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The use of card catalogue and Athena online system is the key to find the materials and collection of IS LRC.


  1. A. Card Catalog

A card catalog is a systematic listing of all books and materials in the library. Card Catalogs are of three types: author, subject and title card


  1. B. Athena  OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)

The Athena System serves as database of the LRC’s collection both print and non print materials.
The system includes searching, cataloging, inventory, and processing of borrowing and returning of books and other materials in the LRC.

Steps in Using Online Catalogue

  1. On Quick Search, type the word/phrase (e.g. title of books, author, subject) you want to locate then click the Search button or press enter.
  2. Athena will show you all the entries that match your search.
  3. Click on the title and copy the Call number and title of the book.
  4. Look for the book on the shelves.


Athena on Web

ACCESSING OPAC ON THE WEB

  1. Open the DLSL website, click on the “LIBRARY” Basic Education
  2. Go to services – online tools, click on Athena Web-Integrated School.
  3. When Athena web appears, click on “access patron info”.
  4. On the dialog box Patron ID, log on using your employee or student number + your surname and click select.
  5. The list of your borrowed books will then appear. The red highlighted date indicates that the book is already overdue.


EBSCO and ProQuest


When inside the campus:

  1. Go to www.dlsl.edu.ph
  2. Click the “library” link in the left side of the screen
  3. Under College of Learning Resources Center, click “Online Subscriptions” link.
  4. A window will pop-up, then click the link of EBSCO.
  5. Log-in the user ID and password given by the LRC personnel.
  6. Click the EBSCO service needed
  7. To search within a single database, click the database name. To select more than one database to search, click the boxes next to the database and click continue
  8. You can now start by typing the key word in the text box then click “search”
  9. Create a personalized EBSCO account for an easier access of the searched article/s


When outside of the campus:

  1. Go to http://search.ebscohost .com
  2. Type the username and password. (ask the librarian for the username and password)
  3. Click the link of EBSCO service you want to use
  4. To search within a single database, click the database name. To select more than one database to search, check the boxes next to the databases and click Continue
  5. You can now start by typing the key word in the text  box then click “search”

 

 

ProQuest Online Database

  1. Go to www.dlsl.edu.ph
  2. Click the “library” link on the left side of the screen
  3. Under College of Learning Resources Center, click “Online Subscriptions” link.
  4. Click on the ProQuest link and type in the user ID and password (please get the user ID and password from the Internet Lab clerk or clerical assistant on duty)
  5. Start typing the key word in the text box then click “search”.


Information Technology Room

Internet surfing and CD-ROM searching are offered in this area, which has 25 computer units. The IT librarian or staff manages the daily operations of the IT room. Certain procedures are to be followed upon entering the information Technology Room.

IT Procedures:

  1. The IT room is strictly for “research purposes only”. Therefore, opening of malicious, scandalous and vulgar sites is strictly prohibited. Likewise, chatting is not allowed for students. It is the responsibility of the staff to check and control the users of the IT room.
  2. Each user/researcher is requested to log in properly before using the computer.
  3. Everyone is entitled to  a 30 minutes  computer use. The IT staff has the authority to limit each user.
  4. The one computer one student policy is practiced in the IT room.
  5. Students are prohibited to do the following:
  6. Playing online games
  7. Saving of files on personal flash disk
  8. Encoding of projects
  9. Eating inside the room


WIFI Internet Service

The LRC is a wi-fi zone. Students, faculty and staff with personal laptop may avail the wifi services. However, laptops are to be configured at the IT domain to be able to access the internet through wifi.

A configuration form is available at the circulation area, while configuration is to be done at the domain from 8:00-4:00 pm daily. The configured laptop will prompt a network key password which the librarian will provide.



 

   
   
   
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