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Welcome to the Library Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Dave Hirst Faculty Team Librarian for EEE and MACE. Which libraries can I use?. JRUL consists of several site libraries Joule Library - Engineering

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Which libraries can i use

Welcome to the LibraryFaculty of Engineering and Physical SciencesDave Hirst Faculty Team Librarian for EEE and MACE


Which libraries can i use

Which libraries can I use?

  • JRUL consists of several site libraries

  • Joule Library - Engineering

  • Main Library open 7 days a week during semester – info available on library website

  • ID card needed to access all libraries

    www.manchester.ac.uk/library/

  • G1


Does the library have its own website

Does the Library have its own website?

www.manchester.ac.uk/library/

G2

E-resources

Subject Info

Reading Lists

24/7


I m stuck is there anywhere i can go for help

I’m stuck – is there anywhere I can go for help?

  • Information Desks – Joule library and Main Library Blue 1

    • Subject information

    • Directions

    • Catalogue and database questions

    • IT helpdesk – Joule Library

  • Main library - Information desks on other floors

    G3


Is there an easy way to find a book in the library

The Library Catalogue is the key !

G4

Is there an easy way to find a book in the library ?

Books

Journals

E-resources

Library Account


How green is my library

How Green is my library ?

  • The Library has recycling facilities for

  • Paper

  • Plastic bottles

  • Metal cans

  • Batteries

  • Help us by Recycling your waste !

  • G5


How i access my blackboard info skills course

How I access my Blackboard Info Skills course ?

  • Logon via the Student Portal.

  • Your Info Skills module consists of:

    • Literature Searching

    • Find books and Journals

    • How to reference

    • Evaluating Resources

    • Key Websites

    • Distance Learners

  • G6


Can you have a picnic in the library

Can you have a picnic in the Library?

  • Sadly no picnics are allowed.

  • However we have food friendly zones :

  • There are signs throughout the library letting you know what zone you are in !

  • Recycle your waste (Leave no trace!)

    R1


Leave no trace

Leave no trace


Can i use my mobile phone in the library

Can I use my mobile phone in the library ?

  • Yes, there are zones in every library where you can use your mobile. These are signposted and easily located.

    R2


Is there a reading list for your course and where can i find it

Link2Lists is the Library’s reading list service

Helps you locate all your reading list content

Easy to find what you need

Links to books, journals, electronic articles, e-books, websites etc

www.manchester.ac.uk/library/link2lists

R3

Is there a reading list for your course and where can I find it ?


Is there anyone in the library responsible for my subject area

Is there anyone in the library responsible for my subject area?

  • Faculty Team Librarian for EEE and MACE

    Dave Hirst

    [email protected]

    Tel: 0161 306 4932

    R4


How do i access e resources

How do I access E-resources?

  • All you will need is your central University username and password which you are given when you register as a student.

  • This can be used logon to databases and e-journals if you are on or off campus.

    R5


Which libraries can i use

Is it true that I can have a book for as long as I want?

  • You can loan a book for 4 weeks unless it is recalled by another user. You can also renew the book by logging on to your Library Account via the library catalogue if no-one else has requested it.

  • Taught PGs can take out up to 20 books.

  • Research PG’s can take out 40 books

  • Y1


Which libraries can i use

Where do I get my library PIN and what’s it for ?

  • PINs issued by email & available from Circulation Desk & Reception Desk

    • Renew and reserve items online

    • See details of your loans, reservations & fines

    • Logon to your library account to change your PIN to something you will easily recall.

      Y2


Which libraries can i use

What will I find in the High Demand collection?

  • Heavily used books and photocopies of articles

  • 1 night, 2 night and 3 hour loan periods

  • Some reference-only material

    Y3


How can i obtain an item that the library doesn t have in stock

How can I obtain an item that the library doesn’t have in stock?

  • Document Supply is located at the Joule Enquiry Desk and in the Main Library on the Blue Ground floor.

  • £2 per standard item for books, journal articles, theses etc

  • Journal articles can be emailed direct to you Y4


Do we have to pay fines how much are they

Do we have to pay fines? How much are they?

  • Borrowed material should be returned on or before the due date

  • There are fines for overdue books

  • Reminders are sent by email. Check your Library Account and your emails – not seeing reminders doesn’t count as an excuse!

  • Books can usually be renewed

    B1


Are there any computers in the library that students can use

Are there any computers in the library that students can use?

  • There is a computer cluster in the Joule Library and on Blue Area Floors 1, 2 & 3 in the Main Library

  • 240 computers in Main Library

  • Computer clusters available elsewhere on campus

  • Access Library Catalogue, email, internet, office, and other software

    B2


How do i register to use the university computer network

How do I register to use the University computer network?

  • Self-registration system for your central username and password.

  • This gives you off-campus access to most electronic resources

  • Help available at all Library enquiry desks.

    B3


I love the library how late can i stay

I love the library how late can I stay?

  • Joule Library – 9.00 to 8.45 weekdays + weekends

  • Main Library open 7 days a week during semesters

  • See the Library website for the most up-to-date information

  • www.manchester.ac.uk/library

  • B4


Is there any research skills training available

Is there any Research skills training available ?

  • Training courses and drop-in sessions run by Library to help you find and manage information

  • Includes database searching and EndNote reference management courses


What is endnote

What is Endnote ?

  • Manage your references

  • Store, organise and format references

  • Import references from databases

  • Compile bibliographies to insert directly into your disseration


How do i use the photocopiers

How do I use the Photocopiers ?

  • Photocopiers located around the Library

  • Your ID Card acts as your photocopying card

  • A4 copies are 6p each; A3 copies are 10p

  • The Photocopying Services desk offers colour photocopying and copying onto OHP transparencies


So many websites so little time

So many websites so little time !

Go to

www.delicious.com/davehirsty

and

www.netvibes.com/davehirsty


Which libraries can i use

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