LOCATING MATERIAL ON A COMPUTER

EITHER AT SCHOOL/HOME/ETC.

October 2012

CHECKING TO SEE IF THE BOOK IS AT THE NEW EMERSON LIBRARY

Open Internet Explorer

Go to New Emerson Elementary School Web site

Click on Library button

Click on Locating a Book 

Click on http://mvem.marmot.org

Once there you decide the type of search by use of drop down choices..

Keyword (brown bears), author (Last name first), title of book,  subject (bears), etc…Once you have selected one,

Type that information in the empty box

Click Find

If New Emerson does have the book it will show a copy of the cover

Far left side of page shows main author, etc. 

It will indicate It’s Here or Available now at  with a call number (FIC  KAL-example) or Due with a date (which means it is checked out already.  If It’s Here

Write down the call numbers of the book… i.e. (FIC KAL, E KAL, or Dewey number system, 591.3 KAL.  You may remove from shelf yourself and give to Sharon for checkout. If Sharon is not available, leave book with your name on her desk and I will check out and place in your mailbox.

 

If New Emerson does not have the book it will indicate, “Your search will state did not match any resources.  Sometimes it will indicate other choices.  Use the drop down screen to select Mesa County School District Elementary Schools first then if not available try Mesa County School District 51(these are books at either a middle school or high school.

                                                                         

You will need to fill out an Intra library Loan sheet which are located by the OPAC machine (in back of library) and are colored. Write down the school name, the call number of the book….i.e. (FIC KAL, E KAL, or Dewey number system, 591.3 KAL.

Always check the status of the item.  ON SHELF means it is available for check out. Please fill out the ILL form and leave on Sharon’s desk.  Allow 3-5 days for delivery.

 

LOCATING MATERIAL FROM OTHER THAN A SCHOOL COMPUTER

 

There are three (3) ways:

 

1.      Go to www.mesa.k12.co.us

It should show a green screen with the logo School District 51

Go to For Students

Go to Research tools

Go to Virtual Library for elementary students

Click on middle box School District 51

    IF book is not available there try

Go to Virtual Library (middle and high schools)

     Click on left hand box School District 51

Once there you decide your type of search…

Keyword (brown bear, title of book, etc.; Author (Last name first), title of book, subject (bears), etc…Once you have selected one,

Click on it-Type your information then

Click Find or Enter

Sometimes a photo of the cover will be available for view

Far left side of page shows main author, etc.

To locate where book is and availability

Click on either Title of book or Available Now At.  Scroll down to Copies and it will show locations of where book is, same line will show call number and availability. 

 

2.        Open Internet Explorer

Type newemerson.mesa.k12.co.us

Click on library button

Click on looking for a book

Click http://mvem.marmot.org

Go to New Emerson Elementary School Web Site and follow above instructions

 

3.        Type http://mvem.marmot.org

Follow above instructions