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Slides from this year's induction for Geology undergraduates here at Leicester University

Slides from this year's induction for Geology undergraduates here at Leicester University

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  • Introduction to the University of Leicester Library Service For Undergraduate Geologists October 2008 Gareth J Johnson Information Librarian
  • David Wilson Library
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  • How are the books shelved?
  • Where are the books on MY subject?
    • 1 st floor: 001 – 699
    • Geology (550)
      • Geological Surveys
    • Physics (530)
      • (also computers, psychology, social sciences, language, science, maths and management)
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  • Second floor
    • 340 – 349 (law)
    • Official Publications
    • Education
  • Third floor
    • 700s (arts, cinema, TV)
    • 800s (literature)
    • 900s (geography, archaeology, history)
    Any questions?
  • How do I find a book on my reading list?
    • Use the library catalogue
    • Link from library web pages
  • Click here to change to Author/Title Search Author/Title Search
  • Author/Title Search Calder Revolutionary
  • Results Click on Details for more information
    • Note shelf mark and zone of library
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  • How much stuff can I borrow?
    • 15 items in total
    • Normal Loan – 4 weeks
    • Short Loan ( Express Zone ) – 4 hours or overnight
    • Journals – 2 days
  • All the books are out! What do I do?
    • Find alternative books on the same subject
    • Ask for help
    • Place a hold
  • Placing a Hold
    • Log to the catalogue
      • Via My Account
      • Requires a PIN
        • Library will email you
    • You can also
      • Access your library record
      • Renew loans
      • Request inter-library loans
  • Book on loan
  • Placing a Hold Cancel reservations
  • Where do I pick stuff up from?
    • The Express Zone (Floor G)
      • Need to know Shelf Mark
      • And last 4 digits of Library number
    • Short loans are here as well
  • Returns
  • Where do I photocopy?
    • In photocopy room on most floors
    • Buy photocopy card – this can also be used for printing.
    • £1 =
      • 50p for card
      • 50p of copying credit
    • Add more money as needed.
    • 6p per A4 sheet.
    • This is all about to change…!
    Any questions?
  • The Rules of Engagement: Fines
    • Normal loan : 20p per day
    • Recalled item : 40p per day
    • Journals : 40p per day
    • Short loan : £1.00 per hour or part of an hour!!
    • Renew or return to avoid
      • Via the catalogue
      • Self service machine
      • Telephone main desk
  • The Rules of Engagement: Conduct
    • Eating & Drinking
      • No eating
      • Bottled water with cap only
    • Talking/Music
      • Silence in the silent areas
      • Respect for others elsewhere
      • Quiet Patrols – yellow/red card
    • Mobile Phones
      • Only can be used outside security gates
  • http://www.le.ac.uk/library/
  • How do I find an e-journal? Type in the title of the journal
  • Hard-copy journals Basement Level (Floor B)
  • I was told to look at my subject room, what’s that? Choose your subject
  • A Few Key Points
    • To find things use the catalogue
      • https://library.le.ac.uk
    • For help or advice go to the Help Zones
      • Contact [email_address] / tel 0116 252 2043
      • Use our online tutorials
    • For specialised help or advice
      • Contact your Information Librarian
      • [email_address]
    • Explore the Library ASAP!
      • In person and online!
  • Any more questions? http://www.le.ac.uk/library/