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1 Library and IT Services Welcome Summer School students!

2 This short introduction to the library and IT Services (LIS) will show you some of the facilities that are available to you during your time here. The Digital Learning Environment: the Student Portal and Blackboard The library : Opening hours and general use of the library, searching for publications and house rules IT & Study facilities: Student pcs, laptop provisions, printing, the wireless network Introduction

3 The Student Portal provides you with access to your main study applications and personal information: Blackboard courses for which you have enrolled Course announcements My Study Facilities - access to COMAP, your personal study guide, exam schedule and results. Your Tilburg University email. Faculty news and message board Student Portal

4 Blackboard is an important part of your Digital Learning Environment (DLE) and contains information and material relevant to your study: lecture slides literature links to video lectures assignments enroll for courses discussion forum If you require help with Blackboard or with your Personal Study guide, contact the faculty or the Student Service desk. Blackboard

5 The LIS Service Desk

6 Opening hours Monday – Friday 08.00 – 23.00 Saturday – Sunday 10.00 – 18.00 * * Service is limited after 20.00 and in the weekend. Collections : Level 0: journals (hard copy subscriptions) Level 1: reference collection (SB books) Level 2: books (ECO, SOC, JUR etc) There are more than 800 study places for students in the library. The Library

7 Search the librarys collection with WorldCat Local. An international, integrated library catalogue. You can find titles of publications, links to an electronic version and look up the location and availability of material in our library More than 200 databases can be accessed from the catalogue page. Finding books and articles

8 Location CBM Many books and journals are stored in a closed depot. Order them by clicking Request Publication in the catalogue.

9 Silent areas The second floor of the library is a silent study area with individual student pcs. The ground floor (level 0) is also a silent study area. Group study areas The first floor of the library can be used for group study or for sharing a pc. Drinks & snacks Only water may be brought into the library. Eat and drink in the café! House rules

10 Study facilities

11 Student desktops time-out Please note that the student pcs will re-boot if left unattended for 15 minutes. Save your work on your own network drive (M:\drive) or USB stick Software More than 40 software packages pre-installed MFP Printers There are 9 multifunctional printers in the library. You can print, copy or scan documents in b/w and colour. Cost Pay for your prints with a bank card or prepaid chip card. IT and study facilities

12 Tilburg University provides a wireless network allowing you to connect to the network from anywhere on campus. Access Information on how to connect laptops or mobile devices can be found on the website VPN (remote access) Virtual Private network software (VPN) provides you with remote access to the library databases. Download the VPN client from the website. Wireless

13 LIS Service Desk Location: Library building Help with library services and IT facilities Student Service Desk Location: Academia building Help with questions you may have related to your study, exams, schedule or the digital learning environment. Website Take a look at the LIS website and the frequently asked questions page Need help?

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