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Medical Information Workshop (23 Jan 2007 )

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Medical Information Workshop (23 Jan 2007 )

  1. 1. BIOMEDICAL INFORMATION AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY A workshop introducing readers to the Library’s collections and electronic sources
  2. 2. Today’s Programme <ul><li>Start 2.00 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedicine Print Resources (Richard Wakeford) </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Catalogue Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Catalogue Hands on </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedicine Electronic Resources (Michael Stringer) </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>Hands on </li></ul><ul><li>Tour of reading rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Finish 4.00 pm </li></ul>
  3. 3. Biomedicine Print Resources <ul><li>Background to the British Library’s collection </li></ul><ul><li>Searching the collection </li></ul><ul><li>Access to the collection </li></ul>
  4. 4. The British Library’s Collection <ul><li>Founder collections </li></ul><ul><li>18 th century - British Museum </li></ul><ul><li>19 th century - Patent Office Library </li></ul><ul><li>20 th century - National Central Library & National Lending Library </li></ul><ul><li>1973 - The British Library founded </li></ul><ul><li>1997 - Move to St Pancras </li></ul><ul><li>2004 - Integrated Catalogue & Single collection </li></ul>
  5. 5. The British Library’s Collection <ul><li>Holdings </li></ul><ul><li>Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Science Technology & Industry </li></ul><ul><li>DSC </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisitions </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Deposit </li></ul><ul><li>Purchased </li></ul>
  6. 6. The British Library’s Collection <ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><li>Reading rooms in London & Yorkshire </li></ul><ul><li>Interlibrary loan & Document Supply </li></ul><ul><li>Readers </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone who wants to do research - for personal, work-related or academic purposes, innovators, entrepreneurs and researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Across all fields of study </li></ul><ul><li>Medical practioners, researchers, nurses, students & patients </li></ul>
  7. 7. Biomedicine Print Resources <ul><li>Serials </li></ul><ul><li>Peer reviewed journals </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines – trade, professional </li></ul><ul><li>Abstracting and indexing publications </li></ul>
  8. 8. Biomedicine Print Resources <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Research and clinical monographs </li></ul><ul><li>Reference books (pharmacopoeias, professional directories) </li></ul><ul><li>Student textbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Patient information </li></ul><ul><li>Rare books and manuscripts </li></ul>
  9. 9. Biomedicine Print Resources <ul><li>Other publication types </li></ul><ul><li>Theses - UK doctoral </li></ul><ul><li>Conference proceedings </li></ul><ul><li>Reports & grey literature </li></ul><ul><li>Patents </li></ul><ul><li>- as intellectual property </li></ul><ul><li>- as information resource </li></ul><ul><li>Market research reports </li></ul><ul><li>Official publications </li></ul>
  10. 10. Searching and Ordering from the Collection <ul><ul><li>Integrated Catalogue http://catalogue.bl.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A book: Cooper, Geoffrey. The cell. 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>A journal issue: Cell 1994 vol 79 (6) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Shelfmarks <ul><ul><li>A book: Cooper, Geoffrey. The cell. 2004 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Shelfmark   (B) 571.6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> type subject code </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  - Shelfmark   m06/14513 DSC </li></ul><ul><li>A journal : Cell </li></ul><ul><li>- Shelfmark (P) KH 66 -E (9)   type subject code language code sequence no . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Shelfmark 3097.600000 DSC </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Using the Integrated Catalogue from Home or Workplace <ul><li>Searching available 24 hours via http://catalogues.bl.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Requesting available during reading room opening hours Monday-Saturday </li></ul><ul><li>Science Technology & Medicine enquiry desk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T- 020 7412 7288 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>F - 020 7412 7217 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.bl.uk </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Access to the Collection <ul><ul><li>Document Supply </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>photocopies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>loans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interlibrary Lending / BL account customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BL Direct http://direct.bl.uk with credit card payment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reading Rooms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>St Pancras Reading Rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Science </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Business & Intellectual Property Centre </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colindale Reading Room </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Spa Reading Room </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Science Reading Rooms <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Social Science (Floor 1) - engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Science 2 - biology, medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Science 3 - biochemistry, physical sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Collection coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical research, medical practice </li></ul><ul><li>Open Access </li></ul><ul><li>Journals and books from 1997 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Business and Intellectual Property Centre <ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Floor 1- directories, market research & business periodicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Floor 2 - patents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection coverage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pharmaceutical and health care industries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open access </li></ul><ul><li>varies by title (6 months – 6 years) </li></ul>
  16. 16. Ordering from Storage <ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Orders for all titles before 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Orders for all titles & all years </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare (economics, ethics, management etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedicine - for students & public </li></ul><ul><li>DSC </li></ul><ul><li>Orders for all titles & all years </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedicine & healthcare not held in London </li></ul><ul><li>Theses, conference proceedings, grey literature </li></ul>
  17. 17. Ordering from Storage <ul><li>Ordering by the catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery - 70 minutes / 2 hours / 6 hours / 48 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Kept for 3 more working days </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Catalogue http://catalogue.bl.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Ordering on forms </li></ul><ul><li>DSC serials only </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery - 48 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Recent issues (<6mths) - “Loan Ban” - photocopies only </li></ul><ul><li>Kept for 5 more working days </li></ul>
  18. 18. Electronic Resources <ul><li>From the reading room home page </li></ul><ul><li>Full text electronic journals </li></ul><ul><li>ESTAR </li></ul><ul><li>Others – publisher collections </li></ul><ul><li>CD ROMs </li></ul><ul><li>On designated workstation in science 2 reading room – </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine Compendium and British Pharmacopoeia </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical books with accompanying CD ROMs are </li></ul><ul><li>in store in Science 3 (ask at the Science 3 Enquiry Desk) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Electronic Resources <ul><li>General Biomedical Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Medline </li></ul><ul><li>EMBASE </li></ul><ul><li>Combined database search </li></ul>
  20. 20. Electronic Resources <ul><li>Specialist Biomedical Databases </li></ul><ul><li>VIA WebSpirs interface </li></ul><ul><li>Amed – Complementary and alternative medicine </li></ul><ul><li>British Nursing Index – UK focus on nursing and midwifery </li></ul><ul><li>CINAHL – American focus on nursing and midwifery </li></ul><ul><li>Global Health – International public health </li></ul><ul><li>Maternity & Infant Care – Pregnancy and birth </li></ul><ul><li>PsycInfo – Psychology and Mental health </li></ul>
  21. 21. Electronic Resources <ul><li>General databases </li></ul><ul><li>Web of Knowledge (Science Citation Index) </li></ul><ul><li>SCOPUS </li></ul>
  22. 22. Electronic Resources <ul><li>Healthcare Policy and Management </li></ul><ul><li>Resources available from the reading room Web pages under the following headings: </li></ul><ul><li>Gateways and portals </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliographic databases </li></ul><ul><li>UK Government sites </li></ul><ul><li>Organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Compilations </li></ul>
  23. 23. Electronic Resources <ul><li>Some e-resources are free to the public and can be used off site </li></ul><ul><li>eg. </li></ul><ul><li>PubMed </li></ul><ul><li>Cochrane Library </li></ul><ul><li>TRIP </li></ul><ul><li>INTUTE: Health & Life Sciences (formerly OMNI) </li></ul><ul><li>Free medical journals online </li></ul><ul><li>The Open Access publishing model </li></ul>
  24. 24. Document Supply <ul><li>Document supply services from the British Library’s collections </li></ul><ul><li>Zetoc </li></ul><ul><li>Inside </li></ul><ul><li>BL Direct </li></ul>
  25. 25. Hands on training <ul><li>Search in ESTAR and bibliographic databases </li></ul>
  26. 26. Tour of Science Reading Rooms <ul><li>We hope this workshop has been useful to you </li></ul><ul><li>Please take a few moments to complete the evaluation form </li></ul><ul><li>Now we have a tour of the Science Reading Rooms </li></ul>

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