Introduction to Library, Special Collections and Museums Janet MacKay Information Adviser, Library, Special Collections and Museums

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<p>PowerPoint Presentation</p> <p>Introduction to Library, Special Collections and MuseumsJanet MacKayInformation Adviser, Library, Special Collections and Museumswww.abdn.ac.uk1Who are we?Library: 1 library, 3 sitesThe Sir Duncan Rice LibraryArts, Humanities, Sciences, Social SciencesTaylor LibraryLaw, European Documentation CentreMedical LibraryMedicine, Medical &amp; Health SciencesSpecial Collections Rare books, archives and manuscriptsMuseumsKings MuseumZoology Museum</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.uk2Where are we?</p> <p>The Sir Duncan Rice LibraryTaylor Librarywww.abdn.ac.uk3When is the Library open?www.abdn.ac.uk/library/get-started/opening-hours Term time: 7 Sept 18 Dec (SDRL 24/7 during exams)</p> <p>Sir Duncan Rice LibraryTaylor LibraryMonday08:00 00:0009:00 22:00Tuesday08:00 00:0009:00 22:00Wednesday08:00 00:0009:00 22:00Thursday08:00 00:0009:00 22:00Friday08:00 22:0009:00 22:00Saturday09:00 22:0009:00 22:00Sunday11:00 00:0013:00 22:00www.abdn.ac.uk4What is there?The Sir Duncan Rice LibraryLower Ground Floor: Special Collections CentreFloor 1: ServicesFloor 2: Journals, microformFloor 3: HistoryFloor 4: History of Art, Music scores, LiteratureFloor 5: Sciences, Business, ManagementFloor 6: Social Sciences, EducationFloor 7: Psychology, Religion, PhilosophyTaylor Library (Law)Level 1: Services, Heavy DemandLevel 2: European Documentation Centre</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.uk5Study environmentsIndividual seating graded quiet to silentCo-labs for group workBookable project / group study rooms PCs and sockets for laptopsWireless throughoutMFDs (Multi Function devices) for scanning, printing and photocopyingHardback Caf</p> <p>What facilities are there?www.abdn.ac.uk6How do you use the Library?</p> <p>Student card to accessUniversity computer username and password to access e-resourcesStudent card and PIN to borrowSpeak with staff on subject floor or Information Centre (Floor 1) to create your PINSelf-issue books using machines on the FloorsReturn books using Returns Room on Ground FloorAsk for help when you need itwww.abdn.ac.uk7More than a buildingAs well as 1 million+ books and c.600 print journal subscriptions...</p> <p>Virtual (electronic) library500,000+ electronic books (ebooks)c.28,000 electronic journals (ejournals)Hundreds of databasesAccess on and off campus</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.uk8MyAberdeen link to Primo (library catalogue)</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.uk9Library webpages</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.uk10Primo: Books+ searches what we hold </p> <p>Primo searches all of our catalogues (what we hold) and some of our databases (but not all)www.abdn.ac.uk11Refine results. View multiple versions</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.uk12Different formats, different editions</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.uk13Ebooks many different suppliers</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.uk14Use PRIMO to link out to databases</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.uk15Select Category, then Sub-category</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.uk16Show Info: description and search hints</p> <p>Click on the title to link out and searchwww.abdn.ac.uk17Support for your researchInformation Consultants/Advisers for each schoolClaire Molloy for Education and Social Sciencesc.a.l.molloy@abdn.ac.ukElaine Shallcross for Business and Lawe.shallcross@abdn.ac.uk Janet MacKay for Language &amp; Literature and Divinity, History &amp; Philosophyj.i.mackay@abdn.ac.uk </p> <p>www.abdn.ac.ukHelp at www.abdn.ac.uk/library Library webpages: Subject pages; 100+ guidesContact us: Facebook; Twitter; e-mail; phoneCome and see us: Subject floor staff; Floor 1 staff at Information CentreInformation skills workshopsWithin Researcher Development programmeGo to www.abdn.ac.uk/coursebooking Repeated in second half-session</p> <p>www.abdn.ac.ukLibrary etiquette Think of otherssocialise in the caf quiet areas &amp; Silent Study RoomsMobile phones on stairwellsPut consulted books on trolleys when finishedReturn borrowed items via Returns systemCopyright Lawprint, copy or scan 1 chapter of a bookLibrary Regulations available atwww.abdn.ac.uk/library/get-started/library-regulations/ </p> <p>www.abdn.ac.ukThank you for listening.www.abdn.ac.uk</p>