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Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
Beginning library research
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Beginning library research
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  • 1. Library tips and Tricks <br />Summer 2009<br />
  • 2. Do you ever have trouble finding information?<br />
  • 3. Too much information!<br />
  • 4. Sometimes we feel like we’re drowning<br />
  • 5. I can show you ways to find information more easily<br />
  • 6. Agenda<br />Library services<br />The course guide<br />Finding books<br />Finding articles<br />Accessing library resources from home<br />
  • 7. What is a library?<br />
  • 8. The Library Connects you to information<br />Six million items:<br /> Books, DVDs, music, newspapers…<br />
  • 9. August/September 2008<br />Orientation<br />9<br />Humanities &amp; Social Sciences Library<br />
  • 10. <ul><li>Open late!
  • 11. Study areas
  • 12. Lots of computers</li></li></ul><li>Printing and photocopying<br />McGill Copy Card is required!<br />Printers<br />Price: 9 cents per page<br />Scanners<br />Photocopiers<br />Price: 7 cents per page<br />
  • 13. Make us happy…Ask us!<br />Librarians are here to help<br />In person<br />On the phone<br />Online: chat and e-mail<br />
  • 14. On the Library’s website<br />
  • 15. Borrowing Materials<br /><ul><li>Your McGill ID is your borrowing card
  • 16. books at once
  • 17. Loan period of
  • 18. Renew up to
  • 19. Fines: per day per book
  • 20. What about DVDs?
  • 21. We have of DVDs
  • 22. Borrow for
  • 23. DVDs at once
  • 24. Fines : per day per DVD</li></ul>60<br />2 weeks<br />3 times<br />50 cents<br />thousands<br />2 days<br />3<br />$2.00<br />
  • 25. Now let’s look for information<br />
  • 26. What words should we use?<br />
  • 27.
  • 28. Where should we look?<br />
  • 29. The Course Guide<br />
  • 30.
  • 31. An example in The Canadian Encyclopedia<br />Recommends books and websites<br />Tells you who is important<br />
  • 32. Finding Books<br />Use the catalogue to see what books, videos, music, journals, newspapers and DVDs are in the library. <br />
  • 33.
  • 34. Can you find this book?<br />Title:<br />City of Forgetting: A Novel <br />Authors:<br />Robert  Majzels<br />Publisher:<br />Mercury Press, 1997<br />
  • 35. Location in the library<br />
  • 36. Finding DVDs at the library<br />DVDs are at the Loans &amp; Reserves counter – write down the call number of the DVD you would like and the staff will get you the DVD<br />
  • 37. Articles are NOTlisted in the library catalogue!<br />
  • 38. Where do you find articles?<br /> Article indexes and databases!<br />
  • 39. Off campus?<br />Virtual Private Network (VPN)<br />
  • 40. Where do I find…?<br />Encyclopedias<br />Articles<br />Books, DVDs<br />Websites<br />VPN help<br />
  • 41. Ask a librarian<br />NOT a last resort!<br />What are your questions?<br />Megan Fitzgibbons<br />Liaison Librarian<br />megan.fitzgibbons@mcgill.ca<br />514-398-4696<br />
  • 42. Photo credits<br />Montreal http://www.flickr.com/photos/spicytimothy/3179551042/<br />Tsunami: http://www.flickr.com/photos/23lunes/3348230211/sizes/o/<br />Life ring http://www.flickr.com/photos/50318388@N00/2071089166/<br />Newspapers http://www.flickr.com/photos/90794078@N00/2286429272/ <br />

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