Learning Resources:an introduction to Resources and Services    http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/                    ...
At The End Of This Session      You Will Be Able To:• Know how to use the Library pages on UniHub  and myUniHub and Librar...
UniHub home page and login http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/
The Library Catalogue• The Library Catalogue lists all the material  (books, journals etc.) held in all the  Middlesex Uni...
E-books• E-books can be found using the library  catalogue, just like a print book.• You will see the words ‘[electronic r...
Requesting BooksIf the book you are seeking is already onloan or only available at another campus,you may request it via t...
When you find a book on the library catalogue you may request itby clicking on the Request Item button
At the Login                                                                Screen use your                               ...
At the next screen                                     Choose the                                     Campus you want     ...
Your Request has been placed. Click here to Logout ofyour account.You should receive an email once the item has arrived fo...
Renewing Books OnlineUse the ‘My Account’ option to see whatitems you have on loan and to renew themN.B. You will not be a...
Click on MyAccount/Renewals
At the Login                                                                Screen use your                               ...
On the Account Summary Screen…                          …Click on Currently                          Borrowed
On the next screen click in the boxes to select the items you wishto renew…                           …click on the Renew ...
Once renewed the Due Date will changeYou may renew an item up to 50 times, provided it is notrequested by another borrower...
Journal Access• Information regarding the Library’s  holdings of print and electronic journals  can be accessed via the Li...
Finding a Journal article via the                catalogueUSE THE JOURNAL TITLE AND SEARCH THE LIBRARY CATALOGUEFIND THE J...
The Journal is online and in print              form
Before Accessing an E-Journal• If you haven’t  already logged in to  myUniHub...login  now• Follow the links in  the My Li...
Occasionally...You may see this screenClick on the link and login with your myUniHubusername and password.
To search for articles on a topic• You need to use a Database to search for  articles.• You will have access to items we h...
If we have no subscription to the              journal• You may use the InterLibrary Loan Service –  and submit a request ...
Useful Links• Library and IT Support - general information  http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/• Library Subject Guides...
Ask Us!Please ask us at the Library Help Desk (or ‘AskA Librarian’ on the Library Subject Guides) ifyou need any help!
Essential Library Skills
Essential Library Skills
Essential Library Skills
Essential Library Skills
Essential Library Skills
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  • Introduce myUniHuband explain that you can access: Programme information (already used to register, you also can see timetables etc)Course notes, module information etc in My StudyStudent email (important to use as will receive emails from Library and Lecturers)WebHelpdeskAccess to Library and IT resources and services – Show page – briefly cover left-hand box & scroll down to IT/Printing info
  • Reminder of IT user id and password
  • [Mention browser issue – they may have encountered when using the My Learning module materials [Oasisplus]. Use Firefox. Any problems with viewing modules, ask tutor]
  • Links we’ll be using today.
  • (Can use catalogue on standalone machines in library – just to check holdings/locations etc, no need to login)
  • [Demo on next slide]
  • Mention charges for overdue requested books - £10 if not returned within 7 days of due date. Work co-operatively.
  • Stress it’s the same login.
  • We also staff Expert Advice zone at advertised hours.
  • Essential Library Skills

    1. 1. Learning Resources:an introduction to Resources and Services http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/ Judy McSorley Liaison Librarian
    2. 2. At The End Of This Session You Will Be Able To:• Know how to use the Library pages on UniHub and myUniHub and Library Subject Guides to find the resources you need.• Know how to use the catalogue to look up items, request and renew books (using your library account).• Know how to Log-in to electronic resources (e.g. databases, online journals and books).
    3. 3. UniHub home page and login http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/
    4. 4. 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
    5. 5. 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!
    6. 6. Requesting BooksIf the book you are seeking is already onloan or only available at another campus,you may request it via the librarycatalogue
    7. 7. When you find a book on the library catalogue you may request itby clicking on the Request Item button
    8. 8. At the Login Screen use your Student or Staff Number here……. your date of birth in sixdigits here….e.gddmmyy……. …..and click on LoginStudent numbers start with M and the newer staff ID cards have a staff numberthat begins with S. If your card differs from these or you have problems logging incontact the library for assistance.
    9. 9. At the next screen Choose the Campus you want to collect the item from using the menu…..…….and click on the Request button
    10. 10. Your Request has been placed. Click here to Logout ofyour account.You should receive an email once the item has arrived foryou to collect. It will be held for 7 days for collection at thecampus of your choice.
    11. 11. Renewing Books OnlineUse the ‘My Account’ option to see whatitems you have on loan and to renew themN.B. You will not be able to renew requestedbooks
    12. 12. Click on MyAccount/Renewals
    13. 13. At the Login Screen use your Student or Staff Number here……. your date of birth in sixdigits here….e.gddmmyy……. …..and click on LoginStudent numbers start with M and the newer staff ID cards have a staff numberthat begins with S. If your card differs from these or you have problems logging incontact the library for assistance.
    14. 14. On the Account Summary Screen… …Click on Currently Borrowed
    15. 15. On the next screen click in the boxes to select the items you wishto renew… …click on the Renew button and…
    16. 16. Once renewed the Due Date will changeYou may renew an item up to 50 times, provided it is notrequested by another borrower.If you are not able to renew an item yourself, you should contactthe library. Telephone numbers are on the date label of the bookitself and on our website. Webhelpdesk is on 0208 411 6060.
    17. 17. 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
    18. 18. Finding a Journal article via the catalogueUSE THE JOURNAL TITLE AND SEARCH THE LIBRARY CATALOGUEFIND THE JOURNAL TITLE IN THE LIST AND CLICK ON IT
    19. 19. The Journal is online and in print form
    20. 20. 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
    21. 21. Occasionally...You may see this screenClick on the link and login with your myUniHubusername and password.
    22. 22. To search for articles on a topic• You need to use a Database to search for articles.• You will have access to items we have a subscription to.• Go from the My Library box in MyUniHub and click on Databases for the full list.• Log into MyUniHub and go to the Library Subject Guides for ones selected by your librarian.
    23. 23. If we have no subscription to the journal• You may use the InterLibrary Loan Service – and submit a request for an article. Do this via MyUniHub – My Library.• The Sconul Access Scheme will provide access to a number of University Libraries. Register for this at the Helpdesks on the ground floor of the Library.
    24. 24. Useful Links• Library and IT Support - general information http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/• Library Subject Guides – for links to resources selected by librarians for your subject, helpsheets and contact details http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/
    25. 25. Ask Us!Please ask us at the Library Help Desk (or ‘AskA Librarian’ on the Library Subject Guides) ifyou need any help!

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