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LibraryWelcome-short with audio

Updated April 2016 BD/NH
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Library Welcome
Putting you in the picture
Libraries at five sites
Using the Library
Opening hours
Loans and borrowing
Check the LibGuides pages for the opening hours of the library you plan to use at:
http://library.soton.ac.uk/opening
Opening hours vary between libraries

How do I borrow them?
Discovering resources
Your Library environment
...only consume food and drink in areas where notices show that it is permitted

...check rules for the library you are in
.....book a group study room if you need to discuss work with others
....if the fire bell rings continuously, leave the library immediately by the nearest marked exit
Please...
For your safety...
Equipment and facilities
Humanities Course Collection (excluding music)

Film Collection
Avenue Campus
Hartley Library
Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Economics
Education
Engineering
English Language resources
Geography
History
Health Sciences
Humanities
Law
Mathematics
Medicine
Science
Social Sciences
Aquatic Sciences
Earth Sciences
Geology
Marine Sciences
Oceanography
National Oceanographic Library
Health Services
Library
Based at Southampton General Hospital

Holds the main collection of clinical medicine material in the
University of Southampton

Supports teaching and research in
the Faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences


Winchester
School of Art Library

Art and design history
Fine art
Fashion and textiles
Cultural studies
Film and photography
Knitting Reference Library
and the internet
eBooks
electronic journals
eTheses
websites
catalogues
search engines
databases
http://library.soton.ac.uk
How do you find the resources you need?
?
Use WebCat
the full catalogue of books, journals and other media held in the library

accessible on dedicated terminals in the library or on any device connected to the internet at:
https://www-lib.soton.ac.uk
Search for:
books
journals by title
course collection items
other media (software, DVDs etc.)
Access
My Account
to:
place holds
check and renew loans
Sometimes the location is 'Course Collection'

Use
Call number
Locations
DelphiS record for a print resource
Details
DelphiS record for an electronic journal article
Title, author, journal name
Links to full text
Full Text Finder checks for full text links

Search results give you

an online link
for electronic resources

a library
location

(call number)
for print
resources
If you can't find what you are looking for...
check floorplans
use touchscreens
ask a librarian
How to access electronic resources
You can access all our resources when on campus.

When off campus use:

your institutional login (university user name and password)

the Southampton Virtual Environment (SVE) - your virtual desktop

Virtual Private Network (VPN) - connects to the university network, as if you were on campus

To find out more look at this webpage:

Resources on the move
Download the
MySouthampton
app to use library resources on your mobile
Then select the
Library
icon
LibGuides@Southampton - your best web resource
Getting help and staying in touch
library support at help desks in all libraries
help desks
IT support from iSolutions staff based on Level 2 of Hartley Library

timetabled library sessions

drop-in / sign-up sessions

enquiry services
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).
Use the
live chat
box:

on the
Contact Us
page of LibGuides

on many of the Subject and Infoskills pages



or text us on: 023 8000 1539
Ask a Librarian
Contact us
at the help desks in any library
by phone on 02380 592180
by email at libenqs@soton.ac.uk
Keep up to date!
like the Library on Facebook

follow us on Twitter @UniSotonLibrary
look out for the latest Library news and events at:
http://unisouthamptonlibrary.wordpress.com/
library staff provide...
Online
....and finally
Term-time and vacation are different too
How many items can I borrow?
Undergraduates - 15
Taught postgraduates - 20
Research postgraduates - no limit

with your ID card
at a help desk
Connect to the internet via the eduroam service provided by iSolutions.
Remember to add @soton.ac.uk to
your username when logging in.
WiFi
Group study rooms
Details and booking information at:
http://library.soton.ac.uk/study
Assistive Technology
Register with Enabling Services to access help and specialist equipment.
Don't forget we are here to help you succeed and enjoy your studies!
printers/copiers/scanners
(also known as MFDs)
More help via QR codes

Look out for these posters

Scan with a mobile device to find out more about collections,equipment and services

iSolutions
Library
http://www.southampton.ac.uk/isolutions
http://library.soton.ac.uk/home
Library & Learning Commons contains:
A comprehensive collection of language resources
D
elphi
S
friendly staff to help, whatever your query
find LibGuides at:
http://library.soton.ac.uk/welcome
or on the Library tab on SUSSED
http://www.southampton.ac.uk/isolutions/students/away_from_campus
For more information on QR codes go to:
http://library.soton.ac.uk/qr-general-information/using-qr-codes
Information and guidance on:
critical thinking
academic writing
presentation skills
academic integrity
exam preparation
referencing
research skills
and more...
Academic Skills Hub

Visit the Hub in the Hartley Library


No appointment
necessary
or check out the
Academic Skills LibGuide at:
http://library.soton.ac.uk/sash
using 'self-issue'
you may find these items in your basic WebCat search

OR

you can select Course Collections and search by Course Code,
Course Title or Lecturer

discover print and electronic items in the library's collection
When using the Library.....
.....consider others and stay safe.
...take your calls in designated areas or outside
...remember that some areas are for 'silent study'
...remember to clean up spills and recycle your rubbish
Thanks!
...always keep your valuables with you
look out for
Library2You

find us in faculty buildings, SUSU and at sites across the university!

items in high demand,
and/or on reading lists

can be in print or online format
Loan status
Use LibGuides to find contact details for all sites:
http://library.soton.ac.uk/contact
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