Terms and general knowledge from text Information Literacy
What is Technical Services?
The area of the library most patrons never see. Responsible for ordering books and journals, also responsible for the online material such as the online card catalog.
What is Public Services?
The area of the library that deals directly with the patrons. These include the Information Desk (also known as Reference Desk) where you can get answers to your questions. Also the Circulation Desk where you check out items.
What does ILL stand for?
What are the 4 major formats of information found in a library?
Print: Paper - Books, magazines, newspapers, pamplets
Electronic: Computer - CD's, Internet
Audiovisual: Machines that play back - Slides, films, audiocassettes or cd's, VCR tapes, DVD's or CD's
Microform: Machines that enlarge - Microfilm, Microfiche
Books, journals and other materials the library has are called what?
A collection made up of items for use -only- in the library is called what?