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© Middlesex University
Middlesex research
resources
http:// unihub.mdx.ac.uk / study / library
NSPC March 2016
© Middlesex University
If you’ve never logged on or into MyUnihub
before:
Student IT ID: AB1234
Password = Student number ...
© Middlesex University
Please login
PLEASE USE CHROME OR FIREFOX
© Middlesex University
We will cover….
• Distance learner service
• Library catalogue
• Summon
• Articulating topics and k...
© Middlesex University
Registering as distance learners
• http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/your-study/library-and-it-
support/libra...
© Middlesex University
Inter Library Loans
• FREE to you as Research
students (please register as
a distance learner first...
© Middlesex University
Requesting a book
• You can still use Middlesex library as normal if you’re
happy to visit – borrow...
© Middlesex University
Simple searches
Google Scholar
• Simple search function
• Searches many journal
websites
• Not all ...
Google Scholar – make sure you access
what you’ve paid for!
9
Search for and select Middlesex University
10
© Middlesex University
Simple searches
Presentation title | 11
© Middlesex University
Please login
PLEASE USE CHROME OR FIREFOX
© Middlesex University
Summon
Presentation title | 13
© Middlesex University
Need help?
• Distance Learner Service
http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/your-study/library-and-it-support/lib...
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NSPC March 2016 Intro to MDX resources

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Introduction to library catalogue, distance learner service, Inter Library loans and Summon: our simple cross search tool.

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NSPC March 2016 Intro to MDX resources

  1. 1. © Middlesex University Middlesex research resources http:// unihub.mdx.ac.uk / study / library NSPC March 2016
  2. 2. © Middlesex University If you’ve never logged on or into MyUnihub before: Student IT ID: AB1234 Password = Student number + month of birth: M00xxxxxjan. Presentation title | 2
  3. 3. © Middlesex University Please login PLEASE USE CHROME OR FIREFOX
  4. 4. © Middlesex University We will cover…. • Distance learner service • Library catalogue • Summon • Articulating topics and keywords • Advanced searches: WOS and PsycINFO • Referencing help and Library subject guide
  5. 5. © Middlesex University Registering as distance learners • http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/your-study/library-and-it- support/library-services/studying-at-a-distance • Postal delivery of books from within the Middlesex University Collection • Electronic delivery of photocopies of journal articles and chapters of books as allowed within British copyright law. • General help with the search for materials and use of library systems. !You must wait until your registration is confirmed before you request books for postal delivery! Presentation title | 5
  6. 6. © Middlesex University Inter Library Loans • FREE to you as Research students (please register as a distance learner first) • Electronic delivery only • We cannot borrow print books from the British Library and send them on to you. Presentation title | 6
  7. 7. © Middlesex University Requesting a book • You can still use Middlesex library as normal if you’re happy to visit – borrowing books normally • Or you can request Middlesex books to be sent to you – you just need to request the book on your library account (must be registered as a distance learner first) http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/psy/renew Presentation title | 7
  8. 8. © Middlesex University Simple searches Google Scholar • Simple search function • Searches many journal websites • Not all full text (but can set up to access MDX journals through Unihub) • Up to date articles from the big publishers – not so good coverage of small journals • Hard to filter • Searching all subject areas Presentation title | 8 Summon vs Google Summon • Has both simple and advanced searches • Google for the University resources • Searches many journal databases and subscriptions • A lot of full text • Up to date – largest databases are paid for and updated daily/weekly • Easy to filter to Psychology only journals
  9. 9. Google Scholar – make sure you access what you’ve paid for! 9
  10. 10. Search for and select Middlesex University 10
  11. 11. © Middlesex University Simple searches Presentation title | 11
  12. 12. © Middlesex University Please login PLEASE USE CHROME OR FIREFOX
  13. 13. © Middlesex University Summon Presentation title | 13
  14. 14. © Middlesex University Need help? • Distance Learner Service http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/your-study/library-and-it-support/library- services/studying-at-a-distance • Psychology Library Subject Guide http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/psy • Viv – your librarian v.eades@mdx.ac.uk

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