Library & Research Skills Posters - 4/Set

Library & Research Skills Posters - 4/Set

Help students make the most of library visits!

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Show students how to make the most of library visits and successfully complete research projects. Posters focus on library resources, the Dewey Decimal Classification system, research skills, and how to evaluate online resources.

Set includes:

Library Resources
  • Fiction: Fiction books are organized alphabetically by the author's last name.
  • Nonfiction: Nonfiction books are organized by number and then by the author's last name. In some libraries, biographies and autobiographies are organized by the subject's last name.
  • Reference: Reference books used for research (such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, and atlases) are arranged in call number order.
  • Periodicals: Items published at regular intervals, such as magazines and newspapers, are kept in a separate section. Current issues are usually placed in alphabetical order by title.
  • Online Catalog: Most online catalogs allow visitors to search for materials that are in the library by entering a keyword, author, title, subject, or series.

Research Skills
1. Identify your topic: Choose a topic you want to research. Be sure the topic is not too narrow or too broad.
2. Form Questions: Write questions you hope to answer about your topic while you research.
3. Locate appropriate resources: Decide which types of resources are likely to contain the answers to your questions.
4. Evaluate the resources: Be sure the resources contain correct up to date information.
5. Locate and record important information, and then note where you found it: Write the information that answers your questions. Record the sources of that information.
6. Organize and share you information: Use a format that allows you to share you information with others.

Dewey Decimal Classification
The nonfiction books in most libraries are organized according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System. Each book is assigned a number based on its subject matter. The signs below show the main classes in the system.

Evaluating Online Resources
When Using A Website, Check To Be Sure It Is:
  • Reliable and Accurate
  • Useful
  • Fair
  • Appropriate
  • Organized
  • Safe
Series:  Skills Enhancement
Construction:  Paper
Dimensions:  22" H x 17" W
Grade Level:  4-9

Set includes:
  • 4 Posters
  • 4 Reproducible activity sheets
  • Teacher's guide
Shipping Method:  Ground

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Show students how to make the most of library visits and successfully complete research projects. Posters focus on library resources, the Dewey Decimal Classification system, research skills, and how to evaluate online resources.

Set includes:

Library Resources
  • Fiction: Fiction books are organized alphabetically by the author's last name.
  • Nonfiction: Nonfiction books are organized by number and then by the author's last name. In some libraries, biographies and autobiographies are organized by the subject's last name.
  • Reference: Reference books used for research (such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, and atlases) are arranged in call number order.
  • Periodicals: Items published at regular intervals, such as magazines and newspapers, are kept in a separate section. Current issues are usually placed in alphabetical order by title.
  • Online Catalog: Most online catalogs allow visitors to search for materials that are in the library by entering a keyword, author, title, subject, or series.

Research Skills
1. Identify your topic: Choose a topic you want to research. Be sure the topic is not too narrow or too broad.
2. Form Questions: Write questions you hope to answer about your topic while you research.
3. Locate appropriate resources: Decide which types of resources are likely to contain the answers to your questions.
4. Evaluate the resources: Be sure the resources contain correct up to date information.
5. Locate and record important information, and then note where you found it: Write the information that answers your questions. Record the sources of that information.
6. Organize and share you information: Use a format that allows you to share you information with others.

Dewey Decimal Classification
The nonfiction books in most libraries are organized according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System. Each book is assigned a number based on its subject matter. The signs below show the main classes in the system.

Evaluating Online Resources
When Using A Website, Check To Be Sure It Is:
  • Reliable and Accurate
  • Useful
  • Fair
  • Appropriate
  • Organized
  • Safe
Series:  Skills Enhancement
Construction:  Paper
Dimensions:  22" H x 17" W
Grade Level:  4-9

Set includes:
  • 4 Posters
  • 4 Reproducible activity sheets
  • Teacher's guide
Shipping Method:  Ground

To calculate shipping costs, please view your shopping cart.
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