At The End Of This Session You Will Be Able To: Use the Learning Resources Web Pages 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)
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 following parts of the reference? Author, Date, Book Title, Edition & Publisher
Books This is a example of a reference for a book: Author Date Book Title Hinchliff, S. (2009). The practitioner as teacher. (4th ed). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. Edition Publisher
Finding Books Using the Library Catalogue After a short demonstration of searching for books using the Library Catalogue (http://www.lr.mdx.ac.uk/) Have a go at searching for the books on the following slide yourself
Texts For BMS1503 Reed, R. et al (2003) Practical Skills in Biomolecular Sciences Pearson Prentice Hall
Kaplan LA, Pesce AJ and Kazmierczak SC (2003) Clinical Chemistry: theory, analysis and correlation. 4th Ed Mosby
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 Install the ‘Institutional Cookie’ on your computer Go to the Biomedical Sciences Library Subject Guide http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/biomedicalsciences
Electronic Resources Login
Electronic Resources Password For many journals, you will be asked for an Electronic Resources username and password Your username is your IT user ID (e.g. AD123) Your password is your IT password
Finding Journals on the Library Catalogue After a short demonstration of searching for journals using the Library Catalogue (http://www.lr.mdx.ac.uk/) 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: Gaspar, A. and Bacsi, I. (2009). ‘Forced flow paper chromatography: A simple tool for separations in short time’. Microchemical Journal. 92, (1), p. 83-86.
Nursing Journals Try finding and accessing these journals - Trends in Microbiology - Human Immunology If you have time, try accessing one of the e-books listed on the Biomedical Sciences Library Subject Guide
Useful Links Learning Resources Webpages http://www.lr.mdx.ac.uk Biomedical Sciences Library Subject Guide http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/biomedicalsciences Please ask us at the Library Enquiry Desk (or ‘Ask A Librarian’ on the Library Subject Guides) if you need any help!