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Malyon College Library Orientation

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  1. Malyon College LibraryOrientation

  2. The librarian … Jill Walker Usual hours: Tuesday – Thursday 9am – 5pm Monday + Friday 9am – 3.00pm

  3. What we offer … • 25,000+ volumes • 500 journal titles • Print • Online • Various multimedia

  4. To search the catalogue … • Online database (web-based) • Online you can: • Search (basic and guided) • Reserve items currently borrowed • Check and renew loans • Warning: Automatic suspension from borrowing when items are 1 week overdue. • Let’s have a look …Library catalogue

  5. Note the ‘Call number’ (or ‘Spine number’) Dewey classification system (decimal): 230 231 231.1 231.3 231.7 231.74 231.745 231.74509015! Usually followed by first letters of author’s name: 230 ABU 230 DEV 1 230 DEV 2 On shelves in order of number, then alphabet If preceded by: ‘R’, a Reference book (e.g. R 230 SER) ‘RA’, on the Atlas stand To find an item on the shelf

  6. Borrowing and returning • Self serve loans • In your online account: • Loan details • Renewals • Alerts

  7. A few rules to help us share … • No food or drink, please (exception: water in a screw-top bottle is OK) • After using items, do not re-shelve them … leave them on a shelving trolley. • Don’t take items out of the library without registering them as ‘borrowed’ in the database. • Try not to hoard.

  8. Journal databases online • The ATLA Religion Databaseand the Religion and Philosophy Collection • http://search.ebscohost.com • Username: MalyonCollege • Password: WELCOME

  9. All this information and more from the library site … • From the College website http://www.malyon.edu.au • Follow the library links for: • Catalogue • Moodle

  10. And now …the library awaits you!