Overview of Newcastle University Library for Archaeology students
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  • New in 2012Power to all study spaces on levels 3 and 42 new spaces on level 3 and 4 dedicated to silent researchStudy EnvironmentsOver 1950 study places in total Social learning space “Yourspace” on level 125 small study rooms11 larger group study rooms, some bookableTwo new research spaces on levels 3 and 4IT 425 fixed pcs Loanable laptopsLoanable e-book readersWireless networked throughoutExtensive printing, scanning and photocopying services

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  • 1. Welcome to the Robinson Library for Archaeology students
  • 2. I need to read a book published in the 17th century I need a book, but the Library doesn’t have it. What can I do? How can I find books on my reading list? I’ve found an image of an artefact online: can I use it in my essay? How can I find a list of archaeologists on Twitter? Where can I find Latin and Ancient Greek texts online? I’m researching a Roman emperor, but there are many different spellings of his name I’m looking for photographs of archaeological sites I want to read historic newspapers online: what have you got? New articles are published every day. How can I keep up with it all? Have you got any Latin and Greek dictionaries? I’m after a couple of academic articles about industrial archaeology: what’s the best starting point? I’ve heard there are some good podcasts on Ancient Philosophy. Where?
  • 3. Our resources.. Our resources Books: print and electronic Articles and papers Special Collections Social media Data, ima ges and reports
  • 4. Explore and discover with LibrarySearch Books, articles and much, much more Full & mobile views
  • 5. University Library Reading Lists Online  https://rlo.ncl.ac.uk/ rlo.ncl.ac.uk
  • 6. Our subject guides are packed with resources, news and guidance
  • 7. Library Search? Subject guide?
  • 8. …all our e-resources are available on or off campus
  • 9. Can't find the books you need for your research? All copies out on loan? Use ‘Books on Time’ to recommend a book
  • 10. SCONUL access scheme allows access to many other academic libraries Northumbria, Durham, City Library, Lit and Phil… Inter library loans – for items we don’t have in stock Search other library catalogues online Beyond our library…..
  • 11. Our study spaces cater for all….
  • 12. We’re open 24 / 7 in term-time