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UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library virtual tour 2018


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A virtual tour of the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library

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UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library virtual tour 2018

  1. 1. The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library Virtual Tour
  2. 2. How to find us 2nd Floor UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Main Building 30 Guildford Street London WC1N 1EH Nearest Tube Stations: Russell Square King’s Cross
  3. 3. Opening Times Staffed Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm The library provides out-of-hours access to the below users: •GOSH staff, once they have joined the library •UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Institute of Global Health (IGH) staff and students Out of Hours Access hours: •Monday – Friday, 8am-10:45pm •Saturday – Sunday, 8am – 8.45pm
  4. 4. Welcome The Library provides the staff and students at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, Institute of Global Health, and staff of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH): • Information and Research support • Information skills training • Access to the Paediatric, Nursing and Allied Health print collection • Access to the Global Health and Development collection • Over 100 PC-Desk spaces • UCL Explore Access Points for access to e-journals and Databases • Print, copy and scan facilities • UCL networked PC workstations • GOSH networked PC workstations • Wi-Fi Access for visitors • Out of Hours Access for selected groups
  5. 5. Enquiry Desk Staff at the Enquiry Desk will be happy to help with your loans, library membership, and provide in-depth help with your study and research enquiries. Collect material requested from our Store here, as well as material obtained from libraries outside UCL via the Interlending & Document Supply service.
  6. 6. Self Service The Library has a Self-service Issue machine which allows Library users to borrow or return books outside of staffed hours, or, when there are queues at the Enquiry desk. You will need your Library card barcode and PIN to borrow, return and check your library account.
  7. 7. Desktop@UCL Computers There is a computer cluster in front of the Enquiry Desk for UCL students and staff. To login, enter your UCL IT user name and password.
  8. 8. GOSH Computers There are seven computers in the library linked to the GOSH network. These dedicated terminals are for GOSH staff only and require a GOSH IT login.
  9. 9. UCL Explore Library Catalogue Use Explore Access points to search UCL’s Library catalogue in order to locate books and other printed resources, place interlibrary loan requests and, request items from the UCL Library Stores.
  10. 10. Explore Access Points There are five UCL Explore Access Points within the Library where you can access databases and e-journals. These can be accessed by all library users, including GOSH staff. Online articles can be saved from these machines by using a non-encrypted USB drive.
  11. 11. Access to Electronic journals All journals are kept off site in UCL’s Store, and can be requested for consultation through the UCL Explore Library catalogue. Please allow one working day for delivery to the library, articles can be collected after 4pm the following working day from the Library Enquiry Desk.
  12. 12. Photocopy, Print and Scan: Print@UCL The Library has one colour and one black & white multi-functional Device photocopying, printing or scanming using the Print@UCL system. Scan your UCL ID card to log in to the machines. For information on charges see: nt-copy-scan/about/print-charging
  13. 13. Quiet Study Area The Quiet Study Room the Paediatric, Nursing and Allied health print collection. This room also has fifty flexible PC-desk stations which are available for all Library users.
  14. 14. Flexible Work Spaces: PC Station-Desks There are 105 flexible PC-desk station spaces throughout the library. The computers conveniently retract into the desk, providing a desk space which all Library users are welcome to use, including GOSH staff. You will need a UCL IT Login to use the PC-desk stations.
  15. 15. Flexible PC-Desk Stations
  16. 16. Group Study Pod The Library has a bookable group study pod. Group study Bookings This space can be booked by GOSH staff, UCL GOS-ICH and IGH staff and students. Please ask for further details at the Enquiry Desk, or contact us by email:
  17. 17. Global Health and Development Collection The Library also houses the Global Health and Development collection, a special collection of publications that focus on social and environmental approaches to global health and development.
  18. 18. As well as the Paediatric, Nursing and Allied Health collection, the Library also houses the Global Health and Development collection. Items from both collections can be found in UCL Explore and are available for standard (8 week) loan and can be borrowed by GOSH staff (who will be working at GOSH for 3 months, or longer), and UCL staff and students.
  19. 19. Eduroam wireless connection is available throughout the library to UCL staff, students and members of participating higher education institutions. Free Guest Wi-Fi Available for all visitors and registered Library users from GOSH. Please ask at the enquiry desk. Connect to the UCL wireless network
  20. 20. Further Information Visit the library website at services/library Telephone (+44) 020 7905 2847 (ext. 42847) during office hours, or email: