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PG BIMM Sept 2019

  1. 1. Library resources, services and support http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/study/library BIMM September 2019
  2. 2. In this workshop we will look at... • How to find, access and obtain information • Resources available and how to use them • Referencing and managing references • Help and Support
  3. 3. MyUniHub > MyStudy >MyLibrary Access library resources and services
  4. 4. MyLibrary Reading Lists Library Search MySubject Library Guides Databases Inter Library Loans Distance Learning Library Support
  5. 5. Searching for information – Library Search Click on ‘Sign-in’, choose ‘Middlesex University’ and use your university email address. Signing-in enables you to check your library record, request items, create lists, save searches and create alerts and export references to RefWorks.
  6. 6. Library Search MyUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Library Search http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment/LibrarySearch
  7. 7. Streamlining your search http://www.flickr.com/photos/mike_miley/2614472057/ build* “Project management” http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment/SearchTips
  8. 8. Library Search help http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment/LibrarySearch
  9. 9. Library Search: Requesting books for postal loan http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment/LibraryAccount Find book and click on title, then click on ‘Request’. You will need to register as a Distance Learner in order to get postal loans of MDX books
  10. 10. Important - Register as a Distance Learner http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/distancelearners
  11. 11. Saving your references: RefWorks MyStudy > MyLibrary > Databases > R > RefWorks (New) http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/plagiarismreferencing/NewRW
  12. 12. Managing references: RefWorks http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/plagiarismreferencing/NewRW My Study > MyLibrary > Databases > R > RefWorks (New)
  13. 13. Databases myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Databases http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment/JournalDatabases • Web of Science • Zetoc Alerts • Barbour Index • British Standards Online • Cite Them Right Online • LinkedIn Learning
  14. 14. Web of Science - Citation searching • Which articles have cited an earlier article • Find articles on similar/related subject • How many times an article has been cited • Best journals in your field
  15. 15. Web of Science MyUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Databases > W > Web of Science Check ‘WebBridge’ to see if full text article is available See how many times article has been cited. Click on title for more information Click number of times cited to see list of citing articles http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment/wos
  16. 16. Google Scholar http://scholar.google.co.uk/ You may be able to access the full-text here. Refine your search results here. Create an alert for your search, so you can keep up-to-date with new publications. Link to MDX resources: > Settings > Library Links > Search for MDX and save.
  17. 17. Google Scholar: Useful features Full text available from Middlesex Uni and/or other sources. Click on author’s name (if underlined) to view profile and check for other research by the author on the same topic. Click on ‘Cited by’ to see other articles that have cited this article. ‘All versions’: The same article on other websites – sometimes useful for getting full text if not available from MDX. Create a Harvard reference.
  18. 18. Zetoc Alerts myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Databases > Z
  19. 19. Barbour MyUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Databases > B
  20. 20. MyUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Databases > B http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment/Standards
  21. 21. Getting hold of information • MyUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Inter Library Loans • Sconul Access https://www.sconul.ac.uk/sconul-access • Postal delivery https://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment/LibraryAccount http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/your-study/library-and-it-support/library-services/studying-at-a-distance Distance Learning Support Team/Inter Library Loans: tel +44 (0)20 8411 2178/2117 9am-5pm Mon-Fri (UK time)
  22. 22. Cite Them Right Online myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Databases > C http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/plagiarismreferencing
  23. 23. https://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/linkedinlearning LinkedIn Learning myUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > Databases > L
  24. 24. Problems accessing resources http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment/AccessingElectronicResources
  25. 25. More info and help MyUniHub > MyStudy > MyLibrary > My Subject Library Guides> Computing, Maths and Engineering https://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment Online help guides Support for distance learners Reading lists Academic writing support Library support Resources
  26. 26. UniHelp – online/telephone/chat http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/your-support-services/unihelp Tel. 020 8411 6060 (UK) 0044208 411 6060 (International) General enquiries
  27. 27. Need further help? Your Librarian is: Vanessa Hill v.hill@mdx.ac.uk http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/BuiltEnvironment/Help

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