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Welcome to library central

  1. 1. Welcome to Library Central<br />
  2. 2. We are :<br />Hartford Library<br />
  3. 3. We are:<br />Learning Zone<br />
  4. 4. We are:<br />Winsford Library<br />
  5. 5. We are:<br />London Road Library<br />
  6. 6. We are:<br />HE Study Room<br />
  7. 7. 146931<br />What does this number mean?<br />
  8. 8. The number of visits to Library Central last year<br />On average every full time student visited our centres 74 times last year, which is approximately twice a week!<br />
  9. 9. Why might you visit Library Central?<br />To use a computer<br />To print some work out<br />To use a photocopier<br />To borrow a resource<br />To do some research<br />To find somewhere quiet to work<br />
  10. 10. Hartford Opening times<br />TERM-TIME<br />Monday 8:30 am – 4:45 pm<br />Tuesday 8:30 am – 4:45 pm<br />Wednesday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm<br />Thursday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm<br />Friday 8:30 am – 4:15 pm<br />Hartford IS open during vacations. <br />
  11. 11. Winsford Opening times<br />TERM-TIME ONLY (Hartford open during vacations but please ring 01606 720646 or ask inside for details)<br />Monday, Thursday<br />Friday 9.00 am – 4.00 pm<br />Tuesday – Wednesday 9.00 am – 7.00 pm<br />
  12. 12. London Road Opening times<br />TERM-TIME ONLY (Hartford open during vacations but please ring 01606 720646 or ask inside for details)<br />Monday, Wednesday, 9.00 am – 12.45 pm<br />Thursday, Friday 1.30 pm – 3.00 pm<br />Tuesday 9.00 am – 1.00 pm<br />
  13. 13. Electronic Resources<br />Online databases<br />E books – look them up on the library catalogue http://library.midchesh.ac.uk <br />Internet<br />Moodlehttp://moodle.midchesh.ac.uk/<br />Resources for Courses http://www.netvibes.com/midchesh_library#Welcome<br />
  14. 14. Real resources that you can touch<br />Books<br />Magazines and newspapers<br />CDs both music and audio<br />DVDs<br />Real resources can be looked for on our catalogue<br />Available online @ http://library.midchesh.ac.uk<br /> anytime, anyplace, anywhere<br />
  15. 15. Validating Universities<br />Manchester Metropolitan University<br />http://www.library.mmu.ac.uk/<br />University of Chester<br />http://www.chester.ac.uk/campus-life/learningresources<br />
  16. 16. Borrowing<br />You will need your ID card in order to borrow anything<br />You can borrow 8 items for 3 weeks (London Road for 2 weeks)<br />One week loans include very popular books, CDs, DVDs and magazines<br />Fines will be charged for overdue items<br />
  17. 17. Logging in<br />On the first line type in the six digit number off yourstudent ID card. <br />On the second line type in your password which is your postcode in lower case with no spaces<br />Example CW8 1LJ becomes cw81lj<br />Change your password to something memorable<br />
  18. 18. College email<br />Your college email address is:<br />logon number@student.midchesh.ac.uk<br />Check your email often!<br />We use it to let you know about books waiting for you to collect<br />Messages from student services about activities in college<br />Tutors will contact you about course related matters<br />
  19. 19. How to use a computer<br />You can drop in to one of our centres<br />You can book a computer in advance on http://pcbooker.midchesh.ac.uk<br />You can use one for up to 2 hours at a time<br />If you need more time just ask library staff<br />Priority is always given to people doing college work<br />
  20. 20. Think before you print!<br />Not long ago,<br />Your printing is limited. 300 sheets for the academic year. Don’t waste paper!<br />Colour printing is available over the counter at 30p a sheet<br />He couldn’t see<br />The wood for the trees.<br />SAVE PAPER!<br />Think before you print<br />
  21. 21. Photocopying<br />Colour and black and white copying available in all centres<br />Money must be put on your student ID card at the college shop to do copying<br />Prices<br />3p for A4 black and white. A3 is 6p<br />15p for colour A4. A3 is 30p<br />
  22. 22. Water only in a sports bottle<br />
  23. 23. ALWAYS ask us for help!<br />