Where should I send textbook enquiries and requests and when?
All correspondence relating to textbooks can be sent to Lesley Mees, Academic Services Assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org). You are welcome to contact Lesley about textbooks as soon as you have made a decision. You can also contact her if you have any questions relating to your choice of textbooks. Firm orders will be placed when enrolment figures are available.
Can desk copies of my textbooks be made available when I arrive?
Yes. You should inform Lesley that you will need copies.
When is the library open?
The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Faculty and students are welcome to use it at any time. Have a look at our Library webpage.
Does the library operate an interlibrary loans service?
Yes. This service is open to faculty and students. It is usually free of charge and all requests should be made through Linda Dawes, College Librarian.
I would like certain resources to be available in the library. What should I do?
Please contact Linda Dawes (email@example.com) and all efforts will be made to obtain these materials for library stock.
Can I put heavily used items on reserve in the library?
Yes. Items placed on reserve cannot be checked out and can only be used in the library area. Please confirm with Linda Dawes any items that you wish to put on reserve.
Is it possible to have a library orientation session for my classes?
Yes. Please arrange an appropriate date and time with Linda.
Will the students and I have access to electronic databases?
Yes. Harlaxton College has access to many databases via University of Evansville Libraries or by direct subscription. These resources include EBSCOhost, JSTOR, Project Muse, Times Digital Archive;,Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Can I access the library catalogue remotely?
Yes via this link. Please contact the College Librarian should you experience problems with access.
Can I use PowerPoint presentations in my classes?
Yes. Projectors are currently available in classrooms or on request.
Where can access the internet?
The College now has total wi-fi coverage.
Can I use videos and DVDs in classes?
Yes. The College has VCRs and DVD players for use in the classrooms. If you would like to use a machine you should book one with the Academic Services staff. A few days’ notice is helpful.
Can I bring videos and DVDs with me?
Yes. It is possible to play US videos and DVDs on the machines here.
Will I have access to a colour photocopier, printer and scanner?
Yes. A combined colour photocopier/printer/scanner is available in the Harlaxton Faculty office.
Can I send academic resources / have academic resources delivered to Harlaxton College in advance?
Yes. The College is happy to receive resources and will store them until your arrival. Items can be marked for the attention of College Librarian.
I would like to arrange a field trip to a place of interest to support my course. What should I do?
Academic Services will be happy to help with arrangements. Members of the department know what has worked well in the past, are familiar with places of interest in the area and are willing to make suggestions and offer advice. If you have a venue or location in mind, we can provide you with information about availability and prices. If you are seeking ideas for a particular academic trip, we can tell you about possible destinations. To facilitate the above early notice will be very helpful. Please contact Linda Dawes, College Librarian/Academic Support Manager firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will guide the Academic Services team in assisting you.
Last Updated: 26/01/2012 2:18 PM