LIBRARY TOUR • The library is divided into three areas. • First floor – public services, circulation/ reference desks, reference collection, computer labs, current periodicals, microforms, newspapers & new books room. • In general, this is a high-traffic area and not conducive to concentrated study.
FIRST FLOOR •First place to go for help •Materials check out and returns•Course Reserves/OhioLINK/ Interlibrary loans •Audiovisual materials •Your ONU ID is your library card
FIRST FLOORHouses stapler, paper cutter and hole punch as well
FIRST FLOORMusic Media is for the useof Music Majors orstudents currently taking amusic class requiring theuse of the keyboards
FIRST FLOORNew Books & PopularBook collection Current Periodicals Reference CollectionPopular Periodical collection •6 terminals on the 1st floor DVD browsing •2 each on 2nd and 3rd floors binders
FIRST FLOORLibrarians on dutyMon-Fri 8-12, 1-4:30Sun 10-3:30 Chat, IM or Email help
FIRST FLOORLarge Lab 102A with 24 computers, 2 b&w printers and a color printer
FIRST FLOORSmall Lab 102B 8 computers and 2 b&w printers
LIBRARY TOUR• Second floor – Classrooms, Communication Skills Center, older periodicals, open study tables, group study carrels, 1-2 person study carrels.• The second floor is meant for studying and accessing the bound periodical and juvenile literature collections
SECOND FLOOR Communications Skills Center is a separate department housed in the library. The staffprovide assistance with compositions and presentations. Appointments are required.
SECOND FLOOROpen seating on north end of second floor
SECOND FLOORClassrooms and seminar roomsmust be reserved online Four 4-6 person study carrels, first come, first served
SECOND FLOOR/THIRD FLOOR 1-2 person study carrels against east and west walls, first come, first served
SECOND FLOOR/THIRD FLOOR Public terminal on third floor, not internet accessible Pick up phone for help
LIBRARY TOUR• Third floor – Oversized and regular book collection, 1-2 person study carrels, seating in book stacks, lounge areas.• This is the quietest part of the library and people expect it to stay that way.
POLAR www.onu.edu/library • Library catalog for both Heterick and Taggert • Libraries work together to avoid duplication • All books are on the 3rd floor of Heterick • Fees and fines apply
OhioLINK • The Ohio Library and Information Network, OhioLINK, is a consortium of 88 Ohio college and university libraries, public and school libraries and the State Library of Ohio. • Students may request items using the OhioLINK catalog and have it sent to the university of their choice. • http://www.ohiolink.edu/about/what- is-ol.html
Databases• Used mostly for locating newspaper and magazine articles• Access Controlled• Offer broad and subject-specific coverage
Databases • Available 24/7 • Must click on “off campus access” flag Web management page will then ask for first and last name, all 11 digits of the university ID for authentication purposes. Only way to access the databases off campus. Call in the library at 419-772-2181 or contact our systems librarian Indra Canagaratna firstname.lastname@example.org
Off-campus AccessWeb Management Be sure to click on the “Off campus access tab” to begin
Databases • Academic Search Premier • Lexis-Nexis • Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center • JSTOR : the Scholarly Journal Archive • Search by Subject/Discipline for subject specific databases
InterLibrary Loan • “Option of last resort” • Used when articles or books are not available from POLAR or OhioLINK • Articles are sent to the requesting student via pdf attachments • For books, student must come to the library • Contact Kathleen Baril at 419-772-2188 or email@example.com for help or questions.
Course Reserves • Occasionally professors place items on reserve for students in a particular class to access. • Usually electronic access, but some books, textbooks and dvds in the physical collection. • Electronic reserves sometimes requires log-in which would be the student’s first and last name, and all 11 digits of the university ID. • Print reserves would require students visiting the library and making copies at 10 cents per