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IRC Orientation


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IRC Orientation

  1. 1. Welcome to the Brockton High School IRC Program “ We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.” ~John Lubbock
  2. 2. Hours: 1 st – 5 th period One IRC open daily until 2:50
  3. 3. Coming to the IRC <ul><li>Academic passes </li></ul><ul><li>Sign in </li></ul>
  4. 4. IRC Expectations <ul><li>Come prepared </li></ul><ul><li>Work quietly </li></ul><ul><li>Show respect </li></ul><ul><li>Return items </li></ul><ul><li>No food, drink, or gum </li></ul>
  5. 5. Resources in Every IRC <ul><li>reference books </li></ul><ul><li>magazines </li></ul><ul><li>newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>textbooks </li></ul><ul><li>computers </li></ul><ul><li>printers </li></ul><ul><li>photocopier </li></ul><ul><li>headphones </li></ul><ul><li>scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Nook eReader </li></ul>
  6. 6. Computer Use <ul><li>Purpose -- for school work </li></ul><ul><li>Printing – always ask permission </li></ul>
  7. 7. Databases <ul><li>Paid subscriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Reliable information </li></ul><ul><li>Ask us for help and passwords </li></ul>
  8. 8. Collections by IRC--Green <ul><li>Pictures of book covers and me </li></ul>Green and Yellow
  9. 9. Green
  10. 10. Red
  11. 11. Red
  12. 12. Yellow
  13. 13. Yellow
  14. 14. Destiny card catalog <ul><li>Complete list of books in IRCs </li></ul><ul><li>Access online anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous ways to search for books </li></ul><ul><li>Check for location </li></ul>
  15. 15. Circulation policy <ul><li>ID is library card </li></ul><ul><li>Two week lending period </li></ul><ul><li>Renews possible </li></ul><ul><li>Charges for lost or damaged books </li></ul>
  16. 16. Book Club <ul><li>Food, fun, friends </li></ul><ul><li>Teen-friendly books </li></ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul>
  17. 17. Library Teachers Mrs. Mills, Red Ms. Doherty, Green Mrs. Jerome, Yellow