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The Library at St. Thomas University


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The Library at St. Thomas University

  1. 1. the Library at STU Making the most of your University Library Presented by Gricel Dominguez
  2. 2. Are you a distance student? We’re here to help you succeed. The Library is here for you… • In-person • Online at o via email (you can find all our emails on the homepage) o chat o and Twitter @STULibrary • And over the phone o Circulation: 305-628-6667 o Reference: 305-628-6668
  3. 3. What do we have to offer? Digital and print books Library databases full of online articles InterLibrary Loan Book mailing for students who live across the state or country • Online tutorials that show you the ins and outs of library research and more • And best of all, real, live help from friendly librarians. • • • •
  4. 4. Where to find information • You can find everything the library has to offer on our homepage: Here, you will find our library catalog, links to library databases, and ways to access our ebook collection.
  5. 5. What can you access from off-campus? Plenty! There are thousands of e-books in our digital collection, all available through our library e-book collection. You can also access library databases from anywhere. Your STU username and password will allow you to log in and access all of our e-book and database content.
  6. 6. What is the… Library Catalog E-Research page • The library catalog is found on the library’s homepage (it’s the search box in the lower half of the page), and it helps you find books and e-books available at STU. • The e-Research page is where all of the library’s databases are found. • You can find the eresearch page by going to: • Or by using the subject-pages listed in the green box on the library’s homepage.
  7. 7. What is a… Library Database • Library databases provide access to journal and news articles, as well as select reference texts. Library E-book • Library e-books are digital copies of print books and are available online. • You can view our ebooks on your computer, a reader, a tablet, even a smartphone!
  8. 8. What if the library doesn’t have what I need? • If the library does not own the book or article you need (whether in print or online), you can place a request for an InterLibrary Loan online at • Or by clicking on the InterLibrary Loan button on the homepage.
  9. 9. You can learn more… • By clicking on the Distance Education Services button on the homepage: • Or you can stop by, call us, or email us for a quick overview of our services.