The Circulatory System: Library Pathfinder
The Circulatory System: 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. 4, pp. 559-561 (located on the magazine shelf near the lobby window) under Circulatory System. See also Artery, Blood, Capillary, Heart and Vein.
R 503 NEW The New Book of Popular Science vol. 5, pp. 195-204 under Circulatory System.
R 509 WHI History of Science vol. 5, p. 44-45 under The Circulation of the Blood.
Step 2. Circulating Books:
Information on the human body can be found in the 612 area of the Dewey Decimal section. There are several books about the human body that contain sections or chapters on the human heart, blood, and circulatory system. Remember, you may have to look in the table of contents or index of the book to find out where information on blood circulation is, unless the entire book is about the heart or circulatory system.
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
612.1 AVR The Circulatory System
612.1 SIM The Heart: Our circulatory system
612.1 VIE The Heart: Learning how our blood circulates
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