SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
SUNY Adirondack
Library:
A Virtual Tour
Just click the right arrow below to
continue...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Welcome to the SUNY
Adirondack Library!
 The library is located in the Scoville Lear...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Library hours:
 The Library is open 72 hours a week:
 Hours vary with holidays and ...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Some basics:
 The library has:
 two floors;
 55,000 print books;
 55,000 electron...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
SUNY Adirondack Library’s
web page:
 Web address: http://libguides.sunyacc.edu/
 Th...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Reference Desk:
When you walk in, you’ll see the Reference Desk.
Reference
librarians...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Reference area computers:
 Students may use
these computers
whenever the library
is ...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
The library has Wi-Fi:
 Bring in your laptop, grab a comfy chair and
search away!
 ...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Reference Collection:
The library offers about 4,000 reference books on the
main floo...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Reference books:
 Reference books cannot be
borrowed. They are always
available for ...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Library of Congress system:
 Books, videos and
audiobooks are arranged by
subject, u...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Periodicals:
 The library
subscribes to about
200
magazines, journals
and newspapers...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Article databases:
 The SUNY Adirondack
Library subscribes to almost
90 article data...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Accessing library databases:
 The library’s subscription databases
offer 50,000 jour...
Center for Reading and Writing
 Writing center
staff help
students
organize and
streamline their
writing.
 Tutors also
t...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Hill Collection:
 The Hill Collection is located at the far end of the main floor,
p...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Elevator and
librarians’ offices:
 A door behind the periodical shelves leads to an
...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Videos and DVDs:
 The library owns almost 2000 videos and DVDs on
a wide range of co...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Audiobooks:
 Spoken books on CD are displayed on the wall near the
Copy Room.
 Thes...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Copy Room:
 The copier will print to
8 ½" by 11" or 11" x 17"
paper. Copies are 10
c...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Circulation Desk:
 Borrow library materials
at the circulation desk.
 You may borro...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
New Book display:
 A selection of newly-
added books are
displayed in front of the
R...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Upper floor:
 Go up the stairs to find:
 Circulating Collection books
 Quiet study...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Circulating Collection:
• Upstairs are 55,000 books in the Circulating
Collection. Yo...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
 The second floor of the library has wireless
access, comfortable chairs and scenic ...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Quiet study area:
The library’s upper floor is a
quiet study area. Whispers
only, ple...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Student group study rooms:
 Small groups of students may
use these three rooms to wo...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Also upstairs…
 You can use
these two
stand-up
computers to
quickly look
up book cal...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
Library Instruction Classroom:
(Scoville 325)
 Librarians teach research
techniques ...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
For more information:
 To save time, use library research guides.
These are written ...
SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
To return to the SUNY
Adirondack Library home
page,
click here.
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    1. 1. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour SUNY Adirondack Library: A Virtual Tour Just click the right arrow below to continue! There is no narrration.
    2. 2. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Welcome to the SUNY Adirondack Library!  The library is located in the Scoville Learning Center in the center of campus.
    3. 3. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Library hours:  The Library is open 72 hours a week:  Hours vary with holidays and college breaks (winter, spring, summer). Current hours are posted here. Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    4. 4. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Some basics:  The library has:  two floors;  55,000 print books;  55,000 electronic books;  more than 200 print periodicals;  50,000 magazines, journals and newspapers online through dozens of subscription databases.
    5. 5. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour SUNY Adirondack Library’s web page:  Web address: http://libguides.sunyacc.edu/  The site links to the book catalog, reference and article databases, student and faculty information, many research guides and tutorials, and the Center for Reading and Writing site.  SUNY Adirondack students and faculty can access full-text books and articles with their username and password.  Username/passwords can be found on the student information system, Banner.
    6. 6. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Reference Desk: When you walk in, you’ll see the Reference Desk. Reference librarians are here to assist you whenever the library is open. Make this your first stop!
    7. 7. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Reference area computers:  Students may use these computers whenever the library is open.  There is no charge for printing yet. Please use college resources wisely.
    8. 8. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour The library has Wi-Fi:  Bring in your laptop, grab a comfy chair and search away!  A SUNY Adirondack username and password is needed to access the campus Wi-Fi network.
    9. 9. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Reference Collection: The library offers about 4,000 reference books on the main floor. Reference books are a great way to get an overview of your research topic.
    10. 10. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Reference books:  Reference books cannot be borrowed. They are always available for you to use in the library.  Save time and effort: ask a reference librarian which are most useful for your topic.  Books are in Library of Congress call number order.  About 500 reference books are available online, using databases on the library’s web page.
    11. 11. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Library of Congress system:  Books, videos and audiobooks are arranged by subject, using the Library of Congress system.  Each letter represents a broad subject. It is then sub- divided with more letters and numbers.  This system is used by most American college libraries.  Click here for details.
    12. 12. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Periodicals:  The library subscribes to about 200 magazines, journals and newspapers.  They are shelved in alphabetical order by title. They may be photocopied.  Faculty may borrow them.  See the Periodical Titles link to search journal titles.
    13. 13. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Article databases:  The SUNY Adirondack Library subscribes to almost 90 article databases.  They offer full-text articles and article citations.  They’re linked on the library’s Web page under Finding Articles.  Ask a reference librarian which databases are most useful for your research.
    14. 14. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Accessing library databases:  The library’s subscription databases offer 50,000 journals and 55,000 books online.  Database material originally appeared in printed form, which was fact-checked and written by experts.  SUNY Adirondack students, faculty and staff can search these databases from off-campus by using their network username and password.
    15. 15. Center for Reading and Writing  Writing center staff help students organize and streamline their writing.  Tutors also teach students how to write citations and improve proofreading skills. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour
    16. 16. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Hill Collection:  The Hill Collection is located at the far end of the main floor, past the writing center, in a locked room.  The Hill family donated a collection of local history books to the college. These books cannot be borrowed, but may be used in the library.  Click here for more information.
    17. 17. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Elevator and librarians’ offices:  A door behind the periodical shelves leads to an elevator. The elevator goes to the library’s upper floor (third floor of the building).  The door near the Circulation Desk leads to the staff workroom and librarians’ offices.
    18. 18. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Videos and DVDs:  The library owns almost 2000 videos and DVDs on a wide range of course-related topics.  Faculty may borrow these to show in classes.  Students may view them using equipment on the main floor.
    19. 19. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Audiobooks:  Spoken books on CD are displayed on the wall near the Copy Room.  These include novels, language tapes and much more.  These can be borrowed with a student ID card, photo ID or community borrower card for two weeks.
    20. 20. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Copy Room:  The copier will print to 8 ½" by 11" or 11" x 17" paper. Copies are 10 cents.  Users can also scan to a flash drive at no cost. Directions are above the copier.  The copier coin drop makes change.  Circulation Desk staff can provide change and assistance.
    21. 21. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Circulation Desk:  Borrow library materials at the circulation desk.  You may borrow books for four weeks with an SUNY Adirondack student ID, photo ID or community borrower card.  Faculty also put reserve materials here. Students need a photo ID to use reserve items, which must be used in the library.
    22. 22. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour New Book display:  A selection of newly- added books are displayed in front of the Reference Desk.  You may borrow these with an SUNY Adirondack ID card for four weeks.
    23. 23. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Upper floor:  Go up the stairs to find:  Circulating Collection books  Quiet study space  Original artwork on display  Student group study rooms  Elevator  Restrooms  Water fountains  Pencil sharpener  Drafting table (along north wall)  Library Instruction Room.
    24. 24. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Circulating Collection: • Upstairs are 55,000 books in the Circulating Collection. You may borrow these for four weeks. • These books are also in Library of Congress call number order.
    25. 25. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour  The second floor of the library has wireless access, comfortable chairs and scenic views.
    26. 26. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Quiet study area: The library’s upper floor is a quiet study area. Whispers only, please! This floor has conference tables, study carrels, nice views and comfortable chairs.
    27. 27. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Student group study rooms:  Small groups of students may use these three rooms to work on projects.  You may reserve one in advance at the Circulation Desk.  Rooms may be reserved for two hours.  Two rooms have computers.  All three have TV/VCR/DVD players.  The rooms are located:  at the top of the stairs  along the east wall and  in the center of the floor near the elevator.
    28. 28. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Also upstairs…  You can use these two stand-up computers to quickly look up book call numbers.  Restrooms and water fountains are located near the stairs.
    29. 29. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour Library Instruction Classroom: (Scoville 325)  Librarians teach research techniques to more than 130 classes and 2100 students each year in this room.  Student learn how to search book and article databases and find high- quality information in these sessions.  The room has 14 computers.
    30. 30. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour For more information:  To save time, use library research guides. These are written by SUNY Adirondack librarians, who recommend books, article databases and Web sites for specific research assignments.  Visit the SUNY Adirondack Library’s Starting Your Research page for research pointers.  Contact the SUNY Adirondack Library with questions:  Main desk: (518) 743-2260  Reference Desk: (518) 743-2462  LibAnswers service http://sunyacc.libanswers.com/
    31. 31. SUNY Adirondack Library Virtual Tour To return to the SUNY Adirondack Library home page, click here. This presentation was updated July, 2013 First created April, 2006 by Joyce Miller Professor of Library Science Reference & Instruction Librarian SUNY Adirondack

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