DBS Library Induction September 2011

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An introduction to the services offered by the library of Dublin Business School for the academic year 2011/2012

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DBS Library Induction September 2011

  1. 1. A Brief Introductionto theDBS Library<br />Induction Presentation<br />September 2011<br />
  2. 2. Using the Library = Good Grades<br />
  3. 3. Easy Access to Resources<br />Research Support & Education <br />PCs, Wireless,<br />Printers, copiers…<br />Quiet Study Zone<br />
  4. 4. Two Libraries<br />Main Library<br />2nd floor<br />Aungier Street building<br />
  5. 5. Opening Hours<br />Term –Time<br />Monday to Thursday 9:00 – 22:00<br />Friday 9:00 – 21:00<br />Saturday 9:30 – 17:00<br />Sunday & Bank Holiday Opening<br />(pre-exams)<br />Late Night Opening all Summer!<br />
  6. 6. The Library in Your Hands<br />The Library Collection is Ever-Growing!<br /><ul><li>50,000 books
  7. 7. 200 print journals
  8. 8. Multi-media collection(DVDs, etc.)
  9. 9. eBooks
  10. 10. 45,000 full-texteJournals
  11. 11. Online Databaseswith newspapers, </li></ul>podcasts & more<br />Online Library<br />Library Catalogue, eBooks, eJournals & Databases<br /><ul><li> Accessible from anywhere in the world
  12. 12. 24 hour access
  13. 13. Available on handheld devices, e.g. Mobile phone, Blackberry, etc.</li></li></ul><li>Using Your Library<br />Your Student Card is your Library Card<br />Use it to borrow from the Library.<br />Borrowing Allowances<br /><ul><li>Undergrads - up to 6 items at a time.
  14. 14. Postgrads- up to 10 items at a time.</li></ul>Books can be renewed up to 12 times.<br />Different Lending Periods...<br />2 Weeks| 1 Week | 3 Days | Reference Only<br />Our Commitment: 1 core-text per 10 Students!<br />
  15. 15. Automated Services =More Time for You!<br /><ul><li>Quick Check
  16. 16. Online Booking (PCs | study rooms | classes)</li></ul> via the Library website library.dbs.ie<br /><ul><li> Manage your Library Account Online</li></ul>Dedicated Information Points<br />Library staff are always available to help you with your library or research queries.<br />
  17. 17. The Library Onlinelibrary.dbs.ie<br />
  18. 18. Use the Catalogue to Find Materials in the Library<br />
  19. 19. Manage your Library Account Online<br />And More...<br />Favourite searches<br />Search history<br />Star ratings<br />Reader reviews<br />Reader preferences<br />Google Preview<br />Social book-marking sites<br />Student no. & Password<br /><ul><li>Reserve
  20. 20. Renew
  21. 21. Review history</li></li></ul><li>eBooksaccess for all<br />www.dawsonera.com<br />Links also in the Library Catalogue.<br />800+ titles<br />Many core-texts available as eBook<br />Audio software – Listen Online!<br />24/7 access from anywhere!<br />Log-In<br />Student Number & Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy)<br />
  22. 22. Journals & Databasesoff-campus access via library websiteStudent No. & Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy)<br />Everything You Need is In the Library!<br />Books<br />Contact the Library for a personal Athens account & easy access to all of our online resources.<br />Journals<br />Databases<br />
  23. 23. We Are to Support You!<br />Classes<br />Online Tutorials<br />Guides<br />Topics include:<br /><ul><li>Good research
  24. 24. Essay writing
  25. 25. Referencing
  26. 26. Avoiding Plagiarism
  27. 27. much, much, more...</li></ul>Check out the Research Skills section of the website<br />
  28. 28. Various Ways to Contact the Library<br /><ul><li> Information Points in the Library
  29. 29. Phone(01) 4177572 (AS) | (01) 4178745 (DS)
  30. 30. Emaillibrary@dbs.ie
  31. 31. Instant Messaging - Ask a Librarian</li></li></ul><li>Keeping Up-to-Date @ library.dbs.ie<br />Updates on new databases, opening hours, classes and much more...<br />The Library is Also On:<br />
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