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					    Summary of Library Services

Cards /                  • Available to all                      • Available to Grade 12 students
                                                                   with borrowing restrictions.
                         • No fee for rural student
Borrowing privileges      cards                                  • See Web site for complete
                         • Free E-service cards (to use            details: go to About the Library,
                           library computers, or virtual           Borrowing
                         • 17 and under need a signed
                           registration form

Access from home         • Cardholders
                           can find and renew books, place
                                                                 • On-line Catalogue (searching for
                                                                   books) is accessible off campus.
                           holds etc.                            • E-resources such as journal
                         •               indexes/databases, e-journals,
                           on-line e-reference service             e-books are only accessible off
                         • Select our virtual collection to        campus to Lakehead University
                           access over 30 electronic               faculty, staff and students.
                           databases at

Tours / Instruction                                              • Bookings are taken for November
                         • May be booked at any time
sessions                 • Call two weeks in advance              February, May and June
                         • Reference Department books            • Grade 12 classes only.
                          Grade 5 and up.                        • For policy go to About the
                                                                   Library, High School Instruction
                                                                 • Call two weeks in advance

Tour options             • Orientation tour covers the           • Tours of the library for small
                                                                  groups; searching the library
                           basics; searching the library
                           catalogue and kinds of materials       catalogue, searching for journal
                           available                              articles
                         • Tours for instruction on a
                           particular subject or virtual
                           collection product are also

Arranging a tour /       • Call reference department for
                           tour date (Grade 5+) 684-6815
                                                                 • Contact Janice Mutz at 343-8147.
                                                                  Please call at least two weeks in
Instruction session        (Waverley) 624-4200 (Brodie)           advance.
                         • Supply registration form to
                           students and return complete
                           with parent's signature to the
                           Branch 1 week prior to visit.

                                                                 • Before assigning the work, call
Referring your           • Before assigning the work, call
                           the library to check if there are      the library to check if there are
students to                resources on that particular topic.    resources on that particular topic.
                         • The main reference collection is
the library?               housed at the Brodie Resource

Classification system    • Dewey Decimal system - most
                          commonly used in public and
                                                                 • Library of Congress - used in
                                                                  academic libraries
Example: Introducing
                          school libraries
Mordecai Richler's the
Apprenticeship of
                         • Call # 819.3 RIC WOO                  • Call # PR 9299 R53A6Z9 1990
Duddy Kravitz: A
Reader's Guide