Library Induction - September 2013


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Library Induction - September 2013

  1. 1. In the Libraries: Books Electronic Books Online journals Study spaces Silent and group study spaces Helpful Staff Ask A Librarian –Chat, text, email, phone Help desks One to one support with your Librarian Skills development
  2. 2.  UEL has 2 Library and Learning Centres at  Docklands  Stratford  Students and staff can use any of the Libraries to borrow and bring books back  Resources are available in a variety of format – Print and e-books, Print and electronic journals.
  3. 3.   Your UEL ID card is your Library card  You need your ID card:  To enter any of our libraries  To borrow books  To print  To photocopy (Stratford)  It will cost £12 to replace a lost ID card  Look after your ID card  Do not let anyone use it  You are responsible for everything taken out on your card  You may also need your ID card to exit our Stratford Library
  4. 4.  The library is open 24 hours 7 days a week during term time  Monday to Friday - the Library is staffed between 9am to 9pm  Saturday and Sunday - the Library is staffed between 12 pm to 5pm.  Self Service is available 24 hours  Always check the Library website for updates on opening hours  The Online Library is open 24 hrs daily
  5. 5.  Staff and students can borrow up to 15 items.  These can be books and audio visual materials  Print journal articles can only be read in the Library and can be photocopied  There are reference resources like dictionaries to be read in the Library  Our PHD thesis, Postgraduate and Undergraduate dissertations can only be borrowed to use in the Library  Digitized thesis are available via our Institutional Repository - ROAR  Our online Library is accessible 24hrs
  6. 6.  All books can be borrowed for:  One week  Short loans  Students with known disability can keep books for two weeks at a time. NB: You can keep a book as long as you need to but must bring it back if it is requested by another user
  7. 7.  If items are returned late, you will pay the following fines: One week Loan - £1 per day –  Short Loan - 50p per hr  You cannot borrow if your fines get up to £25 . You will have a seven day grace period to return books and if you still do not return ,you will incur £8 fine per book What happens if l return items late?
  8. 8.  Fines can be paid in a number of ways:  Via Chip and Pin at the Issue Desk  Via cash payment at the Issue Desk  Via Telephone payment when off campus with Chip and PIN debit or credit card  Via self service fine payment machine on Campus, using coins
  9. 9. The Library will automatically renew your books before the due date. Email will be sent to tell you. Make sure you check your email Books will not be renewed automatically:  If the item has been reserved by another user.  In that case, you need to bring the books back You can also check your Library account:  By signing into the Library Search
  10. 10.  Simone N Okolo 