Κολέγιο CITY College
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece

Information for off-campus students

AWAY from the College! You can still access ILC resources and services!

The Information & Learning Commons (ILC) provides a range of resources and services that can be accessed by off-campus users. These pages are intended to help you make the most of these resources and services and to support your throughout your studies whilst physical away from the College.

 

Obtaining an Account

All newly registered students receive a computer account with a personal username and password, which allows them to use International Faculty, CITY College’s web facilities, such as email, Intranet, MOLE, etc and access library resources, as well.  In case off- campus students need more information about their account, they may contact the Computing Support Services.

 

MUSE Account

MUSE, is the University of Sheffield (TUOS) portal, designed to give students and staff personalized access to digital resources. MUSE allows you to:

  • Use STARPlus, the Library catalogue tosearch for all electronic & print books, journals, theses, White RoseResearch Online (WRRO) content, databases, maps, images & sounds.
  • Use “Articles and More” optionto do literature searches of multiple databases simultaneously.
  • SearchGoogle Scholar and find links to Sheffield’sLibrary full text context.
  • Sendand receive emails and create a personal address book.

How to register

  • Obtainfrom your departmental Course Administrator your University of Sheffieldregistration number
  • Goto www.shef.ac.uk/cics/self-auth
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to set up your new MUSE account

 

MOLE (My On-line Learning Environment)

Use your computer account to access Unit details, (syllabi & lecture notes), exercises & coursework, forums & on-line chat (with instructors & students), and other collaborative tools etc.

Student Skills & Personal Development Resources

This section of MOLE includes “IF301 – "On-line Tutorials: Skills and How To" – a series of documents and online instructional videos that will help students develop their learning, writing, research and communication skills.

 

ILC Website

The ILC website includes detailed information about library collections & resources, services and facilities. It is the main access point for all online services and electronic subscriptions.

 

Online Library Catalogue

OpenABEKT Online Library Catalogue contains information about material held by the lILC, such as books, periodicals, dissertations and audio-visual material.  With an e-mail or phone call you can make a request.

 

Subject Guides

If your are looking for information on a specific topic you may check out the ILC’s online Subject Guides which are tailor-made resources aimed at helping students to find relevant and useful information and resources. Organised into relevant subject areas, students can access these subject guides at any time. 
In the subject guides, you will find:

  • Resources for subject related areas
  • A list with online databases
  • Open access resources
  • Selected, high quality websites
  • Research tips and referencing instructions 

Alternatively, check the University of Sheffield Library Subject Guides for further help on your assignment or research topic.

 

Electronic Resources

Online databases give you access to the latest information on a variety of subjects. You will find full-text journals, conference proceedings, newspapers, statistics, standards, and other reference resources, and all from the convenience of your own computer.

You will need a username and password in order to remotely access most of the e-resources. Contact the ILC staff for more information.

 

Internet Resources

While the print collections and e-resources are subscription services, there are also a vast number of free Web sites that can be valuable sources of information. The ILC’s web pages provide links to a variety of useful Internet sites including search engines, subject gateways, scholarly open access journal titles, statistics, etc.

From the main page, select Internet Resources to view various websites that the ILC staff has identified as being particularly useful for research. There are sites selected by field of study, including, business, computer science, psychology, social sciences and other areas of the curriculum. Also on Research & Support pages link to our Info Skills Resources.

 

Interlibrary Request Service (IRS)

The IRS offers students, researchers and academics the option to obtain material such as articles, book chapters, conference proceedings and reports that is not part of the library collection, via consortia suppliers.

Off campus students may send their submit interlibrary loan requests electronically at library@citycollege.sheffield.eu

 

Document Delivery Service (DDS)

The DDS ensures desktop or postal delivery of documents to those who cannot visit the ILC, through our photocopying and scanning service just by sending an email at library@citycollege.sheffield.eu with full bibliographic details of an item.

 

Reference and Research Help

Students may contact (email, phone) the ILC staff for general information, reference consultations and advice. For assistance with subject requests, it is important that students supply as much information as possible about their assignment/project topic when contacting the Library.

All requests should be sent to anagnostopoulou@citycollege.seheffield.eu

Use Library Structure & Helpdesks webpage for information about ILC hours, staff emails and phone numbers.

 

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