Library Etiquette

In February 2015, the Library has introduced new posters  to remind library users to be considerate to others in the library and to practise good library etiquette at all times.

 

Library Etiquette

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Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service is available to all UNISEL Library users who needs material for an academic research project or course-related assignment. Those eligible for the service include:

  • Currently enrolled students
  • Faculty members
  • Staff

Through ILL library users may obtain books, articles, and other materials not held in the Library with minimum charges.

ILL

 

How to Search and Locate a Book in the Library

Step 1
Browse. If you are using the library for the first time, try to browse and look around the library to familiarised with the library layout.

BrowseStep2
Search the OPAC. UNISEL Library OPAC helps users to search and principally to locate books and other material available at a library. The OPAC is located at the Circulation Counter.

OPAC

How to search using the OPAC

Step3
Note down and Locate. When you found the book you want in the catalogue, write down the call number and any other information about the location of the book. Follow the signs in the library, then the labels on each shelves and the label on each book to locate your book. The label on every book is called Call Number.

Call Number

Call Number

Step4
Didn’t find what you are looking for? Just browse the shelves. By picking random books  you might find another book that might interest you.

For checking out book(s), kindly proceed to the Circulation Counter.

How to choose a good book

“It is rightly said that books are one’s best friend. The amount of knowledge they provide is simply amazing. Books transport you to a different world, to a different era altogether. They have their own charm, which is known only to book lovers. They offer such wide variety to the readers that they can satisfy anybody’s interest. It is said that there is a book for everyone.”

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Featured Books

New Arrival

Mesuem studiesMuseum studies : an anthology of contexts / edited by Bettina Messias Carbonell. (AM7 .M87 2012)

Measuring library performanceMeasuring library performance : principles and techniques / Peter Brophy. (Z678.85 .B76 2006)

Digital curationDigital curation : a how-to-do-it manual / Ross Harvey. (ZA4080 .H34 2010)

The forbes model for journalism in the digital ageThe Forbes model for journalism in the digital age : training a new generation of entrepreneurial journalists / Lewis Dvorkin. (PN4784.O62 D86 2012)

PhotojournalismPhotojournalism : the professionals’ approach / Kenneth Kobre ; editing & design by Betsy Brill. (TR820 .K63 2008)

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Non-Circulated Item

Control of ships and underwater vehiclesControl of ships and underwater vehicles : design for underactuated and nonlinear marine systems / Khac Duc Do, Jie Pan. (VM605 .K43 2009)

The artful brideThe artful bride : wedding invitations : a stylish bride’s guide to simple, handmade wedding correspondence / Laura McFadden and April L. Paffrath. (TT872 .M44 2004)

Key concepts in ethnographyKey concepts in ethnography / Karen O’Reilly. (GN34 .O74 2009)

Successful large account managementSuccessful large account management : how to hold on to your most important customers and turn them into long-term assets / Robert E Miller & Stephen E Heiman with Tad Tuleja. (HF5438.8.K48 M74 2004)

Ideology, curriculum, and the new sociology of educationIdeology, curriculum, and the new sociology of education : revisiting the work of Michael Apple / edited by Lois Weis, Cameron McCarthy an Greg Dimitriadis. (LC191.4 .I33 2006)

New chairs - design, technology, and materialsNew chairs : design, technology, and materials / Mel Byars ; research by Cinzia Anguissola. (NK2715 .B94 2006)

Improved Your Library Research Skills

The UNISEL Library offers training on a variety of topics. Sign up for an upcoming class, customise your own or schedule and appointment for a research consultation.

If you are new to the library, join us for a 20 minutes library tour.

Library Highlights

Handy Guide

 User Education Programmes (January – April 2015)

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