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Varndean College Library

WELCOME

Library Opening Hours

Term time

Monday 8.00am - 6.00pm


Tuesday 8.00am - 7.00pm

Wednesday 8.00am - 7.00pm

Thursday 8.00am - 7.00pm

Friday 8.00am -5.30pm

Overview

Welcome to Varndean College Library


Click on each of the buttons to find out what the library has to offer

Library Website

Library Search

Subject Resources

Online Resources

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) or via the college website in the 'Student Essentials' section. You need to be logged into your college Google account to get access.

OR
You can access direct links to the library website from the Library Google Classroom.

https://sites.google.com/varndean.ac.uk/
library?pli=1

Subject Resources

The Library has Subject Resources for all courses, each highlighting the relevant print and online resources

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Subject Resources

How to access

https://sites.google.com/varndean.ac.uk/library/menu/subject-resources

Click on the Subject Resources link on the library website to display the full list, by subject area, and then click on the relevant course below the subject to access the guide

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

Online Resources

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

Online Resources

TV programmes to maps...

The library's Online Resources cover a broad spectrum:





...and everything in between!

Whatever you're studying the library is sure to have an Online Resource that can assist you, especially as the collection is continuously evolving to meet students' needs. A core eResource for

all students is eBooks. Click below to find out more...

  • TV programmes and films - ClickView
  • Recordings of live performances - Digital Theatre+ and National Theatre Collection
  • Journal and newspaper articles - JSTOR and Review Magazines
  • Video lectures - Massolit
  • Ordnance Survey digital mapping tool - DigiMap

Online Resources

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 Online Resources link), BUT it's best to use Library Search to find a specific eBook title and link directly to it!

Online Resources

How to access Online Resources

To see a full list of online resources click on the Library website. You can also find the relevant online resources for your courses on your Subject Resources pages.

https://sites.google.com/varndean.ac.uk/library/menu/online-resources

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 Library FAQs on the library website):

5

WRONG!

20

WRONG!

10

https://sites.google.com/varndean.ac.uk/library?pli=1

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QUESTION 2/6

What type of study does the library support?

Quiet, individual 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 Online Resources 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 Online Resources link on the library website)

eBook Central

Lib eBooks

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Springer eBooks

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QUESTION 5/6

Which library Online Resource provides video lectures from university teachers?

JSTOR

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Massolit

Issues Online

WRONG!

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QUESTION 6/6

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

5pm

WRONG!

7pm

6pm

WRONG!

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HOW DID YOU SCORE?

0-1 correct

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

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

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Not 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.

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Pretty 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.

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Very 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.

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Excellent! 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!


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