“Access our Resources
Anytime, Anywhere”
The University of the West Indies
Mona Library
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library...
The University of the West Indies
Mona Library Online
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
Main Library, Medical & Science
Branch Libraries
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 6:00 am
Satu...
Library Services
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
Off Campus Access to Library Resources
• Most of our online
resources are limited to
current UWI faculty,
staff and studen...
Reference Services
Reference help is available:
• In person
• By phone
• By email
• By Instant Messaging
http://myspot.mon...
Interlibrary Loan
The Interlibrary
Loan (ILL) service enables
UWI students, faculty, and
staff to borrow materials
from ot...
Specialized Services to Graduate Students
Postgraduate Learning Commons ( PGLC)
Facilities and Services
• Computer lab
• C...
Photocopying and Printing Services
• Printing and
photocopying services
are available at the
Reprographic Services
Unit (R...
Library Resources
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
Electronic Journals
• Access to subscription-based scholarly
journals
• Comprehensive coverage of journals
spanning subjec...
Electronic Databases
• International and West Indian
Databases
• Subject-specific and multi-
disciplinary databases
• Acce...
Ebooks
• Our collection hosts
ebooks from some of the
world’s leading providers
• Access to subscription-
based and free e...
Mona Library Digital Collection
• Contains a collection of West
Indian resources such as
photographs, postcards and
manusc...
Mona Online Research Database (MORD)
• Offers campus wide representation of scholarly output from
faculty and staff of The...
Theses
• Searching UWILINC is the best way to find MPhil and Ph.D theses
from all campuses as well as masters and research...
Examination Papers
• Access to past examination papers
• Searchable using the course code
through the UWILinC interface
ht...
Exhibitions
• Exhibitions showcased in the
Library are accessible through
the Library’s website
• Exhibitions usually mark...
New Initiatives
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
UWILinC (Discovery Portal)
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
Laptop & Tablet Loan Service
All Branches
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
Only the Main Library has tablets for loan
Halls of Residence Librarian Programme
“Bringing Your Library to You!”
Halls of Residence Librarian is a student’s “Go-to ...
Halls of Residence Librarian
in Action
Commuting Students
Lounge Outreach
Research Rescue
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/libra...
LIBGUIDES
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
How to find us…
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
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UWI Mona Library

  1. 1. “Access our Resources Anytime, Anywhere” The University of the West Indies Mona Library http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library Medical Branch Library Science Branch Library Law Branch Library Western Jamaica Campus Branch Library
  2. 2. The University of the West Indies Mona Library Online http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  3. 3. http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library Main Library, Medical & Science Branch Libraries Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 6:00 am Saturday: 8:30am - 12:00 Midnight Sunday: 12:00 noon - 8:00pm WI & SC (Main Library) Monday to Friday: 8:30am -10:00pm Saturday: 8:30am - 4:00pm Sunday: Closed Western Jamaica Campus Branch Library Monday to Thursday: 9:00am - 9:00pm Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00pm Saturday: 10:am - 6:00pm Sunday: Closed Law Branch Library Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 10:00pm Saturday: 8:30am – 12.00 Midnight Sunday: Closed
  4. 4. Library Services http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  5. 5. Off Campus Access to Library Resources • Most of our online resources are limited to current UWI faculty, staff and students • Off-campus users must log in with a UWI username and password before gaining access to these resources http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  6. 6. Reference Services Reference help is available: • In person • By phone • By email • By Instant Messaging http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  7. 7. Interlibrary Loan The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service enables UWI students, faculty, and staff to borrow materials from other libraries that are not available at the UWI Libraries http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  8. 8. Specialized Services to Graduate Students Postgraduate Learning Commons ( PGLC) Facilities and Services • Computer lab • Conference room • Group seminar rooms • Training sessions (e.g. searching databases, using EndNote) • QuestionPoint (virtual reference service) , one-on- one reference service http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  9. 9. Photocopying and Printing Services • Printing and photocopying services are available at the Reprographic Services Unit (RESU), Main Library • Self service photocopiers and printers are also available in all the libraries http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  10. 10. Library Resources http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  11. 11. Electronic Journals • Access to subscription-based scholarly journals • Comprehensive coverage of journals spanning subject areas such as humanities and education; law; medical sciences; science and technology and social sciences • Downloadable articles • User-friendly interface to allow various search techniques by keyword, title and subject http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  12. 12. Electronic Databases • International and West Indian Databases • Subject-specific and multi- disciplinary databases • Access to subscription-based and free (open source) resources • Databases contain scholarly/peer-reviewed resources to support academic research Research Days, Feb. 19-21, 2014 http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  13. 13. Ebooks • Our collection hosts ebooks from some of the world’s leading providers • Access to subscription- based and free ebooks • Covers diverse subject areas to support students and faculty http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  14. 14. Mona Library Digital Collection • Contains a collection of West Indian resources such as photographs, postcards and manuscripts that were digitized by the library Some examples include: • Roger Mais • The Cousins Hereward Postcard Collection • UWI Historical Photographs • Making of The University of the West Indies • P J Patterson Papers Finding Aids • Edward Seaga Scrapbooks http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  15. 15. Mona Online Research Database (MORD) • Offers campus wide representation of scholarly output from faculty and staff of The University of the West Indies • It covers over 6,000 entries of published and unpublished materials, technical reports and expert information http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  16. 16. Theses • Searching UWILINC is the best way to find MPhil and Ph.D theses from all campuses as well as masters and research papers • Print copies of MPhil and Ph. D theses from all campuses are available in the University Collection of the West Indies & Special Collections Section • MPH and DM research papers are located in the Medical Library http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  17. 17. Examination Papers • Access to past examination papers • Searchable using the course code through the UWILinC interface http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  18. 18. Exhibitions • Exhibitions showcased in the Library are accessible through the Library’s website • Exhibitions usually mark the commemoration of significant milestones and influential persons in Jamaica and the West Indies http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  19. 19. New Initiatives http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  20. 20. UWILinC (Discovery Portal) http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  21. 21. Laptop & Tablet Loan Service All Branches http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library Only the Main Library has tablets for loan
  22. 22. Halls of Residence Librarian Programme “Bringing Your Library to You!” Halls of Residence Librarian is a student’s “Go-to person” in the Library. They can: •Introduce and answer questions about the Library and its services •Assist with navigating the Library’s online resources •Offer advanced research assistance for you or a study group •Give guidance in using citations styles •Provide support through in-person consultations, email and chat -using ASK- MONA?   http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  23. 23. Halls of Residence Librarian in Action Commuting Students Lounge Outreach Research Rescue http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  24. 24. LIBGUIDES http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library
  25. 25. How to find us… http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/library

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