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Welcome to your Public Library!. Great information is waiting for you inside!. How is the library organized? . Picture Books ex. E White Juvenile Fiction ex. J White Adult Fiction ex. F White Juvenile Non-Fiction ex. J 974.482 Adult Non-Fiction ex. 974.482 Juvenile Biographies

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Welcome to your public library

Welcome to your Public Library!

Great information is waiting for you inside!


How is the library organized
How is the library organized?

  • Picture Books ex. E White

  • Juvenile Fiction ex. J White

  • Adult Fiction ex. F White

  • Juvenile Non-Fiction

    ex. J 974.482

  • Adult Non-Fiction ex. 974.482

  • Juvenile Biographies

    ex. JB Columbus

  • Adult Biographies

    ex. B Columbus


Now that i know how the books are organized how can i find the information that i m looking for
Now that I know how the books are organized how can I find the information that I’m looking for?

  • Know your Dewey numbers

  • Search the catalog

  • Browse the reference section

  • Use electronic resources

  • Ask for help!


Know your dewey numbers what does that mean
Know your Dewey numbers? the information that I’m looking for?What does that mean?

  • http://library.thinkquest.org/5002/index.shtml

    Knowing where the general section is for the information you need can be helpful. Remember you don’t have to be a detective to find the book you want.


Search the catalog
Search the Catalog the information that I’m looking for?

  • LeoCat Catalog

    http://www.cumberland.lib.nc.us/

  • Browse search

  • Keyword Search

  • Heading Search

  • Requests


What else can i do to find more information
What else can I do to find more information? the information that I’m looking for?

Browse the reference

section.

  • Encyclopedias

    (general and specific)

  • Dictionaries/Thesaurus

  • Biographical information for scientists, historical figures, mathematicians, musicians, sports stars

  • Timelines

  • U.S. History


Use electronic resources http www cumberland lib nc us
Use Electronic Resources the information that I’m looking for?http://www.cumberland.lib.nc.us/

  • Britannica Online Encyclopedia School Edition

  • Middle Search Plus (good for current topics)

  • Primary Search

  • Searchasaurus (good for pictures, documents, user friendly)

  • NC Live


Where do i go to ask for help
Where do I go to ask for help? the information that I’m looking for?

Librarians are here to help you find exactly what you are looking for.

Head to the information desk for answers to general questions, help locating information, using the catalog, or assistance browsing electronic resources.


Final thoughts and questions
Final Thoughts and Questions the information that I’m looking for?

This is your library. We are here for you!

Questions?