Get to know the Social Sciences Library

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Get to know the Social Sciences Library

  1. 1. (Tarongers Campus)
  2. 2. A student card is required to enter the building special opening hours and examination periods, due to the high demand for study seats. Servicios > Préstamo y carnet2 All visitors are welcome to use the Library. How do I get in?
  3. 3. Your student card is also your library card You need your student card to:  Borrow books  Get into the building during special openings (weekends and 24 hours) Do I need a library card?
  4. 4. Staffed services: Monday to Friday from 8.15 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. Saturday from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Loan hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30 a.m to 8.30 p.m. Saturday from 9.15 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Special openings: during holidays and examination periods. See opening hours and the library web page for details . Library closed on public holidays. Servicios > Horarios 4 When is the Library open?
  5. 5. 24-hour information about libraries, services, opening hours, news… http://biblioteca.uv.es 24-hour access to electronic resources: e-journals, e-books, databases via Virtual Private Network (VPN). What’s on the library website?
  6. 6. What’s in the Library for me? 6 • A PLACE TO STUDY • THE BOOKS YOU NEED • COMPUTERS AND INTERNET CONNECTION • RESOURCES TO PREPARE YOUR ASSIGNMENTS • PEOPLE WHO CAN HELP YOU FIND ANY OF THESE • … What’s in the Library for me?
  7. 7. Study spaces There are study spaces throughout the building which are zoned to indicate silent or group study areas. There is also one group study room on level 0 North. Where can I study?
  8. 8. Anyone who holds a valid UV Student card, reglardless of the faculty to which they belong. Who can use the loan service?
  9. 9. 9 Textbooks can be borrowed for 7 days + 3 renewals 6 books (textbooks + Research books) + 1 laptop Short loan collection (textbooks) Multiple copies of textbooks in high demand Labeled in White Located on level -1 (basement) What can I borrow from the Library?
  10. 10. What can I borrow from the Library? Specialized collection (identified with an “i”) Labeled in blue Located on level 0 North and level 1 Specialized books can be borrowed for 15 days + 3 renewals 6 books (textbooks + Research books) + 1 laptop
  11. 11. 11 What can I borrow from the Library? 1 Laptop Ask at loan desk (level -1) Laptopscan be borrowed for 1 day
  12. 12.  Where do I borrow the books?  Where do I return them?  What if I forget to return them?  How can I place hold, renew or check my loans? You can borrow books from any of our libraries At the Social Sciences Library, go to the basement and check out your books at the loan desk or the self-service machine All materials must be returned to the library from which they were checked out, either at the loan/circulation desk, the self-service machine or the book return boxes located at the main entrance door and basement (this one only during special opening hours) . Overdue penalties: you will have 1 penalty day for each day of delay, per item. If you lose a book, please contact the loan desk immediately. Online, using My account
  13. 13. Journals Green label (level 2) Textbooks yellow label (level -1) Reference books (dictionaries, encyclopedias) Orange label (level 0 south) Servicios > Préstamo 13 What CAN’T I borrow from the Library?
  14. 14. 14 The library front elevation plans help you to find your way around. They are attached to the information boards and computer desks, all around the library. The library staff will also be pleased to help you. How do I find my way around the Library?
  15. 15. Servicios > Zona Wi-Fi Requirements for using the service: Have a University of Valencia account Configure your wireless device. 15 The Library is covered by the Wi-Fi signal How do I connect to the Internet?
  16. 16. 16 Servicios > Reproducción de documentos16 Can I photocopy and print my works? There are photocopying machines in all the floors, both in the north side (with a rechargeable card) and in the south side (with coins). You can print your works from pendrives at the machines located on: Level 2 Level 0 north Level -1 photocopying zone Scanner: Level -1 and Level 2 south Please note: - Only for teaching and research purposes. - Intellectual property regulations apply.
  17. 17. The Library has computers in the main hall and is Wi-Fi enabled so you can use your laptop, smartphone or other mobile devices. Wii-Fi configuration Also, you can borrow a laptop from the library for 1 day. Can I use a computer?
  18. 18. Servicios > Información Bibliográfica 18 Come to the information desk (main level) where we can help you to:  use the library,  find books,  access information and resources online ,  find your way around. or send us an e-mail: infobibsoc@uv.es I need information to do my assignments … How can the library help me?
  19. 19. 1 9 What material does the Library hold? The Library holds extensive collections of books, journals and reference books in both paper and electronic format. The Library’s collections cover the branches of Social Sciences, Law and Economics.
  20. 20. The easiest way to find books and electronic resources is to use keyword search in the Library catalogue. http://trobes.uv.es How do I find books and other Library ítems? You can hold items, renew and check your loans using My account
  21. 21. 21 Imagen: Northumbria University Library Use specific areas for group study or silent study. All other study areas in the library are quiet areas where noise must be kept to a minimum. Don’t use the mobile pone into the library. Make a break… outside the Library (there are also vending machines in the basement). Handle the library equipments and materials gently. How can we keep the library quiet?
  22. 22.  Check the website  Ask us  Come to the Information Desk  or send us an e- Any doubt?
  23. 23. See you at the Library! 23 Biblioteca de Ciències Socials "Gregori Maians"

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