First Year Seminar (First Year Library Survival Guide)
UNI (101, 201) or HON 110
If you are in a UNI/First Year Seminar class, welcome! This is your guide to Randall Library. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have about research or using the library (http://library.uncw.edu/ask).
You can add money to your Seahawk Buck account on your OneCard at the "Value Transfer Station" machine near Circulation in the library or online at uncwonecard.blackboard.com. During business hours, Auxiliary Services can also add accept money to be added to your account.
There are 13 iPrint stations located in Randall Library. On the first floor there are 7 student iPrint stations located in the Learning Commons as well as 1 next to Port City Java Coffee Bar (all identified with an iPrint banner). There are 2 copiers which can be used with iPrint; they can also be found in the Learning Commons. There is also a visitor iPrint station located near the visitor computers. On the second floor, you can find an iPrint station outside of Special Collections and one in the Graduate Computer Lab. Please see the Randall Library floor maps for locations of these areas.
Laptop computers are available for check out at TAC (located on the first floor of Randall Library). You must provide your student ID to check out a laptop, and you must keep the laptop in the building. They can be checked out for 6 hours. Visit our Computer Availability webpage to see how many laptops are currently available for checkout.
You can print from any computer in the library through the campus iPrint system and pick up your print job from any iPrint printer on campus. For detailed instructions, please visit UNCW's How do I use iPrint page.
Randall Library generally does not purchase textbooks for UNCW classes but the library does have some textbooks. In order to determine if your textbook is available in the Library, follow the steps on this page: Find your textbook.
For students, faculty, and staff at UNCW, there is no limit to the number of books you can check out from the General Collection. Featured new books, DVDs, VHS tapes and CDs have a limit of 7 items checked out at one time, in any combination (for example, 4 DVDs and 3 CDs).
Non-university borrowers may check out a total of 4 items from any part of the library's collection. The only exception to this is Government Documents; all users may check out an unlimited number of materials from Government Documents.
Logon to Blackboard Learn and access your course page. If you run into issues or have questions, please contact the TAC at 962-HELP (4357) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Locate the title of the item that you need to access
If the item is a PDF, open the item and read, save or print
If the item is a link to the Library catalog, clink on the link, note the call number and request the item by call number at the circulation desk
If the item is a link to an article in a Library database, follow the link to the PDF, open the item to read, save or print (If off campus, you may be prompted to log in with your username and password).