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Rio Hondo College Library Virtual library tour

  1. 1. Virtual Tour Welcome!!!
  2. 2. Welcome to the Rio Hondo College Library • Located on the second floor of the Learning Resource Center (LRC) building. • Campus Map – Click here
  3. 3. Rio Hondo’s 1st Green Building • Many building materials are made from recycled items. • Reduced energy consumption through the use of natural light and light sensors. • Pollution-reduced heating and cooling. • Landscaping uses native plants that require less watering.
  4. 4. Library Hours • • • • • Spring/Fall Hours: Monday - Thursday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm Friday: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Sunday: Closed
  5. 5. Library Services • • • • • • • • Check out Books and CDs Use of Textbooks and Course Reserves Access to Online Databases via Access Rio Individual Research Consultations Study areas and group study rooms Computer Workstations Copy and Printing Center Reference and Information Services
  6. 6. General Library Policies • There are no open drink containers allowed in library areas. Only water bottles are permitted. • Food is only permitted in the library lobby. • Cell phone conversations are only permitted in the library lobby. • Books should not be reshelved but placed on book carts. • Noise should be kept at a minimum.
  7. 7. Circulation Desk • Located near the library entrance • You check in/out books here using your Rio Hondo ID card • Get course reserve material and text books
  8. 8. Periodicals Section • Located to the left of the main entrance • Newspapers, Magazines and Scholarly Journals are found in this section.
  9. 9. Media Area •Browse CDs or watch DVDs/Videos here •A quiet study area
  10. 10. Reference Desk • A librarian will always be available at the Reference Desk to assist you. • If you need help stop here first
  11. 11. Reference Books Are located next to the Reference Desk Encyclopedias - Brief overview of a topic Dictionaries – Definitions of terms Almanacs – Facts on many subjects
  12. 12. More than 40 PCs are available by reservation for 60 minutes at a time in the Library's Computer Commons
  13. 13. Reserve a Workstation • To Reserve a Computer type your student ID and create a password • You will be assigned to a workstations for 90 min
  14. 14. Copy Center • The copy center is located just past the circulation desk. • Purchase a print card for 1 dollar. • 10 cents a page for B/W printing and copying. • Color prints and copies cost $1.00.
  15. 15. Printing • To print a document; select print. Enter a short password in the pop-up box that appears and proceed to the copy center. • Insert your copy card, select your print job from the list, type in your password, then select “start printing.
  16. 16. Study Areas • There are many study areas around the library. • There are also 7 group study rooms available for up to two hour for groups of two or more. • Visit the Reference Desk to make a study room reservation.
  17. 17. The Tree House Area Children’s literature can be found here Children’s area for quiet play/reading This area is for quiet study only
  18. 18. Group Study Rooms 2+ people required Seven are available in two hour increments. Reserve a room up to a week in advance. Room reservations can be made at the Reference desk or by phone.
  19. 19. Library Instruction Classrooms LR224 LR230 Library orientations are held in one of these classrooms
  20. 20. Circulating Books • These books can be checked out at the Circulation Desk using your student ID. • They are organized by subject, using the Library of Congress classification system.
  21. 21. Finding Books • The library catalog is used to find books. • It can be searched by book title, author, subject or keyword. • Please stop by the reference desk for assistance searching the library catalog. The call number is used to locate a book in the circulating bookshelves.
  22. 22. Finding The Library’s Webpage Click on the “Library” link on the College homepage or go directly to the library homepage at Click here
  23. 23. The Library’s Webpage has links to many research tools: • The Online Catalog, Library Databases, Subject Guides, Tutorials
  24. 24. Use Access Rio For Off-Campus Database Access •Log in and click the “Library” tab in Access Rio •Choose a database from the list •Begin your search.
  25. 25. Free WIFI is available • To access the WIFI choose the Rio Guest option. This is an open access network. • You must click continue at the security certificate prompt. • Click the “Accept Terms” button to gain access to the internet. • WIFI will work with tablets, smartphones, and laptops as long as the “Accept” button is clicked to accept the terms and conditions.
  26. 26. Wireless Printing The printing website is http://vendprint880:9090