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Skills Application Assignment #1 (Learning About Your Library)

COLLEGE LIBRARY WORKSHEET:


Name Isabelle
_____________________________
Smith
Teacher _____________________________
Mr. White
Period _____________________________
2

@ Your New College Library


Name of college you are planning to attend ________________________________________________________
Moorpark Colllege

Mon-Thurs: 8 a.m-8 p.m. Fri: 8 a.m-12 p.m


What are the operating hours of the library? _______________________________________________________

What is the name of the librarys catalog program? __________________________________________________

Can students access this library catalog off campus? How?


___________________________________________________________________________________________
Yes, by first logging into their myvcccd account.

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How long can students check out books? 3__________________________________________________________
weeks.

How do students print and copy in the library? Obtaining


______________________________________________________
a printing card and using either the lab or their own device.

Can students check their library account information online? Yes.


___________________________________________

Does the library have an inter-library loan program? What is the name of this service?
___________________________________________________________________________________________
Yes, it's called Universal Borrowing (UB).

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Name 2 databases or journal indexes the library offers to their students.
1) Jstor
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2) Britannica
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Does the library offer a library instruction class? No.
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Does the library have an online tutorial? If so, what is the URL for this tutorial? http://sunny.moorparkcollege.edu/~fhab
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ib/searchpath_basic/
Name a workshop that the library offers Writing
__________________________________________________________
Center.

Does the library offer librarian assistance online? ____________________________________________________


Yes, but through email only.

Name one of the librarians and include his/her email address or phone number.

Name: _________________________
Dr. Jane Morrigan Email: _____________________________________________
jmorgan@vcccd.edu

Does the library have a course and/or textbook reserve program? Yes.
________________

Describe any social media or technology the library provides: mobile apps, a QR code, Facebook, Twitter.
___ _____________________________________________________________________________________
Name 3 special resources the library offers that have not been listed above.
1) __________________________________________________________________________________
Open Access Lab.

2) __________________________________________________________________________________
Study rooms.

3) __________________________________________________________________________________
Tutoring.

Print out a map of the school. Highlight where the library is located. If there is more than 1 library, highlight all of the
libraries. Better yet, use Awesome Screencast to mark the library. (Or place a map of the library on your Weebly
website - assignment #3). Just be sure to write on this sheet to let me know where I can find your map.

Santa Susana High School Library Media Center Mrs. Forbes. Library Media Specialist