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IUB Library Orientation class


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IUB Library organises Library Orientation Class in every Semester for its new students to make them aware about the library's facilities and services. These slides provide some brief information about …

IUB Library organises Library Orientation Class in every Semester for its new students to make them aware about the library's facilities and services. These slides provide some brief information about IUB Library facilities and services.

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  • 1. 1
  • 2. Welcome to IUB Library 2
  • 3. Orientation Content  Brief information about IUB Library  About the library and library professionals  Library Membership  Library Timing  Library Collection  Basic guidelines to use the Library  General rules  Borrowing policy and facility  Floor-wise available services and facilities  How to find a printed book  How to search library catalogue and e-Resource  Library tour 3
  • 4. IUB Library IUB library was established in 1993 to foster the current development of educational and research activities of IUB community. Since its inception it has been performing as an integral part to cultivate total educational process of the university.4
  • 5. Library Professionals 5
  • 6. Library Professionals 6
  • 7. Library Membership  Every valid student (Graduate/Undergraduate) can be a member of IUB Library.  For new membership one needs his/her Payment Slip or Money Receipt of current semester and a Passport size Photograph.  Summer 2013 Semester will be Expired on 16 August 2013 N.B: Membership must be renewed beginning of every semester upon showing Money Receipt 7
  • 8. Library Timing During semester period-  Sunday – Wednesday: 8:30 AM to 9:30 PM  Thursday & Saturday : 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM During off-semester period-  Saturday – Thursday: 8:30 AM to 5.00 PM  Friday: Closed N.B: Check-Out time from the Library is 15 minutes prior to the Library closes. 8
  • 9. Library Collection The Library resources include books, periodicals, university catalogues, newspapers, audiocassettes, video cassettes, DVD/CDs, data disks etc. At present the library has around: Besides, The Library has been receiving a large number of titles of periodicals every year. These are in form of Bulletin, Journal, Research paper, Review, Magazine etc. 9 No. of items Resource type 24,924 Books 2617 Audio-Visual Materials 146 Printed periodicals 14 National daily newspapers in both Bengali and English 1 International Newspaper (IHT)
  • 10. General Rules for Library Users  Students who have updated membership can use the library services and facilities. Any student may be asked to show his/her valid ID card whenever needed.  Library is mainly a place of self paced study area, so Silence is required throughout the library wherever indicated.  Mobile phone must be kept on silent/vibration mode in the library and should not be used in anywhere within the library premises.  Personal possessions should not be allowed in the library, except exercise book (khata), pen, geometry box, laptop and calculator.  Library safekeeping is for keeping your personal possessions (of course do not keep money or other valuables);  Any offences will be pursued immediately under the university’s codes of discipline and will result in suspension from library facilities. Library user should follow proper dress-code which reflects our culture and local context.  Willful misuse of library facilities may result in membership of the library being terminated.  Writing or marking in books is forbidden. Any sort of mutilation will cause of replacement. 10
  • 11. Borrowing Facilities  An undergraduate student can borrow maximum 03 books, 03 Book’s CD/DVD and 01 Movie for 10 days.  A graduate student may borrow maximum 05 books, 05 Book’s CD/DVDs and 02 Movies for 15 days.  Course related reference books marked with Green ‘R’ may be borrowed for only two hours and other reference books marked with red ‘R’ are reserved for use inside the Library. Renew: Borrowers can renew his/her borrowed item(s) after coming personally to the library or calling IUB ext. 322 or 321. Fine: The fine is Tk. 10/= per day per book and for reserved book Tk.10/= per hour calculated from the date/time mentioned on the due slip of the material. 11
  • 12. Level- 3 12
  • 13. Facilities/Services at Level-3  Library Membership  Library Clearance  Safe Keeping/Pigeon Hole Area  Current Magazine  Daily Newspaper  E-Resources Browsing  Personal materials reading area  Charging/Discharging borrowed materials 13
  • 14. Safe Keeping/ Pigeonhole Area 14
  • 15. Circulation Desk 15
  • 16. Daily Newspaper 16
  • 17. Browsing Stations 17
  • 18. Magazine 18
  • 19. Personal Materials Reading Area 19
  • 20. Level - 4 20
  • 21. Facilities/Services at Level-4  General Study Area  General Books  Membership Renew  Library Catalogue search  Books on ENV, CMN, POP, CSE and TEL 21
  • 22. General Books 22
  • 23. Self Paced Study Area 23
  • 24. Level - 5 24
  • 25. Facilities/Services at Level-5 Audio-Visual Resources Current Printed Journals Internship Report Reserve/ Reference Books Research Corner Group Discussion Rooms 25
  • 26. Audio-Visual Resources 26
  • 27. Research Corner 27
  • 28. Discussion Rooms (Registration need for reservation) 28
  • 29. Current Journals 29
  • 30. Reserve Books 30
  • 31. Archives and Back Issues of Journals (Access Restricted) Level - 6 31
  • 32. Electronic Resources IUB Library maintains and provides all kinds of electronic services through its website 32
  • 33. IUB Library Website 33
  • 34. Catalogue Search & Logging 34
  • 35. User Profile 35
  • 36. Profile Modifications 36
  • 37. Catalogue search 37
  • 38. Search Result 38
  • 39. Call Number  A call number is a group of numbers and/or letters put together to tell you where in the library to find your book.  Books (as well as journals and any materials that accompany books) are arranged on the shelf by call numbers.  The call number is a unique identifier and is created using the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), or Dewey Decimal System  The rationale behind this alphanumeric system is to classify books by subject both broadly and specifically.
  • 40. Call Number in the opac or online catalogue on the spine of book
  • 41. Book Reservation 41
  • 42. Emerald 42
  • 43. Search Result 43
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