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DBS Library Induction September 2011

DBS Library Induction September 2011



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

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



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