Miras International School Library aims to support the educational needs of students and teachers and we expect that they will use the library resources with care, consideration and respect.
The library user should:
- Use Information resources in a variety of formats.
- Sign up for each book and other resources he/she borrows.
- Borrow a book and keep it up for 15 days and meet the deadline and return books before it.
- Use rare books, albums, and guides only in the library.
- Use the library printer, computers and internet for an educational purpose only.
- Be careful with the library books and other library materials and resources; inform the library staff if you see any damage.
- Behave in a manner that does not disturb others or cause damage to the library. Honor the library as a place for study, research and collaboration.
- Reimburse the cost of lost or damaged resources.
The library user is not allowed to:
- Play video games and other computer games except chess
- Listen tomusic atany time orwatch films, photos oruse charts which are not part ofthe educational process
- Change orinstall passwords ordelete somebody’sinformation
- Bring disks and memory sticks that may potentially contain viruses.
- Share their personal password with others
- Bring food and drinks tothe library.
Violation of rules will be considered in accordance with the School Code of Conduct.
IB LEARNER PROFILE
Students develop information literacy skills that will encourage them to become «life long learners». They conduct purposeful, constructive research.
Students are exposed to a wide range of information sources, including print (literary and factual), electronic and audiovisual technologies. In the library students develop the capacity to recognise a need for information, to know how and where to find it from these sources, and how to select, organise and communicate it to others.
In the library students are exposed to a range of visual, written (literary and factual) and oral skills and formats. Students are encouraged to express their own ideas and interpret the ideas of others.
In the library students are encouraged to respect the rights of other community members in the sharing of facilities and resources. Students are conscious of following library procedures especially in relation to computer usage.
In the library students are exposed to a wide range of literary and factual texts reflecting different cultures, perspectives and languages. These texts extend the students cultural understandings.
Students can empathise with the experiences of others who are different from themselves in their reading of literature and research. The library seeks to develop a lifelong love of reading among our students.
Students are prepared to take risks in learning new information skills and technologies within the library.
Students are provided with a variety of literature and technologies within the library that contribute to their personal, social and educational growth.
In the library students are encouraged to reflect on the importance of literature as a way of understanding one’s self and others.