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Library Induction V1

Mid Cheshire College Library Central induction 2013

Elaine Malpass

on 1 July 2014

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Transcript of Library Induction V1

photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli
A World of Knowledge
Library Central....
We work over 3 centres
Hartford Campus Library

Winsford Campus Library

Hartford Learning Zone

HE Study Rooms (within the libraries)
What's on offer
Online Resources
Don't struggle finding stuff.....we're here to help!!
Hartford Campus Library


Monday 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 4:15 pm

Hartford IS open during vacations.
Hartford Learning Zone


Monday - Thursday 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 4:15 pm

Hartford Campus Library
Winsford Campus Library
Winsford Campus Library

TERM-TIME ONLY (Hartford open during vacations but please ring 01606 720646 or ask inside for details)

Monday & Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hartford Learning Zone
HE Study Room
All our online resources are available on the Mid Cheshire College "Moodle" site
1. Computers
How to log in
Your username is the six digit number off your student ID card

Your password is your postcode in lower case with no spaces e.g. CW8 1LJ becomes cw81lj then change your password to something memorable
Firstly, you will need your student ID card
How to book a computer
You can book at PC from anywhere you have internet access. We have PCs in 3 centres for drop in purposes
You can book a computer in advance on
You can use one for up to 2 hours at a time

If you need more time just ask library staff

and are available for an hour at lunchtime

Priority is always given to people doing college work
How to use your college email and skydrive
The student email and sky drive are accessible from Moodle
Check your email often! It's used to:
let you know about books waiting for you to collect
deliver messages from student services about activities in college
let tutors contact you about course related matters.
student number@student.midchesh.ac.uk

your password is your birthday in the following format:

You will then have to change your password immediately.
Student email is accessible from Moodle

Check your email often! It's used to:
let you know about books waiting for you to collect
deliver messages from college about activities
let tutors contact you about course related matters.
student number@student.midchesh.ac.uk

The sky drive cloud storage is accessible from Moodle

There is approximately 2.5 GB of storage per student account available
you can download the phone app or use on your home PC
What's on offer
Photocopying & Printing
Colour and black and white copying is available in both libraries
At Hartford, you can charge up your student ID card over the counter at the library
At Winsford, you can buy your photocopy card from the Library desk
Each student has 300 printer credits per academic year
colour printing is available at both sites and costs 30p per A4 sheet
Please be careful when you press the print button and check how many pages you're actually printing
six digit student ID number (123456)

password is your postcode all lower case no spaces (cw81lj)
Log in exactly the same way as stated earlier
Black and White:
3p for A4
6p for A3
15p for A4
30p for A3
Your printing is limited. 300 sheets for the academic year. Don’t waste paper!

Colour printing is available over the counter at 30p a sheet
Think Before You Print!!
Think before you print
Ruth Malaney
Library Central
Team Leader
Sue Woodward
Helen Larkin
Winsford Campus
Jane Clayton
Library Central
Blog Administrator
Elaine Malpass
Library Central Moodle
Stephen Blackburn
Library Central Systems
Nic Colquitt
Library Central
Resource Assistant
Find Inspiration
How - to borrow books
Firstly, you will need your student ID card in order to borrow anything
Real Resources



Real resources can be looked for on our catalogue
Available online at


You can borrow 6 items for 3 weeks
One week loans include very popular books, CDs, DVDs and magazines
Fines will be charged for overdue items
How - to borrow books
Fines are charged at 5p per item per day

Use the library central blog to find up to date information on new books available in the library and to find inspiration. Or just come and browse on the shelves
Once, he couldn't see the wood for the trees!!
Once logged in
Once you're logged in, the homepage is the college
homepage (http://moodle.midchesh.ac.uk).

Moodle is an e-learning software platform. You can access google, email, library search and much more .......
You can also log in and in the "my courses" tab you will see the courses you're enrolled on. If you click on the Library Central logo, you will self-enrol on this course and here you will find a mine of information.....
Online Resources
If you want more detail on our online resources, you can come and talk to one of the team at any time and we will endeavour to show you how to use them.
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