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Hhs library media center orientation. 2012-2013. WELCOME to the lmc. Mrs. Kurzel , Library Media Specialist Mrs. Schiffman , Mrs. Couzens (Health)- here to assist certain periods throughout the day More than 7,000 materials in the collection Hours: 7:50- 3:20.

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Hhs library media center orientation
Hhs library media center orientation


Welcome to the lmc
WELCOME to the lmc

  • Mrs. Kurzel, Library Media Specialist

  • Mrs. Schiffman, Mrs. Couzens (Health)- here to assist certain periods throughout the day

  • More than 7,000 materials in the collection

  • Hours: 7:50- 3:20

The lmc offers opportunities for
The LMC offers opportunities for…

  • Doing research

  • Recreational reading and/or magazine/book selection

  • Quiet study time

How do i visit the lmc during the school day
How do I visit the lmc during the school day?





Study hall visits

  • Obtain a pass from the LMC~ get pass prior to scheduled study hall.

  • LMC will be open directly before and after-school for passes.

  • Each study hall is limited to a certain number of visitors. Once the sign-up sheet is full, there will be no more passes available for that period. First come, first serve.

  • Report to study hall first. When you get to the LMC, sign-in at the front desk.

  • 3-4 students to each round table- sit on right-hand side of room.

  • Study hall students will remain in the LMC for the entire period.

  • Students not working will be sent back to study hall.

Request pass
REQUEST PASS entering the LMC doors.

From a Classroom:

  • A signed request pass from your subject area teacher or LMC Staff is needed.

  • Report to study hall first.

  • Sign-in and place your pass in the basket.

  • The LMC will attempt to accommodate request passes during closed periods.

  • Students not working will be sent back to class.

Lunch pass
Lunch pass entering the LMC doors.

  • Sign-out a Green Pass from the LMC Staff

    before lunch

  • Go to the cafeteria and eat your lunch first

  • Upon arriving to the LMC, sign-in and place your pass in the basket

  • Remain in the LMC for the entire period

  • Must be working!!

Expectations for lmc users
EXPECTATIONS for entering the LMC doors.Lmc Users

The 3 Rs:



  • To get RESULTS

    FOOD or DRINKS Are NOT Allowed in the LMC.

    * Water is permitted.

Circulation guidelines

  • Sign materials out at front desk.

    BOOKS ~ two weeks

    MAGAZINES ~ three days

    REFERENCE/RESERVE~ Checked out after 9th period. Returned the following morning.

  • Bring your student ID!

  • If overdues exist, no materials may circulate.

    • Please respond to overdue notices!

  • There is a charge for lost or damaged materials.

Finding lmc materials
Finding LMC materials entering the LMC doors.

  • Newspapers- Buffalo News, Hamburg Sun, USA Today- on display by circulation desk

  • Magazines- Newest issue on display

  • Books-

    • Search by keyword, title, author, subject, series

    • Get book reviews, summaries, author notes

    • Search from home

    • Search in any classroom

Location of materials
location of materials entering the LMC doors.

  • FICTION- FIC right-side when enter A-Z

  • NON-FICTION- 900 ABC left-side when enter, starts in back of LMC

  • GRAPHIC NOVELS- GN small section on left-side

  • BIOGRAPHIES- BIO 92 or 920 wallby fish tank

  • REFERENCE- REF lower book shelves middle

  • DICTIONARIES- 400’s ABC- stand in back

  • VIDEOS/DVDS- VCT, DVD- behind circ desk

  • BOOKS ON CD, TAPE- CT, CD- behind circ desk

Computer procedures
Computer Procedures entering the LMC doors.

  • Internet is for research purposes.

    • No gaming

    • Ask for headphones at the Circulation Desk

  • You are accountable for your actions.

  • Log off when finished


Lmc online information sources databases
LMC Online Information Sources~ DATABASES entering the LMC doors.

  • Biography Resource Center

  • Britannica Online

  • Bridges

  • Career Cruising

  • CQ Researcher

  • EBSCO (Novel database)

  • Issues and Controversies

  • Opposing Viewpoints

  • School Island

  • SIRS Researcher

  • Student Resource Center

  • World Book Encyclopedia

Lmc website
Lmc entering the LMC doors. website

  • Contains ALL LMC events & information

  • Class visit resources & links

  • Databases

  • Destiny~ Library Catalog

  • Newsletter

  • And more!

    • http://hamburgschools.org/Page/890

Copy machine
Copy Machine entering the LMC doors.

A copy machine is available

in the LMC.

Please see an LMC staff member or

Library Club member

for assistance.

Scanning and printing
Scanning and Printing entering the LMC doors.

  • The LMC has a scanner available for student and staff use.

  • Students may choose to print to either the B&W (4000) or the Color (4600) printer.

  • PLEASE ask before printing multiple pages!

Library club
Library club entering the LMC doors.

  • Library Club- assigned to work/help in the LMC during study hall periods

    • Duties include:

      • check materials in and out

      • making copies for students

      • assist in retrieving books & magazines

      • organize magazine racks

      • assist on computers/scanning pictures

      • help decorate/set up displays

      • shelf-read

      • and more….

  • See Mrs. Kurzel if interested. Listen for an announcement for the first meeting soon!

Please remember
Please Remember ~ entering the LMC doors.

The Library Media Center is an important part of the ‘Information Hub’ at HHS

and a

to success!!