One Mountaineer Drive
Clarksburg, WV 26301
WELCOME TO LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL I.M.C.
*INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA CENTER
*Better known as the LIBRARY
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.
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- R659gDon 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 -
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
"Books are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance."
Lyndon B. Johnson
"Books are the treasured wealth of the world, the fit inheritance of generations and nations."
Henry David Thoreau