2LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTRE AND IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
3FACULTY PROFILEH. SALETH MARIAN PREMSONTeacher Librarian & Academic Career CounselorGraduated with a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science also with a background in Military Psychology. Has also obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counseling.Hands-on experience of 6.5 years as both Senior and Assistant Librarian in reputed libraries in South India including Defense Services Staff College Library, Wellington.
4Philosophy Statement of Library & Information Center Our School library conceives the school to be a center of inquiry where students continually engage in the search for new knowledge and aims to “assist schools in their endeavors to develop the individual talents of young people and teach them to relate the experience of the classroom to the realities of the outside world”.
6SIZEThe JIRS library can accommodate about 50 students for browsing area and 20 students in reference section. Library spreads over sq. feet, consisting of two floors with modern facilities and top class standards. Library becomes the crux of learning, it is spacious, airy with magnificent piece of architecture, making it a perfect for resource learning centre.
7Library Collections 1,450 329 Maps, Charts and Models Total Number of Books Newly Added this session (from July 2010)19,Educational CDs/DVDsMaps, Charts and Models1,NewspapersThe Hindu The Times of India Deccan HeraldThe Indian ExpressBusiness LineThinamani Rajasthan PatrikaVijay KarnatakaFinancial ExpressEconomic Times
8Library Collections cont Magazines and PeriodicalsOur library subscribes for over 121 magazines of all categories with periodicity of weekly, bi-monthly, monthly, quarterly, Half yearly, yearly. These magazines come under the following categories (with e.g.) : -1. Automobile - Overdrive, Auto Car India2. Computers - Linux, Chip, BenefIT, Electronics for you, AV Max etc3. Careers - Careers360, Career Selectiion, Careers etc3. News Current affairs - India Today, Frontline, Outlook, Week, Time etc4. Education - Teacher’s Plus, Teachers Net, Education Today, EducationWorld, IB World, Education Digest, Mentor etc5. General Knowledge - CSR, GK Today, Competition Affairs,Pratiyogita Darpan, Fact for you, Mast, Prep Talk etc.6. Music & Dance - The Sruti.7. Sports - Sport star, Golf Digest, Cricket Today etc8. Children’s Chandamama, Robinage, Tinkle, Children’s Digest, Gokulam, Champak etc9. Home & Health - Inside Outside, Better Interiors, Herald of Health, Yogathe Science, My Doctor etc10. Art - Art India, Marg.11. Science - National Geographic, Down to Earth, Science ReporterScientific American, Popular Science, Bio Tech, Bhoomi, Terra Green, Stick to Greens, Resonance, Genetics etc12. Business, Economics - Business India Business Management Chronicle, ET , Business Today etc.
9CLASSIFICATION SCHEME “DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION SCHEME” IS USED FOR THE CLASSIFICATION AND ARRANGEMENT OF BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY
1010 Specific Subjects (ss) BASIC FEATURESUniverse of Knowledge10 Major Clusters10 Major Subject Groups10 Specific Subjects (ss)10 or more ss divisions
11CLASSIFICATION OF KNOWLEDGE: VEDIC SYSTEM UNIVERSE OF KNOWLEDGECLASSIFICATION OF KNOWLEDGE: VEDIC SYSTEMVEDIC GROUP OF SUBJECTSCORRESPONDING TO MODERN SUBJECTSDHARMALaw, Theology, Ethics and SociologyARTHAApplied Natural Sciences, Political Science, Economics and Social Applied SciencesKAMAPure Sciences, Fine Arts and LiteratureMOKSHAPhilosophy, Mystic Experience
12Get to know the Dewey Decimal Classification system A brief PowerPoint slide show to help you understand how the Dewey Decimal Classification system works in your library
13Did you know that our library has a great way of organizing its books so that you can find them easily?
14It’s called the Dewey Decimal Classification system—or DDC It’s called the Dewey Decimal Classification system—or DDC. This system got its name from Melvil Dewey ( ), who introduced his great idea for organizing library collections inMelvil Dewey
15But how does theDDC benefit you?Very simply, the DDCis an organizationaltool that makes iteasy for you to findthe books and othermaterials you want.
16So what does the DDC do? It helps solve a big problem: helping you find the rightinformation by giving youa specific number that belongsto the item you want.So what doesthe DDC do?
17The DDC helps libraries arrange the items so that library users can find them. It’s a lot like anorganized kitchen pantry:Canned goods on one shelfBreakfast cereals and grainson a second shelfBaking goods on a third shelfSnacks on a fourth shelf
18BASE NUMBERS MAJOR CLUSTERS 000 to 099. General works. 100 to 199 BASE NUMBERS MAJOR CLUSTERS to General works to Philosophy to Religion to Social Sciences to Language to Pure Science to Technology to Arts to Literature to History10MAJORCLUSTERS
19MAJOR SUBJECT GROUPS 10 MAJOR SUBJECT GROUPS EACH MAJOR CLUSTER HAS 10 MORE SUBJECT GROUPSEg: 300 – 309 Social Sciences310 – 319 Statistics320 – 329 Political Science330 – 339 Economics340 – 349 Law350 – 359 Public Admin.360 – 369 Social welfare370 – 379 Education380 – 389 Public Services390 – 399 Customs & folklore10MAJORSUBJECTGROUPS
20SPECIFIC SUBJECTS 371 SCHOOLS & THIER ACTIVITES; EACH MAJOR SUBJECT HAS 10 MORE MAJOR BRANCHESEg: EDUCATION371 SCHOOLS & THIER ACTIVITES;SPECIAL EDUCATION372 ELEMENTARY EDUCATION373 SECONDARY EDUCATION374 ADULT EDUCATION375 CURRICULUMS376 EDUCATION OF WOMEN377 SCHOOLS AND RELIGION378 HIGHER EDUCATION379 PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES IN EDUCATION
21SUBJECT DIVISION OF 371 371.1 TEACHER & TEACHING ACTIVITES SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION.METHODS OF STUDY & INSTRUCTIONSTUDENT GUIDANCE & COUNSELINGSCHOOL DISCIPLINE & ACTVITIESMATERIALS MANAGEMENTSTUDENT WELFARESTUDENTSSPECIAL EDUCATION
22SUBJECT SUB DIVISION OF 371 EACH SPECIFIC SUBJECT MAY HAVE FURTHER DECIMAL DIVISIONSFirst divisions of 371TO Second ” ” ”(Eg. Use of textbooks)TO Third ” ” ”WHEN FIRST THREE LETTERS OF THE AUTHOR IS ADDED EG: /TIL IT BECOMES A CALL NUMBER
23SUMMARY ORGANISED AS 10 MAJOR CLUSTERS & 10 MAJOR GROUPS IN A NUTSHELL 1000 BASE NUMBERS AREORGANISED AS 10 MAJOR CLUSTERS &10 MAJOR GROUPS
24DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM IS UNIVERSALLY FOLLOWED (Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme devised by Melvil Dewey in )THIS IS USED IN LARGE NUMBER OF LIBRARIES IN UK AND USA ALSO.PUBLISHER GIVES THIS DATA ON THE REVERSE OF THE TITLE PAGEACCESSION NO. IS A UNIQUE SERIAL NO TO EACH BOOK
25Books (Fiction)The Fiction books come under the Main Class of 800 with sub divisions of 813 and 823 and arranged according to alphabetical order of first 3 letters of Author’s surname (e.g.) Sidney Sheldon books arranged as 823/SHE. We have separate section for Children’s Fiction with collections of Tintin, Asterix, Hardy Boys, Nancy drew etc.
26LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTRE LAYOUT AUDIO VISUAL COMPONENTS, LANGUAGE AREA & MISCDICTIONARIES, REFERENCE AREA, YEAR BOOKS, CAREER & APTITUDE TESTCHILDRENS FICTIONREFERENCE SECTIONCHILDRENS FICTIONAUDIO VISUAL COMPONENTSENCYCLOPEDIAFICTION JAN – ZZZ & CHILDRENS FICTIONNON- FICTION 916 – 999 & FICTION AAA - JAMINTERNET ROOM FOR FACULTYRELAXATION READING CORERNON- FICTION 651 – 915NON- FICTION 531 – 650NON- FICTION 331 – 530NON FICTIONPERIODICAL SECTIONPRINTER / XEROX MACHINECIRCULATION COUNTER & LIBRARIANS DESK
27LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTRE LAYOUT (GOUND FLOOR) DISCUSSION ROOMMedia CenterSUBJECT REFERENCEPeriodicals Old issuesMODELSMAPSPROJECTERStaircase
28LIBRARY SERVICES CIRCULATION Regular circulation of books is provided for classes IV and above. Generally the circulation is done during the library periods, but in order to encourage better and more utilization of library resources the circulation is done on free periods of the library.Each student can borrow maximum 2 books against Library borrower’s card for 7 days and it can be renewed. The Members of Staff can borrow maximum 6 books for 15 days which can be renewed for next 15 days. Reservation is also available. These books are issued through Athenium Light Library Management Software.
29CORNERS REFERENCE DICTIONARIES BOOKS ON QUIZ CAREER & COMPETITIVE EXAMSENCYLOPEDIASNON-FICTION SUBJECT WISEJOURNALS & PERIODICALSFICTION & CHILDRENS FICTION
30FACILITIES PHOTOCOPYING MEDIA CENTER DISCUSSION ROOM SCANNING & PRINTINGINTERNET FACILITIES FOR FACULTY
31Role of Teacher Librarian in IB Diploma Curriculum In the functions of the Information Resource Center the Teacher Librarian plays a major role in IB Curriculum in the form of Information Literacy Specialist and Manager of Information Resources and Services through the following main functions given in brief:-1. Advocates the integration of information literacy into classroom programs2. Collaborates with staff of plan, teach and evaluate units of study in which information literacy for Research and supervision of Extended Essay.3. Teaches and Trains the students on Information Literacy, Search Skills and Writing Skills for Research or Extended Essay4. Keeps informed about new resources & choose appropriate materials based on members of staff and student need for their curriculum.5. Develops and conducts information sessions on variety of topics.6. Participates on Professional Development Committees with the management.7. Commits personally & professionally to life-long learning.8. Recommends literature and information resources in order to promote the use of a wide variety of materials.
32Role of Teacher Librarian in IB Diploma Curriculum Role of theTeacher-Librarian inLibrary & InformationResource CenterTeaching for theDevelopment ofProfessional,CompetentCommunication,Effective Thinking &Lifelong LearningTeaching for theDevelopment ofInformation Literacy&Search Techniquesfor ResearchTeaching for theDevelopment ofCultural&Aesthetic Awareness &AppreciationManaging theSchoolsInformationResources&Services
46RESEARCH SKILLS FOR RESOURCES ROLE OF LIBRARY & LIBRARIAN ON INFORMATION LITERACYProviding the right information at the right time;Promotion & Teaching about Library search strategies-from earliest years to year 12;Teaching Information Literacy and Research Skills;Helping in Selection of Topics for EE;Guidance in EE/TOK
47PROJECTS: EXTENDED ESSAY (DP) LIBRARIAN AND EXTENDED ESSAYLibrary Induction Programme (about Library arrangement etc)Helping Students in Selection of Topics for EE along with concerned teachers.Providing required Information through different sources act as RESOURCE FACILTATOR;Teaching Information Literacy;Information about EE (Including Citation & Bibliography) and Academic Honesty its importance, scope etc;Cooperation and Transparent Communication and with Supervisors , Coordinator and Teachers; StudentsNeed to identify and promote “authentic resources’’ like sample EE hard copies either from website or friendly schools.Involvement of Librarians.
48THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE (DP) LIBRARIAN AND TOKProviding access and expertise in use and advising of appropriate online database, eg EBSCO, Emerald Insight, E-Library, News Bank etc;Databank of past presentations, essays;Access and knowledge of online classroom resources and recorded lectures;Use of Journals like Scientific American, New Scientist, Philosophy Today, BBC Knowledge, Art India, Frozen Thoughts etc.Access of Media like Local & International Newspapers available in library;Organizing outside visitors- eg Local Indian handicrafts, cultural experts etc;Initiating visits to outside organizations – eg Libraries, Museums, Art Galleries etc;Knowledge of links on OCC for support in resourcing for TOK;Acting as a mediator between Subject Areas and Teachers and Coordinators.TOK in Library
49ACADEMIC HONESTY Promote guidelines for AH around School/Library; Poster Displays;Organize workshops;Preparation of handbookWriting slogans like “Don’t be a Cheat!, “Honesty is the best policy’Awards/Certificates for Original writings, poems/essay/stories;Anti-plagiarism strategies;Librarians will work in collaboration with coordinators and teachers to teach techniques to avoid plagiarism, especially citation skills, the correct formulation of research report etc; Self Library Assessment
50INTERNATIONAL MINDEDNESS Creation of a separate corner for mother tongue or Language resources;Celebrate Hindi Divas;Celebrations of Religious festivals like Diwali, Christmas, Ramzan etc; and Different countries Independence days;Model United Nations activities and promotion;International days plus host cultural awareness programmes;Book exhibitions related to special national festivals, International Fairs;Display of student home country flags;Inclusion of language dictionaries of countries and cultures represented in the school;Curiosity Corners, Audio Visual components;Encourage students to write/discuss/make presentations /organize competitions on their national culture;Assisting teachers;Books which supports International Mindedness and culture eg Three Cups of Tea;
51LEARNING CENTRE SPEARHEADS TOWARDS GROWTHTHANK YOUH.S.M.PremsonTeacher Librarian & Academic Career Counselor