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Maughan Library - Humanities audio tour

Maughan Library - King's College London

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Maughan Library - Humanities audio tour

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Map and guide

Please remember to pick up the specific tour map at the entrance. You will find this very helpful as you navigate the building

1 MIN2012 SEP 28
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Map and guide

1. Introduction

Introduction from Principle Professor Rick Trainer and more about the tour

3 MIN2012 SEP 28
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1. Introduction

2. Start of the tour

Beginning the tour in the lift lobby. Services: photocopy card dispenser; value loader for adding money to cards; change machine; user guides (including the Audio Tour map); Library catalogue

2 MIN2012 SEP 28
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2. Start of the tour

3. Desk Services and Self Service

An explanation of services available in person such as the enquiry service. Services: book return (via book return machine); book issue (self service); reservation collection; enquiry service (Compass)

1 MIN2012 SEP 28
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3. Desk Services and Self Service

4. Short Loan collection

What the short loan collection contains and how to use it. Services: Short loan books; self service machines; exam papers (for some subjects)

1 MIN2012 SEP 28
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4. Short Loan collection

Directions

Directions to the multimedia collection

19 s2012 SEP 28
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Directions

6. Multimedia material

The multimedia collection and multimedia equipment. Including: CDs; records; cassettes; films on VHS and DVD; music scores (mezzanine floor)

1 MIN2012 SEP 28
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6. Multimedia material

7. The Round Room

Tour of the historical Round Room Transcript: WOMAN This must be one of the most architecturally impressive parts of the library – designed by Sir James Pennethorne and his pupil, Sir John Taylor. Look at the domed ceiling, decorated with fleur-de-lys. It looks like wood, but is in fact zinc, one of only two known Victorian zinc ceilings in Britain. MAN And the other zinc ceiling is also in this building, above the entrance hall. WOMAN As you can see, this space is a reading room, and it contains reference material for Humanities. MAN Muscians, for example, will find several editions of the New Grove Dictionary in here. If you look at any shelf nearby, you’ll notice that it sits in an iron frame, and is itself made of stone... WOMAN ...slate, actually, Irish slate... MAN ...because slate is a fireproof material. So is zinc, which explains why it was used for the ceiling here. A fire in a library or, even worse, a Public Record Office, in which unique material is preserved, would b...

3 MIN2012 SEP 28
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7. The Round Room

8. Student computing rooms

Student computing rooms, training rooms and group study rooms

2 MIN2012 SEP 28
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8. Student computing rooms

Humanities collections

Directions to the humanities collection

21 s2012 SEP 28
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Humanities collections

Latest Episodes

Map and guide

Please remember to pick up the specific tour map at the entrance. You will find this very helpful as you navigate the building

1 MIN2012 SEP 28
Comments
Map and guide

1. Introduction

Introduction from Principle Professor Rick Trainer and more about the tour

3 MIN2012 SEP 28
Comments
1. Introduction

2. Start of the tour

Beginning the tour in the lift lobby. Services: photocopy card dispenser; value loader for adding money to cards; change machine; user guides (including the Audio Tour map); Library catalogue

2 MIN2012 SEP 28
Comments
2. Start of the tour

3. Desk Services and Self Service

An explanation of services available in person such as the enquiry service. Services: book return (via book return machine); book issue (self service); reservation collection; enquiry service (Compass)

1 MIN2012 SEP 28
Comments
3. Desk Services and Self Service

4. Short Loan collection

What the short loan collection contains and how to use it. Services: Short loan books; self service machines; exam papers (for some subjects)

1 MIN2012 SEP 28
Comments
4. Short Loan collection

Directions

Directions to the multimedia collection

19 s2012 SEP 28
Comments
Directions

6. Multimedia material

The multimedia collection and multimedia equipment. Including: CDs; records; cassettes; films on VHS and DVD; music scores (mezzanine floor)

1 MIN2012 SEP 28
Comments
6. Multimedia material

7. The Round Room

Tour of the historical Round Room Transcript: WOMAN This must be one of the most architecturally impressive parts of the library – designed by Sir James Pennethorne and his pupil, Sir John Taylor. Look at the domed ceiling, decorated with fleur-de-lys. It looks like wood, but is in fact zinc, one of only two known Victorian zinc ceilings in Britain. MAN And the other zinc ceiling is also in this building, above the entrance hall. WOMAN As you can see, this space is a reading room, and it contains reference material for Humanities. MAN Muscians, for example, will find several editions of the New Grove Dictionary in here. If you look at any shelf nearby, you’ll notice that it sits in an iron frame, and is itself made of stone... WOMAN ...slate, actually, Irish slate... MAN ...because slate is a fireproof material. So is zinc, which explains why it was used for the ceiling here. A fire in a library or, even worse, a Public Record Office, in which unique material is preserved, would b...

3 MIN2012 SEP 28
Comments
7. The Round Room

8. Student computing rooms

Student computing rooms, training rooms and group study rooms

2 MIN2012 SEP 28
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8. Student computing rooms

Humanities collections

Directions to the humanities collection

21 s2012 SEP 28
Comments
Humanities collections
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