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Liberty High School
Liberty High School Mountaineers

One Mountaineer Drive

Clarksburg, WV 26301

304-326-7470

Mountaineers


WELCOME TO LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL I.M.C.

*INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA CENTER

*Better known as the LIBRARY


Telephone:  1-304-326-7470

Mrs. Brunetti

Library Media Specialist 



Welcome to Liberty High School I.M.C.   It is a place to discover new ideas and to become familiar with a wide range of educational and recreational materials. The I.M.C. houses books, periodicals (magazines), pamphlets, newspaper and audio-visual software.

Enthusiasm and cooperation on everyone's part will make this the most functional and well-used I.M.C. in Harrison County.


                                                                                                                          You can contact me by 

                                                                                                                           submitting this form.

Library

ATLAS STAND - It is located near the cafeteria exit and contains books with maps.

CARD CATALOG--OnLINE – The online card catalog, Destiny  is available on the desktop on all

computers.  Searches are by title, author, subject, series, and call number.  Interesting titles may

be saved in the “Bookbag” and printed to keep for reference!  Collections from all Harrison

CountySchools are  viewable through the Destiny website. http://destiny.harr.k12.wv.us/ 

select Liberty High School.

DICTIONARY STANDS – One is located beside the Circulation Desk , and one is located near the

Statue of Liberty by the windows.  The dictionary stands contain current abridged and

unabridged dictionaries for use in the library.

ENCYCLOPEDIAS - Encyclopedias available are:  ACADEMIC AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA;

COLLIER'S ENCYCLOPEDIA;  COMPTON'S ENCYCLOPEDIA;  ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA; 

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA; THE NEW BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE;and WORLD BOOK.  Encyclopedias are not to be taken from the I.M.C. and are not available for check out.  FIRE DRILL - In case of a fire drill while students are in the I.M.C. proceed out the front door of the building and into the circular driveway in the grassy area.

FOODS AND DRINKS - - Students are not allowed to have food, drinks or candy in the I.M.C.  Use the cafeteria area.

INFOTRAC is a CD-ROM periodical program available in the library that accesses thousands of  articles in hundred of magazines.  Internet access to INFOTRAC for Liberty students  is:  www.searchbank.com/searchbank/harrisoncbedu.  The password is mabjaar.

LOCATION - The I.M.C. is located on the first floor to the right of the front door.  It faces the senior patio and is attractive and interesting..

NATIONAL LIBRARY SYMBOL - The symbol features a white figure shaped like a "L"--for library--holding a book on a vivid blue background.  The clear, simple design suggests the active use of information by library patrons.  It can be instantly understood without supporting text and is similar to the graphic style of international symbols already in widespread use.  Wherever you see this symbol, you will know there is a library nearby.

NEWSPAPERS - THE SHINNSTON NEWS, THE CLARKSBURG EXPONENT   Newspapers do not circulate from the I.M.C.   A school scrapbook is compiled using newspaper articles concerning Liberty students and activities.

PERIODICALS - Among the library's most useful holdings are periodicals, popularly referred to as magazines.  Frequently a periodical serves as the best--sometimes only--source for recent material on a give topic.  The library has ten years of back files of periodicals indexed in the ABRIDGED READERS' GUIDE.  Periodicals do not circulate from the I.M.C.  PHOTOCOPY SERVICE - The I.M.C. has photocopy service available for ten cents ($0.10) per page.

REFERENCE BOOKS - Reference books are to be used in the I.M.C. only and are not available for checkout.  Reference books contain basic information for research papers and other in-depth studies. The call number has a R or REF above it.

SUPPLY BOOTH - Located in front of Conference Room #1.  For student and faculty use.


OUTSTANDING FICTION FOR THE COLLEGE BOUND


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - T911a               All Quiet on the Western Front - 833.9-R

Anna Karenina - T588a                                                    Brave New World - H982b

The Bridge of San Luis Rey - Sa33c                              Crime and Punishment - D742c

Cry, the Beloved Country - P274c                                  Death in the Family - Ag32d

For Whom the Bell Tolls - H373f                                     Giants in the Earth:  A Saga of the 

                                                                                                                            Prairie- R659g

Don Quixote de la Mancha - C337d                                Ethan Frome - W555e

Gone with the Wind - M6944g                                        The Good Earth - B855g

The Grapes of Wrath - St34g                                          The Great Gatsby - F576g

Invisible Man - PB-                                                           Jane Eyre - B789j

Kristin Lavransdatter - Un25k                                         Les Miserables - H8749L

Lord Jim - C7613L                                                           Madame Bovary - F617m

Main Street -                                                                     Moby Dick - M497m

The Moonstone - C6973m                                               My Antonia - C2867m

1984 -Or9n                                                                        Of Human Bondage - M442o

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - So49o           Passage to India - F7744p

The Picture of Dorian Gray - W6443p                            The Plague - 843.91-C

Pride and Prejudice - Au749p                                         The Red Badge of Courage -

                                                                                                                              C8508r

A Separate Peace - 7625s                                               Sons and Lovers - L4354s

The Sound and the Fury - F2734s                                  To Kill a Mockingbird - L5122t

The Trial -                                                                         Turn of the Screw - J2332t

Wuthering Heights -7893w                                              Zorba the Greek - 880.2-K

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"Books are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance."

    Lyndon B. Johnson

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"Books are the treasured wealth of the world, the fit inheritance of generations and nations."

  Henry David Thoreau




















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