Welcome to the Library
ASDA
Adam Edwards and Adam Miller
Aim of session
• Things you need to know
• Things you should use
• Practice searching
Using the right source
Basic help
• Library and IT website:
– http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/
• UniHelp: 020 8411 6060 (Passwords)
• Ask a...
Accessing resources
myUniHub > My Study > My Library
Access off site to electronic
resources, reading lists and
Library Ca...
Library Subject Guides
myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Library Subject Guides
http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/plagiarismrefe...
Reading Lists
Summon
Practise thinking
The real thing
•Keywords
•Alternative keywords
•More specific keywords
•Related subjects
Your project exercise
Practice doing
• At home/work:
– myUniHub > My Study > My Library
• Find Summon
– Try a search, use refining tools
– Save ...
But is it any good?
• Authority
• Relevance
• Intent
• Objectivity
• Currency
Evaluating information
But it’s not in the Library!
• Inter Library loans (and postal loans)
http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/resources/ill/...
Keeping in touch
• Librarian Blog http://wbllibrarian.blogspot.co.uk/
• Library Facebook Middlesex University Library
• Li...
Any questions?
Adam Edwards and Adam Miller
wbllibrarian@mdx.ac.uk
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Asda Library Induction sept 2013

  1. 1. Welcome to the Library ASDA Adam Edwards and Adam Miller
  2. 2. Aim of session • Things you need to know • Things you should use • Practice searching
  3. 3. Using the right source
  4. 4. Basic help • Library and IT website: – http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/ • UniHelp: 020 8411 6060 (Passwords) • Ask a Librarian (FAQs): – http://askalibrarian.mdx.ac.uk/ • Middlesex Uni app • Ask the Adams! – wbllibrarian@mdx.ac.uk
  5. 5. Accessing resources myUniHub > My Study > My Library Access off site to electronic resources, reading lists and Library Catalogue
  6. 6. Library Subject Guides myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Library Subject Guides http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/plagiarismreferencing http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/wbl
  7. 7. Reading Lists
  8. 8. Summon
  9. 9. Practise thinking
  10. 10. The real thing •Keywords •Alternative keywords •More specific keywords •Related subjects Your project exercise
  11. 11. Practice doing • At home/work: – myUniHub > My Study > My Library • Find Summon – Try a search, use refining tools – Save an article, create a reference • Find LibGuides for – Work Based Learning – Referencing • Find Reading Lists
  12. 12. But is it any good?
  13. 13. • Authority • Relevance • Intent • Objectivity • Currency Evaluating information
  14. 14. But it’s not in the Library! • Inter Library loans (and postal loans) http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library/resources/ill/index.aspx
  15. 15. Keeping in touch • Librarian Blog http://wbllibrarian.blogspot.co.uk/ • Library Facebook Middlesex University Library • Library Twitter http://twitter.com/MDXLibrary
  16. 16. Any questions? Adam Edwards and Adam Miller wbllibrarian@mdx.ac.uk

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