The Library at St. Thomas University

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  • 1. the Library at STU Making the most of your University Library Presented by Gricel Dominguez
  • 2. Are you a distance student? We’re here to help you succeed. The Library is here for you… • In-person • Online at http://www.stu.edu/library o via email (you can find all our emails on the homepage) o chat http://library.stu.edu/chat/ o and Twitter @STULibrary • And over the phone o Circulation: 305-628-6667 o Reference: 305-628-6668
  • 3. What do we have to offer? Digital and print books Library databases full of online articles InterLibrary Loan Book mailing for students who live across the state or country • Online tutorials that show you the ins and outs of library research and more • And best of all, real, live help from friendly librarians. • • • •
  • 4. Where to find information • You can find everything the library has to offer on our homepage: http://www.stu.edu/library Here, you will find our library catalog, links to library databases, and ways to access our ebook collection.
  • 5. What can you access from off-campus? Plenty! There are thousands of e-books in our digital collection, all available through our library e-book collection. You can also access library databases from anywhere. Your STU username and password will allow you to log in and access all of our e-book and database content.
  • 6. What is the… Library Catalog E-Research page • The library catalog is found on the library’s homepage (it’s the search box in the lower half of the page), and it helps you find books and e-books available at STU. • The e-Research page is where all of the library’s databases are found. • You can find the eresearch page by going to: http://www.stu.edu/eresearch • Or by using the subject-pages listed in the green box on the library’s homepage.
  • 7. What is a… Library Database • Library databases provide access to journal and news articles, as well as select reference texts. Library E-book • Library e-books are digital copies of print books and are available online. • You can view our ebooks on your computer, a reader, a tablet, even a smartphone!
  • 8. What if the library doesn’t have what I need? • If the library does not own the book or article you need (whether in print or online), you can place a request for an InterLibrary Loan online at http://www.stu.edu/library/ill • Or by clicking on the InterLibrary Loan button on the homepage.
  • 9. You can learn more… • By clicking on the Distance Education Services button on the homepage: • Or you can stop by, call us, or email us for a quick overview of our services.