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Basic Library Orientation

A basic introduction to the Lewis Library.

Casey Dugas

on 15 August 2013

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Transcript of Basic Library Orientation

The library has 3 levels.
Now let's introduce you to the physical library:
Circulating Stacks (L, M & N)
DVDs CDs Scanner Group Study Rooms Music Scores
Auditorium Multi-media Classroom Skype Room
Reference Collection
Circulation Desk
Most Computers Copier Offices
Archives & Special Collections Writing Center
Scholarly Journals & Periodicals Newspapers
Storage Books Storage Videos Microfilm Bound Periodicals
Circulating Stacks
(A-K & P-Z)
Click the "LIBRARY" link from the college webpage.
Access the library directly at http://www.lagrange.edu/library
Click to visit resources like the Library Catalog,
Galileo, Online Guides & the Library Blog
Search the library catalog for items using
keywords, phrases, authors, titles
and more...
Review or Renew your
currently checked out items online
Learn to Open an E-Book:
Search the Library's Online Guides for general, subject and course specific resources
Welcome to
Frank & Laura Lewis Library's
In this orientation you will:
Use the arrows at the bottom of the screen to navigate forward or backward.
Starbucks 24 Hour Study Tutoring Center Scanner
Important Places in the Library
Upper Floor (3rd)

Main Floor (2nd)

Lower Floor (1st)
The Circulation Desk
Check in & out library items
Location of Reserved Materials

The Reference Desk
Research and Searching Assistance
Request an Interlibrary Loan
(ILL) book or article

Computers, Printers & Copiers
Computer & Internet Access
Free Black & White Printing
Copy Machine & Copy Card Machine
3rd Floor Services
2nd Floor Services
1st Floor Services
Suber Archives & Special Collections
Writing Center
Large Group Study Room
Several Computers & Study Tables
Journals & Newspapers
Restrooms/Water fountain
Meet the Librarians
What else do you need to know?
Loren Pinkerman

Charlene Baxter

Arthur Robinson

Joe Marciniak

Other important faces:
Director & Head Librarian

Reference & ILL Librarian

Electronic Resources Librarian
Technical & Public Services Librarian
The Library Website
The College Website
Lewis Library Guides
Basic Online Orientation
meet the librarians
learn important places in the library
learn to use the library website
learn to use the online catalog
learn to open an E-book
learn to find items in the library
click this link to watch a tutorial about renewing items online:
click this link to visit Lewis Library Guides:
click here to visit the library catalog: http://libros.lagrange.edu.relay.lagrange.edu/uhtbin/webcat
Learn to search the catalog
for a specific title:
use the "Title" search
click "Search"
click on the title to view info
write down the call number
Learn to find items on the shelf:
write down the call number
go to the right floor

look at the spine of the books
check items out at the CIRC desk
use the online catalog
recognize an E-book by the call number "E-book"
click on the title to view info
click "URL" to open E-book
watch how-to tutorials
access "Cornerstone" guide
re-visit this orientation
print off online guides
subscribe to email and RSS updates
search the library catalog from any page
quicker access to databases
fun featured videos
A-K,O-Z & most periodicals=lower
click here to visit the library catalog: http://libros.lagrange.edu.relay.lagrange.edu/uhtbin/webcat
Thank you for completing this orientation. We hope to see you soon at the Lewis Library!
4 librarians:
At the Circulation Desk

Library Assistants
Lisa Farrow
Jennifer Wiggins
Carolyn Graham
Casey Dugas
Lindsey Lowry
Don't hesitate to ask your library staff for help.
There is usually a librarian at the Reference Desk.
Moshell Learning Center
Tutoring Center
24 Hour Study
3 computers
1 printer
Book Drop
Food & Drink
ONLY covered drinks in library
food & drink allowed in
24-hour study
click here to visit the library catalog: http://libros.lagrange.edu.relay.lagrange.edu/uhtbin/webcat
Stay up to date by "liking"
the library on facebook!
NA - Architecture
NB - Sculpture
NC - Drawing, Design, Illustration
ND - Painting
Use the
TIP: End panels of library shelving are labeled with printed
Help Desk
Printer & Scanner
Multimedia Classroom
Media Lounge
Restrooms/Water fountain
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