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RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
RPI FYE 2008 @ Library
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RPI FYE 2008 @ Library

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  • 1. Rensselaer Libraries Fall 2008 Open House Welcome
  • 2. We are… …the resources you need to complete assignments.  500,000+ print volumes  45,000+ electronic journals, newspapers & magazines  35,000+ electronic books  200+ online databases to search for information
  • 3. Borrow up to 75 items for up to 16 weeks.
  • 4. We are… Almost 5,000,000 books are available to you within 2-3 days. Simply click on the ConnectNY symbol and request your books.
  • 5. We are… …your information source. We will…  Answer your questions  Help you with assignments  Explain library research tools  Provide directions to library collections & services
  • 6. The staff at the Information Desk are here to assist you. Don’t be afraid to ask us for our help. That’s our job!
  • 7. Ask Us !
  • 8. We are… RensSearch our information portal
  • 9. We are… …Public Services staff who will assist you.   Access class reserves   Borrow books and media   Rent lockers   Reserve group study rooms
  • 10. Where is…? How long…?
  • 11. We are… …the material your instructor makes available on Class Reserves.  Books  Videos  Sample Tests  Assignments & solutions  Lab reports
  • 12. Example of Class Reserve List
  • 13. We are… …connected to the Internet.  Over 200 data ports  Multiple wireless transponders on most floors  24 library workstations with IE and many browser plug-ins
  • 14. The LED lights on the iHubs respond to outdoor temperatures.
  • 15. We are… …access to technology.  1st floor PC lab, 25 machines with Windows Vista and Office 2007  5 public printers, including a color printer  6 public scanners  3 coin-operated photocopy machines
  • 16. We are… …a place to study by yourself or with others.  Group study rooms  Meeting rooms  Study space
  • 17. We are… …multimedia--videos.  VHS and DVD  Animation  Art & music  Documentaries  TV shows  Feature films
  • 18. Borrow up to 5 videos at a time for up to 3 days.
  • 19. Check out our Video Spotlights.
  • 20. We are… …multimedia--music.  CDs  Vinyl LPs !  Streaming audio
  • 21. Listen to Classical music, Historical recordings, Jazz, World, Folk and much more.
  • 22. We are… …leisure reading. Take a break from studying sometime! • current bestsellers • travel guides • audio books
  • 23. We are… …online computer texts and manuals from Safari. • O'Reilly, • Addison-Wesley, • Cisco Press, • Peachpit Press, • Que, • Sams and more
  • 24. We are… …the Library Café.  wraps, subs & build your own sandwiches  hot soups and chili  Green Mountain Coffee & a full espresso program  salads, yogurt & fruit  cookies baked on site
  • 25. Open when classes are in session Wireless access for your laptop
  • 26. We are… …the Architecture Library, 3rd floor, Greene Building.   Books & eBooks   Journals & eJournals   Slides & other visual resources   Art & architecture image collections   Maps & plans
  • 27. Architecture Library   Greene Building   3rd floor
  • 28. We are… …Institute Archives, the official records of RPI.  Records of presidents & senior administrators  Biographical info on faculty & alumni  Campus publications  Photographs & other media  Digitized university publications
  • 29. We are… …Special Collections. manuscript collections, rare books & pamphlets focusing on 19th and early 20th century science & technology.  Roebling Collection  George M. Low Papers  Amos Eaton books & manuscripts  Online exhibits, including Postcard Views, Women at Rensselaer, Amos Eaton, & Summer Surveys
  • 30. Our colleagues… Telecommunications Office Your one stop for answers about phones, phone service, and other telecommunications needs. 1st floor Center for Communication Practices provides one-on-one consultation in preparing written, oral, and electronic communications 1st floor
  • 31. We are… ...all this & a great view, too! Rensselaer Research Libraries

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