Doctoral School Induction January 2014
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  • The library has the largest collection of education resources in Europe. We collect everything published on Education in the UK, and a significant amount of material from other countries in our international and comparative collection. There is also a large collection of school level material for trainee teachers to use in the classroom, and 27 Special Collections. The Archives collections are unique in the subject area. There are 130 deposited archives, containing historical resources on education, and influential organisations and individuals working in the field. It covers all levels of education, and all settings. <br /> Key Resources <br /> • The main library collection of books and documents on all aspects of education, incorporating a large section on education worldwide• The journals collection – 4,000 titles available electronically and over 2,000 in print• A wide range of other electronic resources, such as databases, electronic books, documents and websites, linking to the very latest information• 26 special collections and over 100 deposited archive collections, containing unique historical resources on education, and influential organisations and individuals working in the field• The Curriculum Resources collection, displaying examples of schoolbooks and teaching materials for all levels and all school subjectsHighlights• the main education collection contains a copy of every book on education published in the UK, and a substantial range from elsewhere• major archives include those of the World Education Fellowship, the National Union of Women Teachers and the College of Preceptors <br /> Key Services <br /> The library&apos;s  collections are supported by a team of dedicated professional staff, and by the provision of a wide range of services:• access is free of charge to all scholars and researchers• the main Library is open 7 days a week (08:30-11:30 Monday to Friday; shorter hours during the weekends)• the Library catalogue is available on the Internet, worldwide, 24 hours a day• the enquiry service provides one to one assistance to users, in person, by phone or by email• <br />
  • ABOUT THE LUNCHTIME  &apos;LIGHTNING&apos; SESSIONS <br /> What? These ‘lightning sessions’ aim to give you an overview of different topics.  There will be an introduction, demo and time for Q & As.  You will also get the opportunity to find out about the support that is available to you - on Fridays during the lunch hour.  <br /> Why?  To enable you to learn new skills or update existing information and research skills and to find out about the primary and secondary, print and electronic resources available to you. <br /> When?  Friday Lunchtime 12:30-13:15 <br /> Where?  The Library Room - which is at the end of the corridor from the Computer Rooms. <br /> Anything else?   You are welcome to bring your laptops/tablets/smart phones and follow the demos.  Please make sure you are able to log into the wireless network if you are planning on following the session on your equipment. Due to the nature of these sessions and limited time, we will not be able to provide IT support during the workshop. <br />
  • You can keep up to date with what’s new in the library by reading our blog, Newsam News, or following us on Twitter or via our Facebook page. <br />

Doctoral School Induction January 2014 Doctoral School Induction January 2014 Presentation Transcript

  • Doctoral School Induction Day The Newsam Library & Archives An Introduction Nazlin Bhimani Research Support & Special Collections Librarian
  •  Introduction  The IOE’s Newsam Library & Archives  Getting Started:LibGuides & LibAnswers  Support 2
  • Highlights: Newsam Library & Archives
  • Accounts Accounts: 1. Network Account (Computer username and password) which you need to access:  Email account  Electronic Resources/Digital Library (eJournals & eBooks) account  Moodle – the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) 2. Library Account (Library Number and 4-digit PIN) which allow you to:  Borrow, Renew & Reserve Books  Read items in the stores (access to IOE Archives & Special Collections)  Request Interlibrary Loans  Join Senate House, British Library & use other UK Libraries (via the SCONUL Access Scheme) 4
  • Access 1. Student Portal at is at 2. Sign in using your Computing username & password. 3. Access your N & O drives, IOE email, Moodle and the library services. 4. Useful IOE LibGuides: Getting Started & Accessing Resources Remotely 5
  • The Newsam Library & Archives 6
  • 7 Print & Electronic Resources 1. Collections: Library & Archives (including Special Collections) 2. How to ... Step by step instructions 3. Services Facilities, equipment & services 4. Services for Staff ***Library Video: Accessing Resources Remotel y***
  • Other Libraries You can all borrow from • Senate House Library – (University of London main library – includes electronic access) • Birkbeck College, SOAS, LSE • Most other UK university libraries – SCONUL access card You can all use the British Library for reference See: Using Other Libraries LibGuide (see blog for information on “Open Days at the BL” for new PhD students) 8
  • Literature Searching & Managing Information Nazlin Bhimani - Research Support and Special Collections Librarian Four-week compulsory course which will cover: • Researching & Searching • Databases – accessing Electronic resources • Bibliographic Measures and Citation Searching • Bibliographic Reference Software (Endnote, Zotero, Mendeley) • New Technologies for Research & to Keep Current • Ethics and IPR and Lunch Time ‘Lightning Sessions’ tbc 9 HOMEWORK: Familiarise yourself with the LibGuides before you come to the first session with Nazlin!
  • Library News • Read the Library’s blog,Newsam News at • Follow us @IOELibrary • Like us on Facebook Blog 10
  • 11 Any questions? Library Support In person: Library – Level 4 Email: Telephone: 020 7612 6080 Website: Text: +44 (0)20 3322 1810 Computing Enquiries In person: Library – Level 4 Email: Telephone: 020 7612 6696