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University of Southampton-Library Welcome 2013
Transcript of University of Southampton-Library Welcome 2013
Using the Library
- Search for books, e-books, DVDs, print journals…
- Available online: www.uel.ac.uk/library
- Dedicated ‘Library Search PCs' in all libraries.
- Charged for the late return of items
- £1 per day for 1 week loan items
- 50p per hour for short loan items
- Cannot borrow if your fines exceed £25.00
- Pay at counter, self-service machines or over phone using chip and PIN.
- Group Study Rooms – book for up to 2 hours
- Assistive Technology Room
- Wi-fi enabled throughout
A SCONUL Access card will let you use the libraries of many other universities.
More information here: http://www.uel.ac.uk/lls/services/sconul/
National Oceanographic Library
- Borrow up to 15 items at a time.
- Automatic renewals (unless reserved by another library user).
- Extended loan periods for students with known disabilities and dyslexia.
- PCs with full Internet access and Microsoft Office 2007.
- Printing and binding facilities.
= Silent study
= Quiet study
A few rules:
- Mobile phones on silent at all times.
- No food anywhere in the libraries.
- Covers range of key IT skills, including using Microsoft Office.
- Further information on library website: www.uel.ac.uk/ecdl/
- Student accounts are automatically registered for you.
- Confirmation of your log-in is sent to your Webmail.
- Standard log-in details are:
Username = uel13u[student no.]
Password = your date of birth
- Library Counter
- Library Enquiry Desk
In the libraries...
- swipe ID card and enter PIN (0000 when you first start). Receipt tells you when books due back.
- no card or PIN required. Receipt is your proof of return.
- access your account and pay fines with cash.
From the library website...
...thousands of e-books.
...tens of thousands of e-journals.
...dozens of research databases.
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Athens is the name given to the username and password which you may be asked to type in when opening an e-book, e-journal or journal database which UEL library subscribes to.
Contrary to speculation, it is
Important: Your Athens details will only work for resources UEL subscribes to. If you find something via Google which asks for your Athens log-in details, they may not work.
- Library website: www.uel.ac.uk/library
- Ask-a-Librarian (via library website):
~ Instant chat 1-7pm weekdays, 1-5pm weekends (term-time only)
~ Online form outside these hours (response within 2 working days)
- Your Subject Librarian (also available for one-to-one appointments)
In the libraries
Winchester School of Art Library
Art and design history
Fashion and textiles
Film and photography
Knitting Reference Library
Can you help me?
...yes we can!
There are help desks available in all our libraries - and remember there's no such thing as a silly question!
We're here to help you succeed!
What kind of information do you need and where are you?
Avenue Library contains:
Humanities Course Collection (excluding music)
Language Resource Centre contains:
Comprehensive collection of language resources
Health Services Library
Based at Southampton General Hospital it holds the main collection of clinical medicine material in the University of Southampton.
Supports teaching and research in the Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences.
So, how do you find the resources you need?
The Library's single search system covering all our resources
The classic library catalogue
A 'Call number' giving its location
in the library
Information on the number of copies we have, which sites they are at and if any are currently available
Details of the item you
T - technology
TA - Engineering
TA 405 -Strength of materials
Library of Congress
qTA 405 - the same topic but
a different location.
q indicates 'quarto' (large book)
Usually shelved separately
Loans and borrowing
Equipment and facilities
Your Library environment
But we are more than just books....
24/7 access to electronic resources via the internet ...
In your DelphiS search results
you may have...
Records for these items give you:
Records for these items will give you:
Brief details of the item
A link to the eBook
A link to the WebCat record
Records for these items give you:
A brief description containing Article Title, Author(s) and source publication details
Direct links to full text where available
Link to Journals catalogue TDNet
where no full text link is given
Note: 'BEN' indicates the first 3 letters of Author family name
372 Primary education
372.8 Curriculum/teaching methods
372.842 English grammar/ composition
Note: 'BRO' indicates the first 3 letters of Author family name
In house classification scheme
How to access electronic resources
all the resources we subscribe to will be accessible to you when on campus
when working off campus you will need to use a password - usually your Institutional Login (University user name and password)
or you can set up a VPN connection. This is a service provided by iSolutions which makes it appear as though your computer at home is 'on campus'
To find out more, look at this presentation
Friendly library staff are here to help you:
face to face at our help desks
in infoskills sessions run by academic liaison librarians
on the Web through tutorials and LibGuides
online via Chat and email
Use our getting started in the Library LibGuide at:
I'm not sure who to go to for help!
B OCEAN(Physical) Kna
B - books
OP - Ocean(Physical)
Kna - first three letters of author's family name
What is the Course Collection?
We aim to ensure that your Library is a pleasant and safe place for you to study. Help us and other Library users by ...
....only in the designated areas, or using the campus cafes if you need to take a break
There are separate bins for
paper and packaging
Switch your mobile phone to silent, and take calls outside the Library or in the designated areas
Keep noise to a minimum and do not hold conversations in 'silent study' areas
Book a group study room if you need get together to discuss work
If you need immediate help with anything to do with the Library then why not chat live online with a member of Library staff?
This service is staffed from 10:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday (except on bank holidays and University closure days).
This chatbox can be found on all subject LibGuides pages
You can also text us on: 023 8000 1539
Ask a Librarian
Have you met your liaison librarian yet?
Check the LibGuides pages for the opening hours of the library you plan to use.
Opening hours vary between libraries. Term-time and vacation are different too.
Liaison Librarians offer a range of support to staff and students at the University of Southampton and we've made this film to highlight the many ways in which they can help you.
LibGuides@Southampton - your best web resource
Subject guides for all disciplines
Getting Started guide - information on joining and using the library
information on how to find and manage information
library services - loans and borrowing
Library information - opening hours, equipment and facilities
Our help desks
Resources on the move
Long loan: items are issued to a date in June or September (unless recalled) depending upon the time of year
One week loan
Short loan (course collections) Items borrowed during the day are due for return by 10:00 the following day.
Reference - for use in the Library only
Undergraduates - 15
Taught postgraduates - 20
NHS staff from Local Trusts - 10
The item I want is on loan
to someone else..
Group study rooms
Laptop free areas
Library Welcome 2013
Use WebCat to:
journals by title
course collection items
Access 'My account'
to place holds
How to find print resources
In your search results you will find a 'Call number' giving you the physical location of the item.
Depending on the library and subject the call number will look like one of the following:
Find them at:
or on the Library tab on SUSSED
Workshops and tutorials are run regularly by our academic liaison staff
Our helps desks and enquiry points are tailored to the needs of users at each site so you may find it most helpful to direct your enquiry to your "home" site.
For general enquiries telephone 02380 592180
or use LibGuides@Southampton to find contact details for your home site:
Keep in touch!
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Or keep up to date with the latest Library news and events via our blog at:
Sites and services
loans and borrowing
equipment and facilities
your library environment
These vary between sites so please read the notices in the area where you are working
Observing Library regulations
Recycle it right!
How many items can I borrow?
How long can I keep them for?
Log in to WebCat
Find the record for the item
Select 'place hold'
Choose the library you want to pick it up from
My books are overdue - will I get a fine?
No but if your items are overdue you will not be able to borrow anything else until they are renewed or returned.
Penalties vary depending on the loan period of the item and the demand for it.
Full details are on the 'Loans and borrowing' LibGuide
Eating and drinking...
That's more for recycling
and less for landfill!
Avoiding disturbance to other library users
Be aware of the 'laptop free' zones
If the fire bell rings continuously, leave the library immediately by the nearest marked exit
How do I borrow items?
Alternatively, if you are working remotely or don't have much time, you can use one of our many online tutorials. Find these under the InfoSkills tab on your subject LibGuide.
Don't forget we are here to help you succeed and enjoy your studies!
Also called MFDs
Book in advance:
Hartley - online
HSL - in person
NOL - by email
Register with the ATS to get access to a range of help and equipment
Full details at library.soton.ac.uk/study
Connect to the internet via the eduroam service provided by iSolutions
Remember to add .soton.ac.uk to
your username when logging in
Download the app to use library resources on your mobile
Select Uni Info, then Library to see the full range of options
Use ServiceLine OnLine or
ask a iSolutions support staff.
There is a team based in the
Hartley Library for the next few weeks
Physical library resources
(books, DVDs, music scores etc)
Electronic journal articles
Hartley Library is open the longest and also has extended exam opening with a Night bus to get you home safely.
at one of the self issue machines
at a library help desk
You will need your ID card