Library essentials for year 1 medical physics

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  • “ If you try and access e-resources via other routes look out for a links labelled “institutional login”, “UK federation login”, “Shibboleth login” or similar”

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  • 1. UCL Library Services Lynne Meehan ( Room 314, Science library) Tel: 020 7679 2634 (ext 32634) Email: l.meehan@ucl.ac.uk Useful Links: http://delicious.com/LynneMeehan/medphys1
  • 2. Introduction
    • Library Essentials
    • Sources of information
    • Library catalogue
    • Knovel
    • Citing your sources
    • Further Help
  • 3. Have you ever been to a library
    • Yes, regularly
    • Occasionally
    • No, not likely
    • What is a library?
    Test Question 0 of 1
  • 4. Library Essentials – Science Library
    • 1 of 16 different sites
    • Opening Hours
    • Mon-Thur 8.45-22.30
    • Fri 8.45-19.00
    • Sat-Sun 11.00-21.00
    • ID card and PIN
  • 5. Library essentials - Library regulations
  • 6. What was the student doing wrong?
    • Sitting quietly and reading a book
    • Finishing her essay which was due yesterday
    • Eating, drinking and chatting on her mobile phone
    • Not eating enough green vegetables
    Library essentials - Library regulations 0 of 1
  • 7. Library essentials-Studying in the library
    • Quiet study rooms
    • Group working
    • Wireless network
  • 8. Library essentials - Photocopying
    • Copy card
    • Black & White cost:
    • A4 = 5p, A3 = 10p
    Photocopy Help Centre in Room 107 Main Library
  • 9. Library essentials: How do I borrow books?
    • Self service
    • Borrow
    • Renew
    • Return
    • Loan periods
    • Fines
  • 10. What do you need to get into the library
    • My bag
    • ID card
    • A ghost
    • A sense of humour
    Library essentials: Observation Round 0 of 1
  • 11. Where to look?
    • Search Engine
    Database Library catalogue
  • 12. Type of information
  • 13.
    • www.ucl.ac.uk/Library
    Library catalogue
  • 14. Who is the author of the book “Fundamentals of Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer” published in 2008?
    • Sorensen, E
    • Perry, R.H.
    • Meehan, L
    • Welty, J. R.
    Library catalogue 0 of 1
  • 15. Where in the library would you find the journal Energy and Fuels?
    • Physical Sciences Pers
    • Engineering Pers
    • Engineering Q 5 PER
    • In the bin
    Library catalogue 0 of 1
  • 16.
    • Knovel is an interactive e-book database.
    • It gives searchable access to the full text of a range of engineering text and reference books.
    • University Challenge
    Knovel
  • 17. Plagiarism
    • You may already have had warnings from your tutors about:
      • Plagiarism
      • Copyright
      • Referencing and citation
    • Avoid the crime of "copy / paste"
    • Acknowledge your sources
  • 18. Citing your sources
    • Citing styles: Harvard and Vancouver
    • Essential details -Who, what , where, when and why?
    • Note the content
    • Reference management software can help
  • 19. Access to e-resources
    • Most electronic resources can be accessed on or off campus
    • The best route to these is via the library website
    • You will need your UCL userid to log in
    • For further information go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/e-res.shtml#res-home
  • 20. Help!
    • WISE: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/moodle
    • Click on WISE, then Engineering and the Built Environment
    • Enquiry Desk
    • Ground Floor, Science Library
    • 020 7679 7789
    • Come and ask me, can even arrange 1:1 training
    • http://delicious.com/LynneMeehan/medphys1
  • 21. After this session do you think you will be using the library?
    • Every day
    • When I need to
    • It seems a good place to work
    • As little as possible
    0 of 1
  • 22. Thank you
    • Please fill in the evaluation survey at
    • Lynne Meehan ( Room 314, Science library)
    • Tel: 020 7679 2634 (ext 32634)
    • Email: l.meehan@ucl.ac.uk