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Varndean College Library

WELCOME

Library Opening Hours

Term time

Monday 8.00am - 6.00pmTuesday 8.00am - 7.00pmWednesday 8.00am - 7.00pmThursday 8.00am - 7.00pmFriday 8.00am -5.30pm

Overview

Welcome to Varndean College LibraryClick on each of the buttons to find out what the library has to offer

Library Website

Library Search

Helpful Resource Lists

eResources

Quiz

Library Website

The Library's website is the gateway to all of the information and resources you will need

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Library Website

How to access

Access the library website from My Varndean (under the 'Learning' tab). You need to be logged into your college Google account to get access.

Library Search

Search the online library catalogue for books, magazines and DVDs - most can be borrowed for 3 weeks. eBooks and TV programmes can also be found using Library Search

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Library Search

How to access

The Library Search link can be accessed from the library website; from the link on the college website or from the library catalogue PC in the library

Helpful Resource Lists

The Library has a range of Helpful Resources lists for all courses, each with the relevant resources for that subject

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Helpful Resource Lists

How to access

https://sites.google.com/varndean.ac.uk/library/home/helpful-resource-lists

Click on the Helpful Resource Lists link on the library website to display the full list of Helpful Resources and then click on the subject to access the list.

eResources

These online resources are chosen by teachers and provided by the Library. Use is restricted to college students and staff. The information they provide is easy to access, in-depth and more reliable than Google!

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eBooks

eResources

TV programmes to maps...

The library's eResources cover a broad spectrum:

...and everything in between!

Whatever you're studying the library is sure to have an eResource that can assist you, especially as the collection is continuously evolving to meet students' needs. A core eResource forall students is eBooks. Click below to find out more...

TV programmes and films - ClickViewRecordings of live performances - Digital Theatre+ and National Theatre CollectionJournal and newspaper articles - JSTOR and Review MagazinesVideo lectures - MassolitOrdnance Survey digital mapping tool - DigiMap

eResources

eBooks

The library has eBook versions of lots of your subject textbooks that you can access from college or home on any device.eBooks can be accessed by clicking on the eBook collections links (from the eResources link), BUT it's best to use Library Search to find a specific eBook title and link directly to it!

eResources

How to access eResources

Click on the eResources link on the Library website to display the full list of eResources and then click on the chosen eResource to access it

https://sites.google.com/varndean.ac.uk/library/home/eresources

Quiz

Try out our quiz to learn more about the Library and its services (Tip: use the library website which you can get to from My Varndean)

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QUESTION 1/6

How many items can you borrow at any one time? (Hint: check out the Borrow, Reserve, Renew link on the library website)

5

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20

WRONG!

10

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QUESTION 2/6

What type of study does the library support?

Silent or quiet group study

Group study

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Relaxed study

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QUESTION 3/6

What is Varndean College Library's TV streaming service called? (Hint: check out the eResources link on the library website)

ClickView

Videowatch

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TV_stream

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QUESTION 4/6

Name one of the library's eBook collections (Hint: check out the eResources link on the library website)

eBook Central

Lib eBooks

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Springer eBooks

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QUESTION 5/6

Which library eResource provides video lectures from university teachers?

JSTOR

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Massolit

Issues Online

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QUESTION 6/6

What time does the library close on Thursdays during term-time?

5pm

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7pm

6pm

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HOW DID YOU SCORE?

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5/6Very good! You've clearly gained knowledge of the library's services and resources and know to look at the Website to find out even more about what's available to help you with your studies.

4/6Pretty good! You've already gained some knowledge of the library's services and resources. Look again at the Library Website to find out even more about the services and resources that will support your studies.

2/6Oh no! Spend some more time exploring the Library Website to find out about the services and resources available to you.

3/6Not bad! You're getting to grips with the Library, but if you spend some more time exploring the Website you'll discover services and resources that can help with your studies.

0-1/6What went wrong?! Spend some more time exploring the Library Website to find out all about the services and resources available to you.

6/6Excellent! You know exactly what the library has available to help with your studies. Keep an eye on the Library Website for further resources that will be invaluable during your time at College.

Finished!

Thank you for completing the library induction. You now know where to find the library and how we can help. We look forward to welcoming you soon!Instagram: @varndeancollegelibraryFollow us for all our latest news and updates!

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