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  • “ If you try and access e-resources via other routes look out for a links labelled “institutional login”, “UK federation login”, “Shibboleth login” or similar”
  • Library essentials for year 1 medical physics

    1. 1. UCL Library Services Lynne Meehan ( Room 314, Science library) Tel: 020 7679 2634 (ext 32634) Email: Useful Links:
    2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Library Essentials </li></ul><ul><li>Sources of information </li></ul><ul><li>Library catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Knovel </li></ul><ul><li>Citing your sources </li></ul><ul><li>Further Help </li></ul>
    3. 3. Have you ever been to a library <ul><li>Yes, regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Occasionally </li></ul><ul><li>No, not likely </li></ul><ul><li>What is a library? </li></ul>Test Question 0 of 1
    4. 4. Library Essentials – Science Library <ul><li>1 of 16 different sites </li></ul><ul><li>Opening Hours </li></ul><ul><li>Mon-Thur 8.45-22.30 </li></ul><ul><li>Fri 8.45-19.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Sat-Sun 11.00-21.00 </li></ul><ul><li>ID card and PIN </li></ul>
    5. 5. Library essentials - Library regulations
    6. 6. What was the student doing wrong? <ul><li>Sitting quietly and reading a book </li></ul><ul><li>Finishing her essay which was due yesterday </li></ul><ul><li>Eating, drinking and chatting on her mobile phone </li></ul><ul><li>Not eating enough green vegetables </li></ul>Library essentials - Library regulations 0 of 1
    7. 7. Library essentials-Studying in the library <ul><li>Quiet study rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Group working </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless network </li></ul>
    8. 8. Library essentials - Photocopying <ul><li>Copy card </li></ul><ul><li>Black & White cost: </li></ul><ul><li>A4 = 5p, A3 = 10p </li></ul>Photocopy Help Centre in Room 107 Main Library
    9. 9. Library essentials: How do I borrow books? <ul><li>Self service </li></ul><ul><li>Borrow </li></ul><ul><li>Renew </li></ul><ul><li>Return </li></ul><ul><li>Loan periods </li></ul><ul><li>Fines </li></ul>
    10. 10. What do you need to get into the library <ul><li>My bag </li></ul><ul><li>ID card </li></ul><ul><li>A ghost </li></ul><ul><li>A sense of humour </li></ul>Library essentials: Observation Round 0 of 1
    11. 11. Where to look? <ul><li>Search Engine </li></ul>Database Library catalogue
    12. 12. Type of information
    13. 13. <ul><li> </li></ul>Library catalogue
    14. 14. Who is the author of the book “Fundamentals of Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer” published in 2008? <ul><li>Sorensen, E </li></ul><ul><li>Perry, R.H. </li></ul><ul><li>Meehan, L </li></ul><ul><li>Welty, J. R. </li></ul>Library catalogue 0 of 1
    15. 15. Where in the library would you find the journal Energy and Fuels? <ul><li>Physical Sciences Pers </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering Pers </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering Q 5 PER </li></ul><ul><li>In the bin </li></ul>Library catalogue 0 of 1
    16. 16. <ul><li>Knovel is an interactive e-book database. </li></ul><ul><li>It gives searchable access to the full text of a range of engineering text and reference books. </li></ul><ul><li>University Challenge </li></ul>Knovel
    17. 17. Plagiarism <ul><li>You may already have had warnings from your tutors about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plagiarism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Referencing and citation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Avoid the crime of &quot;copy / paste&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledge your sources </li></ul>
    18. 18. Citing your sources <ul><li>Citing styles: Harvard and Vancouver </li></ul><ul><li>Essential details -Who, what , where, when and why? </li></ul><ul><li>Note the content </li></ul><ul><li>Reference management software can help </li></ul>
    19. 19. Access to e-resources <ul><li>Most electronic resources can be accessed on or off campus </li></ul><ul><li>The best route to these is via the library website </li></ul><ul><li>You will need your UCL userid to log in </li></ul><ul><li>For further information go to </li></ul>
    20. 20. Help! <ul><li>WISE: </li></ul><ul><li>Click on WISE, then Engineering and the Built Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Enquiry Desk </li></ul><ul><li>Ground Floor, Science Library </li></ul><ul><li>020 7679 7789 </li></ul><ul><li>Come and ask me, can even arrange 1:1 training </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    21. 21. After this session do you think you will be using the library? <ul><li>Every day </li></ul><ul><li>When I need to </li></ul><ul><li>It seems a good place to work </li></ul><ul><li>As little as possible </li></ul>0 of 1
    22. 22. Thank you <ul><li>Please fill in the evaluation survey at </li></ul><ul><li>Lynne Meehan ( Room 314, Science library) </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 020 7679 2634 (ext 32634) </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul>