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Drexel University Health Sciences Libraries, Queen Lane Library Guide, Summer 2008

CAN I “HOLD” A RESERVE ITEM FOR PICK UP LATER IN THE DAY? Fill out a Hold Slip at reserve desk. Only SAME DAY holds are accepted. Maximum number of HOLD requests is two per person per day.

CAN I RENEW A RESERVE BOOK? Yes -- 2 renewals unless someone else requests the item. Phone renewals: 215 991-8740 -- BUT NO PHONE RENEWAL to change from overnight to daytime sign-out, or to change daytime sign-out to overnight.

WHERE DO I RETURN RESERVE BOOKS? SAME RESERVE DESK where you borrowed them. If Loan Desk is closed, use Book Return bin (inside Library entrance at Queen Lane).


David Wagner, Beth Salmon -- Loan Desk Staff, (215) 991-8740

Adrienne Jenness – Assoc. Coordinator, x8744

Martha Kirby - Coordinator, x8749

STUDENT WORKERS keep the Loan Desk open evenings and weekends. If you have work study funds, contact Adrienne at 991-8740 (Loan Desk) to apply for a job.

COPY ROOM -- 10 cents/copy – Use coin machine or DragonCard. Add value to DragonCard at machine on Copy Room wall. DragonCard works for computer printing and photocopies.

28-DAY BOOKS - In glass-walled room Older editions of recommended texts are here. Most are basic science books, but we have a core collection on patient care and disease. 2 renewals allowed – in person, online (“Check My Library Record”), or by phone. Fine for late return: 25 cents/day.

DICTIONARIES, HANDBOOKS, DIRECTORIES (REFERENCE) In glass-walled room, on low wooden shelves -- Library use only. Note: Medical dictionaries on Reserve can be checked out overnight.

JOURNALS – In glass-walled room Basic science journals for scientists with laboratories at Queen Lane. A few “journals” (e.g. “Advances...”) are shelved with the books (find call # in online catalog). Most paper journals have been cancelled in favor of electronic (online).

CAN MATERIALS BE SENT TO ME FROM OTHER LIBRARIES? Ask at Loan Desk or use Borrow from Other Libraries link on Library web page (next page). Specify QUEEN LANE as your “home” library if you are based at Queen Lane. Wait time: Drexel libraries – 1-2 days for articles; 1 week for books. Non-Drexel libraries – usually 1-2 days for articles; 1-2 weeks for books.

COMPUTERS -- FireFox, Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

For other

applications use the Microcomputer Center, on the Ground Floor below the library.


Pay with DragonCard only. Add value at machine in Copy Room.

QUIET PLEASE: Avoid talking here. Students in the nearby study area can hear you.

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