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Library Know How

How do you make the most of Girton College Library?

The academic year 2020-21 is going to feel weird for all of us. Libraries across Cambridge - including Girton's - have created a range of videos to help explain more.

Welcome videos

Welcome to Girton College Library & Archive

A look at the Library in 2020-21

Hello from libraries in Cambridge

A walk through the Library as it more usually looks

  • Video coming soon!

Welcome to Arts & Humanities libraries in Cambridge (NB Raven login may be required)

'How to' videos

Girton has its own catalogue, which uses Heritage software and which gives you lots of information about the items (books, DVDs, etc) we hold and whether they are on loan.

Getting started on Heritage (Girton's own online catalogue)

Renewing items on Heritage

The bulk of Girton's holdings are also listed on the iDiscover catalogue, which is used by most of the libraries in Cambridge.

Searching iDiscover - a video produced by the Engineering Department

Searching iDiscover - a video produced by CamGuides

How to find and use ebooks at Cambridge

A video produced by the ebooks@Cambridge team

Online Reading Lists

If you are using Reading Lists Online, you can find lots of videos on Cambridge Information Literacy Network YouTube Channel.

Library & Archive

All you need to know about the Girton College Library and Archive

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