Introduction to Library Services   Seth Allen, Head Librarian
1. Click on Slide Show and then click on ‘From   Beginning’                            OR2. Click on the audio icon on eac...
“The mission of the Seminary Library is to undergird the academic formation through robust   instructional services and ac...
 Full list of policies and services outlined in Library  Handbook   Drinks allowed in library, no food   Cell phone use...
 4 week check-out for most items, up to 2 renewals if  not requested by another user .25 per day per item late fee No i...
Available online at: http://www.nltslibrary.info/resources/Newlibrarymap2.pdf
•Click on the library tab when you log in to Populi andthen watch this video                              Click on Library...
 Used in academic libraries, public libraries use the  Dewey Decimal system Very specialized and consists of a ‘class’, ...
 Library of Congress subject headings are devised the  by the Library itself and major research libraries Create a stand...
 Participation ‘test’ in Populi under assignments-  counts as a participation grade Go to GS 138 course page and look un...
If you have any questions about the library, please   contact one of the library staff members:             Seth Allen    ...
Mission of the library and Using the catalog
Mission of the library and Using the catalog
Mission of the library and Using the catalog
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A tutorial for students of New Life Theological Seminary about the mission of the library and the basics of searching the library catalog.

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  1. 1. Introduction to Library Services Seth Allen, Head Librarian
  2. 2. 1. Click on Slide Show and then click on ‘From Beginning’ OR2. Click on the audio icon on each slide Option #1 – Click on Slide Show and then Option #2 – Click on ‘From Click on the Beginning’ audio icon
  3. 3. “The mission of the Seminary Library is to undergird the academic formation through robust instructional services and acquire timely, relevant resources for theological study and reflection. This will assist the Seminary in achieving its overarching mission. The Seminary is responsible for graduating ministry leaders who will be able to navigate information effectively by drawing upon a base of quality information resources, a niche that the Library is prepared to fill.” Teaching students how to research vs. doing the research for them Teaching students how to locate and assess information Providing scholarly resources to support coursework at NLTS Providing a quiet study space for students Library Handbook Online
  4. 4.  Full list of policies and services outlined in Library Handbook  Drinks allowed in library, no food  Cell phone use not permitted in library  Loud talking not permitted Services of the Library:  Research assistance  Lending of library resources and reserves  Printing and computer workstations with Internet access  Assistance with computer applications (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Populi)
  5. 5.  4 week check-out for most items, up to 2 renewals if not requested by another user .25 per day per item late fee No item may be checked out past last day of the semester Check-Out Periods Books 4 weeks DVD’s 2 weeks Compact Discs 2 weeks
  6. 6. Available online at: http://www.nltslibrary.info/resources/Newlibrarymap2.pdf
  7. 7. •Click on the library tab when you log in to Populi andthen watch this video Click on Library tab to access the library functions in Populi
  8. 8.  Used in academic libraries, public libraries use the Dewey Decimal system Very specialized and consists of a ‘class’, ‘subclass’, and a number, a ‘cutter number, and year of publication Example: Class & Subclass (Very Broad Subject Area) Number (Specific Subject) Cutter Number Year of Pub.
  9. 9.  Library of Congress subject headings are devised the by the Library itself and major research libraries Create a standardized way to classify books by topic Can be very simple or very complex Use unlikely words or words that only someone in the field would understand EXAMPLES:Books on evangelism would be classified as “Evangelistic work” Books on speaking in tongues would be classified as “Glossolalia”
  10. 10.  Participation ‘test’ in Populi under assignments- counts as a participation grade Go to GS 138 course page and look under assignments- take the test entitled “Searching the Library Catalog” You will have three times to re-take test by the end of semester A portion of the test will require you to go the library and retrieve books from the shelves
  11. 11. If you have any questions about the library, please contact one of the library staff members: Seth Allen Antoinette Johnson 704-334-6882. ext. 104 704-334-6882. ext. 111 sallen@nlts.edu ajohnson40aj@gmail.com Skype: sethallen26

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