  22. 22. Use reference materials</li></li></ul><li>Search WebCat<br />Start on the school home page<br />Click “Library” to find WebCat<br />
  23. 23. 3. Type the title, author or subject, then click the appropriate button<br />OR type any keyword and hit the return key<br />
  24. 24. 4. Scroll down to find out whether the book is at your school<br />
  25. 25. 5. Find fiction by the first three letters of the author’s last name<br />6. Find nonfiction by the Dewey Decimal number<br />
  26. 26. Image Attribution: http://img.fotocommunity.com/Pets-Farm-Animals/Cats/Cat-a19319142.jpg<br />
  27. 27. Image Attibution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2595497078/sizes/z/in/photostream/<br />
  28. 28. <ul><li>Evaluate information -- don’t believe everything you read
  29. 29. Compare multiple sources
  30. 30. Always cite your sources (Easybib.com, etc.)</li></ul>Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeeperez/2453225588/<br />
  31. 31. Use a Database/Online Resource<br />Newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, images, reference books, primary sources and more <br />School pays for access – has info you can’t get free on the web<br />Edited/fact checked, so often more reliable than websites<br />Ask library staff for passwords to use from home<br />Use your library card to access public library research tools<br />Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/galant/3268338756/sizes/l/in/photostream/<br />
  32. 32. Online Research Tools<br />Lake Oswego High School<br />
  33. 33. How do I get to the databases?<br />School website <br />Hover over “LIBRARY”<br />Choose “Online Research Tools”<br />
  34. 34. Also Recommended<br />Public Library Research Tools<br />
  35. 35. Image Attribution: http://capl.washjeff.edu/2/l/3937.jpg<br />
  36. 36. <ul><li>Try the NoveList database
  37. 37. Amazon – find a book you love and see what titles people also bought; try bestseller lists and book awards
  38. 38. Ask Ms. Doyle or Ms. Arndt for suggestions
  39. 39. Browse WebCat or the library shelves
  40. 40. Look at the New Books or book displays in the library</li></li></ul><li>Speak with Ms. Arndt or Ms. Doyle<br />

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