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This PDF provides information to help institutions that are subscribed to the MyiLibrary National E-book Collection as part of the JISC national e-book observatory project.

This PDF provides information to help institutions that are subscribed to the MyiLibrary National E-book Collection as part of the JISC national e-book observatory project.

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    MyiLibrary Help MyiLibrary Help Presentation Transcript

    • HELP… Login Enter your username and password here. Alternatively, click on the Athens login link below.
    • HELP… My Content My Content lists all content in your collection by subject and publisher To run a Quick Search, enter the search term here, Select My Content use the drop from the drop down down menu to menu to view all search by full content. text, keyword, title, ISBN, or author, and then To view all content click search. broken down by any LC Subject Class, To view all click here. content from a specific publisher, click here. To view all content alphanumerically, click here.
    • HELP… My New Content My New Content lists all content recently added to your collection Select My New Content from the drop down menu to view all content recently added to your You will be collection. presented with a full list of titles added from that publisher. Click on the title to read the eBook. Click on the publisher to view all new content recently added from that publisher.
    • HELP… My Resources My Resources are external resources you can subscribe to through MyiLibrary Select My Resources from the drop down menu to view external Resources in your collection. Click on the resource you would like to use and a new window will open.
    • HELP… Available Resources Available Resources are Online Resources you can link to from MyiLibrary Select Available Resources from the drop down menu to view available external resources. Click on the resource you wish to use and a new window will open.
    • HELP… Suggest a Title Suggest a Title lets you email us with details of a title you want in MyiLibrary Select Suggest a Title from the drop To suggest a title, down menu to simply fill in this form propose a title you and click submit. A would like to see member of the added to your MyiLibrary team will collection. contact you as soon as the title is available.
    • HELP… Quick Searching Run a Quick Search to find eBooks on the subject you’re interested in To begin a Quick Search, enter the search term here, use the drop down menu to search full text, keyword, title, ISBN, or author, and then click search. The tool bar at the top tells you how long it took to perform your You will be search, enables you to presented with a list view either 10, 25 or of titles that matched 50 results per page, your criteria, with the and lets you click to highest ranked title the next page of at the top. results.
    • HELP… Refining your Search (1) Refine your search to generate more precise results When you have refined your search, you can save it by naming it here, and logging in to your You can see when a account. search has been refined by a subject, and a new set of titles has appeared. To refine your search by subject, click on the appropriate subject in this box.
    • HELP… Refining your Search (2) Refine your search to generate more precise results Each title lists the subject headings it falls into. Click on Click here to further these subject refine your search headings to view all by publisher or other titles in this alphanumerically. subject. Click on the title of the eBook to find out more.
    • HELP… My Advanced Search Run an Advanced Search to go straight to the title you are looking for To perform a detailed Full Text Advanced Search, To refine your fill in the word/s you search by wish to find/exclude subject, expand in these boxes. the subject tree until you find the subject you You can refine this are looking for, Full Text Search by then click to keyword, publisher, add it to the subject, MeSH search. heading, title, author, date or ISBN. To begin, or reset your advanced search, click here.
    • HELP… My Advanced Search Results Run an Advanced Search to go straight to the title you are looking for Click here to sort these titles by Search results are relevance, date displayed exactly published, or title. the same as if you had performed a Quick Search. Click here to return to the Advanced Search screen and refine your search.
    • HELP… My eBook (1) View the eBook to find out more about it From here, you can click Read Book, to open the book . Alternatively, you can search within this book using a new keyword by typing it here and clicking search. Upon opening the book you will be presented with each page, and in what context, your quick search term has appeared.
    • HELP… My eBook (2) View the eBook to find out more about it If you wish to view the full Table of Contents, simply You can click on a select it from the chapter heading to drop down menu. open the book on that chapter.
    • HELP… My eBook (3) View the eBook to find out more about it To view the details of the book, use the drop down menu and select book details. To view 4 different styles of Citation for this title, select Citation from the drop down menu.
    • HELP… Using the eBook (1) Open and use the eBook of your choice The main tool bar tells you what page Once opened, you you are on, enables can elect to run a you to go to the next new keyword search of previous page, or inside this title only. jump to a specified page. Once opened, you will be shown all pages in the book Once opened, the where your keyword book will highlight in search has yellow the places it appeared. Click on a has found the page to jump to it. keyword used in your search.
    • HELP… Using the eBook (2) Open and use the eBook of your choice Once inside a book you can open the full table of contents and click straight through to the start of any chapter. Once inside a book, you can use our free online dictionary to find a definition of any word you are unsure of.
    • HELP… Making Notes (1) Make notes in a book that you can save, and view later To make notes, login to your account by entering your username and password here. To create an account, click here.
    • HELP… Making Notes (2) Make notes in a book that you can save, and view later To create a note After clicking once logged into Create/Edit Notes, your account, click write your note in on Create/Edit this box. notes. To save this note, click here. Notes are stored in this box for future To change your viewing. password or log out of your account, click here.
    • HELP… Login to My Account (1) Login to your account to view notes and saved searches To log into your Account, either click Login to my Account, or name your latest search, and click Save Search.
    • HELP… Login to My Account (2) Login to your account to view notes and saved searches To log into your If you have forgotten Account, enter your your password, username and enter your email password here. address here and we will send you a new one. To create an account, enter your email address here and we will send you a password.
    • HELP… My Saved Searches Save searches to view the results again and again Once logged into your account, click on the my saved searches tab to view your saved searches. Saved searches show the name of the search, search type, search term, Click on the search date of search and name to re-open the number of results. search. To delete a saved search, click here.
    • HELP… My Bookmarks Open My Bookmarks to view the notes you’ve made in a book Once logged into Click here to delete, your account, click or print your notes. on the my bookmarks tab to view your notes. Your note is Click on the cover or shown here. the title to open the book. The page number is shown here.
    • HELP… FAQ’s FAQ’s detail the most commonly asked questions about MyiLibrary Select Help from the drop down menu to view frequently asked questions about MyiLibrary. Simply click on a question to be taken to the answer. Alternatively, scroll down to view all the answers.