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  1. 1. Welcome toLearner Support Services
  2. 2. TodayWe‟re going to showyou how to get startedon: –Library use –IT resources –Support services then tell you how to find out more.See the wallet for moredetails 2
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  4. 4. Why do I need my student card? Entering the library  Know your PIN – your card won’t work without it Reserving, borrowing, renewing Photocopying & printing… 2014 ….and so much more 4
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  6. 6. What‟s my password for? Computers Blackboard Evision Pebblepad Email • Same password • Different username : ealamb becomes ealamb@student.bradford.ac.ukOnly change your password from the university homepage 6
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  8. 8. Where can I study?All changeLibraries in October! Student CentralAtrium  Learning Mall  Union Mall 8
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  10. 10. How often should I check my email?  At least once a day  Your Bradford email account is the main means of communication between you and the university  You have a quota – check you don‟t exceed it!  We cannot retrieve deleted emails once the delete items folder is emptied  Access from university @LibraryUoB internal home page http://www.facebook.com/JBPriestleyLibrary 10
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  12. 12. Why do I need a library when I‟ve got the internet?  Quality information  Not everything is available online  We pay so you don‟t have to  We can help  MARKS! 12
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  14. 14. How do I find a book? Use the Library Catalogue! Search by Author, Title or Keyword (subject) Health Studies collection on Floor 0 All change in October!  Main sequence will start at 001 on floor 2. 14
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  22. 22. How do I know which books I need? Online Reading Lists  Access via Blackboard or from the university home page  You don‟t have to read the whole list!  Recommended reading, but other titles may be just as useful Staff files: photocopies of essential articles 22
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  24. 24. How do I borrow books?Self-issue: use your library card and your PINSelf-serviceReturn machineProblems? Ask staff at the enquiry point.Renew online or by phone….or pay the price! 24
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  26. 26. How long can I keep this book?  Loan period inside book and on catalogue  Renew using the library catalogue….  ….unless someone else wants it  Reserve using the library catalogue  Pick up reservations from the Self-Service room  Please pick up your reservations or 26 contact us!
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  28. 28. How can I save money?Think before you buy books – you can use the ones in the libraryAvoid fines! Bring your books back on time or renew them online Check your emails from the library If your book has been reserved by someone else, try buying second handCheck what you print!Free printing credit 28
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  30. 30. How can I save my work?  The most secure method is your file space on the University server: „My documents‟  Save attachments to a known location  Keep backup copies in DIFFERENT locations  Computer / printer failure is no excuse for non- submission so….. Back up! 30
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  32. 32. There‟s 10 minutes to go to my deadline. Where can I print out my work? Plan ahead! Need printer credit Self-service printing Send printing, then log into “Library MFD” Defaults to black & white, double-sided 32
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  34. 34. Where can I use a computer on campus? I have my own laptop What if I don’t? Wireless access in most  PC rooms around campus buildings • Library Virus checking software • Richmond • Student Central  Uborrow laptop loan Educational use ONLY 34
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  36. 36. Can my friend use my password? Keep your password And PLEASE secure, and change it Don‟t lend your card frequently Take care of your Don‟t reply to phishing possessions! emails Take care with social networking If it seems too good to be true – it probably is! 36
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  38. 38. Why can‟t I find this book? If all copies are on loan, Is it place a available Which reservation as an library is ebook? it in? Is it on loan? Check Check the the classmark collection Quick Service CollectionWhichlibrary isit in?
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  40. 40. HELP! I‟m stuck. Who can help me?Help with work Help with other stuff Student Central Information desk  Disability services Subject librarians  Counselling Enquiry point  Careers IT Help  Student Union Workshops Hub  Finance Learner Development Unit  Accommodation  Registration 40
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  42. 42. We‟ve been told to work in a group. Where can we meet? Student Central  In the library  Group study rooms booked Atrium through library catalogue  Group work area on floor 0 42 Online
  43. 43. Can I use my phone? Can only be used in the PhoneZones (stairwells) THE I‟M IN Switch them off or to silent LIBRARY!!! Use Airpac http://www.braduni.mobi/ or http://m-catalogue.brad.ac.uk to check the library catalogue on your phone 44
  44. 44. PLEASE consider other users• Know your zones! – Silent areas – Quiet discussion – Group work• Food: Keep it clean!• Drink: Keep a lid on it!• Use the recycling bins• Look after books and return or renew them on time Help us to keep this a pleasant learning 45 environment
  45. 45. More helpTeaching sessions throughout Tours of the library andyour course: Student Central Finding journal articles Referencing Plagiarism avoidance for new students Obtaining books and articles we don‟t have hereExtra workshops – IT skills – Study skills – Library 46
  46. 46. Sorted? Any questions? 47
  47. 47. What do I do next? Username and password Check your email Find PIN Charge card for photocopying and printing Blackboard Contact  Anne Costigan  Room 1.6, Floor 1, JB Priestley Library  Tel 01274 233372  E-mail A.T.Costigan@bradford.ac.uk 48

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