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Network Log in
All network log in information is handled by our Media Specialist, Ms. Greller.

Hours:
7:15 A.M. - 3:30 P.M. Monday-Friday

HELP
Need assistance? Here are some of the things all students need to know how to do:

How to do research

How to spell check a file in Spanish

Saving MS office 2007 files so they can be opened in version 2003 (or e-mailed to school)

Research Help
Your Media Specialist, Ms. Greller, is here to assist you in any way. She has also prepared for you a pathfinder on research which can be found here. There are posters in the media center which can be used to show you step-by-step what to do.

Rules for the Media Center
No more than 4 students per table. (limit 2 when there is a study hall)

More than that generates noise and leaves no room for anyone to work.

Cell phones may not be used while you are in the media center.

Eating and drinking is not allowed in the media center.  Food and drinks will be confiscated and you may be asked to leave.

Please whisper. Other people have the right to quiet so they can do their work.

Clean up after yourself. Push in your chairs and throw away your garbage. Other people need a clean place to work.

Do not put books back on the shelves. Please leave them on a designated carts so the media specialist or council members can put them in the right location.

All electronic devices are prohibited.

Computer Lab
Computers are here for you to write or do research for school projects. 
The following are NOT permitted:

Chat

Message boards

Games (Only educational allowed.)

Do not tamper with, remove, or install software on the computers.

Treat the computer equipment with respect. Do not tamper with the mouse, cables, or any of the peripheral devices.

When printing from the computer, please do a “print preview” to see how many pages you are printing. Plan to print only the pages you need. You can always cut and paste to a Word document.
PRINTING COST IS 10 CENTS PER SHEET.
Students violating any of the above rules will be asked to leave the library. Serious or repeated violations will be referred to the administration for disciplinary action.

Circulation
Four books maximum may be checked out for two weeks. All books may be renewed one time. Special arrangements may be made for checking out more books if needed for class assignments/projects. Students may also reserve a book. Periodicals such as older magazines may be checked out for twenty-four hours.

Fines
10 cents per day for overdue books or periodicals
Lost books will be charged the book’s current value to replace it


School Store
The media center sells pens, pencils, jumbo Book Sox, highlighters, tissue packets and notebooks.
See Ms. Greller at the circulation desk.

The Website (URL: rpmediacenter.org )
Across the top of every page you will see important links to get you quickly to webpages that are frequently used. EBSCO,and our Site Map are a few examples.

On the right side of the home page are Quick Links. This list contains additional important links, such as BIBMe, (for making a bibliography) e-Editions for The New York Times and Bergen Record, Test Preparation Help, Interactive Educational Games and Paper Rater, which analyzes your research paper and tells you if you have plagiarized any passages.

What's New is located on the left side of the media center's home page and offers new cool tech items and news. It is updated a few times every week.

The link for Pathfinders is located at the top of the home page and is a very valuable resource. Ms. Greller, our media specialist, has created 135 pathfinders which will guide on your research. Some topics listed are: Careers, The Holocaust, Latin American Culture, Primary Sources and Documents and Teen Driving. The list is growing every month.

Helpful Mobile Apps

EBSCO

EasyBib- Android, iPhone

Evernote- organize your life by syncing computer, smartphone, iPad
Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, iPod

RP Media Center

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet

Teachers click here to enter the site.

 

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Created and Maintained by Julie Greller, Media Specialist
(201) 440-1440 Fax: (201) 641-6861

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