LPAB Diploma in Law Introduction to Library Services Summer 2012-13 Session University of Sydney Herbert Smith Freehills Law Library Patrick O'Mara – LPAB Librarian
Some admin stuff If you are a Legal Institutions Student: • See class lists for Saturday Legal Research Workshops at back of Lecture Theatre
Some admin stuff If you are: A student from overseas AND You are NOT studying Legal Institutions • Overseas Students Session Fisher Library Level 2 (North) Seminar Room 1pm to 3.45pm • Enter Level 3 Fisher Library (big building next door) • Walk down middle stairs on your left to Level 2 • Turn left and walk a short distance down the aisle.
The Basics • See pages 30-33 of Course Information Handbook - Buying Textbooks • Library/Student ID Cards • Where is the Library? • Supplementary Materials • Legal Research Classes • Services for LPAB Students • See Web Campus > Legal Skills
Buying Textbooks Co-op Bookshop Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness Centre Building G09, Cnr Codrington Street & Darlington Road University of Sydney NSW 2006 Ph: (02) 9351 3705 Co-op Legal and Professional Bookshop Shop 2, 153 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Ph: (02) 9232 2250 SRC Second Hand Bookshop Level 4, Wentworth Building (opposite International Student Lounge), University of Sydney Ph: (02) 9660 4756 Textbookexchange www.textbookexchange.com.au 5
Queries about Library / Student ID Cards Campus Card Centre Phone: (02) 9351 2423 Web: http://sydney.edu.au/card_centre Email: email@example.com Location: Ground Floor, K07- Margaret Telfer Building, Arundel Street Details on page 30 of Course Information Handbook
Finding Resources – Where to start? Books -Library catalogue Online resources - Law databases page You need a UniKey to log into online Library resources from off-campus computers. You must be registered on the LEC site before you can get your Unikey login and password.
How can we help? • Consultations: in person/phone/email LPAB Liaison Librarian Patrick O’Mara email: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone 9351 0293 • Information Desk: call 9351 0216 Legal Research Sessions today for overseas practitioners and at Legal Institutions Weekend School on Saturday 12th May • Optional Legal Research Classes from Monday 14th May to Friday 1st June (including Saturday classes) - see page 32 of Course Information Handbook
Other useful stuff • Computer access labs - Law Library, Fisher Library, and other locations - Word processing, printing and help with wireless internet etc. • Reciprocal borrowing with other university libraries (ULA scheme) • Distance student services • Database access • Group study rooms – very popular, book online • Designated quiet study spaces • …and some books (about 5 million)