Library Videos

 

A set of video shorts introducing you to the Library, showing you its physical layout, the services and facilities to be found inside, where they are and how to use them. Watching them will give you a headstart before you even begin your studies and help you to make the most of your time with us.

 

Birkbeck Library Tour Videos

 

1. Welcome to Birkbeck

What we see when we first enter the Birkbeck building, including the My Birkbeck Student Centre, IT Services and the Library (2 minutes 19)
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2. Inside the Library

We now enter the Library itself and find out what is located on the Ground Floor, including Self Service and the Issue Desk  (1 minute 21)
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3. At the Help Desk

Up on Level 1, we come to the Help Desk and look at the resources and facilities that are kept there  (2 minutes 16)                                   
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4. Books & Journals

A floor-by-floor guide to the physical layout of the Library Collections, showing where books and print journals are to be found (1 minute 34)  
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5. Beyond the Yellow Arches

Looking at what lies on the Malet Street side of Level 1 and its facilities and resources, including copier/printers, the Phone Zone and our Audio Visual Collection  (2 minutes 31)    
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Using Library Resources

Copying & Printing

Everything you need to know about making photocopies and printing documents in the Library, helping you to avoid some of the more common pitfalls (3 minutes 24)  
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Self Service

Here we take a look at just how easy it is to use our self-service facilities for borrowing and returns, renewals and making payments, and picking up requested items  (2 minutes 38)    
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Finding Your Item

A step-by-step guide taking you through the process of locating the item you need, from looking it up on the Catalogue to finding it and taking it from the shelves  (1 minute 50)    
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