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2 Welcome to the Library © Central Institute of Technology The library is open 6 days a week during term time as follows: Monday to Thursday am to 8.30pm Friday am to 5.00pm Saturday am to 3.00pm Hours are reduced during term breaks.

3 Library Card + Student ID Card + Photocopying Card + Printing Card © Central Institute of Technology A combined card is available from the Perth Campus Bookshop for $10. Remember to bring it when you visit the Library.

4 This is the floor plan of the Library. The next few slides will explain each of the displays and areas. Floor Plan

5 Newspaper Display © Central Institute of Technology Every day we get these newspapers: The Australian The West Australian The Financial Review

6 Latest Journal/Magazine Display © Central Institute of Technology New journals and magazines are placed on display until the next issue arrives. These publications provide really current information.

7 New Items Display © Central Institute of Technology These new items are available for immediate loan. Students are welcome to request new items for the collection.

8 Comfortable Seats © Central Institute of Technology You are welcome to sit on these comfortable chairs and read.

9 Group Study Rooms © Central Institute of Technology There are 6 bookable study rooms. To book one ask at the Library Service desk. Bookings are for 3 hours maximum.

10 Lots of Books & Computers © Central Institute of Technology As well as books, journals, magazines, newspapers, CDs and DVDs; there are many computers available for students to use for study purposes.

11 Computers are free © Central Institute of Technology Computers are available for study purposes, free of charge. Log in using your user ID (04+student number) and password (Cent+date of birth). Bookings are for a maximum of 2 hours per day – no pre-bookings.

12 Wireless Connection for Laptops © Central Institute of Technology If you have your own laptop, wireless connection is available.

13 Printing/Photocopying © Central Institute of Technology This is where you print or photocopy using your combined card. Instructions are on posters above the machines. Costs - Black & White A4 = 15c A3 = 20c Costs - Colour A4 = 25c A3 = 30c

14 Adding Credit to your Card © Central Institute of Technology To photocopy or print, credit needs to be added to your card. Use the Smart Loader machine to insert coins or notes.

15 Search the Library Catalogue © Central Institute of Technology There are 2 terminals dedicated for searching the Library catalogue to find resources. Remember to limit your search to Perth campus.

16 Relevant Call Numbers Chinese Mandarin Language: Japanese Language: Images of flags from public-domain-image.com © Central Institute of Technology

17 Reference Collection © Central Institute of Technology The Library maintains a Reference Collection. It contains a selection of encyclopaedias, dictionaries and atlases. They are not for loan.

18 Journal/Magazine Collection © Central Institute of Technology Back issues of journals and magazines are stored in boxes. They may be borrowed for 4 weeks.

19 © Central Institute of Technology General Collection Each item is given a call number based on its subject matter so similar items are shelved together. The call number is printed on the spine to help you find it.

20 © Central Institute of Technology Sign Posts Look for the coloured sign posts for your resources.

21 Examples of Books © Central Institute of Technology Books are available for 4 week loans and may be renewed.

22 © Central Institute of Technology DVD Collection We have a large DVD collection – many are course related, others are for entertainment.

23 Foreign Language & Travel DVDs © Central Institute of Technology There are foreign language DVDS in the collection, identified with the above sticker. Other DVDs are focused on travel to Asian countries.

24 Course Reserve Collection © Central Institute of Technology Lecturers request to have high demand items placed in this collection, such as the latest course related textbooks. These items can only be used within the Library.

25 Borrowing Items: Total of 8 © Central Institute of Technology Once you have chosen the items you wish to borrow, this is where you check them out to yourself.

26 Self Loan Station © Central Institute of Technology Follow the online instructions for checking out the items to yourself. You must have your card activated.

27 Returns Chutes: Inside © Central Institute of Technology There is a Returns chute inside the library at the front desk. Please return your items through this chute.

28 Returns Chutes: Outside © Central Institute of Technology There is also Returns chute at the front entrance for use when the Library is closed.

29 Helpful Staff © Central Institute of Technology Library staff are here to help with any queries, so please ask.

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