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  1. Welcome to the Dwight Rich Library Media Center! Library Media Specialists: Janet Bleischand Patti Seidl Created by Claudette Curl, Lansing School District, Lansing, MI USA Click to go

  2. Dwight Rich Library Media Center Goals of the Library Media Center Orientation(Teachers: click here for rationale!) • Demonstrate knowledge of the arrangement of the library media center and what is located in each section. • Identify specific parts of books and print materials, and what is found in each part. • Understand expectations and procedures in the media center – demonstrate use of correct procedures as a student at Dwight Rich Middle School.

  3. DwightRichLibraryMediaCenterWhatwill this presentation do for you? • This presentation is designed to help you become familiar with the library media center here at Dwight Rich. Click to view Library Media Center Guidelines. • You will have a chance to review information that you already know as well as learn new things. • There are question and answer slides for you to practice with, and a game to play that tests your ‘library lingo’ knowledge. • This presentation allows you to work at your own pace and revisit information as needed. Have fun!

  4. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Parts of the library How many parts do you remember? • Fiction • Non-fiction • Biographies • Reference • Periodicals • Computers • Internet access . . . any others?

  5. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Fiction fic·tion (click to hear the word) (fík′ shən ) n.(Click back arrow or X in corner of dictionary page when done) • Fiction books are made up. The story is imaginary, even if it is based on something that might have happened, or people who may have existed. Fiction is “pretend”.

  6. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • This is an example of a book that is part of the fiction collection. • The story is imaginary, even if some parts are based on real places, people, events, or things. • The author (J. K. Rowling) made the story up.

  7. Please review and answer the question again . . . • This is an example of a book that is part of the fiction collection. • The story is imaginary, even if some parts are based on real places, people, events, or things. • The author (J. K. Rowling) made the story up. Click here to answer

  8. DwightRich Library Media Center • What is true about a book in the fiction section?Fiction contains: (click on the best answer) • Details about a persons life – it could be the authors life or the life of someone else • A story from the authors imagination • True facts from history, nothing made up • Print only – never any images or other graphics Click best answer

  9. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Hurray! You selected the best answer!

  10. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Non-fiction (Information) in·for·ma·tion(click to hear the word) ( ĭn fər-mā′ shən)n.(Click back arrow or X on dictionary page when done) Non-fiction books, or Information books are not pretend or imaginary. They are about things that are real. Non-fiction books can be about people, about places, about things – they can be history or geography, crafts, weather, sports, even science fair projects or dinosaurs . . .

  11. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • This is a non-fiction book. It contains text and photographs that examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals. • Non-fiction often teaches you how to do things as well as providing details on a topic.

  12. Please review and try again . . . • Non-fiction (Information) in·for·ma·tion(click to hear the word) ( ĭn fər-mā′ shən)n.(Click back arrow or X on dictionary page when done) Non-fiction books, or Information books are not pretend or imaginary. They are about things that are real. Non-fiction books can be about people, about places, about things – they can be history or geography, crafts, weather, sports, even science fair projects or dinosaurs . . . Click here to try again

  13. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • What describes a non-fiction book best?(Click on the best answer) • Non-fiction books are made-up. Not real. • There are more pictures in non-fiction or information books at Dwight Rich than there are words. • Non-fiction is created from the authors imagination. • Non-fiction often teaches you how to do things as well as providing details on a topic. Click best answer

  14. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • You did it again! • Way to go!!

  15. Library Media Center Guidelines • You must have your agenda signed by your teacher in order to use the LMC when you are not with one of your teachers. Make sure Mrs. Seidl or Mrs. Bleisch signs your agenda when you leave. • As in any classroom, no food, drinks, gum, or coats are permitted. • Please work quietly so you don’t disturb other students in the LMC. • Always use the main entrance to enter and leave the LMC.

  16. Dwight Rich Library Media Center Materials Available: • Books – Two week checkout • Reference – No checkout with the exception of older encyclopedias which can be checked out overnight. • Current Periodicals (newspapers and magazines) are on display for use in the LMC but may not be checked out.

  17. Dwight Rich Library Media Center Fines: • There are no fines for late books – please return your materials on time for others to use. • A one dollar ($1) fine will be charged for a lost date due card. • You will be fine for lost or damaged books. The fine will be assessed according to the damage and price of the book.

  18. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Another successful choice! • Well done.

  19. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Good job again! • You’re a star!

  20. Dwight Rich Library Media CenterHours and Checkout of Materials: • The LMC is open from 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. We are quite often open later, but it’s a good idea to check with one of the Library Media Specialists before you make arrangementsto stay late.

  21. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • What hours will you find the media center open for student use? (Click on the best answer) • The media center is open during school hours only. • Quite often the media center is open late – check with a media specialist • You must be with a teacher if you want to use the media center, otherwise it isn’t open for students Click best answer

  22. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • You rock! Are these questions too easy or are you paying attention to details?

  23. Review and answer question againHours and Checkout of Materials: • The LMC is open from 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. We are quite often open later, but it’s a good idea to check with one of the Library Media Specialists before you make arrangementsto stay late. Click toanswer

  24. Review and try again: • Biography bi·og·ra·phy(click to hear the word) bī- ŏg′ rə-fēn.(Click back arrow or X on dictionary page when done) a biography is the written history of a persons life

  25. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Biography bi·og·ra·phy(click to hear the word) bī- ŏg′ rə-fēn.(Click back arrow or X on dictionary page when done) a biography is the written history of a persons life

  26. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • This book is an account of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is written, composed, and produced by another person. (This particular book is a “photobiography”.)

  27. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • A biography is a resource that contains(Select the best answer) • Information about a persons death certificate, not about the persons life. • Facts and photos about a place or time in history, not about people. • Description of a persons life; the who, what, when, where, and (maybe even the) how concerning the person the book is about.

  28. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Hurray! You selected the best answer!

  29. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Reference Booksref"er*ence(click to hear the word)('re-f –rn(t)s n. a work (such as a dictionary or encyclopedia) containing useful facts or information

  30. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • What are reference books? Reference materials usually remain in the library – they are not available for check out. Almanacs, Calculation & Conversion Tools, Calendars, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Periodical Directories, Style & Writing Guides, Telephone & Address Guides, and more.

  31. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • What are reference books?(Click the best answer) • They are books you check out for pleasure reading. • Reference books are usually collections of information, such as dictionaries (collections of word meanings in alphabetical order) or almanacs. • Reference books and other reference material can be checked out for two weeks at a time.

  32. Review and answer when you are ready: • What are reference books? Reference materials usually remain in the library – they are not available for check out. Almanacs, Calculation & Conversion Tools, Calendars, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Periodical Directories, Style & Writing Guides, Telephone & Address Guides, and more. click to answer

  33. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Good job again! • You’re a star!

  34. Wayto go!

  35. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Periodicalpe·ri·od·i·cal(click to hear the word) pîrˈē-ŏd′-ĭ -kəl n. (Click back arrow or X button on dictionary page when done) A publication issued at regular intervals of more than one day.Some periodicals are published every week, some every month, others every two months or even once or twice each year. They are produced regularly. You might think of them as “magazines”

  36. Review and try again: • Periodicalpe·ri·od·i·cal(click to hear the word) pîrˈē-ŏd′-ĭ -kəl n. (Click back arrow or X on dictionary page when done) A publication issued at regular intervals of more than one day. (You may think “magazine”.) Some periodicals are published every week, some every month, others every two months or even once or twice each year. Publication occurs at a regular period/time.

  37. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Popular periodicals come in many styles, often a pleasure to look at. Lots of graphics (photographs, drawings, etc.). • Articles are usually short, written in simple language. • The purpose of popular periodicals (sometimes called magazines) is to entertain the reader, to sell products, and/or to promote a viewpoint.

  38. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • What are periodicals?(Click the best answer) • Periodicals usually have very long, very difficult to read articles in them. • This type of material is published one time, unless there is a revised copy published at a later date. • Popular periodicals come in many formats,often pleasing to look at. The purposeof popular periodicals is to entertain the reader

  39. Dwight Rich Library Media Center BRAVO

  40. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Electronic Resources / Computers The library media center has access to on-line databases. Databases are collections of information arranged for ease and speed of search and retrieval. (Also called data bank.) You have access to these databases in the LMC and/or in your classroom. (It is all done by the IP address so unfortunately you do not have access at home.)Click on the arrow below to view descriptions to the available databases.

  41. Dwight Rich Library Media CenterElectronic Resourcesavailable in the D.R.M.C. library • World Book On-line Encyclopediawww.worldbookonline.com(in DRMC only)(Offers the same text on subjects as the print resources do; but, it also offers audio, video timelines, and other resources.(Click back arrow or X on dictionary page when done) • Galenetinfotrac.galegroup.com (in DRMC only)(Password is LANS67038) A magazine and newspaper index offering currentarticles from over 200 resources as well as a biography section.

  42. Dwight Rich Library Media CenterElectronic Resources, cont • Grolier On-linehttp://auth.grolier.com(in DRMC only)Includes: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge with NBK News, The New Book of Popular Science, Lands and Peoples and America the Beautiful.

  43. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • What are databases?(Click the best answer) • A collection of data arranged for government officials only. Also called data bank. • Databases contain information on people, places, and things. They are searchable collections of information. • Databases are in all libraries.

  44. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Good work again! • You hit the nail right on the head!

  45. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Internet Use • Read theInternet Use form by clicking.(Click the back arrow or the X on form page when done.) • In order to use the Internet in the Dwight Rich Library Media Center, you must have a signed copy of the Internet Use Agreement on file in the media center and your Agenda must be initialed by the media specialist. Be sure to print and sign pages two and three of agreement. You will be required to have your signed/initialed agenda with you at all times.

  46. Review this info to answer question The library media center has access to on-line databases. Databases are a collection of information arranged for ease and speed of search and retrieval. (Also called data bank.) You have access to these databases in the LMC and/or in your classroom. (It is all done by the IP address so unfortunately you do not have access at home.)Click on the button below to answer questions about our available databases. Click to answer

  47. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • Media Center Guidelines • Materials Available • Services Offered • Fines

  48. Dwight Rich Library Media Center • What do you need to use the Internet?(Click the best answer to make your selection) • a signed copy of the Internet Use Agreement • have your signed/initialed agenda with you at all times • The library media specialist must say it’s okay • all of the answers are correct

  49. WOW! • Bravo! • Good Job!! • You are brilliant today!!!

  50. DwightRichLibraryMediaCenterWhatwill this presentation do for you? • This presentation is designed to help you become familiar with the library media center here at Dwight Rich. Click to view Library Media Center Guidelines. • You will have a chance to review information that you already know as well as learn new things. • There are question and answer slides for you to practice with, and a game to play that tests your ‘library lingo’ knowledge. • This presentation allows you to work at your own pace and revisit information as needed. Have fun!