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Library orientation for new students

Library orientation for new students



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  • Welcome
  • We’re looking forward to getting to know you
  • OPENING HOURS During Teaching Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 8.45am 8.45am 8.45am 8.45am 8.45am - 7.00pm 7.00pm 7.00pm 5.00pm 4.30pm
  • Look what you can get @ your library withYour current TAFEcard ...
  • Internet Wi-Fi
  • Fiction Books
  • Easy Readers
  • Magazines
  • DVDs
  • Newspapers Read
  • You can borrow : 6 Books 2 weeks 2 Magazines 2 weeks 2 Videos/DVDs 1 week
  • You can renew your loans • over the phone • in person or • online .... ask us how
  • Katoomba students …can’t get to Wentworth Falls? Phone the library for free (phone near admin office) Return your books in the library box at Katoomba
  • Katoomba students Library in the Computer room Tuesday 12.30- 2.30 & Thursday 11.30- 1.30pm Books, DVDs and Online eResources • Library help with finding resources • Collect books you’ve requested
  • CATALOGUE Finds all items held here & at other TAFE libraries The catalogue is accessible on the internet, both here or at home - no password required
  • If the item you want is out on loan, ask us about putting a hold on it for you or do it yourself online. We’ll ring you when it is available
  • INTER-LIBRARY LOANS Found the perfect book but it’s not available at Blue Mountains? Ask at the loans desk about an Inter-Library Loan
  • PAST EXTERNAL EXAM PAPERS available online through the Library eResources
  • Student Computers Free for all TAFE students Please book.
  • You need a username and password to access the internet here Please ask library staff if you are unsure
  • NEED HELP WITH COMPUTERS? Ask us… we’ll do our best to help you 
  • LEARNING CENTRE Want to improve your results? Check the timetable and drop in to talk to a teacher
  • GROUP STUDY ROOMS These can be used by both teachers and students Please book at the loans desk
  • CAFÉ AREA Bring your lunch, read and use the computers Sometimes this area is opened by hospitality classes as a coffee shop. Buy a great lunch, at a great price, & be served by hospitality students.
  • Need to unwind at lunch time? You can borrow footballs, basketballs and table tennis equipment Ask at the loans desk
  • Printing & Photocopying A4 Black & White – 10c A4 Colour – 50c Add money to your TAFEcard using coins or EFTPOS ASK LIBRARY STAFF 28
  • Binding The library sells binding combs & covers to give your assignment that professional look Binding kits - $1.00
  • Scanners Scanners are available for student use at computers 1 and 3 Book these computers to use the scanners Library photocopiers can also be used to scan short documents – ask us how
  • Laminator Laminating pouches can be purchased using your TAFE card A4 - $0.50 A3 - $1.00
  • MORE THINGS YOU CAN BUY WITH YOUR TAFE CARD… USB drive 2GB - $7.50 A4 Transparencies - 50¢ DVDs - $1.00 A4 Sheet protectors - 10¢
  • Your TAFE Library homepage Gateway to information
  • Subject Library guides Information on your subject helping find what you need
  • eResources – more than on-line at TAFE or HOME For magazines, newspapers and journal articles, ask us for the passwords Check out a few of the databases.......
  • Electronic books – read them anywhere at any time
  • MASTERFILE PREMIER Australasian magazines Newspapers Biographies Images Maps Flags
  • Australian Standards Online
  • PlantFile PlantFile Online
  • ProQuest • Arts • Literature • Social science • General reference • Business • Science • Technology • Medicine
  • Health & Medical Journals Alternative Medicine Diseases & Conditions Drugs & Herbal Remedies Health Assessment and videos from Healthology
  • NEED HELP? Just ask at the loans desk for help with: Finding a book on the shelf Researching a topic Searching the catalogue Searching the internet