Introduction to the libraries
Richard Holmes
September 2014
Environment, Facilities &
Services
• 1.6m books, 40k of shelving, 20k+ journal titles
• Book scanners & photocopiers
• Sil...
Help and Support
Very different to most school libraries and
quite different from most public libraries
Please don’t be in...
Please:
Bring your campus card
Image by ‘A K M Adam’ at Flickr
Please:
No food or hot/fizzy drinks
Image: by ‘AngerBoy’ at Flickr
Some things to be aware of:
Self-service borrowing (but staff will happily
guide you)
Multiple sites; Bill Bryson, Leazes ...
Library locations
The Library Online
Subject Specific Support:
http://www.dur.ac.uk/library/classics/
Guidance:
Help & Information Desk
Liaison Librarian
Research Skills Training
Online Tutorials
Downloadable Guides
https://...
Natural Sciences University Library Induction (2014)
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Natural Sciences University Library Induction (2014)

Introduction to the University Library for new Natural Science undergraduates at Durham University
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Natural Sciences University Library Induction (2014)

  • 1. Introduction to the libraries Richard Holmes September 2014
  • 2. Environment, Facilities & Services • 1.6m books, 40k of shelving, 20k+ journal titles • Book scanners & photocopiers • Silent areas/quiet areas/social areas • Group/individual study rooms • Computer rooms • Loanable laptops • Wi-fi throughout. Network plugs too. • Liaison Librarian Support Image: by ‘Jusben’ at Morguefile
  • 3. Help and Support Very different to most school libraries and quite different from most public libraries Please don’t be intimidated Support service. Helping you to get the grades you are aiming for Image: Unattributed at iStockphoto
  • 4. Please: Bring your campus card Image by ‘A K M Adam’ at Flickr
  • 5. Please: No food or hot/fizzy drinks Image: by ‘AngerBoy’ at Flickr
  • 6. Some things to be aware of: Self-service borrowing (but staff will happily guide you) Multiple sites; Bill Bryson, Leazes Road, Palace Green, Queen’s Campus: - (request inter-site option for Queen’s) Fines (boooo!); but for your benefit Borrowed books are subject to recall Image: by ‘MassassiUK’ at Wikimedia Commons
  • 7. Library locations
  • 8. The Library Online
  • 9. Subject Specific Support: http://www.dur.ac.uk/library/classics/
  • 10. Guidance: Help & Information Desk Liaison Librarian Research Skills Training Online Tutorials Downloadable Guides https://www.dur.ac.uk/library/using/enquiries/ Image: ‘45148903’ –atMoD Images