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    • Fountains Learning Centre Staff information slides
      • Library and Information Services
    • Opening Hours
      • Term-time
        • Monday - Thursday 8.00 to 21.30
        • Friday 8.00 to 19.00
        • (limited service between 8.00 and 9.00)
        • Saturday 9.30 to 17.00
        • Sunday 14.00 to 19.00 (limited service)
      • Vacation
        • Monday - Friday 9.00 to 17.00
      • Library and Information Services
    • Membership and borrowing
      • University staff card is also used as library card
      • Visit Learning Centre to ensure card is validated for use and collect PIN number
      • Machines for borrowing returning and renewing available at the Main Desk and Loans Counter
      • Library and Information Services
    • Loan periods
      • Loan stock
        • 4 week loan – standard loan period
        • 7 day loan- high usage books, videos, CDs & DVDs
        • 1 day loan for high usage books
        • Journals
          • Some reference, others 1 day loan
      • Reference
          • May not be taken out of the Library
      • Library and Information Services
    • Borrowing allocation
      • University Staff
        • 25, including no more than:
          • 5 one day loan items
          • -includes 1 day books and journal issues
          • 10 audiovisual items
      • Library and Information Services
    • Library catalogue
      • Library catalogue
        • Library catalogue available on PCs in the Learning Centre and across the network from the Library webpages
        • Access via Internet from outside the university
        • Search for a huge range of resources including books, journals, DVDs, ebooks, journal articles etc.
        • You can often link direct to the full text of books and articles
      • Stock arranged according to Dewey decimal system
      • Library and Information Services
    • Virtual Learning Centre tour
        • Finding my way around
      • Library and Information Services
    • Special collections and locations
      • Examples of special collections in the library
        • York Hospital Health Library
        • Staff Development Resource area on 2 nd floor
        • RE Centre – Collection of religious education materials on 2 nd floor
        • Languages Resource Centre – Collection of modern foreign language materials on 2 nd floor
        • Stack – closed access store of low usage materials – to use books from the stack place a hold
        • Oversize – 2 sequences of larger books: 001-699 on first floor, 700-999 on second floor
      • Library and Information Services
    • Renewals and holds
      • Renewals
        • Select ‘Library account’ from the library homepage
        • Type your User ID (barcode number from your staff card) and PIN number (ask at library desk)
        • Renew 4 week and 1 week loans up to 7 times
      • Holds or reservations
        • May be placed on items on loan and on items available in the library
        • May be placed on 4 week and 1 week loans, but not on 1 day loans
        • When available, you are notified by email
        • Kept on the holds shelf for 8 days before being returned to shelves
      • Library and Information Services
    • Fines
      • Fines
        • Apply to all registered borrowers
        • 4 week loan - 10p per day
        • 7 day loans - 50p per day
        • 1 day loan journals & books - £1 per day
        • Fines of £10.00 or over lead to block on borrowing
      • Library and Information Services
    • Library website
      • Accessible via staff and student homepages at
      • Information about LIS services & staff
      • Subject pages
      • Guides about searching electronic resources
      • Links to external resources
      • Library and Information Services
    • Electronic journals, books & databases
      • Access electronic resources via Library website
        • Full text journal articles via e-journal finder
        • Electronic books
        • Databases to search for resources
        • Digital archive to provide access to University materials and research
      • Library and Information Services
    • Inter-library loans
      • Inter-library loans service
        • PhD students & university staff- 20 ILLs per year, from August to July
        • Includes both books and journal articles.
      • Library and Information Services
    • SCONUL access to other libraries
      • SCONUL scheme
        • Open to academic staff and PhD students
        • Allows borrowing rights at over 150 higher education institutions
        • Apply to join at the Information and Help desk in the Fountains Learning Centre and collect SCONUL card
        • More information at
      • Library and Information Services
    • Information skills and reading lists
      • Your Subject librarian (called Academic Support Librarians at York St John)
      • Information skills sessions for students at all levels can be arranged with the Academic Support Librarians
      • Reading lists - how we can help you and what we need from you!
      • Library and Information Services
    • Ordering resources for the library
      • Budgets are allocated to the library to spend on each faculty – liaise with the Academic Support Librarian for your faculty
      • Ordering resources page which includes a link to an online acquisitions form
      • Orders for new periodicals should be submitted to the Academic Support Librarians for consideration.
      • Library and Information Services
    • Scanning service
      • Scanning service provides access to book chapters and journal articles via individual modules on Blackboard
      • Copyright rules mean that only one chapter per book or one article per journal issue is permitted per module
      • Guidelines and application form available
      • For more information contact [email_address]
      • Library and Information Services
    • Library and Information Services staff
      • A list of LIS staff and their roles is available at:
      • Library and Information Services staff
      • Library and Information Services