resources go through a review process.
Librarians select books, magazines, journals, databases,
and Web sites. The library collects sources considered reliable,
historically relevant, and valuable.
resources are free or discounted for your use.
able to purchase one copy that can be shared by many people.
resources are organized.
Items are organized
so you can find all the sources on a topic. For example, when you
search for a book in the library catalog you will get a call number.
The books shelved near the same call number will cover a similar
resources are meant to be kept permanently.
A primary function
of a library is to be an organized storehouse of information published
throughout time. As well as finding very current information, you
can also find books that are no longer published and older issues
resources come with personal assistance.
staff who are trained to help you. They'll help you learn to use
online resources and answer any questions that you have.