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    • “Access our Resources Anytime, Anywhere” The University of the West Indies Mona Library http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library Medical Branch Library Science Branch Library Law Branch Library Western Jamaica Campus Branch Library
    • The University of the West Indies Mona Library Online http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library Main Library, Medical & Science Branch Libraries Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 6:00 am Saturday: 8:30am - 12:00 Midnight Sunday: 12:00 noon - 8:00pm WI & SC (Main Library) Monday to Friday: 8:30am -10:00pm Saturday: 8:30am - 4:00pm Sunday: Closed Western Jamaica Campus Branch Library Monday to Thursday: 9:00am - 9:00pm Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00pm Saturday: 10:am - 6:00pm Sunday: Closed Law Branch Library Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 10:00pm Saturday: 8:30am – 12.00 Midnight Sunday: Closed
    • Library Services http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Off Campus Access to Library Resources • Most of our online resources are limited to current UWI faculty, staff and students • Off-campus users must log in with a UWI username and password before gaining access to these resources http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Reference Services Reference help is available: • In person • By phone • By email • By Instant Messaging http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Interlibrary Loan The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service enables UWI students, faculty, and staff to borrow materials from other libraries that are not available at the UWI Libraries http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Specialized Services to Graduate Students Postgraduate Learning Commons ( PGLC) Facilities and Services • Computer lab • Conference room • Group seminar rooms • Training sessions (e.g. searching databases, using EndNote) • QuestionPoint (virtual reference service) , one-on- one reference service http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Photocopying and Printing Services • Printing and photocopying services are available at the Reprographic Services Unit (RESU), Main Library • Self service photocopiers and printers are also available in all the libraries http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Library Resources http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Electronic Journals • Access to subscription-based scholarly journals • Comprehensive coverage of journals spanning subject areas such as humanities and education; law; medical sciences; science and technology and social sciences • Downloadable articles • User-friendly interface to allow various search techniques by keyword, title and subject http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Electronic Databases • International and West Indian Databases • Subject-specific and multi- disciplinary databases • Access to subscription-based and free (open source) resources • Databases contain scholarly/peer-reviewed resources to support academic research Research Days, Feb. 19-21, 2014 http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Ebooks • Our collection hosts ebooks from some of the world’s leading providers • Access to subscription- based and free ebooks • Covers diverse subject areas to support students and faculty http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Mona Library Digital Collection • Contains a collection of West Indian resources such as photographs, postcards and manuscripts that were digitized by the library Some examples include: • Roger Mais • The Cousins Hereward Postcard Collection • UWI Historical Photographs • Making of The University of the West Indies • P J Patterson Papers Finding Aids • Edward Seaga Scrapbooks http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Mona Online Research Database (MORD) • Offers campus wide representation of scholarly output from faculty and staff of The University of the West Indies • It covers over 6,000 entries of published and unpublished materials, technical reports and expert information http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Theses • Searching UWILINC is the best way to find MPhil and Ph.D theses from all campuses as well as masters and research papers • Print copies of MPhil and Ph. D theses from all campuses are available in the University Collection of the West Indies & Special Collections Section • MPH and DM research papers are located in the Medical Library http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Examination Papers • Access to past examination papers • Searchable using the course code through the UWILinC interface http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Exhibitions • Exhibitions showcased in the Library are accessible through the Library’s website • Exhibitions usually mark the commemoration of significant milestones and influential persons in Jamaica and the West Indies http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • New Initiatives http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • UWILinC (Discovery Portal) http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Laptop & Tablet Loan Service All Branches http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library Only the Main Library has tablets for loan
    • Halls of Residence Librarian Programme “Bringing Your Library to You!” Halls of Residence Librarian is a student’s “Go-to person” in the Library. They can: •Introduce and answer questions about the Library and its services •Assist with navigating the Library’s online resources •Offer advanced research assistance for you or a study group •Give guidance in using citations styles •Provide support through in-person consultations, email and chat -using ASK- MONA?   http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • Halls of Residence Librarian in Action Commuting Students Lounge Outreach Research Rescue http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • LIBGUIDES http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
    • How to find us… http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library