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1 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 1/41 Lesson 03 Library Resources

2 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 2/41 Please go to Full Screen mode now (Click your right mouse button, select Full Screen from the menu)

3 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 3/41 Quick Contents Libraries and information……..…….…16 Library collections……………………...20 Total slides: 41

4 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 4/41 Where do you go to get the specific information you need?

5 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 5/41 The solution is to organize information by academic subject and make it accessible at different libraries on campus

6 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 6/41 Each library is a conduit for information related to specific academic subjects for its location on campus

7 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 7/41 Thus, each library brings people in touch with the specific information they need

8 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 8/41 Lesson 03. Library Resources A Self-Paced Module in the Instructional Project Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together: Using Computer-Based Instruction for Training Employees at a University Research Library

9 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 9/41 Acknowledgements Special thanks to Myra Lowe, WVU Libraries Associate Dean, for creating the Keys to Quality Library Service online presentation, which inspired this and other lessons in this instructional project A link to Keys to Quality Library Service is available in the Additional Resources sub-page on the project web site

10 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 10/41 Contents of this lesson Review of past learning Learning Objectives Overview of library resources Recap and a look ahead Your response to the lesson

11 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 11/41 Review of past learning In Lesson 02, you gained an understanding of what is expected from you, in regard to performance expectations

12 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 12/41 Where you are in the instructional sequence General Context of Student Assistant Library Work L1 Your Learning Experience as a Student Library Assistant in Circulation Services at Evansdale Library / Assess / Discuss L2 Performance Expectations for Student Assistants / Assess / Discuss L3 Library Resources / Assess / Discuss Maintaining the Integrity of the Physical Collections L4 A Virtual Tour of the Library / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 1 / Assess / Discuss L5 Call Number Classification / Assess / Discuss / LC Easy / Task Perf. 2 / Assess / Discuss L6 Retrieving Stacks Items / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 3 / Assess / Discuss L7 Straightening Shelves of Items / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 4 / Assess / Discuss L8 Shelving Items / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 5 / Assess / Discuss L9 Visually Scanning Items for Call Number Consistency / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 6 / Assess / Discuss L10 Physical Item Searches / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 7 / Assess / Discuss L11 Reconfiguring the Collections / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 8 / Assess / Discuss Public Service and System Functions L12 Whats What behind the Circulation Desk / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 9 / Assess / Discuss L13 Standard Operations at the Circulation Desk / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 10 / Assess / Discuss L14 Introduction to the Endeavor Voyager System / Assess / Discuss L15 Voyager Circulation Module: Interface and Patron Records / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 11 / Assess / Discuss L16 Voyager Circulation Module: Discharging Items / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 12 / Assess / Discuss L17 Voyager Circulation Module: Charging Items / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 13 / Assess / Discuss L18 Voyager Circulation Module: Item Records / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 14 / Assess / Discuss L19 Course Reserves / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 15 / Assess / Discuss L20 Using the Wireless Laptop Computers, CD Players, and Associated Equipment / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 16 / Assess / Discuss L21 Using the Pharos System Print Controller, Printers, Copiers, Digital Sender, and Value-Add Service Machine / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 17 / Assess / Discuss L22 Using the MountainLynx Electronic Catalog / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 18 / Assess / Discuss L23 Supervising the Use of the Electronic Classroom Computers / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 19 / Assess / Discuss L24 How to Help Library Users / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 20 / Assess / Discuss L25 Working with Microform and Government Documents / Assess / Discuss / Task Perf. 21 / Assess / Discuss

13 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 13/41 Learning Objectives for this lesson To provide an introduction to the informational resources of the library

14 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 14/41 After experiencing this lesson, you will… Have a basic understanding of the many resources available at each library

15 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 15/41 Sections of Lesson 03 This lesson has two (2) sections: §3.1 Libraries and information §3.2 Library Collections Ok, lets begin …

16 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 16/41 § 3.1 Libraries and information

17 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 17/41 The role of libraries An academic library is an environment for searching, accessing, and using information related to a specific research need Information, especially specialized information, is a valuable social resource Libraries accumulate, organize, protect, and make available information in many forms University libraries are a major repository of information in a vast number of subject areas

18 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 18/41 The role of libraries (2/3) This information is available in physical as well as digital form, such as books, audiovisual materials, and online, searchable databases In libraries, information is a key resource, but not the only resource Trained personnel who can assist in searching for and finding needed information are an equally valuable resource

19 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 19/41 The role of libraries (3/3) At West Virginia University, the libraries are central to the academic mission of the university: educating students, fostering innovative research, and providing valuable resources to the larger community As such, libraries are the place to be for knowledge acquisition and production

20 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 20/41 § 3.2 Library Collections

21 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 21/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown There are five libraries on the Morgantown campus at West Virginia University: Downtown Campus Library (DCL) Health Science Library (HSL) Law Library (Law) West Virginia & Regional History Collection Evansdale Campus Library (EVL) Each library serves a specific set of academic disciplines

22 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 22/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (2/19) The Downtown Campus Library is a newly constructed building with collections related to the humanities, mathematics, social sciences, physical sciences, and business and management It is also a Regional Depository of U.S. Government documents

23 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 23/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (3/19) The Health Sciences Library is located on the second floor of the Basic Sciences building at the Health Sciences Center It houses collections serving the WVU Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy

24 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 24/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (4/19) The Law Library is located on the second floor of the Law Center It contains the largest law collection in the state, with materials in all areas of American law as well as resources in international law It supports the students and faculty of the WVU College of Law

25 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 25/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (6/19) The West Virginia and Regional History Collection is located on the sixth floor of Wise Library, Downtown Library Complex It contains the largest collection of historical, legal, folk music, photographic, map, and genealogical materials in the state

26 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 26/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (7/19) Evansdale Library serves a diverse number of academic departments on the Evansdale campus In addition to its specialized collections, there are some general materials, such as encyclopedias, reference, and of course the extensive databases, available in- house and remotely

27 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 27/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (8/19) Evansdale Library possesses collections in a number of subject areas, consisting of books, specialized journals, CDs, DVDs, government documents, patents, audiovisual and other materials Lets list some of these subject area collections …

28 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 28/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (9/19) Agriculture: Serves the Davis College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Consumer Science faculty and students Resources include materials in subject areas such as plant science, entomology, agronomy, animal and veterinary science, landscape architecture, forestry, wildlife management, parks and recreation, food and nutrition, and interior design Many of these materials are located on the second floor

29 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 29/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (10/19) Art and Art History: Serves the College of Creative Arts faculty and students Consists of resources on all areas of art Art Department keeps a slide collection at the Creative Arts Center Most of the library resources are on the ground floor

30 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 30/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (11/19) Childrens Collection: Serves the College of Human Resources and Education faculty and students as well as public education teachers Located in the Compact Shelving Unit on the ground floor

31 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 31/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (12/19) Education: Serves the College of Human Resources and Education faculty and students Consists of materials on all aspects of education Most of these materials are on the ground floor Some materials are located at the remote Depository

32 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 32/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (13/19) Engineering and Computer Science Serves the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources faculty and students These materials on the second floor cover chemical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, computer science and electrical engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical and aerospace engineering, mining engineering, and petroleum and natural gas engineering

33 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 33/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (14/19) Government Documents: Materials from such entities as the Department of Education, the Department of Energy (DOE), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Located in the Compact Shelving Unit on the ground floor

34 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 34/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (15/19) Music and Music History: Serves the College of Creative Arts faculty and students Contains books and journals on the ground floor Scores are located in the Short Compact Shelving Unit on the ground floor An extensive CD collection is located behind the Service Desk on the main floor

35 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 35/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (16/19) Physical education: Serves the School of Physical Education faculty and students Consists of books and journals in dance, sports studies, outdoor activities, etc. located on the ground floor

36 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 36/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (17/19) Theater: Serves the College of Creative Arts faculty and students Consists of books and journals on acting, production, set design, costumes and other aspects of technical theatre while many of the actual plays and drama criticism are located at the DCL Located on the ground floor Script collection is located in the low wooden book shelves on the main floor in the Food for Thought snack room

37 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 37/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (18/19) Theses: Masters theses and Pd. D./Ed. D dissertations written by WVU graduates in the librarys subject areas Beginning in 1998, WVU theses are available electronically from the libraries Database web page Earlier, paper editions are currently stored at our remote Depository

38 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 38/41 WVU Libraries, Morgantown (19/19) U.S. Patents: Evansdale Library is a Patent and Trademark Depository Library Resources include full-text copies of all utility, design, and plant patents, going back to 1972 Abstracts of patents issued prior to 1972 and dating back to 1873, are found on microfilm #172 Patents are located on the main floor

39 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 39/41 Digital resources All of the WVU Libraries have access to an extensive set of electronic databases In addition, there are over 300 specialized databases available only at Evansdale Library You will be given training on the database resources

40 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 40/41 Recap and a look ahead You have now been introduced to the collections held at the libraries In Lesson 04, you will tour these collections

41 Revised FR :35 EST Created WE Lesson 03. Library Resources / Bringing Learners and Library Skills Together Copyright © by A. David Roth | Evansdale Library, West Virginia University 41/41 Response to Lesson 03 Thank you for your participation in experiencing lesson 03 Please access the online response form to report on your learning experienceonline response form When you have submitted your responses to Lesson 03, report to Sherry or another Access Services staff member


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