Presentation on theme: "Top Tips for Accessing Oxford’s Information Resources and what Linacre College Library can do for you. Fiona Richardson Librarian Ross Wackett IT Manager."— Presentation transcript:
Top Tips for Accessing Oxford’s Information Resources and what Linacre College Library can do for you. Fiona Richardson Librarian Ross Wackett IT Manager
The complexity of the situation Oxford University has: – Over 100 libraries – 11 million volumes – Hundreds of thousands of databases, electronic journals and ebooks Top Tip 1: Attend the induction session in your departmental library
It gets worse! No central university library The Bodleian Bodleian Libraries group has shared policies Other libraries – departmental, faculty, college Top Tip 2: Explore the libraries – see www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/libraries/libraries www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/libraries/libraries
A few things in common Library card Library catalogue Access to electronic databases and journals
Linacre College Library Work environment up-to-date computers, printers and scanner quiet study space group study room Book collection Funding available for course support
Linacre College Library – there’s more! Personal and responsive service Individual study support Contacting Fiona office hours 10am – 2.30pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays outside office hours, email firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Linacre College Library for fun and relaxation Bookswap Library literature section Book club? Facebook page Top tip 6: Support your College Library!
Borrowing Books Check out books using self-issue Return books in the book return box Renew online –email firstname.lastname@example.org ac.uk if any email@example.com ac.uk No fines Top Tip 7: Use the book return box!
Computing Facilities PCs, Printers, Scanners Room 19 – Top of OC Tanner Login using your SSO account Printing is charged to battels. 4p/page mono, 10p/page colour, 1.5x charge for double sided Top Tip 8: Wide range of software installed
Computing Facilities IT Staff Support Sessions Network Folder – U: University IT Services Help Desk and Courses: www.it.ox.ac.uk www.it.ox.ac.uk Top Tip 9: firstname.lastname@example.org@linacre.ox.ac.uk
Thank you! Linacre College Library email@example.com (2)71661 www.facebook.com/linacrelibrary IT Support firstname.lastname@example.org