Everything  you  need  to know  about  using  the library  at  NMC  (in  15  minutes  or  less) Alissa Dornink, MLS Susan ...
WHERE ARE WE AND WHEN ARE WE O PEN? <ul><li>Located on 2 nd  floor of the Clark building </li></ul><ul><li>Our regular hou...
SO EVERYTHING IS ONLINE RIGHT? <ul><li>I won’t ever need to actually step foot in the library will I? </li></ul>“ Books ar...
WRONG!!!
SERVICES Books, items your professors want you to use, databases, journals, helpful website links, and more…
OUR WEBSITE WWW.METHODISTCOLLEGE.EDU/LIBRARY.ASP <ul><li>Search for books and journals using our CATALOG </li></ul><ul><li...
FIND AND CHECK OUT BOOKS AND JOURNALS <ul><li>Reference books  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Medical dictionaries, PDRs, drug han...
RESEARCH ARTICLES <ul><li>Databases including Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, MEDLINE and more </li></ul><ul><li>Full tex...
THE FINE PRINT- AKA SOME RULES <ul><li>Food and drinks are okay  </li></ul><ul><li>There’s no late fines but failure to re...
OTHER  RESOURCES <ul><li>Computers with Internet access and printers </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless internet for your laptop <...
QUESTIONS? <ul><li>Email  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Call 402-354-7251 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit  www.methodistcolleg...
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New Student Library Orientation Fall 2008

  1. 1. Everything you need to know about using the library at NMC (in 15 minutes or less) Alissa Dornink, MLS Susan Kline, MA John Moritz Library presents:
  2. 2. WHERE ARE WE AND WHEN ARE WE O PEN? <ul><li>Located on 2 nd floor of the Clark building </li></ul><ul><li>Our regular hours are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>And 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ONLINE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Note: hours will vary during semester/holiday/summer) breaks) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. SO EVERYTHING IS ONLINE RIGHT? <ul><li>I won’t ever need to actually step foot in the library will I? </li></ul>“ Books are useless! I only ever read one book, &quot;To Kill A Mockingbird&quot; and it gave me absolutely no insight on how to kill mockingbirds! Sure it taught me not to judge a man by the colour of his skin... but what good does *that* do me?- Homer Simpson
  4. 4. WRONG!!!
  5. 5. SERVICES Books, items your professors want you to use, databases, journals, helpful website links, and more…
  6. 6. OUR WEBSITE WWW.METHODISTCOLLEGE.EDU/LIBRARY.ASP <ul><li>Search for books and journals using our CATALOG </li></ul><ul><li>Find research articles by searching our DATABASES </li></ul><ul><li>Locate particular articles or journals using our JOURNALS link </li></ul>
  7. 7. FIND AND CHECK OUT BOOKS AND JOURNALS <ul><li>Reference books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Medical dictionaries, PDRs, drug handbooks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 week check out time </li></ul><ul><li>No late fines (no, this doesn’t mean you can keep them forever!) </li></ul><ul><li>Journals are shelved alphabetically </li></ul><ul><li>Tired of studying and need something “light” to read? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check out a selection from our Dovetails collection of popular fiction and non-fiction titles </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. RESEARCH ARTICLES <ul><li>Databases including Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, MEDLINE and more </li></ul><ul><li>Full text articles available as PDF </li></ul><ul><li>Articles can be found in our print journals </li></ul><ul><li>Access databases and full text materials 24/7 even from off campus </li></ul><ul><li>InterLibraryLoan (ILL) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask us to get a particular book or article from another lending library either for FREE or at a cost to you </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. THE FINE PRINT- AKA SOME RULES <ul><li>Food and drinks are okay </li></ul><ul><li>There’s no late fines but failure to return materials in a timely manner will prevent you from checking out more materials </li></ul><ul><li>Use your cell phone outside of the library </li></ul><ul><li>Work quietly- be considerate of others at all times </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(during finals week quiet study is in effect) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. OTHER RESOURCES <ul><li>Computers with Internet access and printers </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless internet for your laptop </li></ul><ul><li>Photocopy machines- 5 cents a page </li></ul><ul><li>Scanner </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up sheets for reserving slots for study rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized, one-on-one help with searching </li></ul><ul><li>If you need help, just ask our staff! </li></ul>
  11. 11. QUESTIONS? <ul><li>Email [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Call 402-354-7251 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit www.methodistcollege.edu/library.asp </li></ul>

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