Ssh Library Induction Oct 2009


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Ssh Library Induction Oct 2009

  1. 1. St Stephen’s House, Oxford Library Induction October 2009
  2. 2. Collections <ul><li>Books: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15,000 volumes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shelved by subject, then alphabetically by author surname </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference collection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Journals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40 titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shelved in librarian’s office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference use only </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Classification <ul><li>A – Old Testament </li></ul><ul><li>B – New Testament </li></ul><ul><li>C – Doctrine </li></ul><ul><li>D – Church History </li></ul><ul><li>E – Ethics and Pastoral Theology (including Education) </li></ul><ul><li>F – Spirituality </li></ul><ul><li>L – Liturgy </li></ul><ul><li>P – Patristics </li></ul><ul><li>R – Religions </li></ul>
  4. 4. Borrowing <ul><li>Up to ten books at a time </li></ul><ul><li>Loan period is two weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Books can be renewed up to seven times unless reserved by another reader </li></ul><ul><li>Borrow, renew and return your books using the self-issue station in the library </li></ul><ul><li>When you have checked in your books, please reshelve them! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Library information <ul><li>Library blog: </li></ul>
  6. 6. Library information <ul><li>New acquisitions: </li></ul><ul><li>Online resources for theology: </li></ul>
  7. 7. Practicalities <ul><li>Access to the library is by entry code </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless connection is available – password protected </li></ul><ul><li>No food or drink in the library! (Except bottled water) </li></ul><ul><li>Quiet study environment </li></ul>
  8. 8. Librarian <ul><li>Working hours: Wednesday, 9.00-5.30; Thursday, 9.00-1.00 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Please ask if you need any help! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Using Heritage <ul><li>Use the Enquiry menu to find the books you need </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Circulation menu to issue, renew, and return your books </li></ul>
  10. 10. Searching on Heritage General search Advanced search (Lets you search for multiple terms and specify where in the record they should appear)
  11. 11. Searching on Heritage Search terms can be combined in the General search option by using the Boolean operator ‘AND’
  12. 12. Search results Results screen shows the book’s loan type and availability, and where on the shelf it can be found
  13. 13. Issuing books Access the circulation menu by following the steps shown above
  14. 14. Issuing books <ul><li>Enter your surname and PIN as shown </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Change PIN’ option is available on the following screen if you want to reset your PIN </li></ul>
  15. 15. Issuing books <ul><li>Scan the book’s barcode (at the bottom of the book’s front page) with the handheld scanner. </li></ul><ul><li>The book is added to your list of loans, with the date it is due back being shown. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Issuing books When you have finished scanning all the books you want to borrow, click ‘Back’ to exit your record.
  17. 17. Renewing books <ul><li>Scan or type in the barcodes of individual items </li></ul><ul><li>To renew everything you have on loan, click on ‘Renew all’ </li></ul>
  18. 18. Returning books <ul><li>Select ‘Return’ from the Circulation Functions menu </li></ul><ul><li>You do not need to log in to return books </li></ul><ul><li>Scan the barcodes of the books you wish to return </li></ul><ul><li>Unless an item has been reserved, please reshelve the books in the appropriate place. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Reserving books If the book you want is on loan, you can place a reservation so that it is held for you when the current borrower returns it.
  20. 20. Reserving books <ul><li>Click on the title of the book to see the detailed record and the reservation button </li></ul><ul><li>Click on ‘Reserve’ and enter your surname and PIN when prompted, then click ‘Continue’ </li></ul><ul><li>You will be notified when the book is available for you to borrow. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Problems? <ul><li>Heritage should always be running on the library PC; if it is not, start it up and enter the username CIRC (no password required) </li></ul><ul><li>If Heritage is not working, or the book you wish to borrow has not been catalogued, please record your loans in the notebook provided: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author, title and barcode of the book </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Accessing Heritage away from the library <ul><li>Full catalogue (with circulation functions) is only available in the library itself </li></ul><ul><li>However, information about our holdings is also available on the THUG union catalogue, freely available online: </li></ul>
  23. 23. And finally… <ul><li>Look out for updates on the blog </li></ul><ul><li>Any questions, comments, problems… please just ask! </li></ul>