BSc Social Work Library induction

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Welcome / Croeso
Today we’ll be looking at the library on campus,
accessing online resources, and tools that will
help you during your studies
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When
I’ve
looked
for
information
before
for
Q1. Where would you go to borrow a
assignments the first
place
I’ve
gone
is...
book
1. My friends/colleagues.
2. A library to get a book
on the subject.
3. A reading list provided
by my tutor.
4. Google.
5. Somewhere else.
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Your Library
Your Library
• 900,000 books and journals
• Long opening hours
Opening hours term time
Sun – Thurs 8 am–2 am
Fri – Sat
8 am–10 pm
• 24 hour opening during exam time
• Helpful staff!
• Wifi (swis.swan.ac.uk)
The Library also has an IT helpdesk, a dedicated careers
team and Issue and information desks.
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St. David’s Park Library
Your Library
• 4,000 nursing books and
journals
• Opening hours term time
Mon – Fri 9am–4.30pm
• Photocopying and printing
• Helpful staff!
Located on the St David’s Park campus in Carmarthen, with
a dedicated Librarian.
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YourLibrarians
Librarians
Your
[email protected]
[email protected]
Katrina, Marion, Clare, Stephen, Elen, Alison, Izzy
We can help you with literature searching, referencing
and plagiarism advice, online searching, managing your
online presence, finding data and statistics.....
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MyUni pages
Home.swan.ac.uk
• myuni.swan.ac.uk is the University portal
• The pages provide access to key resources:
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Blackboard
Email
Intranet
iFind Discover, the library catalogue
iFind Research, our search tool
Library web pages
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Blackboard
Library Support
via Blackboard
• Blackboard is Swansea University’s Virtual Learning
Environment on the web.
• Blackboard provides access to:
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Turnitin and submitting assignments
Class notes for your modules
Reading lists
Library support for CHHS students
Mobile app
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I need to find a book for my course,
where are they?
http://ifinddiscover.swan.ac.uk
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Using iFindDiscover
iFind Discover
You can use iFind Discover to:
• Renew your books on loan
• Request books that are out on loan
Lets look for:
A Book
Trevithick, P. (2012). Social work skills and knowledge: A
practice handbook (3rd ed.). Maidenhead: Open University
Press.
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Have you used journals (periodicals)
before?
1. Yes
2. No
3. What are they?
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My tutor has told me to read a journal
for my course, where are they?
http://ifinddiscover.swan.ac.uk
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Using iFindDiscover
iFind Discover
You can use iFind Discover to find journals. Journals are
good for:
• Finding the most up-to-date research
• Finding out hot topics in Social Work
Lets look for:
A journal
British Journal of Social Work
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What
if
I
don’t
bring
a
book
back
on
What if I don’t bring my books back
time?
on time?
Overdue Charges
ITEM
AMOUNT
NORMAL LOAN
20p per day
ONE WEEK LOAN
50p per day
OVERNIGHT/SHORT
LOAN
£1.50 per day
6 HOUR
20p per hour
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Library treasure hunt!
Library treasure hunt!
• Answer the questions on your sheets
• You can work in teams
• 20 minutes maximum
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Q1. Where would you go to borrow a
book
1. Porter’s desk and
Issue desk
2. Issue desk and
careers desk
3. Self-issue machine
and issue desk
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Q2. What time does the Library close
this Friday
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4pm
5pm
8pm
10pm
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Q3. How much does it cost for an A4
B&W photocopy?
1. 5p
2. 3p
3. 10p
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Q4. What subject do the books in the
HV40 section cover?
1. Social Work Law
2. Social Work Practice
3. Psychiatric Social
Work
4. Social Services
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Why can’t I just use Google?
•Not everything is freely available
•Too many results
•Use the first couple of results that appear
- Try using Google Scholar (set to Swansea
University subscriptions)
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Disclaimer! – We don’t have full-text access
No Full TexttoAccess
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What
can
I
do?
everything...
• Document Supply Services
http://www.swansea.ac.uk/iss/libraries/documentsupplyservices
• DALLAS Scheme
http://www.swansea.ac.uk/iss/libraries/servicesforparttimeanddistancestudents/
• Visiting other libraries
http://www.swansea.ac.uk/iss/libraries/visitorsinformation
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Quiz!
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How many items can you borrow
at one time?
1. Fifteen
2. Twelve
3. Twenty Five
4. Ten
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The fine per day for an overdue
one week loan item is?
1. 20p
2. 50p
3. 30p
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Your Student Card is also your…
1.
2.
3.
4.
Library card
Photocopy card
Printing card
Access card to the
library in the
evening
5. All of the above
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What can I do online, through the
Library website?
1. Read books
2. Read journal articles
3. Contact my
Librarians
4. Access my Swansea
University emails
5. All of the above
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If I’ve forgotten everything from today’s
Library induction I will..
1. Try and muddle
through
2. I just won’t use the
Library at Swansea Uni
3. Look at the information
on Library Support for
CHHS on Blackboard
and ask the Librarians
for help when I need it!
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Need
Just ask
Your help?
Librarians
[email protected]
[email protected]
Find us on
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@swanuni_iss

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