Today we are going to cover...• The resources available for your studies• How to find books and journals on your reading lists• Requesting and renewing books• Using the library pages on myUniHub and Library subject guides
The library has...
Different types of information
Types of informationExercise 1:1. Each group will be given a pack of cards2. The cards contain the names of 4 different resources3. Match together the correct: Resource Type + Definition + “Good for” + “Not so good for” Time: 10 mins
BooksWhat are they: A written or printed work of fiction or fact. May be electronic.Good for: Clear overviewNot so good for: Up to date information
Web pagesWhat are they: An information resource which can be easily created by anyone on any topic. Electronic.Good for: Very up to date informationNot so good for: Accurate and reliable information
NewspapersWhat are they: A regular publication containing current events, informative articles, diverse features and advertising. May be electronic.Good for: Daily informationNot so good for: Balanced and well researched information
JournalsWhat are they: A regular publication containing articles on a particular academic subject. Presents new research.Good for: Latest research, critically reviewed by expertsNot so good for: Broad overview of a subject
Where are these resources? 3rd floor 2nd floorWhere are the Health Promotion books? Online 1st floor
UniHub home page and login http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/
The Library Catalogue• Lists all the material (books, journals etc.) held in the libraries at Hendon and Archway• You may use any campus library, or via the library catalogue, you may request books from Archway campus to be sent here for you to collect
BooksThis is a book reference from a reading list: Scriven, A. (2010) Promoting health: a practical guide. (6th ed). Edinburgh: Bailliere Tindall.Can you identify the different parts of thereference?Author, Date, Book Title, Edition & Publisher
BooksThis is a book reference from a reading list :Author Date Book Title Scriven, A. (2010) Promoting health: a practical guide. (6th ed). Edinburgh: Bailliere Tindall. Edition Publisher
Finding Books Using the Library CatalogueExercise 2Using the Library Catalogue, have a go atsearching for the books on the following slideyourself(Hint: MyUniHub – My Study – My Library)
Texts for PHC3610 / PHC3620• Naidoo, J. & Wills, J. (2008) Health Studies – an introduction. (2nd ed.) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan• Ogden, J. (2012) Health psychology, (5th Ed.) London: McGraw-Hill.• Green, J. and Tones, K. (2010) Health promotion : planning and strategies, (2nd ed.) Los Angeles : Sage.
Books on the shelf 613 HEA, 613.07 NAI, 613.07 TON
How do I find an e-book?• 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!
Access Full Text
Requesting BooksIf the book you are seeking is already onloan or only available at another campus,you may request it via the librarycatalogue
Making A Request
Making A Request Student number Date of birth DDMMYY
Renewing Books OnlineUse the ‘Login to MyLibrary Account’ optionto see what items youhave on loan and torenew themN.B. You will not beable to renewrequested books
Logging in to My Account Student number Date of birth DDMMYY
Renewing Books Online
JournalsThis is a journal reference from a reading list:Cronin, P. et al. (2008) ‘Undertaking a literaturereview’. British Journal of Nursing, 17 (1), p.38-43.Can you identify the following parts of thereference?Author, date, title of article, journal title, volume,part & page numbers?
JournalsThis is an example of a journal reference :Author Date Title of articleCronin, P. et al. (2008). ‘Undertaking a literature review’.British Journal of Nursing. 17, (1), p. 38-43.Journal Title Volume Part Page Nos.
Journal Access• All our journals are listed in the library catalogue• Most journals are available electronically• There will be a blue ‘web access’ link to the available online issues of the journal• If you know the journal title, this is the easiest way to find it
Access Full Text
Make sure you’ve logged into myUniHub!• Use the My Library links to access library resources• This is especially important when you’re not on campus
Finding Journals on the Library CatalogueExercise 3Using the Library Catalogue, have a go atsearching for the article on the following slideyourself(hint: MyUniHub – My Study – My Library)
Health Promotion JournalsTry finding and accessing this journal article:Malterud, K. and Tonstad, S. (2009). ‘Preventingobesity: Challenges and pitfalls for health promotion’.Patient Education and Counseling. 76, (2), p. 254-259.If you have time, try finding and accessing- Health Education Journal- Health Promotion InternationalLook for an article useful for your studies
Finding journal articles using Summon• To find an article on a particular topic...• Try Summon to search all of the Library’s electronic resources and the catalogue in one go.• Access Summon from myUniHub
Type somesimple key wordsand click ‘search’
Use the options on the left to narrow your search Click on the article title or the icon to read the full text.
Library Subject Guides
Next time...• Finding the evidence!• Searching effectively for journal articles• Finding and evaluating information• Using information ethically (citing and referencing)
Need help?• Librarians in the Specialist Zone (1st floor) 11-3 Monday – Friday• Ask a Librarian http://askalibrarian.mdx.ac.uk/• Health Promotion Library Subject Guide http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/healthpromotion