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2 Welcome to the Monticello High School Media Center SLMS: Duane Hawkinson

3 Media Center Layout Correct Procedures Information Search Reading Resources Goals

4 Layout Test your powers of observation. Media Center Office Media Center Office Security System Security System Current Magazines Current Magazines Color Laser Printer Color Laser Printer Encyclopedias Encyclopedias Fiction Fiction

5 Layout, continued Paperback Fiction Paperback Fiction Book Return Book Return Map Stand Map Stand Networked Computers Networked Computers Reference Books Reference Books Nonfiction Nonfiction Check-out Check-out

6 Procedures Checking out and returning books What’s needed to check out books? What’s needed to check out books? What happens if books are overdue? What happens if books are overdue? What if you walk out with a book without checking it out? What if you walk out with a book without checking it out? How do you use computers? How do you use computers? Logging in, saving on the networkLogging in, saving on the network

7 Login Screen

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9 Saving to the F-Drive Save on network or on floppy disk. Do NOT save on the computer’s hard drive. It will be lost.

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11 Find information Use Spectrum to look up books: see cues on book shelves: Dewey Decimal System Use Spectrum to look up books: see cues on book shelves: Dewey Decimal System Use reference books for overview Use reference books for overview Use online databases for academic resources Use online databases for academic resourcesdatabases for academic resourcesdatabases for academic resources Use Web sites—but carefully. Use Web sites—but carefully.Web sites—but carefully.Web sites—but carefully.

12 Develop a Love for Reading Where are resources to help you find good stuff to read? Do you like to blog, exchange ideas about books? Where are resources to help you find good stuff to read? Do you like to blog, exchange ideas about books? Do you like to read what other students have written about books? Do you like to read what other students have written about books? See my site. See my site.See my site.See my site.

13 Questions for me?

14 Don’t forget: Tell me what you like to read. Don’t forget: Tell me what you like to read. Fill out my survey: Teen Magazine Survey Fill out my survey: Teen Magazine SurveyTeen Magazine SurveyTeen Magazine Survey

15 End of Orientation Don’t expect to know everything. I’m here to help. Stop by before or after school if you want help.

16 Just one more thought: Broaden your horizons. Get a library card.

17 Getting a Library Card

18 Advantages of Using More than One Library GRRL has over 800,000 items. GRRL has over 800,000 items. Monticello HS has 11,000 items. Monticello HS has 11,000 items. With a library card, you can access databases from home. With a library card, you can access databases from home. Both are free! Take advantage of free resources. Both are free! Take advantage of free resources.

19 Have a great year! Remember: Read read “just for the fun of it.” Remember: Read read “just for the fun of it.” October is Teen Read Week. Don’t forget to celebrate it.

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