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  1. 1. WELCOME TOZANZIBAR UNIVERSITYLibrary ServicesHouse of information and research
  2. 2. OBJECTIVES 20/09/20121. To introduce and educate students the services, information sources and resources available in the library and how to exploit them effectively and efficiently; Zanzibar University Library Services2. To provide basic library skills so that users can make efficient use of library material and services;3. To encourage the reading habit among students and to make them independent users and learners in the library;4. To encourage the user to seek the assistance of library professionals.5. To establish the library as the centre of academic activity. 2
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION 20/09/2012 Library is the heart Zanzibar University. Lack of independent learning and library use habit is a common problem among university and college students Zanzibar University Library Services (Omar, 2010). Students fail to make effective use of library resources probably because they lack foundation in the use these important resources. Ranganathan (1973) claimed that “neither our school nor our colleges train our students in the use of reference books, not to speak of the general use of library”. 3
  4. 4. DEFINITION OF LIBRARY 20/09/2012A library is a collection of information resources and services,organized for use, and maintained by a public body, institution,or private individual. Zanzibar University Library ServicesExample of Library materials:Library materials are categorized into twoPrintedmaterialsNon printed materials 4
  5. 5. ZU LIBRARY SERVICES 20/09/2012 Reference services Circulation and lending services Zanzibar University Library Services Internet services E-resources E-library OPAC 5
  6. 6. MEMBERSHIP 20/09/2012 All registered students are free to access and borrow library materials The library shall provide two borrowing tickets and one library Zanzibar University Library Services ID card to all registered users 6
  7. 7. REFERENCE SERVICES 20/09/2012 The library department which;1. Assists users in finding the answer to specific reference questions. Zanzibar University Library Services2. Helps users in developing research strategies for writing reports, take home assignments and research papers.3. Instructs users in the use of the library and its resources. 7
  8. 8. REFERENCE 20/09/2012 Books in this section are not to be checked out. they are available for student use within the library. You will need your ZU student’s ID Card to use reference and Zanzibar University Library Services special collection. Only loose sheets for the purpose of taking notes may be taken into reference room. 8
  9. 9. READERS SERVICES 20/09/2012 These services include circulation and lending of library materials No book or library materials may be brought out of the library Zanzibar University Library Services until the loan has been recorded at the issue desk Library materials borrowed must be returned on or before the due date The normal loan period for books is only one week User can borrow only two books at a time A fine can be imposed on anyone returning an overdue book. 9
  10. 10. LOSS AND DAMAGE 20/09/2012 Borrowers will be held responsible for materials out on loan. If the material is lost, an immediate report should be made to the Librarian to enable appropriate action to be taken. Zanzibar University Library Services 10
  11. 11. INTERNET SERVICES All students are free to access internet by using library 20/09/2012 computers Zanzibar University Library Services Student may Google, email, chat and search Information through diferent URLs including ZU library weblog. http://zulibrary.wordpress.com and www.zanvarsity.ac.tz Wireless network is available for those who have their own laptops 11
  12. 12. E-RESOURCES 20/09/2012 Zanzibar university registered to use INASP. Through INASP ZU staff and students can access a full range of journal database including full text Zanzibar University Library Services These resources can be accessed from any computer terminal with internet connection on campus. Simply visit ZU weblog or you can Google the database you want to access or find their URLs on the INASP website www.inasp.info 12
  13. 13. OPAC 20/09/2012 Online public access Catalog is an online database of materials held by the ZU library. Searching the OPAC enables the searcher to know materials available in the library and to Zanzibar University Library Services obtain a classification number and locate a particular book. Through OPAC you may search a book by its author, title, subject, year of publication etc. ZU OPAC contains a number of e-books and students are free to read, download and print them. 13
  14. 14. ARRANGEMENT OF LIBRARY MATERIALS 20/09/2012 There are two types of books in the library Fiction books: Zanzibar University Library Services Usually they are arranged on the shelf in alphabetical order by the author’s last name. For Fiction, the sticker on the spine of the book contains the first 3 letters of the author’s last name. Eg. James Clavel’s 14
  15. 15. ARRANGEMENT OF LIBRARY MATERIALS 20/09/2012 Nonfiction books They are organized by their subjects. ZU library uses Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC) to classify its resources Zanzibar University Library Services At the broadest level, the DDC is divided into ten main classes, which together cover the entire world of knowledge. Each main class is further divided into ten divisions, and each division into ten sections 15
  16. 16. ARRANGEMENT OF LIBRARY MATERIALS 20/09/2012 Call numbers range from 000-999 The Ten Main Classes 000 Computer science, information & general works Zanzibar University Library Services 100 Philosophy & psychology 200 Religion 300 Social sciences 400 Language 500 Science 600 Technology 700 Arts & recreation 800 Literature 900 History & geography 16
  17. 17. ARRANGEMENT OF LIBRARY MATERIALS 20/09/2012 The Hundred Divisions 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology Zanzibar University Library Services 310 Statistics 320 Political science 330 Economics 340 Law 350 Public administration & military science 360 Social problems & social services 370 Education 380 Commerce, communications & transportation 390 Customs, etiquette & folklore 17
  18. 18. ARRANGEMENT OF LIBRARY MATERIALS 20/09/2012 The Thousand Sections 340 Law Zanzibar University Library Services 341 Law of nations 342 Constitutional & administrative law 343 Military, tax, trade & industrial law 344 Labor, social, education & cultural law 345 Criminal law 346 Private law 347 Civil procedure & courts 348 Laws, regulations & cases 349 Law of specific jurisdictions & areas 18
  19. 19. HOW TO LOCATE A BOOK Call Numbers for Nonfiction look like this. 20/09/2012 Zanzibar University Library Services The numbers on the top row of the label designate the subject (880 Greek Literature) The 3 letters designate the authors last name. PLA - Plato 19
  20. 20. RESHELVING NOTE 20/09/2012• When you are done with the books you are using, do not put them back on the shelves, leave them on Zanzibar University Library Services the table. 20
  21. 21. LIBRARY STAFF 20/09/2012 Every staff member is willing and able to assist you in your needs while in the library. Zanzibar University Library Services Please do not hesitate to ask assistance from any library staff.  “Tupo kwa ajili ya kukuhudumia” 21
  22. 22. NAMES OF LIBRARY STAFF 20/09/2012 Chief Librarian: Dr. Haji A. Haji Zanzibar University Library Services Librarian: Mrs. Haulat Tinda Mr. Abbas Mohamed Assistant Librarians; Mr. Khamis Mabrouk Miss Khadija Kheir Mr. Mohamed Mtumwa Mrs. Mtumwa Mohammed Mr. Suleiman Meshak Mr. Salah Ahmed 22
  23. 23. LIBRARY GENERAL REGULATIONS 20/09/2012 1. Smoking is not permitted in the Library. 2. Consumption of food and drinks is not permitted in the Library. Zanzibar University Library Services 3. No bags, umbrellas, parcels, etc except files and books may be brought into the Library. 4. On leaving the Library, all users are required to produce for inspection all books and items taken out of the Library. 5. Silence must be observed strictly in the Library. Mobile phones must be in silent mode or turned off 7. Users must be decently dressed and conduct themselves properly in the Library. 8. The Library staff on duty has the right to request a user to leave the premises if he is found to be violating any of the 23 Library rules.
  24. 24. OPENING HOURS 20/09/2012 During Semester Monday to Friday Zanzibar University Library Services 08:30 - 12:30 13:30- 22:00 Saturday 08:30-12:30 During Examination 08:30 - 00:00 Sunday and Public Holydays – closed. 24
  25. 25. 20/09/2012 Zanzibar University Library ServicesTHANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION ! 25