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Vocational high school for veterinary medicine library

  1. 1. Welcome to the Veterinary Medicine High School Library ! Library Staff: Mrs. Penyashka – Librarian Library Hours: Monday/Friday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  2. 2. Library mission <ul><li>t o provide a safe and nurturing environment for students and staff where they can develop the essential skills needed to navigate the rapidly evolving information landscape of the 21st century. </li></ul><ul><li>to help students become lifelong readers, enthusiastic learners, and competent researchers who know how to find the information they need and use it well. </li></ul><ul><li>to provide a wide range of good quality books and other learning resources to support the curriculum needs of all pupils and teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>organizing activities that encourage cultural and social awareness and sensitivity; </li></ul>
  3. 3. School Librarian <ul><li>Selecting, purchasing and processing resources </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping resources accessible to all users </li></ul><ul><li>Introduces texts to pupils and teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Increases pupils’ enjoyment of reading </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages wider reading </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulates writing skills </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages creative thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrates cultural diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Work very closely with all </li></ul><ul><li>teachers to decide on which </li></ul><ul><li>stock should be replaced annually. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Library Expectations <ul><li>Be considerate and respectful </li></ul><ul><li>No food or drink is allowed in the library </li></ul><ul><li>Clean up your work area/take all your belongings with you </li></ul><ul><li>S hould be quiet </li></ul><ul><li>No IPODs, MP3 players, cell phones, etc., as per school policy </li></ul>
  5. 5. Using the Library <ul><li>Primary users: Students </li></ul><ul><li>Ages: 16-19 Education levels: grades 9 th -12 th </li></ul><ul><li>Occupations: Students Numbers: 200 </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons for use: Class units, class research, recreation </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Secondary users: Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Ages: 37-60 (approximately) Education levels : B.A. to M.A. </li></ul><ul><li>Occupations: Teachers Number: 18 </li></ul>Using the Library
  7. 7. Using the Library <ul><li>Occasional users: </li></ul><ul><li>Administration, support staff, former students, agricultural specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Ages: 30-60 (approximately) Education levels: High School to M.A. </li></ul><ul><li>Occupations: Administration, clerical, janitorial, general work force </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons: Reference, papers </li></ul>
  8. 8. School Library Collection <ul><li>Our collection has approximately 11,550 volumes (8550 of them fiction or non-fiction books, 3000 volumes of specialized literature. </li></ul><ul><li>Each book has its own section and is arranged by clear shelf and bay guidance. </li></ul>Other formats The library also collects periodicals, newspapers, audio cassettes, videotapes, computer software, audio and digital CD-ROMs and DVDs.
  9. 9. Checking Materials Out <ul><li>Loan period is 2 weeks. </li></ul><ul><li>Material can be renewed (you must have the item with you to do this), if necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>If a book is lost or damaged while on loan, the replacement cost will be charged accordingly. </li></ul><ul><li>No additional checkouts will be allowed if a student has any items overdue by more than 2 weeks. </li></ul>
  10. 10. New Books Display <ul><li>New books recently acquired by the library are displayed. </li></ul><ul><li>In different sections, grouped by fiction and nonfiction. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Fiction & Nonfiction Section <ul><li>Arranged alphabetically by author’s last name. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Specialized literature section <ul><li>The specialized literature is in the field of veterinary medicine, stock-breeding and tourism. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Reference <ul><li>Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul>These books do not circulate so that they are always available for use! There are 2 sections of shelving for Reference books . <ul><li>Almanacs </li></ul><ul><li>Atlases </li></ul>
  14. 14. Magazines & Newspapers <ul><li>Numerous magazine & newspapers subscriptions for specialized subjects. </li></ul><ul><li>Back issues of magazines may be checked out, but not the current issues. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Reading Club
  16. 16. Printing in the Library <ul><li>The school librarian may print all kind of documents and articles that students ask for. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Suggestions Welcome! <ul><li>You can suggest a book for purchase, just tell Mrs. Penyashka. </li></ul><ul><li>Other ideas for improvements to the library are always welcome. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Thank you for your attention !!!
  19. 19. <ul><li>‘ This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.’ </li></ul>