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Aca 111 revised sept 2012

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Aca 111 revised sept 2012

  1. 1. Session OutlinePretestHandouts • My Account • PowerPoint Slides • Database Login & List • Library Information•Introduction to Library Presentation•Introduction to Webpage • Demonstrate- Catalog • Demonstrate-NCLIVE•You search catalog & NCLIVE•You locate items on shelf•Post Test w/Instructor
  2. 2. A. a quiet place to study - McSwain building Study RoomsB. a place to BORROW: 18,000 print books & magazines 5,000 videos, DVDs & CDsC. A place to find help - information professionals
  3. 3. Password Library Account You will need your student IDActivate your Student Id card to borrow Library materials
  4. 4. Internet Library CatalogUse Keywords to find books, videos TC owns Call # is item’s addressMy Library Account feature•See what you have checked out•Renew borrowed items•‘Place a Hold’ on items needed•Create and Save List of Library Resources
  5. 5. What is a Call Number? Books and videos are stored using the Library of Congress classification system Alpha by Call Number each book, video, etc. has its own unique call number attached to the items spineCall number is like an address that tells you where the item is located on the shelf.
  6. 6. Call Number locations
  7. 7. Renew Items Before they become due!to avoid Library Fines 25cents per item per day $1 per day for DVD Use My Account to renew items before return date Or Call a friendly librarian!
  8. 8. HOURSPhysical Hours: Mon-Thurs 8am-9pm Friday 8am-Noon Weekends, holidays & semester break
  9. 9. A. quiet place to studyB. place to BORROWC. place to find HELPD. Virtual Library oElectronic databases oElectronic books oElectronic magazines oOnline Help
  10. 10. Virtual Library Electronic Books and Magazines• digital versions of print publications• stored in databasesRead on your computer• 10,000 magazine titles• 25,000 electronic books! reference books, literature, science Access from home 24 / 7
  11. 11. Virtual LibraryWhat are Electronic Databasesorganized collection of information digital for mat• Credible, reliable information• Keyword searchable• Delivered via Internet• Password Protected• Student Tools – email –citation help-print• Explore!
  12. 12. Electronic databases/Internet = jumble of words•Think about what you arelooking for•Search efficiently using uniquekeywords
  13. 13. Off-Campus Database Login Instructions Login: First 4 letters of last name and last 4 digits of student ID # Password: changeme
  14. 14. Virtual Library Wanted: Search SkillsLibrary Info is found electronically . . .even the books onthe shelf! Skills Required
  15. 15. Topic SearchSuppose you are doing a research paper onEric Rudolph, the Atlanta Bomber
  16. 16. Login to ALL resources
  17. 17. Questions??? Please ask us! 828-835-4314 library@tricountycc.edu Ask –A- Librarian NCKnows
  18. 18. NOTES

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