Friday, January 11, 2008

Using the New Online Catalogue

The new online catalogue is up and running. Go to:
Seycove Library Online
or type in

You can search for books in our collection and place holds. To place a hold, log in using your school computer log-in user name (plus 01) and password.
For example:

User ID - 958760s01
Password - your birthday written as year/mo/day like this: 19870621 (for June 21, 1987)

Once you are in look at the My Library Account menu on the left-hand side of the page. (See image.)

This allows you to renew, place holds and review your account.

You can do a simple or advanced search. This image shows you the advanced search screen: (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Please let Mrs. Edwards know if you experience any problems using the new system.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Industrial Revolution

Search Tips:

Use site:org or site:edu as search terms.
For example: industrial revolution daily life site:org

Beware of educational sites put up by students. The information may not be accurate.

Find a word you don't know the meaning of? Use Google's definition feature by typing in define:(put the word here) Example - define:plebian

A Few Sites to Get You Started:

Multnomah County Library List Click on Industrial Revolution.

Child Victims of the Industrial Revolution

Open Door Links

Seycove Selected Links Page