Ebooks & ejournals who lunch

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If you want to find out more about using ebooks, ejournals and databases in an informal setting, then why not pop in to one of our lunchtime drop-in sessions? Expert library staff will be on hand to answer your questions on finding, accessing and downloading the ebooks, ejournals and databases provided for you by your libraries. Please do bring your phones, laptops, and tablets  if you have queries about downloading articles or ebooks.

There will be an entirely optional short e-resource-related quiz, if you complete it you can win a small prize. There will also be some supplier freebies such as bags and pens available for all, and maybe even some edible goodies.

Venue: Alison Richards atrium (ground floor)

Days: Tuesday 17th October & Monday 6th November

Time: 12.45 – 2pm (drop in anytime during your lunch break)

We will be there on the sofa area outside the cafe, please come and say hello!

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The Colleges on the Hill – ebooks drop-in session

If you want to find out more about how to find, use, and download academic ebooks, please come along to the Ray Kelly Room in Fitzwilliam College Library on Wednesday 28th October. The ebooks@cambridge team will be there to answer your ebook questions.

Please drop in anytime between 3.30 and 4.30pm, there’s no formal presentation, it’s just a chance for you to ask us any questions you may have about using the ebooks the libraries buy for you to help support your studies. If you use a mobile device for reading and downloading ebooks onto, please bring it along.ebooks drop-in sessions Fitz 2015

Psychology Library e-books drop-in sessions

The Psychology Department Library team are running a drop-in session next week for any questions you might have on using Psychology e-books.

Location: Student Common Room, 1st floor of the department (next door to the Library), Department of Pyschology
Dates: Wednesday 26th November
Times: drop in with your questions anytime 1-2 pm

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Having trouble accessing an e-book?

Got a question about searching the e-books collection?

Why not come along and speak to a member of the Department of Psychology’s Library team who will be joined by the ebooks@cambridge team.

If you simply want to know a bit more the team will also be happy to talk to you about e-books in general and why you should consider using them during your studies.

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And, as if finding out about e-books wasn’t good enough already, coffee and doughnuts will be provided.

We look forward to meeting you at the session!

Image credit: ‘Coffee fresh donuts (2012), Hollywood. los Angeles.’ by Noelia Granados on Flickr – https://flic.kr/p/e26ivn

History e-resources drop-in sessions

The Seeley Library team are running two drop-in sessions next week covering all things History e-resources…

Location: Seminar room 7, 2nd Floor, Faculty of History
Dates: Tuesday 18th & Thursday 20th November
Times: drop in with your questions anytime 1-2 pm

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Not sure what are the most important resources for your paper? Want to find an article online but no idea how? Or having trouble accessing an e-book? If you have any questions about e-books, e-journals or any other e-resources bring them along to these informal and friendly drop-in sessions. If you simply want to know a bit more the team will also be happy to talk to you about e-resources in general and why you should consider using them during your studies.

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Chemistry Drop-in Session

Start the new year by solving all your ebook worries!

Date: Wednesday 29th January

Time: 1pm – 2pm (pop in whenever you like)

Venue: Cybercafé, Department of Chemistry

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Got any questions about using ebooks? Come along and talk to the ebooks@cambridge team, who will be available in this informal session to answer any queries. We can show you how to find, access and download titles, and look into any problems you may be having.

Feel free to bring along your tablet, mobile, or e-reader – there will be Wi-fi available. We will also have a range of devices available for you to try. For more information see this poster created by the Chemistry library team.

If you are not sure where to go, go to the Department Reception and you will be directed from there.

Bring your lunch for another drop-in session!

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Date: Wednesday 27th November

Time: 1pm – 2pm (pop in whenever you like)

Venue: LR5, Department of Engineering

Open to everyone – students and staff – no matter what your subject!

Got any questions about using ebooks? Come along and talk to the ebooks@cambridge team, who will be available in this informal session to answer any queries. We can show you how to find, access and download titles, and look into any problems you may be having.

Feel free to bring along your tablet, mobile, or e-reader – there will be Wi-fi available.

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Don’t worry if you can’t make it! You can always contact us at ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk. Also, keep up to date with any news from the team by following us on Twitter or find us on Facebook.

For more information see this poster created by the Engineering library team.

Lunch time drop-in at the SPS Library

Date: Wednesday 13th November

Time: 1pm – 2pm (drop in whenever you like)

Venue: SPS Library on the New Museums Site

Open to everyone – student or staff – no matter what your subject!

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The ebooks@cambridge team will be available in this informal session to answer your questions and help you get to grips with using ebooks. We can show you how to find, access and download titles, and look into any problems you may be having.

Feel free to bring along your tablet, mobile, or e-reader – there will be Wi-fi available.

Don’t worry if you can’t make it! We have another session planned towards the end of November in Engineering. Alternatively don’t forget you can always contact us at ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

If you would like to advertise this session in your library feel free to use our poster.

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Lovely ebooks librarians go mobile in Psychology (with biscuits)

coffee biscuitsWant to learn more about how to find and use the ebooks which your libraries purchase for you? Have you got a Kindle, an iPad, a Nook, or a Smart Phone but aren’t sure which of the library ebooks you can read or download onto it?

Come along to the next ebooks@cambridge lunchtime drop-in session and bring your devices if you have one, otherwise just bring yourself! All students and staff are welcome to drop by and ask us questions.

Date: Thursday 7th February

Time: 1pm – 2pm (very informal, turn up when you like)

Venue: Student Common Room (next to the Library) in the Department of Psychology on the Downing Site.

Extra attractions: coffee, juice, biscuits & crisps!

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