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You will use Workday to clock in/out of work as well as view pay stubs, track sick time, and set up direct deposit.
Here's a quick tour of the Wilson Dental Library:
The work spaces of the Library Supervisor, Library Assistants, and the Computer Services Consultant
A kitchen space with a sink and refrigerator that student workers may use. Cabinets above this area hold cups, utensils, etc. for all to use
A computer and scanner set up to handle InterLibrary Loan (ILL) requests (mainly used for ILL, but also used for scanning and other special projects assigned by library staff)
Fax Machine (we charge patrons to use this; ask a staff member if a patron inquires about faxing)
Cabinets that contain office supplies
Cash register to handle all monetary transactions (library staff handle ALL monetary transactions including fines and book sale)
Key lock box that holds all keys used in the Library and Learning Center
All Reserves books are clearly marked with a blue Reserves label near the Call Number
These are the most frequently used texts by the Ostrow community
There is a Reserves Book List PDF located on the four computers across from the circulation desk that are used to look up call numbers
Reserves are 3 hour check outs and may go out of the library (EXCEPT COPY 1)
Copy 1 is always LIBRARY USE ONLY and may never leave the library
Any extra copies may leave the library and after 4pm they may circulate overnight (due back the next business day at 10 am)
Two Student Library Assistant work stations and a Staff work station
Our Media collection in the green cabinets
Across from the Circulation Desk are four computers used for searching the catalog, making Group Study Room Reservations, looking up the Reserves Book list, etc.
Also across from the Circulation Desk is the Book Sale. Please refer to Staff for these transactions
The New Books Shelf is located near the Circulation Desk. These books are rotated out roughly every two weeks and are available for check out
Ten computers and scanners that anyone with USC credentials can log in to (labeled "JawRef #")
The Reference Office. Our Information Services Librarian is available for all research-related questions, specifically about "Learning Needs". Please refer research inquiries to our Librarian in person or using the Ask-A-Librarian form if they are unavailable. The Bioinformatics Specialist is also in this office part-time.
Department Copier for the Ostrow Community. Requires specific copy code to use
USC Libraries Print & Copy Card Dispenser to purchase print cards with cash
Printer used for USC_BW and USC_Color print jobs.
Reams of paper used to refill printers and copiers located in the locked cabinets
DENTAL paper is used for the Department Copier, while HSL paper is used for the Staff Printer and Fax Machine. Glossy paper for WDL_COLOR is located in the Staff Area cabinets.
Reference Collection. These books DO NOT CIRCULATE and are clearly marked with a yellow Reference label by the Call Number
Group Study Rooms
The Library Director's office
Book Room. Books in this location circulate for four weeks including the Oversize book collection
Bound Journal Room. All bound journals are alphabetically organized. Oversized journals can be found here as well, alphabetically organized.
Current Journal Shelving. All current journals are alphabetically organized
Rare Book Room. This room provides a conference space for our Staff as well as Ostrow faculty and staff (with permission needed from the Library Director). Houses our collection of rare books, archives, and historical dental-related items.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday
7:30 AM to
7:30 AM to
Saturday - Sunda
1:00 PM to
Learning Center Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:30 AM to
8:30 AM to
*During Midterms (February, June, October) and Finals (April, July/August, December), we offer Extended Hours. While the Learning Center hours do not change, the Library remains open until midnight Monday through Thursday and until 10 pm on Friday.
*During Trimester Break (April, August, December), we shorten our hours of operation. The Learning Center is closed for two weeks, while the Library remains open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm.
Here's a quick tour of the Learning Center:
Student Library Assistant work station
Thirty nine computers equipped with software needed by Ostrow students, faculty, and staff
Citrix on all computers, so dental students can access Axium
Instructor computer station located at the lectern
Printer used for USC_BW print jobs.
No Food or Drink is allowed in the Learning Center