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Activity 2 Online Library Catalogues

K-3 Searching for a book title

Primary students need to know how to find out if a book is in their school library.

What would they need to be taught about using their school's online library catalogue.

Their inquiry is about butterflies and they want to find the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar?

What would you teach your students in order for them to undertake this activity? Use the online catalogue for your school.


Grade 4-8 Searching for resources on a topic in the school library and the public library.

Intermediate students need to use their school library's online catalogue and also the online catalogue found at their public library.

They need to know how to search for materials on a topic. Your students need to find books and audiovisual materials on magnets and magnetism.

What would they need to know to use their school library catalogue and their public library catalogue in order to complete this searching.

In this exercise choose the District where you will be going and the public library that your students will be using.

SCHOOL DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY
Burnaby School District Burnaby Public Library
Coquitlam School District Coquitlam Public Library
Delta School District

Fraser Valley Regional Library

Langley School District Fraser Valley Regional Library
New Westminister School District New Westminister Public Library
North Vancouver School District North Vancouver District Public Library
Richmond School District Richmond Public Library
Surrey School District Surrey Public Library
West Vancouver School District West Vancouver Public Library
Vancouver School District Vancouver Public Library