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									                                                                                        Library 'Orientation' services - GO8 Libraries (ANU 12/01/00)
                      1. What information sessions           2. Do you prepare and      3. Do you give web-based         4. Does your library have a     5. How do you          6. Would you          7. Any other
                      do you provide for new                 distribute specific        demonstrations during            post-graduate and new           measure the            consider moving to a comments?
                      undergraduate students during          information handouts       orientation week?                academic orientation            effectiveness of       web based
                      orientation week (please list?)        for orientation week,                                       program?                        your orientation       demonstration as the
                                                             and if so what are                                                                          program?               sole orientation week
                                                             they?                                                                                                              service?

Australian Defence    Academic 'Market Day'.                 General introductory       Yes - during Library             Yes, for postgraduates.         No formal evaluation   No. Use web based          No
Force Academy         Orientation tours for all first year   material - non-specific.   Awareness Week.                  Subject specific classes.       of Market Day.         demos as adjunct.
                      students. "Library Awareness                                                                       Academic staff meet with the    Examining use of
                      Week" in which a number of                                                                         relevant reference librarian.   standard evaluation
                      electronic reference tutorials are                                                                                                 form for electronic
                      offered.                                                                                                                           reference tutorials.
Australian National   Tours in main buildings. 1/2 hr        A leaflet entitled "the    Electronic reference tutorials   No. Web demonstration           Not applicable       Yes
University            subject specific electronic            new student's guide to     held in clusters.                given at a session for new
                      reference tutorials.                   the ANU Library".                                           Academic staff organised by
                                                                                                                         the Centre for Educational
                                                                                                                         Development and Academic
                                                                                                                         Methods.
Deakin University     Overview given at University           A brochure is handed       The Library participates in IT   Yes. Libraryparticipates in    No formal evaluation. No                           Orientation activities
                      welcome to students. Tours of          out during the Welcome     classes. The Library training    University's induction session                                                    as very much
                      each campus (including the             sessions. Student          sessions are focussed on         for new staff.                                                                    introductory. Focus on
                      library). All new students receive     Library Guides available   accessing information via the                                                                                      information literacy
                      a CD-ROM product - "Deakin             in the Library.            Library web.                                                                                                       skills training is post-
                      Learning Toolkit" which contains                                                                                                                                                     orientation.
                      an extensive section on the
                      Library. Virtual library tours.

Lincoln University    1st year Undergraduates must A pamphlet "Library                  Brief look at the Library Web    Divisions arrange post-grad Evaluation froms will      Not as long as the
(NZ)                  complete a compulsory library       notes for students" is        part of orientation. Web         orientation including the      be trialed this year.   numbers allow it in the
                      orientation, including a catalogue given to all first-years.      anddatabase tutorials offered    library. Post-graduate Liaison                         library. Investigating a
                      exercise. First semester exam                                     regularly throughout semester    Librarian arranges individual                          web-based introduction
                      results are withheld if they do not                               and on request.                  sessions. Regular library                              to library services for
                      do so.                                                                                             introductions for new staff.                           off-campus students.
                                                                                                                         The university orientation for
                                                                                                                         new staff is being re-vamped.

NTU                   Tours include intro to catalogue/ Webpage & print on        Yes: intro to catalogue and            Not as such but involved in     Nothing formal.        Not seriously              Common Units
                      email. Information skills         availability of workshops intro to email.                        Postgraduate Week, & offer                             considered, but            program for all
                      programme covering the first 8    & promote in Student                                             sessions designed for                                  discussed generally.       undergraduates.
                      weeks of first semester.          newsletter. Printed &                                            academic staff. Faculty                                                           Students attend at
                                                        electronic version of the                                        Librarians contact new staff                                                      least one library
                                                        Library Map.                                                     for individual orientations.                                                      tutorial and also
                                                                                                                                                                                                           complete information
                                                                                                                                                                                                           skills assignments for
                                                                                                                                                                                                           assessment.




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                                                                                    Library 'Orientation' services - GO8 Libraries (ANU 12/01/00)
                      1. What information sessions      2. Do you prepare and       3. Do you give web-based           4. Does your library have a       5. How do you           6. Would you          7. Any other
                      do you provide for new            distribute specific         demonstrations during              post-graduate and new             measure the             consider moving to a comments?
                      undergraduate students during     information handouts        orientation week?                  academic orientation              effectiveness of        web based
                      orientation week (please list?)   for orientation week,                                          program?                          your orientation        demonstration as the
                                                        and if so what are                                                                               program?                sole orientation week
                                                        they?                                                                                                                    service?

QUT (Gardens Point 1) Searching the Library             Yes. Posters /              Yes. Faculty-based sessions        Library collaborates with         Questionnaires; web-    No, provides a
Campus)            Catalogue 2) Library tours 3) Full   Bookmarks / Semester        include Library's website,         postgraduate and special          based online            comprehensive and
                   day Learning Support Programs.       planner / activities        electronic services and,           student groups, to plan and       feedback; and verbal    range of teaching /
                   Integrated programs include          included in University's    commencing in 2000 PILOT,          deliver specific programs &       feedback.               learning experiences to
                   computing workshops, Library         Orientation Guide.          the Library's online information   participates in ENTER                                     all students via IT
                   skills, information literacy and                                 literacy tutorial.                 Program which introduces                                  Literacy Program.
                   study skills. The Liaison                                                                           new academics to the
                   Librarians involved in individual                                                                   University.
                   Faculty orientation programs.
                   Sessions incorporated into
                   compulsory credit-bearing units.

Swinburne             Classes & tours with some         Not specifically for        Yes, also some self paced          No formal program -               No formal evaluation.   Not as sole service for    Orientation programs
University of         subject focus. Catalogue,         Orientation. Information    tutorial. Lilydale campus yes,     Research post-grads receive       Lilydale campus         on campus students.        more successful if run
Technology            database & internet               on key resources may        most of program is web-            individual orientation.           variety of techniques   Web based for off-         during class time in
                      demonstrations. Larger schools    be distributed. Students    based.                             International & coursework        used: assessment of     campus students            consultation with
                      have demo in lecture theatres.    referred to Web based                                          post-grads have subject           literacy skills under   would be useful.           teaching / academic
                      Student Union organised tours.    guides.                                                        based group session.              exam conditions,                                   staff who make
                      Lilydale campus Hands-on                                                                         Individual sessions also for      course evaluation                                  attendance
                      session including assessable                                                                     new staff.                        surveys, workshops                                 compulsory. Response
                      exercise. First stage on                                                                                                           with orientation                                   to sign up classes
                      information literacy program.                                                                                                      supporters plus                                    variable. Compulsory
                      Also have tours.                                                                                                                   considering using                                  IT module at Lilydale
                                                                                                                                                         Infoset panel for                                  very effective.
                                                                                                                                                         evaluation. Program
                                                                                                                                                         revised 3 times over
                                                                                                                                                         7 years partly due to
                                                                                                                                                         evaluation.

University of         Orientation tours.                Information Kit,            Demonstration of the web           No, but library tours are given   As in 3. The Library    No. Value on having a Nil
Adelaide                                                containing a specific       based catalogue. Core of the       on demand for small groups.       Skills Tutorial         mix of approaches.
                                                        limited selection of the    program is web-based "library      Research librarians do            involves a test.        Library's website
                                                        20-25 guides, which         skills tutorial" covering basics   intensive work on demand.         Otherwise, the          primary channel of
                                                        remain available after O-   of library and includes                                              "measure" is more       communication.
                                                        week.                       "quizzes". Involves moving                                           subjective.
                                                                                    between live sessions of
                                                                                    catalogue, database, web
                                                                                    resources, from the online text
                                                                                    of the tutorial.




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                                                                                  Library 'Orientation' services - GO8 Libraries (ANU 12/01/00)
                1. What information sessions         2. Do you prepare and        3. Do you give web-based          4. Does your library have a       5. How do you            6. Would you          7. Any other
                do you provide for new               distribute specific          demonstrations during             post-graduate and new             measure the              consider moving to a comments?
                undergraduate students during        information handouts         orientation week?                 academic orientation              effectiveness of         web based
                orientation week (please list?)      for orientation week,                                          program?                          your orientation         demonstration as the
                                                     and if so what are                                                                               program?                 sole orientation week
                                                     they?                                                                                                                     service?

University of   Activities vary: advertised tours    Small Orientation            See answer 1. Web based           no library wide academic          Measured statistically Would be difficult to
Melbourne       in larger libraries to tours on      brochure & poster            information kiosk in Baillieu     orientation. Individual           in terms of numbers duplicate activities
                request in smaller; some                                          library - some libraries have     libraries offer new staff         attending              solely with web based
                extensive programs of classes                                     PowerPoint orientation            orientation. Library employs                             demonstrations. Need
                (catalogue, Buddy, databases,                                     information on site               consultant in School of                                  human face of O week.
                internet). Extend from O week                                                                       Graduate Studies who runs                                Web based
                into Semester 1                                                                                     range of programs                                        demonstration
                                                                                                                                                                             including 'tours' would
                                                                                                                                                                             be userful as would
                                                                                                                                                                             literature searching tips
                                                                                                                                                                             through whole year.

UNSW            Orientation Tours given by           Posters and leaflets.    Internet/email workshops are          Librarian attends orientation Not applicable               Would consider a web-
                students. Internet/email             Announcements placed held.                                     session for all new postgrads                              based demonstration
                workshops taken by the Library       in UNSW                                                        and gives presentation.                                    as a useful adjunct.
                and the UNSW Student Guild.          publications,Library web                                       Leaflet and web pages
                                                     pages andUNSW                                                  detailing services for
                                                     mailing list.                                                  postgraduate students.
                                                                                                                    Postgraduate Research
                                                                                                                    Advisory Consultancy service
                                                                                                                    provided by the Library.
                                                                                                                    Orientation for new academic
                                                                                                                    staff varies.




University of    1) Library programs - Surfing the    University's Orientation    Yes. In 2000 a program of IT      Yes. Half day information         Effectiveness is not     No, not as the sole
Queensland      Cybrary and Tours 2) AskIT           guide and program,           instruction will be provided by   sessions for new academic         measured, but            orientation week
                Programs (new for 2000) - IT         Departmental guides,         AskIT. Surfing the Cybrary        staff but postgrads may           statistics are kept on   service. Web based
                Fundamentals and IT                  material produced by the     include use of the web. Some      attend. Individual contact with   tour attendees.          demonstrations
                Intermediate course.                 students' union. Posters     training programs are             liaison librarians. A four        Evaluations are done     complement the tours.
                Presentations and tours for          advertising library tours.   provided using WebCT.             module program ISRAP              of all information
                parents, international students,     Brochures and pens are                                         (Information Skills for           skills programs
                part-time students and               distributed to tour                                            Researchers and                   provided.
                postgraduate students.               attendees. In 2000 all                                         Postgraduates) provided on a
                                                     attendees will receive a                                       regular basis.
                                                     complimentary coffee or
                                                     ice cream.



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                       1. What information sessions         2. Do you prepare and       3. Do you give web-based        4. Does your library have a    5. How do you            6. Would you          7. Any other
                       do you provide for new               distribute specific         demonstrations during           post-graduate and new          measure the              consider moving to a comments?
                       undergraduate students during        information handouts        orientation week?               academic orientation           effectiveness of         web based
                       orientation week (please list?)      for orientation week,                                       program?                       your orientation         demonstration as the
                                                            and if so what are                                                                         program?                 sole orientation week
                                                            they?                                                                                                               service?

University of South    Generic and award specific           In recent years the      Yes, see question 1 for            Yes, however is inconsistent   Only anecdotally -       No.
Australia              tours. A) Short generic based on     Library has run a quiz.  details.                           and varies between academic    some liaison
                       FAQ. B) Comprehensive                Does not prepare and                                        Divisions. Aiming to develop   librarians have
                       genericincludes OPAC                 distribute specific                                         a more coordinated and         evaluated the longer
                       demonstration and remote logon       information handouts for                                    systematic approach.           award specific
                       to catalogue plus introduction to    O week. Students are                                                                       sessions.
                       Library homepage. C) Award           referred to Library
                       specific conducted by liaison        homepage. University
                       librarians. Emphasis on              wide Orientation guide.
                       discipline specific information      Liaison librarians
                       resources. Sessions cover web-       produce orientation
                       based resources and are linked       handouts for the award
                       to bridging courses.                 specific tours.

USQ                     Faculty orientation meetings        Handouts listing library    No                              No, but faculty liaison        Informal check of
                       addressed by lisiason librarians.    tutorials. Rely on tours,                                   librarians provide tours and   those attending
                       Tours provided to faculty specific   talks and posters than                                      orientation sessions as        tutorials plus
                       groups. Library "stall" at the       handouts.                                                   requested. The Library has a   comparison of faculty
                       Student Association Expo.                                                                        Post Grad Toolbox.             tours (compulsory) &
                                                                                                                                                       voluntary tutorials.

University of the      "Introduction to the Library"        Incoming students are       Powerpoint slides used in the   No. Hands-on tutorials are     Participants complete    Not at this stage.      Continually monitor
Sunshine Coast         tutorials are run & includes         mailed an orientation       tutorials is posted on the      held throughout the year.      a print-based            Would, however, like    and modify the
                       hands-on introduction to             package & orientation       student intranet. A web-based   Postgrads and academic staff   evaluation.              to use a combination    orientation program.
                       catalogue & tour of the Reserve      schedule of tutorials run   tutorial is in development.     receive a welcome email from   Investigating using an   of both methods.
                       Collection & demonstration of        by Library and IT                                           the Universty Librarians.      electronic form.
                       self-checkout unit.                  Services. Students
                                                            receive a bookmark, a
                                                            handout on tutorials.
University of Sydney Tour of major libraries, opac &        Poster and leaflet but      No. It is a waste of time at    Varies between libraries.   To be is to be              No
                     electronic database                    mostly hand out existing    orientations.                   Occassionally library staff effective
                     demonstrations. Has a booth in         brochures.                                                  participate in the Staff
                     the Orientation Day melee &                                                                        Development Unit's sessions
                     students can win a photocopy                                                                       for new academic staff.
                     voucher.
University of        Branch libraries 'Introduction to      Nothing specific to         No                              Receive a monthly report       Anecdotal                Consider web-based     No
Tasmania             the Library' sessions. Target          orientation .                                               listing all new academic       information.             demonstrations, but
                     specific groups eg international                                                                   appointments and contact                                supplementary to other
                     and mature age.                                                                                    each new staff member                                   services.
                                                                                                                        individually. No equivalent
                                                                                                                        for postgraduates but target
                                                                                                                        via their own email lists.




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                   1. What information sessions        2. Do you prepare and        3. Do you give web-based         4. Does your library have a     5. How do you            6. Would you          7. Any other
                   do you provide for new              distribute specific          demonstrations during            post-graduate and new           measure the              consider moving to a comments?
                   undergraduate students during       information handouts         orientation week?                academic orientation            effectiveness of         web based
                   orientation week (please list?)     for orientation week,                                         program?                        your orientation         demonstration as the
                                                       and if so what are                                                                            program?                 sole orientation week
                                                       they?                                                                                                                  service?

UTS                Participates in University O        a) Uses its publications     See answer 1. Demonstrate      No. Post-graduates:Library        Evaluations forms of     Very reluctantly.         Orientation is of
                   week. Offers tours and training     as handouts. b)              web pages and offer hands-on   web page for the new              the UTS Orientaiton      Training can be moved     benefit to the Library
                   a) International Students           Provides information for     training. Do not have a self-  postgraduate & Contributes        Program for              to the web but            staff. Also provides an
                   Orientation program as part of      University's Orientation     paced, web-based Library       to Graduate School                International Students   orientation is about      opportunity to assess
                   the Study Skills Program. b)        publications c) Posters      orientation tutorial.          information session plus          & focus groups.          meeting people.           the students' computer
                   Student Services Orientation        to advertise the tours                                      Liaison Librarians organise       Informal feedback.                                 and information
                   Program - undergraduates,           and journal database                                        special sessions; PhD                                                                literacy . The Library
                   emphasises the location of          training sessions. d)                                       students are seen on an                                                              also gives 32
                   services. Training is advertised.   Special training icon on                                    individual basis. New                                                                Introduction to journal
                                                       home page.                                                  academic staff: Web page for                                                         database classes
                                                                                                                   new academics and                                                                    during weeks 2 and 3
                                                                                                                   contribute to faculties                                                              of semester.
                                                                                                                   information sessions.
UWA                Tours, self guided tours,           For the first time in 2000 Some libraries give a brief      Postgraduates contacted           Participates with the    No. Web based
                   information sessions and            preparing a library        introduction to the www, library offering introductory session.    guild and student        demonstration requires
                   sessions introducing the library    publication for use on     web site & catalogue.            'Voucher' included in             support services -       students to be
                   web site.                           orientation day by all                                      postgraduate handbook             guild evaluates whole    sufficiently orientated
                                                       libraries.                                                  offering a search strategy        program. Past            to the Library to know
                                                                                                                   with the library. Library has a   concerns about some      how to access the
                                                                                                                   database which contains all       activities, including    demonstration and this
                                                                                                                   the information on each           the use of students      is not yet the case.
                                                                                                                   student. Information desk at      as tour guides due to
                                                                                                                   the new academic staff            misinformation
                                                                                                                   orientation program.              provided.

UWS - Hawkesbury   Orientation tours followed by       Poster advertising tours.    No web instruction provided      No generic P/G or new           Unmeasured,              No. The development
                   semester 'library basics'           Basic library 'literature'   on O-week. Generic web           academic orientation            however well             of web based tool for
                   programmes.                         included in new students     searching classes offered        programmes. New P/G             attended.                external and flexible
                                                       orientation packs.           during semester.                 groups and academics                                     delivery mode students
                                                       'Library Guide'                                               targetted through faculties.                             currently a medium
                                                       distributed.                                                                                                           priority.

UWS - Macarthur    Tours - mainly directional in    New Students/Academic           Yes, for both databases and      Yes. Conduct 1 hr session       Under review. Web No. A combination of WebTutorial has been
                   nature. Sessions on catalogue Staff guides are printed           new opac. Encourage              for new PhD students plus       Tutorial package has both approaches is a real winner, first
                   & databases. Advertise through each year.                        students to use popular online   EndNote sessions and offer      evaulation built into it. necessary.    developed forFaculty
                   email, posters and faculty                                       WebTutorial.                     individual sessions.                                                    of Business but now
                   information. 2000 Orientation                                                                                                                                             extended.
                   focus on the introduction of our
                   new opac Endeavor/Voyager.




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                       1. What information sessions         2. Do you prepare and       3. Do you give web-based           4. Does your library have a       5. How do you          6. Would you          7. Any other
                       do you provide for new               distribute specific         demonstrations during              post-graduate and new             measure the            consider moving to a comments?
                       undergraduate students during        information handouts        orientation week?                  academic orientation              effectiveness of       web based
                       orientation week (please list?)      for orientation week,                                          program?                          your orientation       demonstration as the
                                                            and if so what are                                                                               program?               sole orientation week
                                                            they?                                                                                                                   service?

UWSN (Parramatta       Tours have concentrated on           Package issued to new       Series of detailed info skills   Not specifically- but variety of Not formally              Probably not - would
Campus)                physical facilities. Now             students called             sessions commences               skills sessions are offered on measured.                   be offered as an
                       experimenting at one campus          'Welcome to UWS             following O week. Computer       discipline basis.                                          adjunct. Web-based
                       with 1 hour session which            Nepean library' -           centre offers online interactive                                                            demo would be good in
                       includes basic                       includes general info       web training sessions.                                                                      giving students
                       websearching/timetable info.         sheet/timetable of                                                                                                      another option
                       Part of modular Info skills          information skills                                                                                                      especially for part time,
                       programme 'getting to know your      sessions/OPAC                                                                                                           flexible delivery
                       library'.                            guide/Reciprocal                                                                                                        students and students
                                                            borrowing form.                                                                                                         with little English.

University of          1 hr information sessions in         Range of handouts         ILIP100 includes                     PG: Library participates in PG    1998 focus groups to   Not at this stage but
Wollongong             Library in O week & following 2      prepared for ILIP100,     demonstration of web                 orientation. This year will       assess ILIP100, 1999   will monitor use of
                       weeks. Form part of Information      and are also available in catalogue and web resources.         only be International PG 1hr      survey with emphasis   ILIP100. Aim to offer
                       Literacies Introductory Program      Library. Self paced                                            session. Attendance at PG         on student             effective set of web
                       (ILIP100 - zero credit points,       options also receive                                           orientation falling due to web    perceptions of         pages for PGs.
                       compulsory for new Ugs).             documentation.                                                 enrolment. Faculty Librarians     acquired skills.
                       Include Webpac demonstration.                                                                       will attend faculty PG
                       Self paced print & web based                                                                        orientation. Academics:
                       material are alternative to                                                                         Library attends orientation for
                       sessions. All new UG must                                                                           new academics and general
                       complete web based assignment                                                                       staff. Individual
                       be end week 6. Faculty                                                                              appointments with new
                       librarians attend faculty                                                                           academic staff.
                       orientation sessions.

Victoria University of Orientation programs vary from       Library Guide setting out   This year there will be an         Post-graduate program, yes,       No standard method     At some time in the         Web based
Technology             campus to campus. Range from         services, contact           emphasis on remote access          but not fully effective. Staff    of evaluation across   future. Currently a         information can be
                       tutorials conducted in the Library   numbers, hours and          to information. Also to be a       program, no but individual        the Library.           significant proportion of   solution, however
                       to self paced Library tours.         campus locations            trial of generic introduction to   liaison.                                                 students do not have        geographical location,
                                                            (available on the Library   internet sessions.                                                                          adequate access to          multiple campuses,
                                                            web).                                                                                                                   the internet either at      infrastructure,
                                                                                                                                                                                    home or on campus.          language socio-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                economic factors need
                                                                                                                                                                                                                to be considered.


Victoria University of Orientation tour (not including      Leaflets, posters for      Hands-on OPAC sessions in           Generic post-grad sessions User evaluation forms No                                  No
Wellington             OPAC): OPAC Sessions 1.5 hrs;        students plus leaflets for the Library - not web-based         but hold academic orientation for tutorials but tutors
                       & 10 mins @ start of course          Lecturers provided by                                          programs @ other times.       are not evaluated.
                       lectures introducing library         Liaison Librarians,
                       services                             advertising through
                                                            various sources




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