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1 Welcome to Aldrich Library

2 Introductions Business and Architecture Team: Pauline Coverdale
Information Adviser Julie Charles Liz Davey Morwenna Peters Assistant Information Advisers Subject librarians Buy materials for your course Close contact with academic staff

3 Information Advisers (Subject Librarians))
We’re here to help you! We buy materials for your course We are in close contact with teaching staff Find us at the enquiry desk, or make an appointment

4 When is the library open?
Term-time Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 7 days a week!

5 Issue Desk

6 Go to the issue desk... To borrow, return or renew your loans
To collect reservations or books requested from other libraries If you have problems with photocopiers To buy acetates

7 How many items can I borrow?
Up to 15 items Books and audiovisual material Periodicals and newspapers are for reference only

8 For how long can I borrow it?
Long loan books 3 weeks 7 day loan books 1 week Audiovisual 1 week

9 Desk Loan Core textbooks Short loan periods
High fines if returned late Photocopier

10 Avoid fines! Return everything on time
We only charge fines on late return of 7 day loan items Desk Loan items audiovisual items items someone else has reserved You can return books to any of our libraries

11 How do I renew my loans? In person - at any of the University libraries By phone Use the library catalogue via the Online Library website

12 What is the Online Library?
The online library on the internet Provides access to University of Brighton library catalogue other library catalogues course-related resources


14 Your library/enrolment card
You can’t borrow without your card Tell us if you lose it Don’t lend it to anyone or allow anyone to borrow books with it You’re responsible for items borrowed on it You have to pay for damage, or a replacement cost if items are lost

15 The library catalogue

16 Use the library catalogue to...
Find books on your reading list Find books, periodicals, newspapers and audiovisual items lists material in all UoB libraries Check the items you have out on loan Reserve a book which is out to someone else

17 The item I want is out to another borrower
Use the catalogue to reserve it When the item is returned, we put it aside and let you know Check your university remember to forward to a personal address!

18 The item I want is at another library
5 libraries: Aldrich, Falmer, St Peter’s House, Queenwood and DGH If the item is on loan, reserve it on the catalogue If the item is available, ask at the Enquiry Desk

19 Enquiry Desk

20 Go to the Enquiry Desk... For help with
finding material in the library using the library catalogue using electronic resources password information

21 Where can I study?

22 Silent Zones Silent study space
Back issues of periodicals, shelved by shelfmark and then alphabetically by title

23 Quiet Zones Quiet study space Additional PCs
Textbooks, shelved by shelfmark

24 Group Study Rooms 9 + more on Ground Floor Equipment for presentations
For groups of 3 or more

25 Ground Floor Computer Pool Room Audiovisual/language area

26 When is the pool room open?
Ground floor study space access to PCs and printing facilities Term-time Monday - Friday Weekends

27 Audiovisual Area Equipment available Study space
Photocopier and dispenser Change machine Language materials Videos

28 Photocopiers Black and white copiers - on all floors
Prepaid card (£2.00 or £5.00) Card dispenser on 1st and Ground Floors Instructions on noticeboards near copiers

29 And finally… Please read and observe the rules Turn off mobile phones
No food or drinks (other than water) Please keep as quiet as you can so as not to disturb others

30 We hope you enjoy your time at the University of Brighton

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