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Library Orientation 2015
Library Orientation mainly for first year students will take place from Monday 9th February to Friday 13th February 2015. During this period, walk-in sessions will be offered daily from 12:00 -12:30 and 13:00-13:30, in the Electronic Classroom (ECR), 1st Floor, Wartenweiler Library, East Campus. The purpose is to:

  • Introduce students to the various Campus libraries and using the eWITS catalogue and the Library web site to find information resources of many kinds.
  • Introduce the system of shelf numbers and subject arrangement, of all Library material, and the location codes that link them to particular libraries, providing a detailed location or “address” for each item in the Library system.
  • Demonstrate and get students to practice using the eWits catalogue to find a book from a typical reading list anywhere in the library, and how to select appropriate reading materials.

All students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Library System. To attend one of the walk-in sessions. No bookings are required!

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