Friday, October 26, 2018

[Upcoming Event] RIA's Helpdesk

As part of the IamInfoSMART 2018 campaign of making every Lasallian information literate, The Libraries will hold a special session of the Face-to-Face with RIA (Roving Information Assistant) service called RIA’s Research Help Desk on 14-16 November (Wednesday-Friday), 9:00am-5:00pm at the Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, 6th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall.

Similar to the concept of “Book-a-librarian”, Face-to-Face with RIA is available for a 30 to 60-minute, one-on-one instruction on topics such as the formulation of search strategies, subject database searching, evaluating sources of information, referencing, citation management tools, and Turnitin. However, the following will not be covered: (a) computer configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting; (b) provision of investment, legal, or medical advice; (c) tutoring or homework help; and, (d) job interview preparation.

Mechanics:


  1. All bonafide students, faculty, and staff may book a session using this reservation facility
  2. Walk-in patrons may be accommodated depending on the availability of RIA.
  3. Library users who will participate will have the following special library privileges:
    • Additional borrowing privileges, specifically, borrowing of up to 4 reference books for 3 working days. This privilege should be availed of within T2 of AY2018-2019
    • Extended use of discussion room of up to 3 hours per booking (regular is 2 hours) for the entire T2 of AY2018-2019
    • PaperCut ticket (self-service printing load card) worth Php 150.00
More information on other upcoming IamInfoSMART events will be posted in our Library Newsette and Facebook page.



For further inquiries about IamInfoSMART 2018, you may Chat with LORA, send an email to library@dlsu.edu.ph, or call local 620.



Thank you.

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