BBMB Graduate Student
Thursday, August 17th,
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Science & Technology Librarian for BBMB
Office: 152 Parks
1. Library Basics
- Library Card: Your red
ISU card serves as your library card. You will need to show it to the
Circulation Desk each time you want to check out items.
- Library PIN Number: Set your library
PIN number using the
last 11 digits of your ISU ID and a 4-digit Pin number which you select. Your
PIN number will allow you to access "My Account", a feature of the online
catalog which allows you see items you have checked out and their due dates,
overdue items, hold requests and fines. Note:
You will need to click on Library Catalog to access "My Account."
- Loan Period for Books:
Graduate students are given an "extended" loan, with items falling due at the
end of the current academic year (i.e., the last day of the Spring Semester).
- Loan Period for Journals:
Unbound periodicals in the General Collection may not be checked out. The
bound volumes of most periodical titles are also stamped "Do not circulate,"
and are intended for use within the Library only; however, these items can be
checked out for one day for use outside the building.
- Off-campus Access to
Electronic Resources: Most electronic indexes/databases and electronic
journals can be accessed both on and off campus. Off-campus access requires a
username (last 11 digits of your ISU card) and password (Library PIN
- Still have questions about
the library? Check out Library Information
and How Do
I? for more information.
2. Locating and Getting Research
3. Learning More
4. Keeping Current
5. Questions or Comments?
- Please feel free to contact me
via phone or email at anytime. No question is too small or large! I also
maintain a personal
homepage. It includes links to newsletters about library resources and the
link to this presentation.
- Questions relating to
circulation policy and practice (e.g., book checkout, fines, recalls, PIN
numbers, etc.) can be directed to the Circulation Desk via phone (294-3961) or
- If you have questions about
resources or need to speak with a reference librarian, you may phone the
Reference Department at 294-3642.
URL for presentation: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~adinkelm/BBMB_GSO_2006.htm
August 2005, 2006