Presentation on theme: "1 Library Services. 2 Benefits of using the Library To find resources for your assignments and identify areas of interest To produce extra good papers."— Presentation transcript:
2 Benefits of using the Library To find resources for your assignments and identify areas of interest To produce extra good papers To find the information needed To look up latest & past journal articles to remain current
3 Telephone Number Circulation Desk : RO Ipoh Library : 05 – 2436 323 If you need assistance, contact : Ms Renuka Latchemanan (email@example.com)
4 Library Services for Students 2 books from the General Collection for 2 weeks Unlimited access to MyDigital Library Computer & Printing Facilities Inter-library Loan & Document Delivery Services
5 a. Inter-library Loans (web-form) Inter-library loan charges will be transferred to the requestor (estimate between RM10.00 to RM50.00 per article)
6 b. Document Delivery (web-form) To request material NOT available in RO library
7 Library Computers How to register? -Sign-in at your RO Circulation Desk Not permitted to store any software or other data on the hard drives or alter the programmes installed on the systems. Not to be used for chatting, instant messaging, game playing and viewing pornography.
8 Information Formats books (e.g. recommended readings, textbooks) journals audiotapes videotapes, VCDs,CD-ROMs online information (e.g. course web pages)
9 Find Books: Where do I start? OPAC: MyCatalogue – Link is provided in every library webpage MyCatalogue – the place to find books, journals, audio-visual materials & more owned by WOU libraries Go directly to OPAC: MyCatalogue Refer to handout “Introduction to Library Services and Facilities”
10 OPAC: MyCatalogue (refer to p.1) http://www.wou.edu.my/library/finding_mycatalogue.aspx
11 How can I search in OPAC: MyCatalogue (refer to p.2 - ) Basic Search – Type in an author; title or subject Exhaustive Search Refer to the Catalogue Help section for detailed instructions
12 Basic Search (refer to p.2-3) Here you are. It is so easy
13 Locating Library Materials LOCATION CALL NUMBERBARCODE STATUS HQLibrary HD30.28.D245 20030000004135Available HQLibrary LB1028.5.A83. Vol.240000005162DUE ON 21/9/2007 RCPGRCQA76.73.C15.D424 0000006289Available Check that the item status is available Copy the Call Number information Locate the book on the shelves.
14 How can I borrow books? Locate the book Take your book to the Lending Services Desk Use your WOU card to borrow books
15 MyLibrary account (refer to p.10) To check your fines; penalty fees & loan activity Borrower’s full record
16 Renewals processed in person or electronically one renewal allowed for students Materials held or recalled for another patron may not be renewed Media Resources Videos and DVDs may not be renewed Library Reserve Reserve materials may not be renewed
19 Fines 20 cents per day per book Reserved books - 20 cents per hour per book Non-circulating materials - RM1.00 per day Lost book – total overdue fines + current cost of the book + RM25.00 per volume as processing fee RM50.00 for lost ID card
20 Digital Library Do not restrict your search to print collection Consist of electronic databases, electronic journals & electronic books subscribed by the Library and selected reference resources available in the Internet Restricted access
21 How do I get to MyDigital Library Live? Off-campus – Log-in with your user ID & password using single password method What is Single Password?
26 E-journal (Example: Emerald Management) PDF Format
27 What Full Text Means Full text means the entire text of a published article is made available on- screen. In most instances, full graphical display is included as well. Access to full text articles in a matter of clicks.
28 Find World Wide Web Resources Locate general information Current news events Statistics Points of view Opinion on your topic
30 Types of Search Tools Search engines – Google; Yahoo; Ask Subject Directories –Librarians’ Index; Google Directory; Yahoo! Invisible web/Deep web - InfoMine
31 Capturing electronic information printing copying and pasting downloading to USB pendrive forwarding to an e-mail account Procedures vary depending on which database you are using and how you are accessing it. Consult the online help for further information