Lakehead University Library Newsletter - Orientation Issue September 2008, Volume 4, Issue 1
Where do I go for help?
The Reference Desk (right in the middle of the Main Floor) is your stop for
all your questions relating to your course assignments, finding material such
as books or journal articles, directions…basically your “Help Desk” for any
question about the Library and its resources. Pick up a Quick Guide to the Library
ContaCt ChanCellor Paterson
or take a tour to explore all 6 floors of the Chancellor Paterson Library. us
You can phone the Reference Desk for assistance (343-8302) or email us a • information about patron record,
question (email@example.com) loans, requests, reserves, etc.
• 343-8225, firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember that you also have access to the Education Library which is located
across the field in the Bora Laskin Building. Your Lakehead ChanCellor Paterson
student ID entitles you to borrow from their collection.
• information/assistance with
In Orillia, the Library is on the first floor of Heritage Place. Library staff, library resources
providing circulation and reference assistance, are immediately on your • 343-8302, email@example.com
left as you enter the library. Contact us! eDuCation library
• hours, reference questions
Any luck Connecting • 343-8718, firstname.lastname@example.org
getting a laptop? from Home • hours, reference questions
• 705-330-4024, email@example.com
Not a problem! There are 11 units Connecting from home is easy:
available for a 3 hour loan and 1 unit just use your email username and ChanCellor Paterson
available for a 3 day loan. The laptops for password; what is your username and
3 hour loan must be used in the Library. password? Username = 1st initial, library hours
Internet connections are located along the middle initial (if you provided the
Mon-Thurs 8:00 am to 11:30 pm
windows on the Main Floors, in the study registrar with a middle name) and
Friday 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
carrels along the perimeter of the 3rd and your last name up to a total of 8 Saturday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
4th Floors, in the group study rooms on characters so, for example, Andrea Sunday 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
the 4th Floor and in the Northern Studies Lindsay Paterson’s username would
Resource Centre on the 5th Floor. be alpaters. If her birthday is May
At the Education Library please check with 31, 1989, her password would be
Library staff about availability of laptops. 890531 hours fall 2008
At the Orillia Campus Library laptops
are available for students to sign out for September 2, 2008-December 18,
2 hour loan for use in the group study Mon-Friday 8:30 am to 9:00 pm
rooms. Sat. 12:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
orillia library hours
Mon-Thurs 8:30 am 7:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Sat & Sun Closed
Visit our website
or call 343-8137 for up-to-date hours
Need to contact us? Visit our website: library.lakeheadu.ca
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What is located through the AskON online Reference
on each floor of research help service.
the Chancellor What are course reserves/past exams and
Paterson where do I find them?
library? A course reserve can be a journal article, a book, a chapter from a book or an
assignment that your instructor wants you to read. These are located at the
Feel free to explore the Chancellor Paterson Library Circulation Desk.
Chancellor Paterson Library. You’ll Exams from previous years are also available.
find all kinds of useful resources To find course reserves and past exams, go to the Library home page and select
and services offered on every floor the Reserves tab. From there, just use the drop-down menu and find your
from the ground floor right up to instructor’s name, and then click Search. This will bring up a list of items on
the 5th floor. Check it out! reserve; take down the call number and go to Circulation to ask for it; you’ll need
your student card to sign it out.
GrOuNd flOOr What if the Lakehead University
Government publications and yes,
many of them are available for Library doesn’t have the book or journal
article I need?
If you come across a book or journal article you need and our Library doesn’t
MAiN flOOr own it, simply request the item through RACER. RACER is a document delivery/
Reference Collection and helpful inter-library loan service that libraries use to share items on your behalf. Follow
Library staff to answer all your the links on the Library’s homepage to complete a one time only registration.
questions. Once registered, you can fill in the request form for the item you need or
search the comprehensive database to identify other useful resources.
Print journals and photocopiers…
don’t forget to check out the
online journals too!
3rd flOOr PrintinG:
Books with call numbers ranging All computers in the Libraries have printing capabilities. You must be logged in to
from A to L and a computer lab your “STORM” account in order to print.
complete with a printer and The cost for printing is 8¢ per page. You can add $ to your account at the
scanner. Circulation Desk in the Chancellor Paterson Library, Education Library, Orillia
Library or at the TSC Helpdesk (located on the 2nd Floor of ATAC). Every student
is credited with $3 on their STORM account at the beginning of September.
Books with call numbers ranging PhotoCoPyinG:
from M to Z. There are also Photocopiers are located on the Ground Floor, Main Floor, 2nd Floor and in the
Group Study Rooms available Northern Studies Resource Centre on the 5th Floor. There are 3 photocopiers in
which are perfect for completing the Education Library and one photocopier in the Orillia Library.
project work or preparing for a Your photo ID card (student card) is your copycard. You can add money to your
presentation. copycard using a dispensing machine in the Chancellor Paterson Library. You can
also purchase a separate copycard for $1.00 from the same machine.
5th flOOr The cost of photocopying with a copycard is 8¢ per copy. Some coin-operated
copiers are available at 10¢ per copy. In addition, a colour copier is located on the
Both the Northern Studies
Main Floor of The Chancellor Paterson Library and transparencies are available in
Resource Centre and the Archives the Chancellor Paterson Library and the Education Library at a cost of 40¢ per sheet.
are located on the 5th Floor
Don’t get lost in the Library! Take a short tour or workshop and learn about the
Library and its resources.
Need to contact us? Visit our website: library.lakeheadu.ca
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