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)
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
Example Books Lane, D. R., Cooper, B. & Turner, L. (2007). The BSAVA Textbook of Veterinary Nursing. British Small Animal Veterinary Association. Colville, T.P.& Bassert, J.M.(2009). Clinical Anatomy and physiology laboratory manual for veterinary technicians. Mosby Elsevier.
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
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
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)
Veterinary Journals Try finding and accessing this journal article: Zerbe, C. A. (2001). ‘What is so special about feline diabetes?’. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.3, (2), p. 99-103.
Veterinary Journals Try finding and accessing these journals (look for an article useful for your studies) - Animal Behaviour - Journal of Exotic pet Medicine - The Veterinary Journal
Useful Links Learning Resources Webpages http://www.lr.mdx.ac.uk Veterinary Nursing Library Subject Guide http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/veterinarynursing Please ask us at the Library Enquiry Desk (or ‘Ask A Librarian’ on the Library Subject Guides) if you need any help!