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Library Skills

What should you know?

Leroy Smoot

on 26 August 2011

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Transcript of Library Skills

1- Let's talk Dewey

2-Literary Genres

Library Skills
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What do you need to know?
Well, what are library skills?
Having library skills allows you to navigate through the world of information, reading, research and computer technology without stumbling.
One of them obviously has her skills set :)
Melvil Dewey, who was he?
Melville Louis Kossuth Dewey was born in 1851 in upstate New York.
1872-73, the Amherst College library not arranged well. Working there pushed Melvil to create a system to organize the books.
DDC was born.

000 Generalities
100 Philosophy & psychology
200 Religion
300 Social sciences
400 Language
500 Natural sciences & mathematics
600 Technology (Applied sciences)
700 The arts
800 Literature & rhetoric
900 Geography & history

Literary Genres are the different categories that books are placed into... that is, different types of books.
Not just Fiction but Historical Fiction
Realistic Fiction
and more
Is it your idea? Are they your words?
If yes, great!
If no,then it's plagiarism!
If you copied it word for word or almost word for word...
Then it's plagiarism.
How do you perform research?
What are valid websites and how do you recognize them?
Learn to navigate here...
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