UP College of Public Health: a library orientation


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A 30-45 minute Library orientation provided for the Graduate students of the College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila. Covers library facilities, services, online health & biomedical databases, among others.

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UP College of Public Health: a library orientation

  1. 1. Library Orientation 2013 (for Graduate students) MARIETTA M. BUELA, MLS Head Librarian
  2. 2.  To familiarize students with the library facility, resources and services,  To acquaint students with online searching techniques,  To introduce students to various online resources – bibliographic databases, link-outs, open access articles, etc.
  3. 3.  Locate resources and services within the library.  Know where to go for assistance from the library staff.  Connect to UP Manila network (UPMnet), search the online catalog, other web-based resources  Know what resources are available in the library & other UP libraries  Understand the basics of database searching techniques
  4. 4. Monday to Friday 7:00AM – 6:00PM Saturday, Sunday, Holiday Closed
  5. 5.  UP ID ◦ With sticker for the current semester ◦ Validated/countersigned by the College Librarian  Filled-up Library Registration form ◦ Name ◦ Contact details:  Address  Telephone number or mobile phone number  Email address ◦ 1 x 1 ID picture
  6. 6.  Reading Areas ◦ General Reading Area ◦ Graduate Students Area (Mezzanine)        Librarian’s Office/Help Desk Small rooms (for group discussion/study) Wi-fi Online Public Access Catalog Terminals Mobile devices corner Faculty corner Loaning desk
  7. 7. Bag Counter For each researcher’s convenience, kindly deposit your bags in this area, except your valuables—wallet, mobile devices, etc.
  8. 8. General Reading Area Area designated for undergraduate students and other library clients
  9. 9. Graduate Students Study Area Exclusive for graduate students & faculty members for their independent/quiet study needs.
  10. 10. Online Public Access Catalogs (OPACs) Use the web-based OPAC, ilib.upm.edu.ph to search for available titles (books/journals, theses, etc) in the CPH Library and other UP Libraries
  11. 11. Mobile Devices Corner
  12. 12. Faculty Reading Area Area designated for the College of Public Health faculty members.
  13. 13. Loaning Desk Student, faculty & staff who wants to borrow books for overnight use (reserve books) and for one-week (circulation books) has to register, fill-up book cards, check-in/check-out loaned materials here.
  14. 14.  Print ◦ Books (Reference, Reserve, Circulation, WHO Publications, Filipiniana) ◦ Journals including Newspapers ◦ Theses & Dissertations  Online ◦ Web-based OPAC ◦ Subscribed (Paid) E-books/journals ◦ Free/Open Access Databases (bibliographic & fulltext) ◦ Etc.
  15. 15. Reference Books Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Atlases, Handbooks are for Room Use Only
  16. 16. Reserve Book Collection Books in the Reserve section are for overnight loans only. They are usually new/recently acquired titles. Fine of Php50.00 for 1-day overdue, etc.
  17. 17. Circulation Books Books in this section can be borrowed for one (1) week. Fine of Php2.00 for 1 day overdue
  18. 18. New (Recent) Journal Issues Foreign journals (complimentary & subscribed), WHO publications, local (Filipiniana), CPH publications, etc. For Room use only.
  19. 19. Filipiniana (local publications) Titles are usually on researches/studies or books about the Philippines, usually but not necessarily authored by Filipinos
  20. 20. Theses & Dissertations Undergraduate Term reports, Master’s theses & field practice reports, Doctoral dissertations. Strictly for Room use only.
  21. 21.  Web-based UP OPAC (Online public access catalog) ◦ http://ilib.upm.edu.ph (UP Manila) ◦ http://ilib.upd.edu.ph (UP Diliman) ◦ http://ilib.uplb.edu.ph (UP Los Banos)  Other Libraries OPAC ◦ http://lib1000.dlsu.edu.ph (DLSU, Taft) ◦ http://ustlib.ust.edu.ph (UST, Manila) ◦ http://rizalls.lib.admu.edu.ph:8080/ (ADMU)
  22. 22. UP Online Public Access Catalog UPM OPAC (http://ilib.upm.edu.ph) is the union catalog of books, journals, theses/dissertations of all UPM Colleges, including the University Library Main (CAS, CAMP, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, NTTC-HP, SHS)
  23. 23.   PubMed, comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Scopus delivers the most comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and Arts & Humanities http://www.scopus.com/
  24. 24.  Western Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIM) A project of the WHO Western Pacific Regional Office in collaboration with several institutions & member States. It’s the Region’s contribution to the Global Health Library (GHL) initiative which aims to extend to all, the knowledge essential to the fullest attainment of health. http://www.wprim.org/  Philippine Index Medicus (PIM) The Philippine Index Medicus is the Union List of local medical periodicals articles/researches, theses, professorial chair lectures, etc indexed by the F.B. Herrera Medical Library. http://pimedicus.upm.edu.ph/  UPM Research Database http://mainlibrary.upm.edu.ph/index.php/upm-researches
  25. 25.  Access Medicine & Access Pharmacy includes such titles as: Medical epidemiology, Basic & Clinical Biostatistics, Sherris medical microbiology, Poisoning & Drug overdose, Understanding health policy, etc. http://accessmedicine.com/textbooks.aspx http://accesspharmacy.com/textbooks.aspx  UP Manila Subscription http://mainlibrary.upm.edu.ph/index.php/atoz-index  UP System Subscription http://mainlib.upd.edu.ph/?q=online-subscriptions ◦ ScienceDirect (Elsevier), http://www.sciencedirect.com ◦ ProQuest, http://search.proquest.com/pqcentral/index
  26. 26.  UP Diliman http://mainlib.upd.edu.ph/  UP Manila http://mainlibrary.upm.edu.ph/  UP Los Banos http://library.uplb.edu.ph/
  27. 27. UPD University Library Important information on online resources such as paid e-books, journals, databases, etc are clickable from the website.
  28. 28. UPM University Library Website Links to online databases, e-books, journals, among others are clickable from here.
  29. 29.    3 Tablets for Room use (within the Library) VPN Access (enables remote users to securely connect to UPM’s private network to access the library’s e-subscriptions ) Referrals (to other libraries if materials are not found in any UP libraries; requires referral letter from the College Librarian) SMIIC Libraries (South Manila Inter-Institutional Consortium) Other Libraries  HelpDesk (personal visit to Librarian’s Office, telephone, email, facebook.com/CPHLibrary)
  30. 30. 1. Send email to: lib-vpn@post.upm.edu.ph with “Request for VPN Access” as subject using your official UPM or UP email account (name@post.upm.edu.ph) or (name@up.edu.ph) 2. Configuration and installation instructions will be sent thru provided email account 3. User_login_name and password will be sent to mobile number provided. 4. Files needed in the installation can be downloaded only if you are in a network outside UP Manila. The URL address will be included in the instruction provided to applicants. User_login_name and password is required when downloading the files. Applicants may opt to personally request the files (configuration & installation instructions) from the University Library after they’ve sent their application for VPN Access (look for Ed Bon or Bernard Lapuz at the Main Library. Bring your USB storage devices) Supported Operating System: Windows XP/7/8, Mac OS, iOs, Android To illustrate: To lib_vpn@upm.edu.ph Subject Request for VPN Access Name Cruz, Martin L., Jr. UP ID# 2013-12345 College/Unit/Dept PGH/Surgery Mobile# 0999-1234567 Number of devices 2 (name devices & OS) 1. Notebook- Windows 7 2. iPad – iOS 6
  31. 31. MARIETTA M. BUELA, MLS College Librarian IV Head Librarian Telephone 525-2315 Email: mmbuela@post.upm.edu.ph
  32. 32. ZAIRA JOIE SALCEDO, BLIS Librarian 1 Library Staff Reserve Section
  33. 33. AHMIE D. VITERBO, BSBA Administrative Assistant 2 Library Staff Loan/Charging Desk
  34. 34. For queries/questions, send an email to: mmbuela@post.upm.edu.ph or a message to https://www.facebook.com/CPHLibrary THANK YOU!