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1 Library Orientation

2 Y.O.U.R. Library at Ogeechee Technical College Y our O ne U nique R esource Check Us Out!

3 Library Staff Dr. Lynn Deal Futch, Librarian Susan Bacon, Library Assistant Leann Luckett, Library Assistant Linda Hendrix, Library Assistant

4 Hours of Operation 7:00am-9:30pm Monday- Thursday Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Hours may vary during holidays and between quarters The library is located in the Joseph E. Kennedy (main) building in Room 348 For more information, call the circulation desk at 912-871-1886

5 Circulation Services Present a valid student ID at the circulation desk to check out books. 2-week check-out period Photocopy service at the circulation desk –5 cents charge per page Reference books may only be viewed in the library Failure to return books will result in library holds

6 Library Resources Over 5000 books Over 48,000 ebooks available through Net Library Over 100 Periodical titles in our in-house collection Newspapers, including Wall Street Journal to the Metter Advertizer GALILEO Videos And more…

7 Library Catalog To find a book, use our online catalog You must present a valid OTC Identification card. You may check out 5 items for a 2 week period. Overdue fine is 10 cents per day. You can also access ebooks at Click on the News/Facts Reference tab on the GALILEO homepage.

8 Electronic Books You may search and read over 48,000 books on line! Go to http://www.netlibrary.org –You may search by keyword, title, or author –Books are available in full text –You must have an account to access the full text OR Go to http://www.galileo.usg.edu Click Database A to Z, scroll down to NetLibrary (#83) and begin your search To access Galileo from home, please check with the circulation desk for the current password.

9 Magazines And Videos We have many print copies of magazines- current issues as well as back issues. We also have access to many magazines online through Galileo To Access magazine online: –http://www.galileo.usg.edu Videos are accessed through our online catalog.

10 Galileo GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online – Get current password from the circulation desk to access at home Provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Participating libraries may access over 100 databases, thoughts of periodical and scholarly journals. To find full-text articles on most topics go to: Galileo ProQuest- Academic Search Premier

11 Rooms Study Room Group Study Area AV Room Tutorial Room

12 Library Resources for Off-Campus Students GALILEO: More than 100 databases provide free and easy access to thousands of full-text magazines, newspapers, journals, and pamphlets. To Access Galileo: Go to the Ogeechee Tech webpage: Click on the word, Galileo. You need a password which you can get from your professor or contacting the librarian ( ELECTRONIC BOOKS: Over 48,000 full-text titles For access: Go to You will need to set up an account.

13 NetLibrary Access your library’s eContent anywhere! Three ways to get NetLibrary 1.From a computer in your library 2.From a computer outside your library 3.From your library’s online catalog

14 NetLibrary Account Information You must access the web site from within your library or organization. At the NetLibrary webpage, at the top it says to create a free account. Enter your identifying information (user name, password, e-mail address). Click submit. Once you have created an account, you can log in anywhere.

15 Computer Lab There are 24 computers available. Computer Usage Policy –Computers are to be used for school work only. Privileges may be take away if: you play games, chat or use instant messenger, view adult oriented graphics or websites, install/download any unapproved program/ alter or change computer settings in any way

16 Courtesy Rules Cell phone ringers must be turned off Drinks are permitted if they have a lid. Please do not eat at a computer. Children are not allowed Keep voices to a normal inside level Vibrate On Use Your Manners

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