Things every new student should do...

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Things every new student should do...

  1. Get your Library Card
  2. You probably have it already! Your University ID card is your library card. You need it to:

    • Check out books and reserves
    • Get a LABNET account to use computers in the Commons and most campus computer labs
    • Use it like a debit card for printing & photocopying

  3. Pay us a visit
  4. You can visit and borrow materials from all five branches in the Memorial University Libraries system.

    The Queen Elizabeth II Library (QEII) is the main branch, located across from the Arts & Administration Building (QEII on a map). It contains over 2.5 million books and houses a map library, the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, and The Commons. Hours of operation vary during the year.

    Other branches

  5. Set up your accounts
  6. Library PIN
    Use online library resources from home with your Library PIN. Your PIN will automatically be mailed to your MUN email at the beginning of the semester. If you lose it, just drop by the Circulation Desk.

    LABNET account
    The Commons in the QEII Library contains a fully-equipped computer lab. Bring your University ID card to the Computing Support Desk in the QEII to get your LABNET account to use these computers.

  7. Find your first reserve reading
  8. If your professor tells you to read something "on reserve", you must find it in the Library Catalogue, copy down the Reserve number, and request the item at the Reserve Desk.
    How to Find Reserve Readings.

  9. Find your favourite place to study
  10. The Library has a wide variety of study spaces, from single carrels to group rooms to the Reading Room. To book a study room,go to the Circulation Desk. Find out more in the QEII Virtual Building Tour.

  11. Attend a library instruction session
  12. Your prof may arrange a Library Instruction class to get you started on your research. All library instruction classes are tailored to your course and provide you with hands-on experience finding books, articles and other resources for your assignments.

  13. Borrow some books
  14. Find everything the library owns - books, journals, DVDs, etc - through the Library Catalogue.

    The basics:

    • You can check out as many books as you like.
    • Undergraduates may borrow books for 2 weeks.
    • If you want a book that is checked out, click Request in the catalogue to place a hold and be next in line for the book.
    • You can renew your borrowed books in person or online (My Account from our home page) if no one else has placed a hold on them.
    • The Library collection is organized by call number.
    • See Guide to the Library Catalogue Guide for help.

  15. Find articles for your first research paper
  16. To find articles, use an article index - NOT the Library Catalogue. To figure out which index to use, choose your subject area from the list on the article indexes page, or Ask Us.

    The basics:

    • The library subscribes to over 15,000 online journals.
    • Some article indexes link directly to the full article online.
    • If the index does not link to the full article, look up the Journal Title in the Library Catalogue to find the journal that contains the article.
    • Undergraduates cannot borrow print journals from the library.
    • Most article indexes require you to use your Library PIN to access from home.
    • See How to Find Articles for help.

  17. Get to know our website
  18. Many of our resources and services are available through the Library website:

  19. Ask us
  20. Why wonder when you can Ask Us?

    • Ask research questions at the Information and Research Help desk.
    • Ask computing questions at the Computing Support desk.
    • Ask questions about your Library account at the Circulation desk.

    Or find more help on our website:

Things every new student should do...

  1. Get your Library Card
  2. You probably have it already! Your University ID card is your library card. You need it to:

    • Check out books and reserves
    • Get a library PIN number to use the Library web site from off campus
    • Use it like a debit card for printing & photocopying

  3. Pay us a Visit
  4. You can visit and borrow materials from all five branches in the Memorial University Libraries system.

    The Health Sciences Library is the main branch for medicine, pharmacy and nursing students. It is located on the first floor of the Health Sciences Centre. The library features computers with full Internet access, and a scanner for public use. The Health Sciences Library includes the Faculty of Medicine Founders' Archive, the Historical Collection and a computer lab. Hours of operation vary during the year.

    Other Branches:

  5. Set up Your Account
  6. Library PIN
    Use online library resources from home with your Library PIN. Use the Update your library account online, or bring your University ID Card to the Circulation desk of the Health Sciences Library to set up a library account, get your Library PIN and use article indexes and e-journals at home.

  7. Find your first reserve reading
  8. If your professor tells you to read something "on reserve", you must find it in the Library Catalogue, copy down the Reserve number, and request the item at the Circulation Desk.
    How to Find Reserve Readings.

  9. Find your favourite place to study
  10. The Library has a wide variety of study spaces, from single carrels to group rooms to the comfy chairs. Check for availability at the circulation desk.

  11. Attend a library instruction session
  12. Your professor may arrange a Library Instruction class to get you started on your research. All library instruction classes are tailored to your course and provide you with hands-on experience finding books, articles and other resources for your assignments.

    The Health Sciences Library also offers workshops on a wide variety of topics. To book a workshop or a one-on-one introduction to the library, contact us at 777-6672 or hslinfo@mun.ca.

  13. Borrow some books
  14. Find everything the library owns - books, journals, DVDs, etc - through the Library Catalogue.

    The basics:

    • You can check out as many books as you like.
    • Undergraduates may borrow books for 2 weeks.
    • If you want a book that is checked out, click Request in the catalogue to place a hold and be next in line for the book.
    • You can renew your borrowed books in person or online (My Account from our home page) if no one else has placed a hold on them.
    • The Library collection is organized by call number.
    • See Guide to the Library Catalogue Guide for help.

  15. Find a few articles for your first research paper
  16. To find articles, use an article index - NOT the Library Catalogue. Choose an index from the Health Databases page, or ask a librarian to recommend an index for your topic.

    The basics:

  17. Get to know your Website
  18. Many of our resources and services are available through the Health Sciences Library website:

  19. Ask us!
  20. Why wonder when you can Ask Us?

    • Ask research questions at the Information and Research Help desk.
    • Ask questions about your Library account at the Circulation desk.
    Or find more help on our website:

Things every new student should do...

  1. Get your Library Card
  2. You probably have it already! Your University ID card is your library card. You need it to:

    • Check out books and reserves
    • Get a library PIN number to use the Library web site from off campus
    • Get a LABNET account to use computers in the Commons and most campus computer labs
    • Use it like a debit card for printing & photocopying

  3. Pay us a visit
  4. You can visit and borrow materials from all five branches in the Memorial University Libraries system.

    The Dr. C.R. Barrett Library is a unique resource, housing one of Canada's largest marine related collections. The collections support research and teaching at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University and the Engineering Technology Centre of the College of the North Atlantic. The Library also serves the Newfoundland and Labrador marine, fisheries, and engineering industries. Hours of operation vary during the year.

    Other branches:

  5. Set up your accounts
  6. Library PIN
    Use online library resources from home with your Library PIN. Bring your University ID Card to the Circulation desk to get your Library PIN and use article indexes and e-journals at home.

    MI LABS account
    The Dr. C. R. Barrett Library houses the Information Commons - a fully equipped computer lab for Marine Institute students. Drop by Computer Services to obtain your MI LABS account to use these computers.

  7. Find your reserve reading
  8. If your professor tells you to read something "on reserve", you must find it in the Library Catalogue, copy down the Reserve number, and request the item at the Reserve Desk. How to Find Reserve Readings.

  9. Find your favourite place to study
  10. The Dr. C.R. Barrett Library has a variety of places to study from quiet study carrels to a large group study room.

  11. Attend a library instruction session
  12. Your prof may arrange a Library Instruction class to get you started on your research. All library instruction classes are tailored to your course and provide you with hands-on experience finding books, articles and other resources for your assignments.

  13. Borrow some books
  14. Find everything the library owns - books, journals, DVDs, etc - through the Library Catalogue.

    The basics:

    • You can check out as many books as you like.
    • Undergraduates may borrow books for 2 weeks.
    • If you want a book that is checked out, click Request in the catalogue to place a hold and be next in line for the book.
    • You can renew your borrowed books in person or online (My Account from our home page) if no one else has placed a hold on them.
    • Borrow books from other branch libraries by clicking Request in the catalogue.
    • The Library collection is organized by call number.

  15. Find a few articles for your first research paper
  16. To find articles, use an article index - NOT the Library Catalogue. To figure out which index to use, choose your subject area from the list on the article indexes page, or ask a librarian.

    The basics:

    • The library subscribes to over 15,000 online journals.
    • Some article indexes link directly to the full article online.
    • If the index does not link to the full article, look up the Journal Title in the Library Catalogue to find the journal that contains the article.
    • Undergraduates cannot borrow print journals from the library.
    • Most article indexes require you to use your Library PIN to access from home.

  17. Get to know our Website
  18. Many of our resources and services are available through the Library website:

  19. Ask Us
  20. Why wonder when you can Ask Us?

    • Ask research questions at the Information and Research Help desk.
    • Ask questions about your Library account at the Circulation desk.
    Or find more help on our website:

Things every new student should do...

  1. Get your Library Card
  2. You probably have it already! Your University ID card is your library card. You need it to:

    • Check out books and reserves
    • Get a library PIN number to use the Library web site from off campus
    • Use it like a debit card for photocopying

  3. Pay us a visit
  4. You can visit and borrow materials from all five branches in the Memorial University Libraries system.

    The Ferriss Hodgett Library holds over 100,000 books, reference sources, periodicals, microforms, audio-visual materials, and government documents to support the programs offered at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College. The Library is located on Levels 2 and 3 of the Library and Computing Building. Hours of operation vary during the year. Other branches:

  5. Set up your accounts
  6. Use online library resources from home with your Library PIN. Update your library account online, or bring your University ID Card to the Circulation desk of the Ferriss Hodgett Library to get your Library PIN and use article indexes and e-journals at home.

  7. Find your first reserve reading
  8. If your professor tells you to read something "on reserve", you must find it in the Library Catalogue, copy down the Reserve number, and request the item at the Reserve Desk.
    How to Find Reserve Readings.

  9. Find your favourite place to study
  10. The Ferriss Hodgett Library has a wide variety of study spaces, from tables to single carrels to group study rooms. To book a group study room, head for the Reserve Desk.

  11. Attend a library instruction session
  12. Your prof may arrange a Library Instruction class to get you started on your research. All library instruction classes are tailored to your course and provide you with hands-on experience finding books, articles and other resources for your assignments.

  13. Borrow some books
  14. Find everything the library owns - books, journals, DVDs, etc - through the Library Catalogue.

    The basics:

    • You can check out as many books as you like.
    • Undergraduates may borrow books for 2 weeks.
    • If you want a book that is checked out, click Request in the catalogue to place a hold and be next in line for the book.
    • You can renew your borrowed books in person or online (My Account from our home page) if no one else has placed a hold on them.
    • The Library collection is organized by call number.

    See Guide to the Library Catalogue Guide for help.

  15. Find a few articles for your first research paper
  16. To find articles, use an article index - NOT the Library Catalogue. To figure out which index to use, choose your subject area from the list on the article indexes page, or ask a librarian.

    The basics:

    • The library subscribes to over 20,000 online journals.
    • Some article indexes link directly to the full article online.
    • If the index does not link to the full article, look up the Journal Title in the Library Catalogue to find the journal that contains the article.
    • Undergraduates can borrow print journals for 1 week (except recent issues).
    • Most article indexes require you to use your Library PIN to access from home.

    See How to Find Articles for help.

  17. Get to know our website
  18. Many of our resources and services are available through the Ferriss Hodgett Library website:

  19. Ask us!
  20. Why wonder when you can Ask Us?

    • Ask research questions at the Information and Research Help desk.
    • Ask questions about your Library account at the Circulation desk.
    Or find more help on our website: