The Public Library in Your  Living Room! www.nhclibrary.org <ul><li>Learn how to access free library resources online 24/7...
Library Cards <ul><li>Library cards are  free  to: </li></ul><ul><li>New Hanover County residents and property owners </li...
How can the library help? <ul><li>There are a variety of online resources that can be used in the library and at home.  </...
Use online resources and databases if you need: <ul><li>Biographies </li></ul><ul><li>Information for a research paper </l...
Beyond Google…. <ul><li>For help citing your sources, contact a reference librarian.  Online databases are not the same as...
Access all online databases and services from the homepage  www.nhclibrary.org
Access   E-Resources from homepage
E-Resources Page:  Grouped by Subject
Access   Homework Help   from homepage or E-Resources
Live Homework Help Contact Librarian for Password
Homework Help: Session with Tutor Session Info & Help Technical help is always a click away. Whiteboard Full array of text...
Access  Kids Corner   from homepage
Access   TumbleBooks  from Kids Corner
TumbleBooks: Read and listen to online picture books in  English, French, or Spanish
TumbleBooks: Click  Story Books
TumbleBooks: Read & Listen to a story -  50 Below Zero
Access   World Book Online for Kids  from Kids Corner or E-Resources
World Book Online for Kids:  encyclopedia that includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, images and illustrations, inte...
World Book Online for Kids:  Search Results
World Book Online for Kids:  Article & Citation
Access   Biography Resource Center   from E-Resources Page
Biography Resource Center:  database of biographical information on  over 340,000 people , and up-to-date reporting that c...
Biography Resource Center:  Search Results
Biography Resource Center:  Articles can be printed or emailed - Click tabs for more information
Biography Resource Center:  Source Citation
Access  NC Live  from  homepage or E-Resources
NC Live-  searchable collections of magazine, newspaper, and journal articles, electronic books, historical materials, map...
NC Live: EZ Search Results
NC Live: EZ Search Results
NC Live: Full Text Article, options to print, email, and save
Cite Article
Article Citation
Advanced search:  select categories or individual resources – options to limit by full-text only and date
NC Live: Browse by Type - Video
NC Live: Video Information
NC Live: Video Clip  Beneath the Sea
Access  NC Digital Library and Net Library  from  homepage or E-resources
NC Digital Library:  Download e-books,  e-audiobooks, videos, and music
NC Digital Library:  Select  add to My NCDL eBookbag
Information about burning to CD and transferring to a portable device
Proceed to Checkout
NetLibrary: e-Books & e-Audiobooks
NetLibrary: Search results
NetLibrary:  Life in the Treetops  Read books from your computer screen!
Access   Learn A Test  from E-Resources Page
Learn A Test / Learning Express:  practice tests and tutorial courses
Learning Express Subjects   (partial list)
6 th  Grade Math Diagnostic Tests
Sample Math Test
Access  Financing College  Information from E-Resources page
Financing College
Access  TeachingBooks.net   from Kids Corner
TeachingBooks.net:  interviews with children's books authors, book discussion guides, audio clips, awards lists, and more
TeachingBooks.net: Search results for Eric Carle
Access  Teacher Request Forms  from Kids Corner
Teacher Request Forms:  Request large numbers of books
Teacher Request Form- PDF
Hours <ul><li>Main </li></ul><ul><li>Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm </li></ul><ul><li>  Friday-Saturday  9am-5pm </li></ul><ul><l...
Computers  <ul><li>Computers can be used for a maximum of  2 hours a day  if you have a valid card </li></ul><ul><li>Print...
Scavenger Hunt! <ul><li>Open Internet Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>Go to library homepage www.nhclibrary.org </li></ul><ul><...
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Education Fair Sept27 2008

  1. 1. The Public Library in Your Living Room! www.nhclibrary.org <ul><li>Learn how to access free library resources online 24/7 to help with homework and more! </li></ul><ul><li>New Hanover County Public Library </li></ul>
  2. 2. Library Cards <ul><li>Library cards are free to: </li></ul><ul><li>New Hanover County residents and property owners </li></ul><ul><li>Students and teachers in New Hanover County schools and colleges </li></ul><ul><li>New Hanover County employees </li></ul><ul><li>Active military personnel stationed in New Hanover County </li></ul><ul><li>**Minors (under 18) may be issued their own card at the request of the parent or guardian </li></ul>
  3. 3. How can the library help? <ul><li>There are a variety of online resources that can be used in the library and at home. </li></ul><ul><li>Some require your library card number. All of the resources can be accessed from the library homepage: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nhclibrary.org </li></ul>
  4. 4. Use online resources and databases if you need: <ul><li>Biographies </li></ul><ul><li>Information for a research paper </li></ul><ul><li>Help answering a homework question </li></ul><ul><li>A video clip </li></ul><ul><li>Help preparing for a test </li></ul><ul><li>E-books </li></ul><ul><li>Resources for teaching </li></ul>
  5. 5. Beyond Google…. <ul><li>For help citing your sources, contact a reference librarian. Online databases are not the same as websites! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Access all online databases and services from the homepage www.nhclibrary.org
  7. 7. Access E-Resources from homepage
  8. 8. E-Resources Page: Grouped by Subject
  9. 9. Access Homework Help from homepage or E-Resources
  10. 10. Live Homework Help Contact Librarian for Password
  11. 11. Homework Help: Session with Tutor Session Info & Help Technical help is always a click away. Whiteboard Full array of text and drawing tools. Tutors can add more boards as necessary. Real-Time Chat Notifies the student when the tutor is writing.
  12. 12. Access Kids Corner from homepage
  13. 13. Access TumbleBooks from Kids Corner
  14. 14. TumbleBooks: Read and listen to online picture books in English, French, or Spanish
  15. 15. TumbleBooks: Click Story Books
  16. 16. TumbleBooks: Read & Listen to a story - 50 Below Zero
  17. 17. Access World Book Online for Kids from Kids Corner or E-Resources
  18. 18. World Book Online for Kids: encyclopedia that includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources
  19. 19. World Book Online for Kids: Search Results
  20. 20. World Book Online for Kids: Article & Citation
  21. 21. Access Biography Resource Center from E-Resources Page
  22. 22. Biography Resource Center: database of biographical information on over 340,000 people , and up-to-date reporting that can be found in magazines and newspapers
  23. 23. Biography Resource Center: Search Results
  24. 24. Biography Resource Center: Articles can be printed or emailed - Click tabs for more information
  25. 25. Biography Resource Center: Source Citation
  26. 26. Access NC Live from homepage or E-Resources
  27. 27. NC Live- searchable collections of magazine, newspaper, and journal articles, electronic books, historical materials, maps, and much more - covering a wide range of topics
  28. 28. NC Live: EZ Search Results
  29. 29. NC Live: EZ Search Results
  30. 30. NC Live: Full Text Article, options to print, email, and save
  31. 31. Cite Article
  32. 32. Article Citation
  33. 33. Advanced search: select categories or individual resources – options to limit by full-text only and date
  34. 34. NC Live: Browse by Type - Video
  35. 35. NC Live: Video Information
  36. 36. NC Live: Video Clip Beneath the Sea
  37. 37. Access NC Digital Library and Net Library from homepage or E-resources
  38. 38. NC Digital Library: Download e-books, e-audiobooks, videos, and music
  39. 39. NC Digital Library: Select add to My NCDL eBookbag
  40. 40. Information about burning to CD and transferring to a portable device
  41. 41. Proceed to Checkout
  42. 42. NetLibrary: e-Books & e-Audiobooks
  43. 43. NetLibrary: Search results
  44. 44. NetLibrary: Life in the Treetops Read books from your computer screen!
  45. 45. Access Learn A Test from E-Resources Page
  46. 46. Learn A Test / Learning Express: practice tests and tutorial courses
  47. 47. Learning Express Subjects (partial list)
  48. 48. 6 th Grade Math Diagnostic Tests
  49. 49. Sample Math Test
  50. 50. Access Financing College Information from E-Resources page
  51. 51. Financing College
  52. 52. Access TeachingBooks.net from Kids Corner
  53. 53. TeachingBooks.net: interviews with children's books authors, book discussion guides, audio clips, awards lists, and more
  54. 54. TeachingBooks.net: Search results for Eric Carle
  55. 55. Access Teacher Request Forms from Kids Corner
  56. 56. Teacher Request Forms: Request large numbers of books
  57. 57. Teacher Request Form- PDF
  58. 58. Hours <ul><li>Main </li></ul><ul><li>Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm </li></ul><ul><li> Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm </li></ul><ul><li> Sunday 1pm-5pm </li></ul><ul><li>Northeast & Myrtle Grove </li></ul><ul><li>Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm </li></ul><ul><li> Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm </li></ul><ul><li>Carolina Beach </li></ul><ul><li>Monday-Friday 9am-5pm </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday 9am-1pm </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week </li></ul><ul><li>www.nhclibrary.org </li></ul>
  59. 59. Computers <ul><li>Computers can be used for a maximum of 2 hours a day if you have a valid card </li></ul><ul><li>Printing costs per page: </li></ul><ul><li>10 ¢ black/white </li></ul><ul><li>30 ¢ color </li></ul><ul><li>Wi-Fi (wireless internet for your laptop) is available at Main, Northeast, and Myrtle Grove </li></ul>
  60. 60. Scavenger Hunt! <ul><li>Open Internet Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>Go to library homepage www.nhclibrary.org </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions using the resources you learned about today </li></ul><ul><li>Turn in sheet with your name when finished </li></ul><ul><li>Prize drawing on October 3, 2008 !! </li></ul>

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