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2011 top tips for accessing oxford's information resources

  1. 1. Top Tips for Accessing Oxford’sInformation ResourcesAnd How Linacre College Library Fits InEmma HuberLibrarian
  2. 2. Introduction Oxford University has: ◦ Over 100 libraries ◦ 11 million volumes ◦ Hundreds of thousands of databases, electronic journals and ebooksTop Tip 1: Attend the induction session in your departmental library
  3. 3. Oxford Idiosyncrasies No central university library Bodleian Libraries group has shared policies Other libraries – departmental, faculty, collegeTop Tip 2: Explore smaller libraries – see www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/libraries/libraries/
  4. 4. Common Features Library Card Library Catalogue Access to electronic databases and journals
  5. 5. Library Catalogue
  6. 6. Library CatalogueTop Tip 3: Log into SOLO!
  7. 7. DatabasesTop Tip 4: Ask a Librarian!
  8. 8. E-journalsTop Tip 5: Remember copyright restrictions
  9. 9. Linacre College Library Collection Support Place to work Leisure ConvenienceTop Tip 6: Give the college library a go
  10. 10. Practicalities - Books Check out books using self-issue Return books in the book return box Renew online No fines Contact (2)71661 library@linacre.ox.ac.ukTop Tip 7: Use the book return box
  11. 11. Top Tips – Computer Facilities PCs and Macs Apple Macs run Windows and OSX Log in using SSO Printers & Scanner Software PhotocopyingTop Tip 8: Access expensive software in Library
  12. 12. Top Tips – Computer Facilities IT Staff Support Sessions – Check the website Network folder OUCSTop Tip 9: it-support@linacre.ox.ac.uk if you have any queries
  13. 13. College Library Community Join us on Facebook ◦ www.facebook.com/linacrelibrary Suggest books for the collection Join in the Book SwapTop Tip 10: Get involved!
  14. 14. Thank you!Linacre College Librarylibrary@linacre.ox.ac.uk(2)71661www.facebook.com/linacrelibraryIT Supportit-support@linacre.ox.ac.uk

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