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An overview of the services provided by the Access Services department of Georgia College's Library and Instructional Technology Center.

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Library services grad workshop

  1. 1. Library Services @<br />An Introduction to<br />
  2. 2. What is Access Services?<br />The Access Services department of Georgia College's Library facilitates visitor access to materials and information<br />GC Collections<br />Course Reserves<br />Extended Lending through GIL Express and InterLibrary Loan services<br />We are the front line for assistance and directing visitors to various service areas based upon their needs<br />
  3. 3. Objectives<br />Overview of library services<br />What services are available<br />How to use them<br />Make the most of your education<br />Research assignments/Thesis<br />Lifelong Learning<br />Information Literacy<br />Professional Development<br />
  4. 4. Establishing Your PIN& Accessing Your Online Library Account<br />
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  6. 6. Why do you need your PIN?<br />Access and monitor your online library account<br />Access the GALILEO password<br />Request books via GIL Express<br />
  7. 7. For a Refresher<br />Visit our website at:<br /><br />
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  9. 9. What is GIL Express?<br />Allows you to request books from other USG schools<br />Access to over 9 million books from 36 USG schools<br />Only books can be requested through GIL Express<br />
  10. 10. FYI<br />GIL Express requests usually take 3-7 days to arrive<br />Books can be picked up and dropped off at any USG school<br />GIL Express books can be renewed using your online library account<br />2 renewals per item<br />If an item is recalled by the owning institution, it must be returned<br />
  11. 11. For a Refresher<br />Visit our website at:<br /><br />
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  13. 13. What is InterLibrary Loan? <br />InterLibrary Loan (ILL), or resource sharing, is the process through which one library requests material from, or supplies material to, another library<br />
  14. 14. ILL vs. GIL Express<br />ILL<br />GIL Express<br />Request materials from libraries around the world<br />Access to all kinds of materials, as long as a lender can be found<br />Request process: you send us the citation, and we find the item for you<br />Request materials from libraries in the USG<br />Only books can be requested<br />Request process: once a book is found to be available in the GIL Universal Catalog, you request that specific item<br />
  15. 15. If you need an item not owned by Georgia College…<br />What type of item do you need?<br />Book<br />Not a book<br />Search the Universal Catalog<br />Place an ILL request<br />Found it!<br />Not found <br />Place a<br /> GIL Express request<br />
  16. 16. For a refresher<br />Visit our website at<br /><br />
  17. 17. Library Express<br />
  18. 18. What is Library Express?<br />Free delivery to your desktop or mailbox<br />You give us your citation, and we’ll find the material for you<br />Delivery<br />Articles: delivered electronically, most within 2 business days<br />Other materials may take longer<br />
  19. 19. Other Services<br /><ul><li>Course Reserves
  20. 20. Scanning documents to email
  21. 21. Faxing
  22. 22. Laminating
  23. 23. Laptops for checkout
  24. 24. Collaborative Study Rooms
  25. 25. Presentation Practice Room</li></li></ul><li>Course Reserves & Faxing<br />Just ask the Circulation Desk.<br />
  26. 26. Scanning to Email<br />It’s free!<br />
  27. 27. Laptops for Checkout<br />Just ask the Circulation Desk.<br />
  28. 28. Laminating<br />We can laminate documents up to 24 inches wide.<br />
  29. 29. Collaborative Study Rooms<br />Equipped with wall-mounted monitors with laptop connectivity.<br />
  30. 30. Presentation Practice Room<br />Equipped with projector, podium and whiteboard. <br />
  31. 31. Hours<br />Contact Us<br />Monday-Thursday:<br /><ul><li>7:30 am-1:00 am</li></ul>Friday<br />7:30 am-5:00 pm<br />Saturday<br />10:00 am-6:00 pm<br />Sunday<br />Noon-1:00 am<br /><br />Phone: (478) 445-4047<br />
  32. 32. Any Questions?<br />Kell Carpenter<br /><br />(478)445-4965<br />Brandy Horne<br /><br />(478)445-5082<br />