Example: Martell, L 2010, The sociology of globalization, Polity, Cambridge.
Book title: The sociology of globalization
Keyword search: martell sociology globalization
The results list will include both books and articles at this point, so if you don't find your book near the top, use the Source Types limit in the panel on the left of the screen to focus you search on books only.
You can also search for books on a topic using keywords.
Assignment topic example:
While it is generally agreed that most western industrialised nations have benefitted economically from globalisation, the impact on the world's poorest countries has been negative. Discuss.
Broad keyword search: poverty globalisation
Clicking the Show More link will show you all of the copies available in the Library.
Clicking the title link will show you more information about the book (subject headings, contents notes etc.)
The Location, Call No. and Status tell you where to find the book in the library
|Art||Art Library, Hunter Street, Hobart|
|Clinical||Clinical Library, 43 Collins Street, Hobart|
|Cradle Coast||Cradle Coast Campus, Burnie|
|Launceston||Launceston Library, Launceston Campus|
|Law||Law Library, lower campus, Sandy Bay|
Morris Miller, or
|Morris Miller Library, Sandy Bay|
|Music||Music Library, Conservatorium Building, 5-7 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart|
|Rozelle||Rozelle Campus, Sydney|
|St Vincents||Walter McGrath Library, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney|
Reserve is a collection of books that are in high demand. Each of the library branches has a Reserve Collection.
These items are generally available for 2 hour or overnight loan.
Call numbers tell you where to find a book on the Library shelves.
On the screen they look like this:
JZ 1318 .M36 2010
On the book they look like this:
Each call number starts with a letter code for the broad subject area, then each line narrows it down until you have a unique number for each title. It’s a bit like looking for a street address in a city - you need to know the suburb, the street, and the house number:
.M36 (House number)
The status column tells you whether the book is available or not. Some common Status messages are:
|Available||Book is on the Library shelves.|
|DUE 24-07-14||Book is on loan. The date shows when it is due back.|
|Lib Use Only||Book cannot be borrowed, but you can use it in the library.|
|Recently Returned||Book has been recently returned and may be on the sorting shelves or trolleys awaiting re-shelving.|
|Transit||Book is in transit between library branches.|
|Missing||Book is not in its proper place, staff are searching for it.|
|Lost||Book has been declared lost after extensive staff searching.|
|On Order||New book has been ordered but has not yet arrived in the Library.|
|Newly Acquired||New book has arrived but is not yet catalogued.|
|On Holdshelf||Book is waiting to be collected by the next person in the Requests queue.|
Find out more about borrowing and requesting books here: http://www.utas.edu.au/library/access-borrow/borrow
You can have up to 15 requests in your My Library account at any one time.