Library

• is an extension of the classroom
• is a rich source of reference
materials that supplements the
prescribed textbooks and lectures
(books, journals, and periodicals)
• it offers the multiple resources of
the web as well as various data in
digital
format
for
research
purposes, like online journals, e-

AdU Library
Services,
Facilities and
Sections

Services

Bibliographic Service
Consortia and Networks
Current Awareness Service
Library Orientation and Tours
Online Public Access Catalog
(OPAC)
Photocopying Services
Referral Letters
Reference Service

Facilitie s Bags Counter Book Drop Boxes Carrels Discussion Rooms Electronic Security System Internet Access Laptop Charging Wi-Fi .

Sections College of Architecture Library .

College of Business Administration Library .

College of Engineering Library .

Graduate School Library .

High School Library .

College of Education and Liberal Arts Library .

College of Law Library .

College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy Library .

College Science Library .

Periodicals Section .

Thesis Section .

Internet Section .

Instructional Media Section .

.Library Resources AdU Web Opac EBSCOhost EBSCO offers more than 375 full-text and secondary research databases and over 420.000 e-journals and e-journal packages.000 e-books plus subscription management services for 355. EBSCO also provides point-of-care decision support tools for healthcare professionals and organizational learning resources for training and development professionals.

Law. or your office). Business. Library Science.Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Medicine. Nation and World. your public library. Education. the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school. Social Science and Technology. There are Seventy (70) titles available for the following subjects. but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. . These reference materials once were accessible only in the library. Because each library creates its own eBook collection. Literature.

Note: For access .Knovel Knovel is a web-based application that integrates trusted technical information with optimized search for engineers and interactive data analysis tools.

Smart Searching through Intelligent Fields. Always Updated and Available. True Cite Technology gives you the same look and feel as the book. Allows you to cite cases fast and easy. Online Library.eSCRA Complete Decisions from 1901 to the Present. May only be accessed at St. Search and Browse Modes Makes it Fast and Intuitive. Thomas More Law Library .

OPAC-Online Public Access Catalog • is an online bibliography of a library collection that is available to the public • helps to find books in the library .

staff and faculty. their students. . Larger institutions may have several libraries on their campuses dedicated to serving particular schools such as law and science libraries.Types of Libraries Academic libraries serve colleges and universities.

Public libraries often have departments .Public libraries serve communities of all sizes and types. public libraries serve the general public. Wherever you live. "from cradle to grave" as more than one public librarian has been heard to say. there's bound to be a local public library nearby! As the name implies.

Many are called media centers.  . and serve students between Kindergarten and grade 12. and librarians are often required to have a second degree in education or a certificate in school media.School libraries are usually part of a school system.

private businesses. Special libraries can serve particular populations. the military. such as the Library of . such as corporations. such as the blind and physically handicapped. and the government. museums. while others are dedicated to special collections.Special libraries offer unique opportunities to work in a specialized environment of interest. hospitals.

but to find consistent scholarly . Usually these articles are written by journalists or scholars and are geared toward the average adult. Magazines may cover very "serious" material. Magazine it is a collection of articles and images about diverse topics of popular interest and current events.Types of information sources 1.

An editorial board reviews articles to decide whether they should be accepted.2. Journals-it is a collection of articles usually written by scholars in an academic or professional field. Articles in journals can cover very specific topics or narrow .

Database contains citations of articles in magazines.3. blogs. videos. and other media types. They may also contain citations to podcasts. journals. Some databases contain abstracts or brief summaries of the . and newspapers.

4. it is a great source for local information. . Since there is at least one in every city. A newspaper is a collection of articles about current events usually published daily.

A library catalog is an organized and searchable collection of records of every item in a library and can be found on the library home page. that the library owns on your topic. or group of sources. . The catalog will point you to the location of a particular source.5.

fact or fiction. you will probably be looking for books that synthesize all the information on one topic to support a particular argument or thesis. Books cover virtually any topic.6. For research purposes. Libraries organize and .

Encyclopedias are collections of short. factual entries often written by different contributors who are knowledgeable about the topic.7. General encyclopedias provide concise overviews on a wide variety of topics.  There are two types of encyclopedias: general and subject. Subject encyclopedias .

The Web contains information beyond plain text. One of the main features of the Web is the ability to quickly link to other related information. images.8. The Web allows you to access most types of information on the Internet through a browser. and . including sounds.

Music has composers. Periodicals (journals. bands. directors. b contains information beyond plain text. . publisher. recording dates. actors. Movies have producers.Books have a title. narrators etc. and video. including sounds. and one or more authors/editors. magazines etc) have issue numbers and/dates. images. vocalists. copyright. producers.

etc.Types of Electronic Resources •Research Guides by Subject •Indexes •Electronic Books and Texts •Electronic Journals •Library Catalogs •Reference Sources •Statistical Sources •Sound Recordings •Image Databases (Art.) . Maps. Medical.