New user's guide to the Library

This introductory session familiarises tertiary students with our library spaces and explains how students can use different types of information to suit their research and study needs.

Redmond Barry Reading Room from the mezzanine
Duration
60 minutes
Year level
Tertiary
Cost
Free
Capacity
15 students

This orientation tour addresses the practical needs of new users. It takes students through our library spaces, familiarising them with our reading rooms, services and facilities. Students will learn how they can use different types of information to suit their research and study needs.

The introductory session will extend students' knowledge base, as they learn about creating new information and using it in more creative ways. It will also encourage them to join and use the Library and feel more comfortable about libraries in general.

Learning outcomes

As a result of the session, students will be able to:

  • search and find items via a Library catalogue
  • access eresources from home
  • find study spaces and books in the Library
  • get reference support from staff
  • use key on-site services and facilities such as wi-fi and printing
  • join the Library and become part of its research community

Tour dates

Tuesday 14 March 2017, 11am–12pm
Friday 24 March 2017, 11am–12pm
Monday 27 March 2017, 11am–12pm

No bookings required. Meet in the front foyer.

Contact us

For more information, contact the Library on learning@slv.vic.gov.au or 03 8664 7555.