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2 LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTRE AND IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

3 FACULTY PROFILE H. SALETH MARIAN PREMSON Teacher Librarian & Academic Career Counselor Graduated 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.

4 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”. Philosophy Statement of Library & Information Center

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6 SIZE The 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.

7 Library Collections Total Number of Books Newly Added this session (from July 2010) 19, Educational CDs/DVDs Maps, Charts and Models 1, The Hindu The Times of India Deccan Herald The Indian Express Business Line Thinamani Rajasthan Patrika Vijay Karnataka Financial Express Economic Times Newspapers

8 Library Collections cont Magazines and Periodicals Our 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 India 2. Computers-Linux, Chip, BenefIT, Electronics for you, AV Max etc 3. Careers-Careers360, Career Selectiion, Careers etc 3. News Current affairs-India Today, Frontline, Outlook, Week, Time etc 4. Education-Teacher’s Plus, Teachers Net, Education Today, Education World, IB World, Education Digest, Mentor etc 5. 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 etc 8. Children’s -Chandamama, Robinage, Tinkle, Children’s Digest, Gokulam, Champak etc 9. Home & Health-Inside Outside, Better Interiors, Herald of Health, Yoga the Science, My Doctor etc 10. Art-Art India, Marg. 11. Science-National Geographic, Down to Earth, Science Reporter Scientific American, Popular Science, Bio Tech, Bhoomi, Terra Green, Stick to Greens, Resonance, Genetics etc 12. Business, Economics-Business India Business Management Chronicle, ET 500, Business Today etc.

9 “DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION SCHEME” IS USED FOR THE CLASSIFICATION AND ARRANGEMENT OF BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY

10 Universe of Knowledge 10 Major Clusters 10 Major Subject Groups 10 Specific Subjects (ss) 10 or more ss divisions

11 UNIVERSE OF KNOWLEDGE CLASSIFICATION OF KNOWLEDGE: VEDIC SYSTEM VEDIC GROUP OF SUBJECTSCORRESPONDING TO MODERN SUBJECTS DHARMALaw, Theology, Ethics and Sociology ARTHAApplied Natural Sciences, Political Science, Economics and Social Applied Sciences KAMAPure Sciences, Fine Arts and Literature MOKSHAPhilosophy, Mystic Experience

12 A brief PowerPoint slide show to help you understand how the Dewey Decimal Classification system works in your library Get to know the Dewey Decimal Classification system

13 Did you know that our library has a great way of organizing its books so that you can find them easily?

14 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 in Melvil Dewey

15 But how does the DDC benefit you? Very simply, the DDC is an organizational tool that makes it easy for you to find the books and other materials you want.

16 So what does the DDC do? It helps solve a big problem: helping you find the right information by giving you a specific number that belongs to the item you want.

17 The DDC helps libraries arrange the items so that library users can find them. It’s a lot like an organized kitchen pantry:  Canned goods on one shelf  Breakfast cereals and grains on a second shelf  Baking goods on a third shelf  Snacks on a fourth shelf

18 BASE NUMBERS MAJOR CLUSTERS 000 to 099 General works 100 to 199 Philosophy 200 to 299 Religion 300 to 399 Social Sciences 400 to 499 Language 500 to 599 Pure Science 600 to 699 Technology 700 to 799 Arts 800 to 899 Literature 900 to 999 History

19 Eg: 300 – 309 Social Sciences 310 – 319 Statistics 320 – 329 Political Science 330 – 339 Economics 340 – 349 Law 350 – 359 Public Admin. 360 – 369 Social welfare 370 – 379 Education 380 – 389 Public Services 390 – 399 Customs & folklore EACH MAJOR CLUSTER HAS 10 MORE SUBJECT GROUPS MAJOR SUBJECT GROUPS

20 EACH MAJOR SUBJECT HAS 10 MORE MAJOR BRANCHES Eg: 370 EDUCATION 371 SCHOOLS & THIER ACTIVITES ; SPECIAL EDUCATION 372 ELEMENTARY EDUCATION 373 SECONDARY EDUCATION 374 ADULT EDUCATION 375 CURRICULUMS 376 EDUCATION OF WOMEN 377 SCHOOLS AND RELIGION 378 HIGHER EDUCATION 379 PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES IN EDUCATION SPECIFIC SUBJECTS

21 SUBJECT DIVISION OF TEACHER & TEACHING ACTIVITES SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION METHODS OF STUDY & INSTRUCTION STUDENT GUIDANCE & COUNSELING SCHOOL DISCIPLINE & ACTVITIES MATERIALS MANAGEMENT STUDENT WELFARE STUDENTS SPECIAL EDUCATION

22 SUBJECT SUB DIVISION OF EACH SPECIFIC SUBJECT MAY HAVE FURTHER DECIMAL DIVISIONS First 10 divisions of TO Second 100 ” ” ” (Eg. Use of textbooks) TO Third 1000 ” ” ” 4WHEN FIRST THREE LETTERS OF THE AUTHOR IS ADDED EG: /TIL IT BECOMES A CALL NUMBER

23 SUMMARY IN A NUTSHELL 1000 BASE NUMBERS ARE ORGANISED AS 10 MAJOR CLUSTERS & 10 MAJOR GROUPS

24 UNIVERSALLY èDEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM IS UNIVERSALLY FOLLOWED (Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme devised by Melvil Dewey in ) èTHIS IS USED IN LARGE NUMBER OF LIBRARIES IN UK AND USA ALSO. REVERSE èPUBLISHER GIVES THIS DATA ON THE REVERSE OF THE TITLE PAGE UNIQUE èACCESSION NO. IS A UNIQUE SERIAL NO TO EACH BOOK

25 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. Books (Fiction)

26 PERIODICAL SECTION NON FICTION NON- FICTION 331 – 530 CHILDRENS FICTION DICTIONARIES, REFERENCE AREA, YEAR BOOKS, CAREER & APTITUDE TEST REFERENCE SECTION AUDIO VISUAL COMPONENTS INTERNET ROOM FOR FACULTY RELAXATION READING CORER NON- FICTION 531 – 650 NON- FICTION 651 – 915 NON- FICTION 916 – 999 & FICTION AAA - JAM FICTION JAN – ZZZ & CHILDRENS FICTION AUDIO VISUAL COMPONENTS, LANGUAGE AREA & MISC ENCYCLOPEDIA CIRCULATION COUNTER & LIBRARIANS DESK PRINTER / XEROX MACHINE LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTRE LAYOUT

27 LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTRE LAYOUT (GOUND FLOOR) Periodicals Old issues SUBJECT REFERENCE DISCUSSION ROOM MAPS MODELS Staircase Media Center

28 4 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. 4 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. CIRCULATION

29 CORNERS REFERENCE DICTIONARIES BOOKS ON QUIZ CAREER & COMPETITIVE EXAMS ENCYLOPEDIAS NON-FICTION SUBJECT WISE JOURNALS & PERIODICALS FICTION & CHILDRENS FICTION

30 FACILITIES PHOTOCOPYING MEDIA CENTER INTERNET FACILITIES FOR FACULTY SCANNING & PRINTING DISCUSSION ROOM

31 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 programs 2.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 Essay 4.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. Role of Teacher Librarian in IB Diploma Curriculum

32 Role of the Teacher-Librarian in Library & Information Resource Center Teaching for the Development of Professional, Competent Communication, Effective Thinking & Lifelong Learning Managing the Schools Information Resources & Services Teaching for the Development of Information Literacy & Search Techniques for Research Teaching for the Development of Cultural & Aesthetic Awareness & Appreciation Role of Teacher Librarian in IB Diploma Curriculum

33 TREE OF IB LEARNERS PROFILE ROOTS OF LP

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44 The IBO Learner Profile: An Information Literacy Model for DP Students/LibrariansLearner Profile

45 DESIGNED FOR LEARNING School Libraries

46 RESEARCH SKILLS FOR RESOURCES Providing 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 ROLE OF LIBRARY & LIBRARIAN ON INFORMATION LITERACY

47 PROJECTS: EXTENDED ESSAY (DP) Library 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;Including Citation & Bibliography Cooperation and Transparent Communication and with Supervisors, Coordinator and Teachers; Students Need to identify and promote “authentic resources’’ like sample EE hard copies either from website or friendly schools. Involvement of Librarians. LIBRARIAN AND EXTENDED ESSAY

48 THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE (DP) Providing 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;past presentations 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. LIBRARIAN AND TOK TOK in Library

49 ACADEMIC HONESTY Promote guidelines for AH around School/Library; Poster Displays; Organize workshops; Preparation of handbook Writing 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

50 INTERNATIONAL 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;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;

51 LEARNING CENTRE SPEARHEADS TOWARDS GROWTH H.S.M.Premson Teacher Librarian & Academic Career Counselor


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