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  • 1. Student Success SeminarLibrary OrientationJoe SalemUniversity Librariesjsalem@uakron.edu330-972-8581
  • 2. When will I need my ZipCard in the Libraries?• To enter after 9:00 PM• To check out materials• To pay for printing and photocopying
  • 3. What does the Library have for me to check out?• Books• Magazines / journal• DVD’s• Laptops• iPads• Digital cameras
  • 4. What kind of help can I get at Bierce Library?• Research help (User Support Services Desk)• Help with the library collections (User Support Services Desk)• Technical support help (Media Tech Desk)• Writing and math tutoring (Ground floor)
  • 5. Do you have my text books at Bierce?• We have some on Reserve• We have some in the general collection• Some are available through OhioLINK• Search the library catalog by title• If nothing comes up, click on the “OhioLINK” button at the top of the catalog to see if anyone else in Ohio has it and place a request
  • 6. My roommate is the most annoying creature on earth. Where can I go to study in peace?• The third floor is a quiet study floor• You can also book a study room in advance on the Libraries’ Web site
  • 7. How do I find articles for my research papers?
  • 8. When I need to take books out, how many may I borrow at a time?a) 199 @ a timeb) 1999 @ a timec) As many as you want
  • 9. Is the librarian flirting with me?• No, he or she is that nice to everyone.
  • 10. What is OhioLINK and why should I care?• Request books from other libraries• Electronic Journal Center (EJC)• Digital Media Center• Ebooks
  • 11. Can I eat in Bierce Library?• You can eat and drink in all areas of Bierce Library.• Please be careful around computer equipment and the collection• Please clean up after yourself
  • 12. How do I find books and othermaterials available in University Libraries?
  • 13. Do I really have to come to Bierce Library to get help?• You can get library help online through the KnowItNow service –• You can get tutoring help online –• You can get Tech support online –
  • 14. This seems like the place for me. How do I get a job at the Libraries?
  • 15. Is there anywhere else on campus that I can study and get library help?• Bierce Library• Science & Technology Library (Auburn Science Center)• Archival Services (Polsky Building)
  • 16. How do I print at University Libraries?• Once you are logged in, you will send all of your printing to the network printers• Swipe your ZipCard on the print release stations and select your print job (indicated by your Uanet ID)• You will be charged $.05 for BW and $.10 for color printing
  • 17. Can I print from my laptop?• Yes• Stop by the Media Tech Services desk and they will show you how to configure your laptop to print to the network
  • 18. Can I access University Libraries resources from home?• Yes• When you access a University Libraries database from off campus, you will be asked to enter your UAnet ID and password
  • 19. How do you know all of this?• I’m a librarian. Librarians are know-it- alls!
  • 20. Any additional questions? 20