Despite the availability of the Internet, the library is still an important place for research. Through clear text and full-color photos, readers will learn how to conduct research in the library and the media center, as well as how to make the best use of their time. Activities will encourage familiarity with the library while fast facts and sidebars will help student grasp new concepts. A glossary reinforces new vocabulary, and a Further Reading section inspires further research.
There are a lot of books and many other sources of information at the library, so how do you find what you need? MASTER THE LIBRARY AND MEDIA CENTER explores the resources in the library or media center—from encyclopedias and periodicals, to databases and audiobooks. And don’t forget the most important resource of all—the librarians and media specialists. Researching information for a school project or your favorite topic is easy, if you know where to look!