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