Mrs. OToole, Library Media Specialist Mrs. Morris; Mrs. Couzens- Health More than 7,000 materials in the collection Hours: 7:30- ?; also open before and after- school as needed
The mission of the Hamburg High School Media Center program is to encourage the quest for knowledge and promote the joy of reading by providing free access to a variety of materials that meet both the educational curriculum and recreational reading needs of Hamburg High School faculty and students.
Doing research Recreational reading and/or magazine/book selection Quiet study time
Stop by, email, or call Sign-up in green binder by desks at least one week in advance when possible Online schedule: http://www.hamburgschools.org/Page/7177 Please notify Mrs. OToole of any special requests- ILL books (ex. Hamlet), make website, database demo, citation help, etc. Class Projects Websites: http://www.hamburgschools.org/Page/7662
STUDY HALL- closed when classes REQUEST PASS LUNCH CLASSSROOM VISITS Individuals, small groups, entire class
Obtain a pass from the LMC~ get pass prior to scheduled study hall LMC will open directly before and after-school for passes. – also available throughout the day Report DIRECTLY to the LMC and sign-in at the front desk. LMC will take care of study hall attendance. (modified recently)
From a Classroom: A signed, dated request pass is needed Report to study hall first Request passes honored all periods of the day Sign in at entrance; pass in blue bin
Sign-out a pass from the LMC staff Get pass Before lunch Sign-in upon arrival Remain in the LMC for the entire period Can eat first and then report!
Many events hosted in the LMC before, during and after-school Examples: New Student Breakfast, various speakers, finance academy, PTA meetings HAP (Homework Assistance Program) held in LMC after-school Mon-Thurs. Complete Facility Request Form to hold an event in LMC- main office
The 3 Rs: To be RESPECTFUL To be RESPONSIBLE To get RESULTS
Sign materials out at front desk. BOOKS ~ two weeks MAGAZINES ~ three days REFERENCE/RESERVE~overnight Teachers may keep material as long as needed unless requested by another; unlimited borrowing privileges
Newspapers- Buffalo News, Hamburg Sun, USA Today- on display by circulation desk Magazines- Newest issue on display; old in bins Books- Search by keyword, title, author, subject, series Get book reviews, summaries, author notes Search from home Search in any classroom
Borrowing books from other schools in the School Library System If we do not have certain material we can request from other schools Can order multiple copies/subjects if needed May take one-two weeks to arrive Requests from teacher/students for purchase orders taken all throughout the year Budget frozen- orders early in year or June for following year
FICTION- FIC right-side when enter A-Z NON-FICTION- 900 ABC left-side when enter, starts in back of LMC GRAPHIC NOVELS- GN small section on left-side BIOGRAPHIES- BIO 92 wall by fish tank REFERENCE- REF lower book shelves middle DICTIONARIES- 400s ABC- stand in back VIDEOS/DVDS- VCT, DVD- behind circ desk BOOKS ON CD, TAPE- CT, CD- behind circ desk
Biography In Context Britannica Online Career Cruising Castle Learning CQ Researcher EBSCO (Novel database) Gale Databases Guidance Direct Issues and Controversies Passwords in LMC Opposing Viewpoints SIRS Researcher Student Resource Center Study Island WNED Thinkbright World Book Encyclopedia
Contains ALL LMC events & information Class visit resources & links Online schedule Databases Destiny~ Library Catalog Newsletter And more! http://hamburgschools.org/Page/890
MLA GUIDE- Available in LMC EasyBib- free bibliography creator Databases- citations usually included on article: http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/ article?id=ar022160&st=angola#cite http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/ article?id=ar022160&st=angola#cite
A copy machine is available in the LMC for student use. Please see an LMC staff for assistance.
Can submit material to be laminated in white box by front desks Usually done once or twice a week Supplies for students available for projects; headphones also available
The LMC has a scanner available for student and staff use. May choose to print to either the B&W (4000) or the Color (4600) printer.
Wireless- bulldog6 Sub log-in: Username: hsub Password: h4111
Library Club- assigned to work/help in the LMC during study hall periods Duties include: check materials in and out making copies for students assist in retrieving books & magazines organize magazine racks assist on computers/scanning pictures help decorate/set up displays shelf-read and more…. Fundraisers throughout the year
The Library Media Center is an important part of the Information Hub at HHS and a to success!!
The LMC is here to serve teachers, students, and staff If you need anything, please dont hesitate to ask I am always open for recommendations to improve the LMC experience and collection!