Getting started with the library for SAPL 2014


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A basic guide for students in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape of where to get started with the Library at Newcastle University

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Getting started with the library for SAPL 2014

  1. 1. Welcome to the Robinson Library Getting started – School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
  2. 2. Library Service @ Newcastle University Robinson Library • Science, Engineering, Agriculture • Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Walton Library • Medicine, Dentistry, Biomedical Science Law Library Digital Library •
  3. 3. It’s not too hard to find your way around • 600-999: including Engineering, Business, Arts, Architecture, Literature, Geography, Archaeology & History Level 4 • 000-599: including Social Sciences, Economics, Law, Education, Languages, Maths & Sciences Level 3 • Entrance / Exit • Student Texts Collection, Café, Group Study, Main Counter, Computing Helpdesk Level 2 • Group Study area - YourSpace • Government publications, Special Collections and Archives, Print Services Level 1
  4. 4. …all our e-resources are available on or off campus
  5. 5. In term-time we have Check out our website where it tells you the opening hours for each day
  6. 6. Our study spaces cater for all….
  7. 7. How do I find books on my reading list? Is there a quick way to find other people on Twitter who are research on my dissertation topic? My lecturer has told me to look at Architect’s Journal? What are the best fixings to use in green buildings? I need a copyright cleared image of a bridge? The book I want is out on loan. What can I do? I need a couple of academic articles about Norman Foster? Where in the University has a 3D printer? I need some Regional Development Frameworks from the main local authorities across Great Britain. How many books can I borrow?
  8. 8. Reading Lists Online •
  9. 9. Explore and discover with LibrarySearch Full and mo Books, articles and much, much more Full & mobile views
  10. 10. Library Search? Subject guide?
  11. 11. Our subject guides are packed with resources, news and guidance
  12. 12. Key resources: SAPL Books: print and electronic Resources to help you Articles and papers Other Libraries Social media Open access resources
  13. 13. Don’t miss out!
  14. 14. You can recommend new books for the Library to buy Can't find the books you need for your research? All copies out on loan? Use ‘Books on Time’ to recommend a book for the library to buy
  15. 15. Our friendly team are happy to help in person, by phone or online (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
  16. 16. @ncllibsoc NULibraries newcastleunilibrary
  17. 17. What to do next? • Get yourself to the Robinson Library • Wander round the building (borrow some books!) • Go online and look at our welcome guides: • 5 simple steps in finding stuff in the library
  18. 18. Notice and Take Down Policy Newcastle University seeks to observe the highest standards of compliance with the law and the rights of rights holders, while publishing research and teaching resources to support our students and staff and contribute to academic practice. If you are a rights holder and are concerned that you have found material on our website or legitimately under our name elsewhere, for which you have not given permission, or is not covered by a limitation or exception in laws of the UK or other countries (as relevant), please contact us in writing stating the following: Your contact details the full bibliographic details of the materials the exact URL or other location where you found the material proof that you are the rights holder and a statement that, under penalty of perjury, you are the rights holder or are an authorised representative Contact details Email: Web: