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Salisbury High School Library Mrs. Burns Hours: 7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.


Behavior Expected in the Library ● Conduct yourself in a way that contributes to an atmosphere conducive to studying. ● Talk quietly at the tables ● Food is not allowed in the library


Behavior Expected in the Library ● Clean up after yourself; put materials on book cart or the circulation desk ● Push your chairs in before you leave ● Take your trash with you


Behavior Expected in the Library ● Students must have a pass from his/her teacher in order to use the library. ● Sign the guest book ● No phones ● If a staff member asks you to leave, do so quietly (without argument or disruption...)


Borrowing Materials ● Books are checked out for 3 weeks and can be renewed ● Magazines can be checked out ● You are responsible for any lost books


Look What's Here!!! Library Resources ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

Books e-Books Periodicals Encyclopedias Atlases Dictionaries Databases Digital Equipment ○ Cameras ○ Video Cameras

● Printer & Color Printer


Dewey Decimal System ● Fiction ● Non Fiction


Fiction Fiction books are arranged in alphabetical order by the first three letters of the author's last name.


Non Fiction Non fiction books are arranged numerically using the Dewey Decimal System and alphabetically using the last three letter's of the author's last name.


Dewey Decimal System 000's computers, library, journalism 100's philosophy and psychology 200's religion and mythology 300's social sciences (education, law, etc.) 400's languages 500's math and science 600's applied sciences (health, cooking, pets...) 700's recreation (art, music, sports...) 800's literature/poetry 900's geography/history


Reference Section ● Atlases, almanacs, encyclopedias... ● "REF" is on the spine ● All Dewey categories 000-999 (non fiction)


Destiny OPAC

Located books in the library using Destiny Quest.


Conclusion ● Come to the library with a pass ● Follow the rules discussed ● Use the card catalog to locate books ● ASK FOR HELP! I am here for you.


Salisbury High School Library Orientation