El Capitan L I B R A Shhhhhhh………….. R Y LIBRARY HOURS •Opens ___________before school 15 minutes •Open at _____for quiet studying lunch •Closes __________ after school 15 minutes LIBRARY RULES No cell phones! “I’m just using the calculator.” I’m just checking the time.” NO EXCUSES!!! A few more rules… No gum! PLEASE!!! No food! No electronic devices! More rules… No drinks! Not even water! All containers must be closed and in backpacks. All open containers must be left on table just inside the front door. THE GRAND TOUR What CAN we do in the library? Enjoy the quiet environment study research Search our online resources Search our book collection* *Over 25,000 books! This is THE FRONT DESK where you sign in, This is check out where books, pay fines, you buy ID return cards… books CLASS RESEARCH •5 SEATING AREAS: •3 in the main library •2 computer labs PLEASE 1) Work quietly 2) Stay with your class 3) Use time wisely INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH Put your pass in the box Sign in on the clipboard Remember: you must have a school assignment to work on! BROWSING FOR BOOKS The two main areas of the library are: 1) Non-Fiction true facts _____________ 2) Fiction stories _____________ NONFICTION BOOKS • Include factual or “true” information. • All topics have a Dewey Decimal _____________ number from 0 to 999. For example, all books • Books are organized with information about in number order. dogs are together under 636.7 Research Tools Purchased by Grossmont District FROM SCHOOL CQ Researcher ProQuest Electric Library Britannica Online Facts.com FROM HOME: Username: grossmontu Password: welcome FICTION BOOKS • Imagined stories made up by the author • Include novels and short stories • Books are organized by the For example, all author’s last name ____________________ stories and novels written by John Steinbeck are together under Steinbeck. OUR NONFICTION BOOKS Use our books for research and not just the Internet! ___________________________________ Books can be checked out unless on hold for a class. _________________________________________ OUR FICTION SECTION *Our fiction books There are 18 different are kept in categories! COLOR-CODED categories Fiction Categories Ad = Adventure Sp = Sports An = Animals Su = Suspense C = Classics T = Thrillers E = Children’s W = Western F = Fantasy YA = Young Adult Hu = Humor Z = Quick Reads HA = Historical, American HW = Historical, World M = Mystery R = Romance SC = Story Collections Something for everyone! SF = Science Fiction Reference Books are: Our •For quick access to facts reference •Used to find specific pieces of books have information yellow labels •Not meant to be read from cover to cover •Not for checkout Examples Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Multivolume sets… Are you sad you can’t check out that reference book? Get a grip! Why not make some copies instead? 15 Photocopies cost ___ cents per page OTHER SECTIONS Some books are in other special sections Career Books Controversial Issues Books and Quick Reference Children’s Books Still looking for more? Magazines Book Displays (for use in library only) Textbooks (for use in library only) Borrowing Books Check current school ID card 1. Have your ____________________. it out! 2. Check out up to __ books at a time. 5 2 3. (Only __ on the same subject) 3 weeks 4. Books are checked out for ________. 5. If you need a book for longer, make sure to renew ______ it before the due date. Using the Library Catalog The most common searches are by Author, Title, and Subject Search for a book using the online catalog! (6 Mac Computers) Author Search Title Search CLICK on the one you want Where is this book? • Fic = in the fiction section _______________ • YA= under the Young Adult category ______________ Stacks just means the shelves Subject Search Subject Search, Take 2 Got brains? Let’s review. Book Quiz your ID card What do you need to check out a book?_____________ no Can reference books be checked out?_____________ $.10 per day What is the fine if you turn in a book late?__________ renew What do you do if you need a book for longer? ______ it How many books can you check out at a time?_______ 5 (only 2 on the same subject) Computer Use 38 Macs + 36 PCs 74 computers for student use! Use computers for educational activities only! Computer Rules •No downloading •No personal email •No games, music, movies •No recreational web surfing Don’t lose your •No message boards, chat rooms, computer privileges! or instant messaging Logging In PC How do I login? Login Box Macs: Double- click on the students folder, Then enter username & password Save Your Work! •Save each file in your student folder •Save OFTEN •Double-check that you saved correctly •Is this your ID# ? •Is this your file name? Printing •Always proofread your work and use Print Preview before you print 10 •Printing costs ___ cents per page. Be very careful when you hit the print button! Logging Off PCs: Start Shut Down… Macs: Drag Logging off globe to trash GROAN!!! "Overdue?! How could this book be overdue when I've only read the first two chapters?" Fines You will need to pay a fine if: • _____________________ You turn in a book late • _____________________ Your book is damaged • _____________________ You lose a book 10 *The overdue fine for late books is ___ cents per book per school day late. You can’t find your ID card? Buy a replacement card at the front They cost $2.00 _____ desk. $2.00 Be smart and use a wallet! Leaving the Library •Make sure you have all belongings •Wait for the bell •Push in your chair •Exit through front door STOP Don’t set off the buzzer! if the alarm sounds Got brains? Review II Computer Quiz What do you do when you first sit down at a computer? login _________________ Where should you save your computer work? in your student folder ______________________ How much does it cost to print from the computer? $.10 a page _______________ What should you do before you leave a computer? logout ___________ JUST THREE MORE ???s What should you do if you set off the STOP! library’s alarm system? __________ How much does a replacement ID card $2.00 cost? __________ How much does it cost to make a $.15 photocopy? _______________ The Grand Tour has ended… Thanks for your attention.