Introduction to UCLA Library (Graduate Student Orientation)

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  • 1. INTRODUCTION TO THE UCLA LIBRARY Margarita Nafpaktitis & Oliver Mattheussens Charles E. Young Research Library (YRL) ! ! Follow along: bit.ly/ucla-library-grad-orientation !
  • 2. Connect with us right now! @UCLA_YRL facebook.com/uclayrl bit.ly/ucla-library-grad-orientation
  • 3. Welcome to ONE Library with MANY locations. @UCLA_YRL
  • 4. If you need a book (or article) we can get it to you. @UCLA_YRL
  • 5. Start with the catalog: catalog.library.ucla.edu @UCLA_YRL
  • 6. Start with the catalog: catalog.library.ucla.edu @UCLA_YRL
  • 7. Start with the catalog: catalog.library.ucla.edu @UCLA_YRL
  • 8. Where are the books? stacks = shelves @UCLA_YRL
  • 9. Where are the books? stacks = shelves @UCLA_YRL
  • 10. Where are the books? stacks = shelves @UCLA_YRL
  • 11. You can check out 100’s of books for the whole quarter. @UCLA_YRL
  • 12. You can check out 100’s of books for the whole quarter. And you can renew them online. @UCLA_YRL
  • 13. You can check out 100’s of books for the whole quarter. And you can renew them online. library.ucla.edu/service/renew-your-books @UCLA_YRL
  • 14. If a book is checked out, you can recall it... @UCLA_YRL
  • 15. If a book is checked out, you can recall it... ...and pick it up in a few days. @UCLA_YRL
  • 16. If a book is checked out, you can recall it... ...and pick it up in a few days. library.ucla.edu/service/recall-checked-out-item @UCLA_YRL
  • 17. If your book is at the SRLF, get it by the next day or pick it up yourself. ! SRLF = Southern Regional Library Facility @UCLA_YRL
  • 18. If your book is at the SRLF, get it by the next day or pick it up yourself. ! SRLF = Southern Regional Library Facility @UCLA_YRL
  • 19. If your book is at the SRLF, get it by the next day or pick it up yourself. ! SRLF = Southern Regional Library Facility @UCLA_YRL srlf.ucla.edu
  • 20. Course reserves for classes you are taking or teaching http://catalog.library.ucla.edu/vwebv/enterCourseReserve.do @UCLA_YRL
  • 21. Handy fact: Your library card number is your Bruin ID number PLUS @UCLA_YRL
  • 22. Handy fact: Your library card number is your Bruin ID number PLUS @UCLA_YRL
  • 23. Handy fact: Your library card number is your Bruin ID number PLUS @UCLA_YRL
  • 24. Handy fact: Your library card number is your Bruin ID number PLUS the number on the back! @UCLA_YRL
  • 25. bit.ly/ucla-library-grad-orientation
  • 26. ! http://ucla.worldcat.org/ The MELVYL catalog searches UC holdings and beyond @UCLA_YRL
  • 27. Make an ILL request to borrow materials from other libraries. @UCLA_YRL ILL = InterLibrary Loan
  • 28. Make an ILL request to borrow materials from other libraries. @UCLA_YRL ILL = InterLibrary Loan library.ucla.edu/service/interlibrary-loan
  • 29. If the Library doesn’t have a book that you think it should have, recommend a purchase! @UCLA_YRL
  • 30. If the Library doesn’t have a book that you think it should have, recommend a purchase! We’ll let you know when it gets here. @UCLA_YRL
  • 31. If the Library doesn’t have a book that you think it should have, recommend a purchase! We’ll let you know when it gets here. library.ucla.edu/libraries/purchase-recommendation-form @UCLA_YRL
  • 32. The Library provides access to thousands of journals & databases of other electronic resources. @UCLA_YRL
  • 33. The Library provides access to thousands of journals & databases of other electronic resources. @UCLA_YRL library.ucla.edu/search/databases
  • 34. UC-eLinks is integrated into UCLA’s catalogs and databases. @UCLA_YRL
  • 35. UC-eLinks is integrated into UCLA’s catalogs and databases. @UCLA_YRL It shows holdings for a particular book or journal title
  • 36. UC-eLinks is integrated into UCLA’s catalogs and databases. It shows holdings for a particular book or journal title and will take you to online holdings, library location information, or a request form. @UCLA_YRL
  • 37. You can access most electronic resources remotely through the easy-to-set-up proxy server. @UCLA_YRL
  • 38. You can access most electronic resources remotely through the easy-to-set-up proxy server. library.ucla.edu/service/bruin-online-proxy-server @UCLA_YRL
  • 39. Getting the resources you need is @UCLA_YRL
  • 40. Getting the resources you need is @UCLA_YRL EASY
  • 41. Getting the resources you need is @UCLA_YRL EASY FAST
  • 42. Getting the resources you need is @UCLA_YRL EASY FAST FREE
  • 43. bit.ly/ucla-library-grad-orientation
  • 44. Questions? Get answers... in person phone email text chat 24/7 @UCLA_YRL
  • 45. Questions? Get answers... in person phone email text chat 24/7 library.ucla.edu/questions/questions-ask-us @UCLA_YRL
  • 46. All libraries offer drop-in help for every stage of research http://www.library.ucla.edu/support/research-help/drop-scheduled- research-assistance @UCLA_YRL
  • 47. Consult with a subject specialist for help in your area of research @UCLA_YRL
  • 48. Consult with a subject specialist for help in your area of research library.ucla.edu/libraries/subject-specialists @UCLA_YRL
  • 49. Librarians create custom research guides for many subjects and courses @UCLA_YRL
  • 50. Librarians create custom research guides for many subjects and courses guides.library.ucla.edu @UCLA_YRL
  • 51. The Library offers workshops on a variety of research-related topics. @UCLA_YRL
  • 52. The Library offers workshops on a variety of research-related topics. http://www.library.ucla.edu/support/research-help/ @UCLA_YRL attend-research-workshop
  • 53. Zotero and EndNote workshops teach you how to use applications that will help you save and cite your research sources. @UCLA_YRL
  • 54. Zotero and EndNote workshops teach you how to use applications that will help you save and cite your research sources. @UCLA_YRL
  • 55. Zotero and EndNote workshops teach you how to use applications that will help you save and cite your research sources. @UCLA_YRL
  • 56. Follow your libraries on social media for news, tips and updates @UCLA_YRL
  • 57. Follow your libraries on social media for news, tips and updates @UCLA_YRL
  • 58. Follow your libraries on social media for news, tips and updates @UCLA_YRL
  • 59. Follow your libraries on social media for news, tips and updates library.ucla.edu/about/social-media-directory @UCLA_YRL
  • 60. bit.ly/ucla-library-grad-orientation
  • 61. Several libraries offer reservable study spaces http://www.library.ucla.edu/use @UCLA_YRL
  • 62. Every library has laptops you can check out (4 hrs at a time) http://www.library.ucla.edu/clicc @UCLA_YRL
  • 63. Every library has photocopiers & many also have scanners http://www.library.ucla.edu/use @UCLA_YRL
  • 64. Resources bit.ly/ucla-libraries-map library.ucla.edu/libraries/libraries catalog.library.ucla.edu library.ucla.edu/service/renew-your-books library.ucla.edu/service/recall-checked-out-item srlf.ucla.edu library.ucla.edu/service/interlibrary-loan @UCLA_YRL
  • 65. Resources (cont’d) library.ucla.edu/search/databases library.ucla.edu/service/bruin-online-proxy-server library.ucla.edu/libraries/purchase-recommendation- form library.ucla.edu/libraries/subject-specialists guides.library.ucla.edu library.ucla.edu/service/research-workshops facebook.com/uclayrl/events
  • 66. Resources (cont’d) library.ucla.edu/questions/questions-ask-us library.ucla.edu/about/social-media-directory http://catalog.library.ucla.edu/vwebv/enterCourseReserve.do http://ucla.worldcat.org/ http://www.library.ucla.edu/support/research-help/ drop-scheduled-research-assistance http://www.library.ucla.edu/clicc http://www.library.ucla.edu/use bit.ly/ucla-library-grad-orientation
  • 67. bit.ly/ucla-library-grad-orientation