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Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
Intro To WITT Library 2008
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  • Introduce yourself Library Learning Centre are two parts – the Library and the Learning Centre
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    • 1. Welcome to WITT Library/Learning Centre <ul><li>This introduction will give you some basic information you need to use the Library </li></ul><ul><li>If you have any questions, please ask at any time </li></ul>
    • 2. How do I join the library? <ul><li>Your ID card is also your library card </li></ul><ul><li>Register at the Issue Desk </li></ul><ul><li>You must have your card to borrow items </li></ul>
    • 3. What else do I need to know about borrowing? <ul><li>You may have up to 6 items on loan at one time </li></ul><ul><li>Books are issued for 4 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Videos and serials are issued for 1 week </li></ul>
    • 4. When I return items to the library where do I put them? <ul><li>There is a returns slot at the end of the Issue Desk </li></ul><ul><li>When the library is closed, there is an after hours slot outside </li></ul>
    • 5. What if I have not finished with the items that I have on loan? <ul><li>You can renew the items if no one else is waiting for them by… </li></ul><ul><li>asking at the Issue Desk </li></ul><ul><li>renewing them online through the library catalogue </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>To avoid fines, renew items before they become overdue
    • 6. What if my books are late back? <ul><li>Overdue notices are sent in the post or via email </li></ul><ul><li>Fines will be charged on overdue items when returned to the library </li></ul><ul><li>After 1 month if the item is not returned, an account will be generated </li></ul>
    • 7. What if someone has the book that I want? <ul><li>You can reserve an item that is out on loan by… </li></ul><ul><li>asking at the Issue Desk to place a reserve </li></ul><ul><li>reserving it online through the library catalogue </li></ul>Remember, you can only reserve items that are already out on loan
    • 8. How do I find what I need in the library? <ul><li>Use the library online catalogue (OPAC) </li></ul><ul><li>The OPAC lists everything held in the library </li></ul><ul><li>Tells you where to find it </li></ul>Remember to ask for help if you can’t find what you need
    • 9. Closed Reserve <ul><li>Issued for 2 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Need your ID card to borrow them </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone gets fair access to key texts </li></ul>
    • 10. You might be interested to know………. <ul><li>If the library doesn’t own the item you need, we may be able to interloan it from another library for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Free of charge </li></ul><ul><li>Allow up to 2 weeks for the item to arrive </li></ul><ul><li>Forms at Issue Desk </li></ul>
    • 11. … .we hold much more than just books….. <ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Theses </li></ul><ul><li>Audiotapes </li></ul><ul><li>CDROMs </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Music CDs </li></ul><ul><li>Digital resources </li></ul><ul><li>- eBooks </li></ul><ul><li>- online databases </li></ul>
    • 12. The library web page is your gateway to all kinds of information, help and resources www.witt.ac.nz
    • 13. When is the library open? <ul><li>Term time: </li></ul><ul><li>Monday – Thursday 8am – 7pm </li></ul><ul><li>Friday 8am – 4:30pm </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday 8:30am – 12:30pm </li></ul><ul><li>Holiday hours: </li></ul><ul><li>Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm </li></ul><ul><li>Closed Public Holidays </li></ul>
    • 14. If I don’t know how to use the library will someone show me? <ul><li>YES - ask us for help </li></ul><ul><li>We offer a range of tutorials or individual sessions </li></ul><ul><li>A Reference Desk is available each day from 3-4 pm </li></ul>
    • 15. To enjoy yourself, use the library and have a great year!! Don’t forget

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