Library questions, Hmmmm???? by 2awSUK

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									L IBRARY QUESTIONS ( HMMMM ????)
W HERE   IS THE LIBRARY ?




   University Library of
       Columbus


                             Ivy
                            Tech
                           Main
                           Blding
             H OW      IS THE    L IBRARY        SET UP ?


University Library of Columbus




                                  Note: If you have a question
                                  while you are in the library,
                                  then please stop by the
                                  Information Desk or the
                                  Reference Desk for assistance.
                                  These areas are highlighted in
                                  yellow on the map.
   IS   THERE SOMEWHERE IN THE LIBRARY
                                         THAT IS QUIET ?




Yes, the back parts of the library are designated quiet areas.
                               D OES   THE LIBRARY HAVE
                             COMPUTERS AND PRINTERS ?



Computers - 80 available             Print credit
                                     ($32.50/semester in CLC)
        Log on to the computers
         by typing IVYTECH\          Scanners (free)
         before your Campus
         Connect user name.          Copy machines ($.10/page;
         Then type in your           cannot use with your print
         Campus Connect              credit.)
         password.
                                     Adobe Creative Suite – on 8
Black & white printers ($.05/page)   multi-media computers
Color printers ($.25/page)
        W HAT    ARE THE        L IBRARY ’ S    HOURS ?




   During the Fall and Spring semesters:
       Monday – Thursday : 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

       Friday : 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

       Saturday : 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

       Sunday : CLOSED

   Hours are subject to change. The library may have
    different hours during breaks and holidays. Please
    call the library, 812-314-8703, or check the
    website for current hours.
            H OW       DO    I   ACCESS THE LIBRARY ’ S
                                                        WEBSITE ?




   From:
    Blackboard



   From:
    Campus Connect



        Library website: formerly known as Virtual Library, which is
        accessible on campus or off campus
            W HAT      SOURCES ARE HELPFUL FOR
           BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON MY
                                        TOPIC ?




Click either
“Reference” link




Try searching for information
in 2-3 sources such as:
• Britannica Encyclopedia
• Credo Reference
• Gale Virtual Reference, etc.
                      W HAT   ARE GOOD INFORMATION
                              SOURCES FOR SPEECHES ?

Definitely try:
1. Opposing
    Viewpoints (great for
    persuasive speeches)
2.   Academic Search
     Premier



Click on “Articles”

Then, click on “Academic
Search Premier”
            OR
Click on “Opposing Viewpoints”
     H OW    CAN    I   FIND GOOD WEBSITES ?




   Here are some helpful tips for searching
    Google to easily find what you want.
   Try Google Scholar for scholarly (perhaps
    more credible) articles.
   Here is a website evaluation form that you
    can use to help you decide if the website you
    are looking at has “good”/credible
    information.
     H OW DO I CONTACT THE LIBRARY IF I HAVE A
                                    QUESTION ?




1.   Ask-a-Librarian (on the library’s website)
     a)   24/7 chat assistance
     b)   Email-a-question
     c)   Text-a-question
2.   Stop by the library to meet with a
     librarian
3.   Call the library for help (812)314-8703
    W HO          ARE I VY   T ECH ’ S       LIBRARIANS ?




Sara Wilhoite, Librarian         Julia Stumpff, Director
        Ivy Tech                Ivy Tech Library Services
swilhoite1@ivytech.edu           jstumpff@ivytech.edu
       314-8721                         314-8711

								
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