Locating materialsLearning outcome:• Able to locate print materials• Able to locate and read electronic books• Able to place a reservation• Able to manage your library account
Library Search• Our Library search • How many copies there allows you to: are and so on.• Search for print books • You are able to reserve• Electronic books a book as well as• Print journals manage your Library account, etc.• Electronic articles • You can if you wish do• You can locate where an much more e.g. build item is located in any of your own mini Library our Libraries• Where it is shelved
From the University Homepage - Serviceshttp://www.uel.ac.uk/
Click on Services, then Library and Learning Services
Click on Finding ResourcesUsing Library Search to find materials on your reading list, etc.
Use the self service machineYou need your PIN to take books out with the self service machine
Where you have the title and the author’s nameType only the author’s surname and the first word of the title of thebook
Where you have a topic but no title or author’s nameType the topic for example citizenship education – the result will beMany and may not be relevant to your needs.
RESERVING A BOOK – Click on RequestYou can reserve a book that is on loan to another user or is locatedat a different campus
Placing a requestChoose which campus you would like to collect the book from
My Account -To check details of your loan or if you have a fine, or to change yourPIN – Go to My Account
Checking when loan is due backDetails of your account will appear - check to see when your booksare due back
ELECTRONIC BOOKS• The Library has a growing collection of ebooks which can be read on and off campus.• They can be downloaded for up to seven days• Notes can be made and saved without defacing the book.• You can search for topics within the books
To read the electronic bookScroll down to find the title you want to read – Click on View It –Click on Online resource
Type your Athens username and password e.g. uel13u123456 and 22Oct12Your Athens username allows shows you are a student at UEL and givesyou access to online resourcesWhilst off campus and in the case of electronic books on/off campus