Introduction to Library, Special Collections and Museums Janet MacKay Information Adviser, Library, Special Collections and Museums.
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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 & Health SciencesSpecial Collections Rare books, archives and manuscriptsMuseumsKings MuseumZoology Museum
www.abdn.ac.uk2Where are we?
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)
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
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
What facilities are there?www.abdn.ac.uk6How do you use the Library?
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...
Virtual (electronic) library500,000+ electronic books (ebooks)c.28,000 electronic journals (ejournals)Hundreds of databasesAccess on and off campus
www.abdn.ac.uk8MyAberdeen link to Primo (library catalogue)
www.abdn.ac.uk10Primo: Books+ searches what we hold
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
www.abdn.ac.uk12Different formats, different editions
www.abdn.ac.uk13Ebooks many different suppliers
www.abdn.ac.uk14Use PRIMO to link out to databases
www.abdn.ac.uk15Select Category, then Sub-category
www.abdn.ac.uk16Show Info: description and search hints
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.email@example.comElaine Shallcross for Business and Lawe.firstname.lastname@example.org Janet MacKay for Language & Literature and Divinity, History & Philosophyj.email@example.com
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
www.abdn.ac.ukLibrary etiquette Think of otherssocialise in the caf quiet areas & 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/
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