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

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