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Welcome to University Library Services

  1. 1. Welcome to the University Library Services<br />Dinah Northall & Alison Johnson <br />Science & Engineering Subject Team 2011/12<br />
  2. 2. Key Libraries<br />Hallward Library – University Park<br />Arts and Social sciences<br />George Green Library<br />Science & Engineering<br />Greenfield Medical Library – Queen’s Medical Centre<br />Medicine and Nursing<br />Djanogly Learning Resource Centre – Jubilee Campus<br />Education and Computing<br />James Cameron Gifford Library – Sutton Bonington<br />Biosciences, Food Science, Veterinary Medicine<br />
  3. 3. George Green Library<br />Your home library<br />Science & engineering subjects<br />Course textbooks<br />Wider reading from<br /> basic to research level <br />Study spaces<br />Computing facilities<br />Helpful staff for advice<br />More information at:<br />http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/is/libraries/locations/georgegreenlibrary.aspx<br />
  4. 4. First things….Carry Your Card<br />Your University card is your library card <br /><ul><li>Access to buildings including computer rooms
  5. 5. Borrow and reserve books
  6. 6. Credit for photocopying and printing</li></ul>The last 4 digits are your library PIN number<br />
  7. 7. Entry Control<br />
  8. 8. Inside the George Green Library<br /><ul><li>Entrance Area
  9. 9. Flexible learning space
  10. 10. Interactive smartboards
  11. 11. Reference Books</li></li></ul><li>Lending Desk & Security Gate<br />Lending Desk for <br />general enquiries<br />help with borrowing<br /><ul><li>Security gate at exit</li></li></ul><li>Library Online Catalogue: UNLOCvia dedicated terminals in the libraries or http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/unloc<br />Search by <br /><ul><li> authors,
  12. 12. words from titles
  13. 13. subject words</li></ul>UNLOC will tell you where the book is and if copies are available<br />
  14. 14. Reading Lists<br />A good place to start<br />Often supplied by your lecturers<br />Support studies by guiding and structuring your reading in relation to the modules you are taking<br />List recommended, background or further reading<br />Often refers you to a variety of resources (textbooks, periodicals, articles, websites or internet sources etc.)<br />
  15. 15. Reading Lists<br />Check Library Online Catalogue or Portal for handy online versions to save time<br />Search by module title, module code or lecturer’s name to find the location of all items appearing on your lists <br />No online reading list available? - search the whole of the Library Online Catalogue for each item identified on your paper bound reading lists.<br />
  16. 16. Online Reading Lists<br />
  17. 17. Floor C - Books<br /><ul><li> Find books on the catalogue or online reading lists
  18. 18. Look out for library location, short loan, oversize </li></ul> and pamphlet collections, items already on loan<br />
  19. 19. Borrowing Books<br />Need your University card<br />Self issue machines or lending desk<br />Up to 15 books<br />Standard 8 week loan period<br />Fines – for late return of books<br />Remember to check your university email account<br />
  20. 20. Getting hold of popular books<br />Reserve – if all copies out <br />Recalls possible after one week– if you have got it use it!<br />Renewals – can renew via portal, catalogue or self-service machine…but not if book/s recalled…<br />Use the Short Loan Collection on Floor B<br />Use Ebook if available<br />Essential introduction to ….<br />
  21. 21. eBooks<br /><ul><li> Available through the catalogue (UNLOC)
  22. 22. Select the “eBook Link to resource” hyperlink
  23. 23. Accessible on or off campus
  24. 24. Off campus use your University username and password to login</li></li></ul><li>Short Loan Collection<br />Material on reading lists in high demand<br />Course textbooks<br />Lecture notes<br />One-day or weekend loan<br />Can reserve in advance<br />Check date and time for return <br />Heavy fines!<br />
  25. 25. Self-service Machines<br />Remember<br /><ul><li>Your card
  26. 26. Your PIN
  27. 27. Can request receipt (print or email)
  28. 28. Your borrowing record is on the Portal</li></li></ul><li>Floor D - Periodicals<br />Floor D - Periodicals<br /><ul><li>Periodicals in order of titles
  29. 29. Also have 16,000 electronic titles
  30. 30. UNLOC – library catalogue for holdings</li></li></ul><li>Periodicals -What are they?<br />Serial publications issued at intervals<br />Continue indefinitely<br />Also called “journals” or “serials”<br />Magazines/newspapers<br />Current & up to date<br />Research, industry, topic related<br />Print & electronic versions on UNLOC<br />Electronic titles accessible <br />in/outside library<br />on and off campus<br />
  31. 31. Computer Room <br />97 PCs linked to all networked facilities<br />Open 24/7<br />University card access via front entrance<br />Can use http://pcfinder.nottingham.ac.uk to find a vacant computer <br />
  32. 32. Laptops in the Library<br /><ul><li>Wireless-free zones throughout the library
  33. 33. Plug-in points available
  34. 34. Laptops can be borrowed from the Lending Desk for 3 hours
  35. 35. or the Cripps Computing Centre for one week</li></li></ul><li>Study Spaces<br />Reading areas on each floor<br />Silent study on the top floor – no mobile phones, food or drink<br />Group study rooms – bookable on UNLOC<br />Care with your belongings<br />…and ours!!<br />
  36. 36. Photocopying & Printing<br /><ul><li>University card & PIN
  37. 37. 100 initial credits for copying/printing
  38. 38. Additional credit from kiosks or</li></ul> Lending Desk<br /><ul><li> Copyright</li></li></ul><li>Off campus access to online resources<br />Authentication required<br />Additional steps and login required – you will need your university username and password<br />Access authenticated via<br />Shibboleth, federated or institutional login<br />Alternative Athens<br />
  39. 39.
  40. 40. Full demonstration at: <br />http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/is/ilp/infoSkills/CoreMod/P2IUndergrad_1/Institutionallogin.htm<br />
  41. 41. Full demonstration at:<br />http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/is/ilp/infoSkills/Resources/alternativelogin.htm<br />
  42. 42. The University Portal<br />Portal – http://my.nottingham.ac.uk<br />Personalised access to information about university services, your course, access to email.<br />
  43. 43. The University Portal<br />Another source of access to UNLOC and online reading lists<br />Access to additional electronic library resources supporting your studies<br />E-library Gateway<br />Via Library tab<br />
  44. 44. The Portal Library Tab<br />
  45. 45. Getting Help…<br />Service Points & Enquiry Desks<br />Email library-science-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk<br />Subject Librarians: Science Level C<br />Dinah.Northall@nottingham.ac.uk<br />Alison.Johnson@nottingham.ac.uk<br />Printed & online guides nottingham.ac.uk/is/gettingstarted.aspx<br />
  46. 46. Pathway 2 information<br />http://webct.nottingham.ac.uk or http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pathways<br />
  47. 47. Essentials for New Students<br />University card and PIN<br />Username and password for the network<br />Check your University email<br />UNLOC – online catalogue<br />Online reading lists<br />Come in and explore the library<br />Attend further training sessions<br />