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    Welcome to the Hills TAFE Library service Welcome to the Hills TAFE Library service Presentation Transcript

    • Welcome to Hills CollegeLibrary1/29/2013
    • Getting help - Information Desk All Library staff are here to help you. The Information Desk – as you come in through the Library gates - is a good place to get started. We can help answer your questions and point you in the right direction. Hills College Library Orientation v 11 1/29/2013
    • Getting help - Information Desk The Desk is the place to visit once you get going on your assignments. Professional Library staff are available during opening hours. They can help with… ..Finding information.. ..Borrowing ... ..Collecting items you have requested. ..Booking rooms and computers. Hills College Library Orientation v 12 1/29/2013
    • Getting help – Online & elsewhere There are lots of other options for getting Library help. All of the Library resources and the Library Catalogue can be accessed through the Library webpage http://wsilibraries.tafensw.edu.au/ You can get help online - anywhere, anytime - using our Ask A Librarian Service on our Library webpage. Hills College Library Orientation v 13 1/29/2013
    • Borrowing Find what you need by searching the Library Catalogue –TAFEcat - at any computer in the Library or from home. There’s an enormous amount of material available to support your studies - books, CDs, DVDs, journal articles and more. Use TAFEcat to find what you need first, then use the location info to find if it is available and where it is located. Hills College Library Orientation v 14 1/29/2013
    • Borrowing - Information Desk Once you’ve found what you need see our friendly staff at the Information Desk. Don’t forget your TAFE card – you’ll need it to borrow, print, copy and more. Hills College Library Orientation v 15 1/29/2013
    • Borrowing – Special Reserve Special Reserve items are high demand items that your teacher has selected for limited loans of usually 2 hours. Take the call number for the item you need to the Information Desk. Hills College Library Orientation v 16 1/29/2013
    • Borrowing – Resources not available in the Library If the item you need isn’t on the shelf you can… ..place a reservation at the Information Desk .. ..request an Interlibrary loan from another TAFE Campus .. ..visit and borrow from any TAFE Campus in NSW. Hills College Library Orientation v 17 1/29/2013
    • Assignment resources - Books The Library has the resources you need to do your research and complete your assignments. The obvious option is to look for a book. These are located on Library shelves and found using call numbers. Don’t worry if you can’t find what you’re looking for…just ask! Hills College Library Orientation v 18 1/29/2013
    • Assignment resources – Journals, eResources and Databases Journals are another great source of information. They are located in the Library Collection and many more are available online via TAFEcat or the Library’s eResources page. .. eResources also include Databases. Hills College Library Orientation v 19 1/29/2013
    • Assignment resources – Library Webpage. As well as the Catalogue our Library webpage offers ..access to Libguides, Streamed video services and Study Skills. See Library staff for more information… http://wsilibraries.tafensw.edu.au/ Hills College Library Orientation v 110 1/29/2013
    • Other resources Got time to relax? The Library has novels, CDS, DVDs and newspapers…just for fun. You can renew most items you borrow twice. Hills College Library Orientation v 111 1/29/2013
    • New Items You can browse the New Item collection for the latest Library acquisitions. Remember you can borrow all the latest books and magazines. Hills College Library Orientation v 112 1/29/2013
    • Technology Computers are located in the Library and you are welcome to use them for your studies. Book at the Information Desk. You can use the computers to… ..research your assignments – ..access a wide range of electronic and web-based resources – ..use lots of different software applications (such as MS Office) – ..print your documents through printers networked around the Library. A portable USB device is great for safely storing your files! Hills College Library Orientation v 113 1/29/2013
    • Technology - Laptops You can also bring your own laptop to the Library and make use of large study desks and easy access to power points. ..set your computer up for TAFE wireless network access and log on from anywhere on Campus! Hills College Library Orientation v 114 1/29/2013
    • Technology - Printers and photocopiers Printing and photocopying facilities are available in the Library. ..Add some credit to your TAFEcard, then you’re ready to go. Ask at the Information Desk for more details. Hills College Library Orientation v 115 1/29/2013
    • Using the Library - which area suits my study style? The Library caters to your learning style, with spaces to suit quiet study and group work. We have the right space for you! Hills College Library Orientation v 116 1/29/2013
    • Using the Library - Group study rooms If you’ve got group project work to do a Group Study Room could be right for you. Book at the Desk. Hills College Library Orientation v 117 1/29/2013
    • Using the Library – Learning Centre A place for you to learn with your teacher. Book at the Desk. Hills College Library Orientation v 118 1/29/2013
    • Using the Library – Other facilities You’re just after a comfy reading spot? Our Library has spots for you to read, catch up with the news, rest and relax. Read the paper, or curl up with a good book! Hills College Library Orientation v 119 1/29/2013
    • Using the Library - Our Campuses The Hills Library Service has two Campus Libraries .. ..Baulkham Hills. Block G 146-160 Old Northern Road, Baulkham Hills. ..Castle Hill. Block B 1.02, Crn. Green Road and Showground Rd, Castle Hill. Hills College Library Orientation v 120 1/29/2013
    • Using the Library - Our staff Don’t hesitate to ask at the Information Desk for more information from our friendly staff. They can help you with.. ..using the Library Catalogue ..using the Internet ..study skills ..using Databases Don’t be afraid…just ask us!! Hills College Library Orientation v 121 1/29/2013
    • Using the Library – We are here to help you The Library is open all year round, with full details of opening hours listed online. Come and visit us whenever you need expert help, excellent resources and a place to learn or relax. Just remember: we’re here to help! ..See you at the Library soon!! Hills College Library Orientation v 122 1/29/2013