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Skills Application Assignment #1 (Learning About Your Library)

COLLEGE LIBRARY WORKSHEET:


Name _____________________________
Annika
carol Paseta
Teacher _____________________________
Mr.White
Period _____________________________
3rd

@ Your New College Library


American University
Name of college you are planning to attend ________________________________________________________
9-6pm
5-8
What are the operating hours of the library? _______________________________________________________
WRLC Catalog
What is the name of the librarys catalog program? __________________________________________________

Can students access this library catalog off campus? How?


Students can access the catalog by using their personal computer off campus.
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40 days
How long can students check out books? __________________________________________________________

How do students print and copy in the library? Students can print by using one of their computers.
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Can students check their library account information online? Students can check their account through the
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AU portal
Does the library have an inter-library loan program? What is the name of this service?
Yes, it's called the Washington Research Library Consortium
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Name 2 databases or journal indexes the library offers to their students.
University Library
1) ______________________________________________
Blackboard
2) ______________________________________________
Does the library offer a library instruction class? no
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they don't have a tutorial


Does the library have an online tutorial? If so, what is the URL for this tutorial? ____________________________
Books that shaped America
Name a workshop that the library offers __________________________________________________________

Does the library offer librarian assistance online? yes


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

Name: Danea Freeman


_________________________ Email: LibEvents@american.edu
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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.
The _____________________________________________________________________________________
___ library has a Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Google account
Name 3 special resources the library offers that have not been listed above.
1) knowledge base has the answers to various questions
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2) 1,000,000+ books
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38% of the University Library's collection is housed at the Washington Research
3) Library Consortium (WRLC)
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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