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Library & Resources

Library

The School has a library located on the ground floor of the campus, as you enter the building go to your right hand side.
All of the material relevant to courses taught at the School is held at the Library and/or is available electronically. Most electronic resources are available both on and off campus. If you have specific questions or concerns about the Library please contact the School’s Librarian at email: daniela.bosneaga@americahotelacademy.ro.

Access, accessibility and opening hours
You must always carry your current American Hotel Academy student ID card when using the library, and show it on request. Cards are nontransferable.
The opening hours are posted at the entrance of the Library and on the information board.
The Library Resources is freely available in the Resources Room and online under the Library Section.

Loan periods, limits, renewals and returns
Undergraduate students may borrow a maximum of three loan items at any one time for a maximum of 5 days. Fines are charged on late returns. Books may be renewed only if there has been no other request for an additional period of one week. The renewals can be made at the Library Room. Books can be returned only directly to the issue counter.

Regulations and penalties
Use of the Library is conditional upon observance of the Library’s Rules and Regulations (Resources page)
Use of PCs is subject to the Student Regulations for Use of the School Computing Resources. All of these are available online on onlineCampus, under rules & regulations. In particular, your attention is drawn to the following.

– Students are required to work quietly in all other areas of the Library.
– Mobile phones should be switched off, or to silent mode, on entering the Library.
– Urgent calls may be made outside of the Library.
– Food and drink, with the exception of bottled water, is not currently permitted in the Library
– The full replacement cost plus an administrative fee is charged in case of lost, damaged or vandalized material, with the damaged material remaining the property of the Library.
– Students are strictly forbidden to take out any borrowed materials designated for the use in the Study Room only.

Failure to obey all the rules and regulations of the Library will result in borrowing facilities withdrawn for a set period of time or until the fine is paid. The Library also reserves the right to withdraw access to networked resources and/or to refer disciplinary matters to the relevant Academic Coordinator / Head of Academic Department.

How to get the best from the Library
All new students are offered an orientation. Should you have additional questions, you can ask either your Group Tutor or the Office of Registrar.

Further information and keeping in contact
Further information is available from the inquiry desk at site library. Please remember that we will also need to get in touch with you from time to time. We will normally contact you via your School’s e-mail account, please check it regularly and keep the School informed of your current local and home addresses.

Group study room
The school has provision for group work, with one room normally book able. The bookable room is Silent Room in the Library and it can be booked for a maximum of 3 hours / day/ group of maximum 5 students, from the Resource Room of the Library and can be used solely for group study and/or other academic purposes. Basic Library Regulations apply to the group study room as well.

Student email account

As part of the enrollment, each student will be given an American Hotel Academy Email Account.

Each student can access their personal email account by accessing the link found at: www.aharomania.ro > home page > Press Student Email Button

Please follow the next steps to create your email address:
1. Click the Student Email button found at www.aharomania.ro > home page
2. Enter Name: surname.name@aharomania.ro
3. Enter Password: name12#

If you have 2 surnames the first is the one you need to use for your email account. Please change your password as soon as you log in the first time.

Once you have your email account set, you can access it at this link: http://mail.gptex.ro

About the student email:
All school information will be sent to your student email address or to your personal email address (the one you give to the Registrar). Please check it on a regular basis so you don’t miss any opportunities / news. Also if you are changing your personal email address please let the Registrar know about it.
Today you can start to share information with your fellow colleagues, prospective employees, friends and family, by using this email address.
With this email, you can start networking now using the professional networking platforms like LinkedIn.
Since this is a professional email address and it links you closely with the school, we recommend to use this as your primary email address in any correspondence that involves your professional activity such as prospective employees, internship placements etc.
As with any other resource of the school, we kindly ask you to use the email responsibly and to obey the internet usage rules and regulations.

For your PASSWORD or other difficulties in accessing your email account please contact Mrs. Carmen Ursoiu at email: carmen.ursoiu@americanhotelacademy.ro

Online Campus – online resources

American Hotel Academy would like to present to you a valuable academic resource – OnlineCampus.

Please follow the next steps to create your email address:
1. Access the link: http://online.aharomania.ro/
or
Go to www.aharomania.ro and click the OnlineCampus button found at www.aharomania.ro > home page
2. Click LOGIN found at the right hand side of the page
3. Click on the right side of the page > Create New Account
4. Enter Username: your email address ; in order for your account to be valid, you must use the email address that the school has provided (surname.name@aharomania.ro)
5. Enter Password: wathever you choose
6. Follow the next steps to finalize the registration
7. You will receive confirmation on your email about the creation of the account automatically.

About onlineCampus:
onlineCampus is an online platform that can keep you connected to all the important events taking place in the school.
Through onlineCampus you can have quick 24/7 access to:
• A news section
• Your weekly schedule
• Your grades
• Information about your courses
• Downloadable additional resources, handouts for your courses, posted by the lecturers
• Information about internships
• Career placement opportunities
• Blank forms
• Other students in the school or graduates of American Hotel Academy
• All Faculty of the school

You can also
• participate in forum discussions opened by the lecturers (can be compulsory or not) or by fellow students.
• Post assignments

Note:
All notifications concerning academic issues, internship and career / employment opportunities and student events are posted on the OnlineCampus, so we highly advise students to regularly check this resource.
Technical support:
For any difficulties in accessing your onlinecampus account or any other problems you might have about the use of the OnlineCampus, please contact Mrs. Carmen Ursoiu at carmen.ursoiu@americanhotelacademy.ro