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1 UPLift! is designed to work with Microsoft Office If required, a viewer can be downloaded from here. To interact with UPLift! view as a Slide Showhere Using the Library This section of UPLift! is aimed at all students. It focuses on the core skills required to make effective use of the University of Portsmouths Library. For example, it will help you to locate books, journals and other resources for your subject, find out where to ask for help and have an item issued to you. Perhaps you know how to do some of these things already? Take the short quiz to find out. Perhaps you need to develop a particular skill? Take the link to find out more. If you would like some more help click on the Help! button, otherwise move to the next page using the arrow icon. Core Skills

2 Click on Q&A to link to a short quiz to see if you can do the basics of this skill. Click on the ? icon to find links to information, guides, video clips etc. to help you develop this skill. Move between slides by following the navigation buttons at the bottom of the screen. Tick the box when you have completed the quiz. First of all, select Slide Show, then From the Beginning.

3 Core Skills Using the Library SkillCan I do this?Find out more Locate the main areas of stock for your subject including books, DVDs and journals Have an item issued to you at the Issue and Returns desk Issue or return a book using the self-service terminals Locate the photocopiers and copy a document Locate the scanners and scan a document Locate guidance and comply with copyright law when photocopying or scanning printed materials Identify where to ask for help Find an appropriate zone for your study needs and be considerate to other library users

4 Using the Library Core Skills When you visit the library, you can find help with the library layout on notice boards near the staircases. Of course you can always ask a member of library staff to help you locate things. Here is some general guidance : Books & DVDs – 000 – 329 can be found on the ground floor Books & DVDs – 330 – 820 SEC can be found on the first floor Books & DVDs SHA – 999 can be found on the second floor Journals and magazines can also be found on the second floor Locate the main areas of stock for your subject including books, DVDs and journals areas of books and DVDs for your subject

5 Using the Library Core Skills Locate the main areas of stock for your subject including books, DVDs and journals areas of books and DVDs for your subject Ground FloorFirst FloorSecond Floor Books starting 006Books starting 700Journals and magazines Which floor?

6 Using the Library Core Skills Regardless of which floor you find your library items, take them and your student card to the self-service machines on the Ground Floor. The service is available throughout Library opening hours. Have an item issued to you at the Issue and Returns desk

7 Using the Library Core Skills Have an item issued to you at the Issue and Returns desk Click here to reveal the answer

8 Using the Library Core Skills Books maybe issued or returned via the self service machines throughout Library opening hours. These are located on the Ground Floor just before the exit turnstiles. You will need your student card to issue books to yourself. Follow the on screen instructions. Dont forget to take your receipt to remind you when to return the book. Issue or return a book using the self-service terminals

9 Try again Using the Library Core Skills Issue or return a book using the self-service terminals How will you know when to return your book? Click on the correct information

10 Using the Library Core Skills You are most likely to require the self service photocopying facilities. Black and white photocopiers are distributed across all floors of the library. A colour copier is situated in the silent zone on the second floor. Visit the Library web pages to find out more about our photocopying services.photocopying Locate the photocopiers and copy a document

11 Try again Using the Library Core Skills Locate the photocopiers and copy a document Where is the copy card machine located? Click on it.

12 Using the Library Core Skills A4 scanners can be found on the Ground and First Floors of the Library, whilst A3 scanners are situated on the Second Floor. They are free to use. More information about scanning, including large format scanning, for which there is a charge, can be found on our website.website. Locate the scanners and scan a document

13 Try again Using the Library Core Skills Locate the scanners and scan a document Where are the A3 scanners on the map? Click on the correct area

14 Using the Library Core Skills One of the most common copyright questions we get asked is: Q. How much may I photocopy from books and journals? A.For private study or research you may copy, under fair dealing: 5% or one chapter, whichever is the greater, of a book 10% of a small book or report of 200 or fewer pages one article from any one issue of a journal Read the Frequently Asked Questions on Copyright and Licenses section of our web pages to familiarise yourself with some other key issues.Frequently Asked Questions on Copyright and Licenses You will also find notices near the scanners and photocopiers. Locate guidance and comply with copyright law when photocopying or scanning printed materials

15 Using the Library Core Skills Locate guidance and comply with copyright law when photocopying or scanning printed materials Click here to reveal the answer

16 Using the Library Core Skills In the Library: For enquiries related to borrowing including queries about your library account and fines, ask at the User Services Desk on the Ground Floor. Also ask here about Distance Learning Services.borrowing Distance Learning There are 3 Information Desks in the library and staff there will help you with enquiries relating to any subject or library resource. The Ground Floor Information Desk is open the longest, into the evenings and on weekends. Details of opening hours can be found on our website.opening hours Contact us by telephone or Visit the Contact Us section of the Library web pages for a range of ways to contact us for help.contact us We even offer online chat and an out of hours service.online chat Identify where to ask for help

17 Using the Library Core Skills Identify where to ask for help about my loans... about finding information for my assignment... about where to find something At the User Services desk At an information desk At an information desk Any member of library staff ???

18 Using the Library Core Skills The University Library provides a range of study zones to support your different learning needs. We have silent, quiet and group study zones. Visit our website to discover the right zone for your study needs.website You can book a library group study room for between 2 and 6 people. Visit our website to find out more.website On the top floor of the Student Union Building you will find our Third Space which is most suitable for working in larger groups.Third Space Find an appropriate zone for your study needs and be considerate to other library users

19 Using the Library Core Skills Find an appropriate zone for your study needs and be considerate to other library users Can you identify the different study zones by their colours? Green Yellow Red Silent Study Zone Quiet Study Zone Group Study Zone Click here to find out


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