Induction 2008 09 Geology Undergrads


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  • Induction 2008 09 Geology Undergrads

    1. 1. Introduction to the University of Leicester Library Service For Undergraduate Geologists October 2008 Gareth J Johnson Information Librarian
    2. 2. David Wilson Library
    3. 10. How are the books shelved?
    4. 11. Where are the books on MY subject? <ul><li>1 st floor: 001 – 699 </li></ul><ul><li>Geology (550) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geological Surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Physics (530) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(also computers, psychology, social sciences, language, science, maths and management) </li></ul></ul>
    5. 13. Second floor <ul><li>340 – 349 (law) </li></ul><ul><li>Official Publications </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul>
    6. 14. Third floor <ul><li>700s (arts, cinema, TV) </li></ul><ul><li>800s (literature) </li></ul><ul><li>900s (geography, archaeology, history) </li></ul>Any questions?
    7. 15. How do I find a book on my reading list? <ul><li>Use the library catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Link from library web pages </li></ul>
    8. 16. Click here to change to Author/Title Search Author/Title Search
    9. 17. Author/Title Search Calder Revolutionary
    10. 18. Results Click on Details for more information
    11. 19. <ul><li>Note shelf mark and zone of library </li></ul>
    12. 21. How much stuff can I borrow? <ul><li>15 items in total </li></ul><ul><li>Normal Loan – 4 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Short Loan ( Express Zone ) – 4 hours or overnight </li></ul><ul><li>Journals – 2 days </li></ul>
    13. 22. All the books are out! What do I do? <ul><li>Find alternative books on the same subject </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for help </li></ul><ul><li>Place a hold </li></ul>
    14. 23. Placing a Hold <ul><li>Log to the catalogue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Via My Account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires a PIN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Library will email you </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>You can also </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access your library record </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renew loans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request inter-library loans </li></ul></ul>
    15. 24. Book on loan
    16. 25. Placing a Hold Cancel reservations
    17. 26. Where do I pick stuff up from? <ul><li>The Express Zone (Floor G) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to know Shelf Mark </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And last 4 digits of Library number </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Short loans are here as well </li></ul>
    18. 27. Returns
    19. 28. Where do I photocopy? <ul><li>In photocopy room on most floors </li></ul><ul><li>Buy photocopy card – this can also be used for printing. </li></ul><ul><li>£1 = </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50p for card </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50p of copying credit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Add more money as needed. </li></ul><ul><li>6p per A4 sheet. </li></ul><ul><li>This is all about to change…! </li></ul>Any questions?
    20. 29. The Rules of Engagement: Fines <ul><li>Normal loan : 20p per day </li></ul><ul><li>Recalled item : 40p per day </li></ul><ul><li>Journals : 40p per day </li></ul><ul><li>Short loan : £1.00 per hour or part of an hour!! </li></ul><ul><li>Renew or return to avoid </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Via the catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self service machine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone main desk </li></ul></ul>
    21. 30. The Rules of Engagement: Conduct <ul><li>Eating & Drinking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No eating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bottled water with cap only </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talking/Music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Silence in the silent areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respect for others elsewhere </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiet Patrols – yellow/red card </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mobile Phones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only can be used outside security gates </li></ul></ul>
    22. 31.
    23. 32. How do I find an e-journal? Type in the title of the journal
    24. 33. Hard-copy journals Basement Level (Floor B)
    25. 34. I was told to look at my subject room, what’s that? Choose your subject
    26. 35. A Few Key Points <ul><li>To find things use the catalogue </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For help or advice go to the Help Zones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact [email_address] / tel 0116 252 2043 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use our online tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For specialised help or advice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact your Information Librarian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Explore the Library ASAP! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In person and online! </li></ul></ul>
    27. 36. Any more questions?