how to use the library
a library is a building for a collection of books , magazines, periodicals and newspape rs . t he book s a re kept on the she lves in the stack room whereas the magazines , journals , etc . in the reading rooms . modern libr aries also have xerox rooms , and computer rooms .
-if you want to bor row books , you can go to the loan desk , look over the cor rect call numbers in the card catalog and ask the libra rian to take them out for you . or you’re allowed to enter the stack room to find books for your self, you can look up the bound volume of index for the a rticles rela tive to the subject , on which you a re going to write a thesis . if the library does n’t subscribe to the magazine which car ries the ar -ticle you want , you can bor row the magazine from othe r libraries by means of inter libra ry loan service . don’t forget to show your library ca rd or i .d . ca rd to the libra rian before you go into the reading room, whe re you can read magazines or newspape rs . i f you find a good ar ticle and want to keep it , you can have it duplica ted in the xerox room . besides , if you want to watch films or slides , you can ask the projectionist to play the videotape for you in the audio-visual room, whe re you can also listen to language tapes and mu sic tapes .