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Teach Yourself Infozone

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InfoZone has everything you need to know as a new student about using computers, libraries and online learning at Staffordshire University.

InfoZone has everything you need to know as a new student about using computers, libraries and online learning at Staffordshire University.

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  • 1. Welcome Introduction Author name Information Services Welcome to the InfoZone slideshow: Helping you to get started with IT & Library services Name: Information Services Topic: Teach yourself slideshow Date: September 2010
  • 2. Plan:
    • By following the next 6 slides you will learn the 6 basic factors to get you started with the University’s Library and IT facilities:
      • Accounts
      • Saving your work
      • Multi-functional Printers (MFPs)
      • Student email
      • Library catalogue
      • Further Help
  • 3. Step 1: Accounts
    • Your IT account:
    • Your student username can be found on your student card
    • Your student PC password is your date of birth in 6 digits i.e. ddmmyy
    • Your Library account:
    • Your student card is also your Library card enabling you to borrow up to 17 items
    • Your library barcode number is on your student card under the barcode
    • Your Library PIN is the day and month of your birthday in 4 digits i.e. ddmm
  • 4. Step 2: Saving your work on campus
    • The ‘H Drive’?
    • This is your personal space of up to 100mb on the University’s central Student Network Server
    • The H drive enables you to access your work across campus on any PC that you logon to.
    • You can add and delete from your personal H Drive as you wish
    • Your personal H Drive is only accessible by you
  • 5. Step 3: Multifunctional Printers (MFPs)
    • Each Library & IT Centre has Multifunctional Printers (MFPs)
    • MFP’s will let you:
      • Print your work
      • Photocopy
      • Scan items to send electronically to your University email account
    • When using the MFP’s you will need to login with :
    • Username = student login (2 letters, 6 numbers)
    • PIN = 4 digits (this will be sent to you as an email from SafeCom, our printing support)
    • If you forget your MFP PIN, contact our IT Help Desks i.t.help@staffs.ac.uk
  • 6. Step 4: Your University Email Account
    • Microsoft Outlook is the University’s email system
    • All students have a designated University email account
    • Your student email address is made from your student number. For example: [email_address]
    • Accessing your email off-campus via the Internet
    • You can access your email off-campus via the internet from the O utlook W eb A ccess address of: http://www.staffs.ac.uk/owa
    • Log in using your student number preceded by student/ For example: student/b000012a
    • Your password is your date of birth in 6 digits ddmmyy
  • 7. Step 5: Your Library Account
    • Every student has a Library account & your student card is also your library card
    • Your library barcode is a 14 digit number that is printed on your student card
    • You will need your card to borrow items and access the library during Self-Service Hours (not staffed)
    • Students can borrow up to 17 items (including 2 Short Loans of 24 hours)
    • The Library Catalogue which is available via the internet will let you search for items in stock: http://library.staffs.ac.uk
    • Access your library account online with:
        • Barcode: 14 digit number on your student card
        • Library PIN: day & month of your birthday in 4 digits i.e. ddmm
  • 8. Step 6: Further Help?
    • InfoZone website at: http://www.staffs.ac.uk/infozone
        • Website for new students to help you get started with all your Library & IT needs
    • Need Help with Libraries? Ask Librarians at:
        • Thompson Library Help Desk (Stoke)
        • Law Library (Leek Road, Stoke)
        • Nelson Library Help Desk (Stafford)
        • [email_address]
    • Need Help with IT? Ask IT advisors at:
        • IT Help Desk, Thompson Library (Stoke)
        • IT Help Desk, Brindley Building (Leek Road, Stoke)
        • IT Help Desk, Octagon Building (Stafford)
        • [email_address]
  • 9. Finally…..
    • This slideshow will have assisted you to get started with the basics of Library & IT Services. For further help, please ask a member of Library or IT staff using the contacts on the Step 6 slide ‘Further Help’
    • If you have any comments or suggestions regarding these slides, please send us an email at: [email_address]
    • Good Luck with your studies!
    • You can also try our InfoZone Quiz to see what you have learnt: www.staffs.ac.uk/infozone/infozone_quiz.htm