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1 Library Services ST@CR 09/2014 Welcome to London Metropolitan University Libraries

2 Want to get the best degree you possibly can? How we can help London Met libraries have masses of resources to support your studies... Not just books! Journals (magazines) E-resources DVDs

3 .... and a wide range of study facilities Group study Silent study PCs and printers Places where you can use your laptop

4 How do I join? You’re automatically a member Your London Met ID card is also your library card You need to have it with you to borrow material and to use printers/photocopiers

5 Where is the library? There are three libraries: Calcutta House Commercial Road Holloway Road The library nearest to where you are taught has most of the resources you need, but you are welcome to use any London Met library

6 When are the libraries open? Term time Calcutta House Commercial Road Holloway Road Monday to Friday 08:00* to midnight 09:00 to 21:0008:00* to midnight Saturday 10:00 to 18:0013:00 to 17:0010:00 to 18:00 Sunday 10:00 to 18:00Closed10:00 to 18:00 * Information Desk opens at 9.00am We are open during the vacation too – check our website for details. Note: services always close 15 minutes before the library closes – so don’t get caught out by leaving things till the last minute

7 What can I do 24/7? Use our online services anytime, anywhere... Renewals E-books E-journals E-payments Subject guides – introduction to useful resources for your course Databases – find the e-journal articles you need quickly and easily Library Matters – an open course in WebLearn that will teach you the skills you need to find quality information sources for your coursework

8 How can I find the material I need? By using our online catalogue This contains details of all the resources the libraries have, electronic and print

9 How do I take a book out? By using the self-service machine You also use the machine to return material Simply follow the instructions on the screen Any problems – ask our staff for help

10 How many items can I borrow? Undergraduates: 14 Postgraduates: 18 On top of this, you have unlimited access to our e-resources including e-books You can also borrow up to 2 items from the 24 Hour Loan Collection

11 Where can I get help using the library? General enquiries: Online Chat Library Information Desk Advice on finding material for coursework: Your Academic Liaison Librarian

12 To find out more Visit our web page - Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Speak to our staff...... or come and see us at Freshers’ Fair

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