Orientation to NUS Medical/Science Library for Nursing Freshmen


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  • Explain what is LINC+ Showing how to locate recommended books, and place reservations for books on loan Check your library account and Renew Books
  • Library catalogues – no idea how good are the results LINC+ - ranks the results according to how close they match your search words. Eg. The more number of times they appear, the higher the ranking.
  • Traditional LINC – for searching specific fields like call number, or Recommended/Compulsory textbooks
  • LINC+ : survive nursing school NUR1109 : Principles… (2 hr loan) Book with e-version (at CL): The caregiving dilemma : work in an American nursing home – Request Item
  • NUR 1104 E-Books – Caregiving Dilemma
  • Orientation to NUS Medical/Science Library for Nursing Freshmen

    1. 1. Image courtesy of Getty Images Presented by Lee Seok Hong For Nursing students
    2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Introduction to the NUS Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>How to find library materials using LINC, the online catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Library Portal - Online Services </li></ul><ul><li>Tips & Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Medical / Science Library Tour </li></ul>
    3. 3. NUS Libraries – 7 Libraries, One System Central Library Chinese Library Hon Sui Sen Memorial Library CJ Koh Law Library Medical /Science Library Music Library
    4. 4. Medical /Science Library <ul><li>NUS Medical/Science Library serves the: </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies (est. 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Our Nursing Collection: </li></ul><ul><li>Close to 1000 books, journals, AV </li></ul><ul><li>materials </li></ul><ul><li>Close to 9 00 full-text Electronic resources </li></ul>1. Introduction to the NUS Libraries
    5. 5. Floor Directory 1. Introduction to the NUS Libraries Hi-Speed Wireless Broadband Access! Level 4 (Entrance) LINC (Catalogues), Loans, Info Desk, Reference Books , E-Resources PC s Level 5 Books, Science Journals Level 6 Medical Journals Training Room (PCs)
    6. 6. Matriculation Card No. & NUSNET ID 1. Introduction to the NUS Libraries Used For Example Matric Card No. & PIN Library Loans & Renewing Books U 0 71234W 123456 NUSNET ID / Password Electronic Journals / Library Portal u 0 70 01234 eXu45hs7
    7. 7. 2. L ibrary IN tegrated C atalogue ( LINC + ) <ul><li>One-Stop, Single search of resources from all 7 Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Access via Internet at http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg </li></ul>2. LINC- find library materials b) Click to LOGIN to Library E-Forms c) LION (library guide) a) LINC/ Electronic resources
    8. 8. 2. LINC- find library materials Most Relevant First Breaks down Search Results by Subject Breaks down Search Results by Type
    9. 9. L ibrary IN tegrated C atalogue (LINC) For more specific searches, eg. Call number 2. LINC- find library materials
    10. 10. 2. LINC- find library materials What you CAN search in LINC Book Titles: Brown, S. D., & Lent, R. W. (Eds.). (2000). Handbook of counseling psychology. New York: Wiley. What you CAN’T search in LINC Journal Articles Newspaper Articles Boey, K. M. (1998). Social network and the subjective well-being of the elderly in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work, 8 (2), 5-15.
    11. 11. LINC DEMO 2. LINC- find library materials To Search for: Click on: <ul><li>Recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Text Books (“RBR”) </li></ul>RBR/Course No.  NUR 1109 <ul><li>How to Place Reservations </li></ul>Click Request Item 3. My LINC (Library Account) LINC  Login to myLINC
    12. 12. Meaning of Codes in LINC 2. LINC- find library materials Codes What it Means Location (eg. Reference XX, Closed Stacks (Loans Desk X) Click on the hyperlinked code to see location map (or see http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg/lion/mlb/mlbloca.html ) Status See http://libpweb1.nus.edu.sg/lion/l/status.html
    13. 13. Request Item Enter Matric no. & Library PIN Click “Request Selected Item” A . B . 2. LINC- find library materials
    14. 14. Login to myLINC (Your Library Account) RENEW ONLINE (Up to 2 times) Cancel reservations (holds) 2. LINC- find library materials
    15. 15. Loan Entitlements : Undergraduates 20 books or items. Up to 2 Renewals online * * For Loan Rules, see http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg/guides/rules/rule_b.html 2. LINC- find library materials Loan period for : Books (& CDs accompanying books) 14 days RBR books ( one at a time) 2 hours or overnight (after 8pm)
    16. 16. Quiz How many times can you renew books online?
    17. 17. 3. Library Portal : Other Online Services <ul><li>Exam papers! online </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic books / journals </li></ul><ul><li>BE INFORMED (of New Additions to the Library) </li></ul><ul><li>E-forms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Request Delivery of books to Home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change Mailing / Email Address </li></ul></ul>3. Library Portal
    18. 18. A. Exam papers! <ul><li>At Exam Papers/RBR, key in module no., eg NUR1104 </li></ul><ul><li>Login using NUSNET ID / Password </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Module No. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “View attached PDF file” to download / print </li></ul>3. Library Portal
    19. 19. B. Electronic Resources : Electronic Books / Newspapers / Journals  A lways Access via Library Portal to get Full-Text For Off-Campus Login
    20. 20. C. Be Informed of New Books 3. Library Portal Click to View New Books by Subject … … OR, click to view New Books related to search words
    21. 21. D. E-Forms for Library Services <ul><li>Use E-Forms to apply for services such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Change address / email </li></ul><ul><li>Request for books to be delivered/collected outside NUS </li></ul>3. Library Portal
    22. 22. 4. Some Rules & Tips Copyright regulations <ul><li>One copy of not more than 10% or one chapter of a book </li></ul><ul><li>One copy of one article in a journal issue </li></ul><ul><li>No Massive Downloading of Electronic articles </li></ul>Accessing Library E-Resources off-campus <ul><li>From home, click on a Electronic Resource via Library Portal. </li></ul><ul><li>A Login page appears. </li></ul><ul><li>Select Login for non-IE users /off Campus users: and enter NUSNET ID/Password </li></ul>
    23. 23. More Information Click on: LION – How to use the Library Library Portal  LION Subject guide to Nursing Resources in NUS Libraries Library Portal  Subject Guides Medical Library homepage Library Portal  About us  Our Libraries Library Rules Library Portal  About us  Rules
    24. 24. Thank you Image courtesy of Getty Images For General Queries, Contact: Information : (65) 6516 2454 Loans: (65) 6516 2509 Email: [email_address] Resource Librarian for Nursing: Lee Seok Hong: [email_address] Medical Librarians: Ms Ong Hong Kiat: mlbonghk@nus.edu.sg Mrs Mercedes Cheong: [email_address] , Ms Stephanie Ng: steph.ng@nus.edu.sg
    25. 25. Library Tour