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Introduction to the Library - Religion 2008

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Introduction to the Library for Religious Stuides students

Introduction to the Library for Religious Stuides students

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  • Intro to ISS for Students 2004
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    • 1. Introduction to the Library
    • 2. The Library
      • Extensive opening hours
      • Provides the electronic library
      • Wide variety of resources available 24/7
      • Home of ISS too
    • 3. Information sources
      • Books, newspapers, journals
      • DVDs, Videos, CDs
      • Historical and archive material
      • Electronic resources
    • 4. Finding your way around
      • Three floors, each with books and journals for different subjects
      • Catalogue terminals, PCs, printers, scanners and photocopiers on all floors
      • Building colour-coded for easier navigation
      • Religious Studies on C Floor - Yellow Zone
      • Floor plans available
      • Library tours available
    • 5. Using Information
      • 960 reader places in the Library
        • Areas for quiet study
        • Silent area – Reading Room on B floor
        • Group study rooms on A floor
      • Borrow at issue desk or self-issue machine – you must have your Library card
      • Return at desk or through letter box
      • Photocopy - £2 card, can be re-credited
      • Electronic - print, save, e-mail
    • 6. Finding information – print and media resources
      • Catalogue: http://cat.lib.lancs.ac.uk/
      • Search
        • author, title, subject (keyword)
      • Results:
        • Location of item in the Library
        • How long can you borrow it for?
        • If it’s already on loan
          • you can reserve it
    • 7. Catalogue
    • 8. Catalogue Click on All copies for location information.
    • 9. Catalogue Note the classmark and floor/zone information.
    • 10. Managing your Borrowing
      • My Library Card via catalogue
      • Log on using card number and library password
      • See what you’ve got on loan
      • Renew
      • Reserve
      • Create PIN for self-issue machine
    • 11. Short Loan Collection
      • Separate collection of most popular textbooks
      • In purple zone on A floor
      • Borrow items for 24 hours or set slot of up to 3 hours
      • Can book a 3 hour slot in advance through the catalogue
      • High fines for late return to encourage circulation
    • 12. Finding information – electronic resources
      • MetaLib is the Library’s search engine – provides high quality academic material
      • Access MetaLib via Library’s web pages - http://libweb.lancs.ac.uk
    • 13. Finding information – electronic resources - MetaLib Help / FAQs MetaLib modules
    • 14. Finding information – electronic resources – Quick Search
    • 15. Finding information – electronic resources – Quick Search Results
    • 16. Finding information – electronic resources – Find e-Journal
    • 17. Finding information – electronic resources
      • Training sessions in using electronic resources (Humanities):
      • 11 th November
      • 1pm – 2.45pm
      • Training Suite 2, Library
    • 18.
      • Library staff
        • Subject librarians
        • Enquiry desk
        • Ask a Librarian – chat and e-mail
        • Specialist staff
          • Disability/dyslexia issues
            • Practical support
            • Assistive equipment
      Getting Help
    • 19. Getting Help
      • Library Home Page
      • http://libweb.lancs.ac.uk/
          • New Students web page:
            • Search the library catalogue
            • Finding books and journals in the library
            • Subject help
            • And much more …
          • Freshers web page : library tours
          • LINKS tutorials
          • Information literacy web pages

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