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  • 1. Welcome to Agder University Library! Arthur N. Olsen, Academic Librarian
  • 2. Welcome to Agder University Library
    • A modern library with :
      • 200.000 volumes
      • Access to 18.000 electronic periodicals
      • A wide variety of electronic services: databases, dictionaries, encyclopedias
      • Qualified and helpful library staff
      • Access to electronic services and more information on our Webpages:
    • http://www.uia.no/uba
    • Choose English !
  • 3. Facilities Gimlemoen IT & library
    • Newspapers and periodicals
    • Reference books of all kinds
    • Reading/work space
      • Wireless and wired connection to the campus network
    • Group rooms
    • Internet terminals
      • Brief usage for the library catalog, Internet and e-mail
    • Standard PC’s
      • Login necessary , 3 printers
    • Specialized equipment
    • Listen to cassettes and CD’s, film on video and DVD, microfilm and microfiche
    • Mediatek: access to specialized hardware and software for graphics and video work
    • Printers and copiers
      • Follow Me, use of student card
  • 4. Our library catalogue Bibsys
    • Used by all university and college libraries in Norway
    • Contains descriptions of 5 mil. documents
    • Can be used from anywhere
    • Possible to find books :
      • In our library
      • At other Norwegian research libraries
      • http://ask.bibsys.no/ask/action/smpsearch
    • Searching:
      • Author: Amin, Samir
      • Title words : agriculture africa
      • Free Text: sustainable development
      • Dewey number: 320.91724
      • Boolean combinations and truncation
        • ? * +
  • 5. E-books
    • E-books kan be accessed via Bibsys
    • Main service from Ebrary
      • Over 40,000 electronic books
      • From 1990 – 2009
      • Good coverage of relevant topics:
        • sustainable development 2,000 documents
        • developing countries 4,000 documents
        • global warming 400 documents
      • Bookshelf, Infotools, markup
    • E-books from Dawson on the way
  • 6. Electronic Journals
    • Pointers to electronic journals in Bibsys
    • Bibsys Tyr
    • Bibsys X
      • Choose Bibsys X from database search screens to see our library holdings and order copies
    • Collections from publishers
      • Elsevier Science Direct , Emerald , Springer Link , Sage , Blackwell , Taylor and Francis
  • 7. Some important electronic services
    • EBSCOhost
      • Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, CINAHL
    • Google Scholar
    • Web of Science
    • Dictionaries
      • Oxford English Dictionary , Oxford Reference
    • Encyclopaedias
      • Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • 8. Borrowing and ordering documents
    • Your student-id is also your library card
    • Normal loan period is 4 weeks reduced to 1 week if others are waiting
    • Inter-library loans and reservations
    • Renewals
    • Purchase suggestions

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