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Skills Application Assignment #1 (Learning About Your Library)

COLLEGE LIBRARY WORKSHEET:


Name _____________________________
Kayla Urbina
Teacher Mr.
_____________________________
White
Period _____________________________
3

@ Your New College Library


USC
Name of college you are planning to attend ________________________________________________________

8am - 2am
What are the operating hours of the library? _______________________________________________________

HOMER Catalog
What is the name of the librarys catalog program? __________________________________________________

Can students access this library catalog off campus? How?


Students can access the HOMER catalog online through the USC Libraries
___________________________________________________________________________________________
website.
_________________________________________________________________________________________
4 weeks
How long can students check out books? __________________________________________________________

Yes
How do students print and copy in the library? ______________________________________________________

Yes
Can students check their library account information online? ___________________________________________

Does the library have an inter-library loan program? What is the name of this service?
Yes, it is called the Interlibrary Loan
___________________________________________________________________________________________
Service.
_________________________________________________________________________________________
Name 2 databases or journal indexes the library offers to their students.
Academic OneFile
1) ______________________________________________
ProQuest Central
2) ______________________________________________
Yes
Does the library offer a library instruction class? _____________________________________________________

Does the library have an online tutorial? If so, what is the URL for this tutorial? Yes,
____________________________
https://libraries.usc.edu/research/reference-tutorials

Name a workshop that the library offers Association


__________________________________________________________
of College & Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy for
Higher Education
Yes
Does the library offer librarian assistance online? ____________________________________________________

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

Rizelita Tarriela Abeleda


Name: _________________________ rabeleda@usc.edu
Email: _____________________________________________

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

Describe any social media or technology the library provides: mobile apps, a QR code, Facebook, Twitter.
___Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, and
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Name 3 special resources the library offers that have not been listed above.
1) Recommend-A-Book
__________________________________________________________________________________
2) Scan and Deliver
__________________________________________________________________________________
3) Find a Subject Librarian
__________________________________________________________________________________

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.
I will be putting the map on my Weebly
Santa Susana High School
website. Library Media Center Mrs. Forbes. Library Media Specialist