The Brain: Library Pathfinder
The Brain: 8th Grade Library Pathfinder
Where are the 4 places you always look for information in the library?
Step 1. Reference Books: (The Reference section is located on the back wall to the left of the Reference Desk under the shark.)
World Book Encyclopedia vol. 2, pp. 550-560 under Brain. See also Nervous System and Skull.
R 503 NEW The New Book of Popular Science vol. 5, pp. 223-34 under Brain, Human.
Step 2. Circulating Books:
Information on the human body can be found in the 600’s area of the Dewey Decimal section. There are several books about the human body that contain sections or chapters on the brain and nervous system. Remember, you may have to look in the table of contents or index of the book to find out where information on the brain and nervous system is, unless the entire book is about the brain.
612 A Blood and Guts: A working guide to your own insides
612 BUR A Concise Encyclopedia to the Human Body
612 G Human Body: How it works
612 MAC The Way We Work: Getting to know the amazing human body
612 PAR DK Human Body
612 T Human Body
612 WIL How the Body Works
612.8 BEL Inside the Brain
612.8 BRY The Physical Brain
612.8 SIM The Brain
612.82 It’s All in Your Head
612.82 ROW Big Head!
Step 3. Periodicals/Databases
Go to http://library.lrei.org
Click on “Sixth Avenue”
Under “Facts on File Databases,” click on “Science Online”
Ask Jennifer or Steve for the login and password.
Under “Explore Subjects,” click on “Biology”
Under “Anatomy and Physiology Overview” click on the Suggested search term that is the closest fit to the system you are researching.
Step 4. Internet