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TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
TAMU Libraries International Students
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Presentation on Library Services for International Students at Texas A&M University, January 5, 2011 adapted from presentation by LaVerne Gray, Texas A&M University Libraries

Presentation on Library Services for International Students at Texas A&M University, January 5, 2011 adapted from presentation by LaVerne Gray, Texas A&M University Libraries

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  • 1. What the library can do for you! Lea Susan Engle Learning and Outreach Librarian Texas A&M University Libraries New International Student Conference January 5, 2010
  • 2.
    • Our Libraries, staff, and faculty are here to help you; please feel free to ask us questions.
    Howdy! Welcome to Texas A&M!
  • 3.
    • Five Libraries on campus
    • Over 4.5 million books
    • Over 900,000 electronic books
    • 1,200 databases
    • Plus – DVDs, CDs, digital cameras, iPods, and much more!
    We have:
  • 4. Our Libraries:
  • 5. Evans Library and Annex (Main Library)
    • Humanities, Social Science, Science
    • Two Buildings, 9 floors
    • Computers, Books, Journals, Media, Coffee Shop, and more!
  • 6. Libraries Servicing West Campus
    • Medical Science Library
    • West Campus Library
    • Med, Ag, Vet resources
    • Has own online catalog
      • Chiron
    • Business, Marketing, Accounting
  • 7. Cushing Memorial Library and Archives
    • Rare and historic materials
      • not available for check out
  • 8. Policy and Economics Library
    • Nonprofit Management
    • International Affairs
    • Public Administration
    • Political Science
    • Economics
    • Homeland Security
  • 9. Digital Libraries
  • 10. To use the library you will need:
    • Student ID
    • Student Account
  • 11. Loan Policies
    • 4 month check out for undergrad and grad students
      • There are some exceptions like: best sellers, journals, course reserves, media, laptops
      • Recalled books
    • Undergrads can check out up to 100 items, grad students have flexible limit
      • DOES NOT INCLUDE DVDs and CDs
  • 12. Fines
    • You will be fined for late, damaged, or lost materials
    • Fines range from $.03 to $150 for late items and study rooms
    • Lost books will be fined at full replacement cost plus processing fees
  • 13. How we can help you:
    • Study space
    • Research help
    • Support for instructors
  • 14. Need a place to study?
    • We have
      • 95 group study rooms
      • 339 individual study rooms
      • 589 computers
      • 182 laptops
  • 15. Need research help? There’s a librarian for that.
    • Librarian for every subject
    • Specialized Consultation Services
    • List of Librarians
      • http ://library.tamu.edu/subjectlibrarians
  • 16. Help Services-Ask Now
    • Real Time Chat with Librarian
    • Call on the Telephone
      • 979.845.5741
    • E-Mail Assistance (1 Business Day)
    • Visit the Libraries’ Ask Us Desks
  • 17. Are You Teaching a Class?
    • Schedule a Library Instruction Session
    • Schedule a tour of the library
      • https://library.tamu.edu/tour-request
    • Request an Online Class Guide
      • [email_address]
    • Place material on Course Reserve
      • https://library.tamu.edu/services/course-reserves/
  • 18.  
  • 19. Now you’re ready to get started!
    • Remember, if you have questions, ask us!
  • 20. Thanks!
    • Any Questions?
    • Lea Susan Engle
    • Learning and Outreach Librarian
    • [email_address]
    • 979.845.5193

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