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Introduction to Fountains Library & Information Services. Access to services. To find out what services are available in Fountains You can get access to all the facilities on completion of enrolment Your student card is also your library card. Layout of building.

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Introduction to fountains library information services

Introduction to Fountains

Library & Information Services


Access to services

Access to services

  • To find out what services are available in Fountains

  • You can get access to all the facilities on completion of enrolment

  • Your student card is also your library card


Layout of building

Layout of building

  • Ground floor – computers, study spaces, Quick Access Texts, reference books and journals open 24/7

  • First and second floors – main book collections, variety of quiet and group study zones

  • Link to our Virtual tour of the building


Borrowing returning

Borrowing & returning

  • Use Self-Service machines for borrowing, renewing or returning

  • Need student card and PIN

  • Loan periods

    • 4 week loan

    • 7 day loan

    • 1 day loan


Resources in fountains

Resources in Fountains

  • As well as books, you can borrow DVDs, CDs

  • Journals (some for reference only)

  • You can borrow up to 15 items at once

  • Quick access texts (for reference only)


Library catalogue

Library catalogue


Results screen

Results screen


Detailed record

Detailed record


List of copies

List of copies


Other collections

Other collections

  • York Teaching Hospital Library

  • Languages Resource Centre

  • Religious Education Centre

  • Archives


Holds

Holds

  • If you want an item that is on loan, place a hold

  • Email sent when hold is ready to collect

  • Check your University email!

  • Self-service holds collection area on ground floor


Checking your loans

Checking your loans

  • Choose ‘Library account’ from homepage

    • Need User ID and PIN number to logon

    • User ID is your student number

    • PIN number will be emailed to you

  • Renew on Self Service points or library web pages or library catalogue

  • Renew 4 week and 1 week loans up to 7 times

  • Fines are due if items returned late


Computers

Computers

  • Over 400 computers in IT rooms and open areas, esp. ground floor

  • Wireless access for your laptops

  • Internet available from halls of residence


Saving your work

Saving your work

  • Document Library in MySite

  • ‘Documents’ area on network (200Mb)

  • Use memory sticks to backup

  • ALWAYS backup your work!


Software on pcs

Software on PCs

  • Annette Webb can help you with Microsoft Office software e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Help with MyYSJ student portal

  • One to one and group sessions


Printing photocopying

Printing & photocopying

  • You can print out and photocopy on the same machines in Fountains

  • Prices for printing/copying displayed by each machine

  • £2 free credits for new students

  • You have an online account to add credit: instructions at Question Point.


Electronic journals databases

Electronic journals & databases

  • Most resources available off-site as well as on the campus

  • 1000s of full text journal articles available electronically


Question point

Question Point

  • Ask us for help at Question Point on the ground floor

    • Finding books

    • Using electronic resources

    • IT queries

  • Roving staff throughout the building


Library website

Library website

  • Available from MyYSJ portal

  • Access to electronic resources

  • Information about using the library & searching techniques


Moodle

Moodle


And finally

And finally…

  • Check out the Library website

  • Any further enquiries come and ask us for help on the ground floor of Fountains


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