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Library Induction - September 2013

Library Induction - September 2013



Basic introduction to Library Services

Basic introduction to Library Services



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    Library Induction - September 2013 Library Induction - September 2013 Presentation Transcript

    • In the Libraries: Books Electronic Books Online journals Study spaces Silent and group study spaces Helpful Staff Ask A Librarian –Chat, text, email, phone Help desks One to one support with your Librarian Skills development
    •  UEL has 2 Library and Learning Centres at  Docklands  Stratford  Students and staff can use any of the Libraries to borrow and bring books back  Resources are available in a variety of format – Print and e-books, Print and electronic journals.
    •   Your UEL ID card is your Library card  You need your ID card:  To enter any of our libraries  To borrow books  To print  To photocopy (Stratford)  It will cost £12 to replace a lost ID card  Look after your ID card  Do not let anyone use it  You are responsible for everything taken out on your card  You may also need your ID card to exit our Stratford Library
    •  The library is open 24 hours 7 days a week during term time  Monday to Friday - the Library is staffed between 9am to 9pm  Saturday and Sunday - the Library is staffed between 12 pm to 5pm.  Self Service is available 24 hours  Always check the Library website for updates on opening hours  The Online Library is open 24 hrs daily
    •  Staff and students can borrow up to 15 items.  These can be books and audio visual materials  Print journal articles can only be read in the Library and can be photocopied  There are reference resources like dictionaries to be read in the Library  Our PHD thesis, Postgraduate and Undergraduate dissertations can only be borrowed to use in the Library  Digitized thesis are available via our Institutional Repository - ROAR  Our online Library is accessible 24hrs
    •  All books can be borrowed for:  One week  Short loans  Students with known disability can keep books for two weeks at a time. NB: You can keep a book as long as you need to but must bring it back if it is requested by another user
    •  If items are returned late, you will pay the following fines: One week Loan - £1 per day –  Short Loan - 50p per hr  You cannot borrow if your fines get up to £25 . You will have a seven day grace period to return books and if you still do not return ,you will incur £8 fine per book What happens if l return items late?
    •  Fines can be paid in a number of ways:  Via Chip and Pin at the Issue Desk  Via cash payment at the Issue Desk  Via Telephone payment when off campus with Chip and PIN debit or credit card  Via self service fine payment machine on Campus, using coins
    • The Library will automatically renew your books before the due date. Email will be sent to tell you. Make sure you check your email Books will not be renewed automatically:  If the item has been reserved by another user.  In that case, you need to bring the books back You can also check your Library account:  By signing into the Library Search
    •  Simone N Okolo  S.n.okolo@uel.ac.uk