Ch 10: Using Georgia's Library Resources

About This Chapter

This chapter can help you review how to use Georgia's library resources. Whether you're studying for a test or catching up after missing class, these short, mobile-friendly lessons and quizzes make it easy to understand these media concepts.

Using Georgia's Library Resources - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you can find engaging lessons covering various library resources available in the state of Georgia. The easy-to-follow lessons outline visual literacy, reliable electronic references and maps, plus many more topics. This chapter is intended to assist you in achieving the following objectives:

  • Outline the uses for print and nonprint texts
  • Explore options to teach visual literacy
  • Discuss the different types of maps, including topographic, population, political and weather
  • Use Georgia's virtual library as an electronic resource
  • Understand how to locate reliable electronic databases and reference sources
  • See options to support the media center program using community resources
  • Utilize remote access and interlibrary loans in media center programs

Use our easy-to-follow lessons and quizzes if you're struggling to understand these topics. You can review any of the lessons as many times as you need to on your mobile device or computer 24 hours a day. The Dashboard allows you to track your progress through the chapter and offers a place to submit questions for one of our instructors to answer.

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: Using Georgia's Library Resources
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Print & Nonprint Texts: Examples & Uses

1. Print & Nonprint Texts: Examples & Uses

Authors write for different audiences and purposes. This lesson will show you how to help students demonstrate knowledge of the uses and provide examples of print and non-print texts.

Teaching Visual Literacy

2. Teaching Visual Literacy

This lesson will cover the basics of visual literacy and why it is a necessary skill. Included are some recommended tools for teaching visual literacy in the classroom. A short quiz follows the lesson.

Types of Maps: Population, Topographic, Weather, Political & World Maps

3. Types of Maps: Population, Topographic, Weather, Political & World Maps

This lesson will explain the different types of maps used to interpret and study our world. In doing this, it will focus on maps that deal in elevation, population, weather patterns and more.

Finding Reliable Electronic Reference Sources & Databases

4. Finding Reliable Electronic Reference Sources & Databases

Did you know that there are over a billion websites? Many of them have inaccurate or incomplete information. In this lesson, you will learn how to find solid information for your research online.

Using Community Resources to Support the Media Center Program

5. Using Community Resources to Support the Media Center Program

In this lesson, you will learn about the ways in which the library media specialist can locate and utilize available resources to promote and support the Media Center Program.

Using Interlibrary Loans & Remote Access in a Media Center Program

6. Using Interlibrary Loans & Remote Access in a Media Center Program

Many times, a library cannot have as many resources as its patrons would like to keep on hand. This lesson discusses some of the ways you can use interlibrary loans and remote access to bolster your media center program.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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