At The End Of This Session You Will Be Able To: Use the Library pages on UniHub and myUniHub and Library Subject Guides Use the Library Catalogue to find books and journals Request and renew books (using your Library Account) Log-in to electronic resources (e.g. online journals and books)
UniHub home page and loginhttp://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/
Subject Support http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk
The Library Catalogue The Library Catalogue lists all the material (books, journals etc.) held in all the Middlesex University libraries You may use any campus library, or via the library catalogue, you may request books from another campus to be sent here for you to collect
Books This is an example of a reference for a book: Hinchliff, S. (2009). The practitioner as teacher. (4th ed). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. Can you identify the different parts of the reference? Author, Date, Book Title, Edition & Publisher
Books This is an example of a reference for a book: Author Date Book Title Hinchliff, S. (2009). The practitioner as teacher. (4thed). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. Edition Publisher
Finding Books Using the Library Catalogue After a short demonstration of searching for books using the Library Catalogue (hint: MyUniHub – My Study – My Library) Have a go at searching for the books on the following slide yourself
Texts For NIP1003 Glasper, A. et al.(2009) Foundation studies for caring. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan Tingle, J. & Cribb, A. (2007) Nursing law and ethics, 3rd Edition. Oxford: Blackwell. Scriven, A. (2010) Promoting health : a practical guide, 6th Edition. Edinburgh: Elsevier.
E-books E-books can be found using the library catalogue, just like a print book. You will see the words ‘[electronic resource]’after the title. Click on the blue ‘web access’ link to download or read the book online – make sure you have logged into myUniHub!
Requesting Books If the book you are seeking is already on loan or only available at another campus, you may request it via the library catalogue
Making A Request
Making A Request
Logging in to My Account
Renewing Books Online Use the ‘My Account’ option to see what items you have on loan and to renew them N.B. You will not be able to renew requested books
Renewing Books Online
Journals This is an example of a journal reference: Carr, J et al. (2007). ‘Mentoring student nurses in the practice’. Practice Nursing. 19, (9), p. 465-467. Can you identify the following parts of the reference? Author, Date, Title of article, Journal Title, Volume, Part & Page Numbers
Journals This is an example of a journal reference : Author Date Title of article Carr, J et al. (2007). ‘Mentoring student nurses in the practice’. Practice Nursing. 19, (9), p. 465-467. Journal Title Volume Part Page Nos.
Journal Access Information regarding the Library’s holdings of print and electronic journals can be accessed via the Library Catalogue If available in print, the catalogue will tell you which campus holds the journal If available online, there will be a blue ‘web access’ link to the available online issues of the journal
Before Accessing an E-Journal If you haven’t already logged in to myUniHub...login now Follow the links in the My Library box to access the journal
Occasionally... You may see this screen Click on the link and login with your myUniHub username and password.
Finding Journals on the Library Catalogue After a short demonstration of searching for journals using the Library Catalogue (hint: MyUniHub – My Study – My Library) Have a go at searching for the journals on the following slides yourself (and try to access some articles in the journals)
Nursing Journals Try finding and accessing this journal article: Mary, B. et al. (2010). ‘Knowledge of the professional role of others: A key interprofessional competency’. Nurse Education in Practice. 10, (4), p. 238-242.
Nursing Journals Try finding and accessing these journals (look for an article useful for your studies) - Nursing Standard - British Journal of Nursing If you have time, try accessing one of the e-books listed on the Nursing Library Subject Guide
Useful Links Library and IT Support - general information: http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/ Nursing Library Subject Guide http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/nursing
Ask Us! Please ask us at the Library Help Desk (or ‘Ask A Librarian’ on the Library Subject Guides) if you need any help!