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

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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/

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does the library have its own website
Does the Library have its own website?

www.manchester.ac.uk/library/

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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

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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 !
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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
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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!)

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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
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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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
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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

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