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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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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

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
  • 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

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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

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
  • 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
  • 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 ~

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

and a

to success!!