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1 University of Mississippi Medical Center Rowland Medical Library A Tutorial for Distance Education Students

2 Welcome to Rowland Medical Library Hello and welcome to the Rowland Medical Library (RML), located on the second floor of the Verner S. Holmes Learning Resource Center on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center. We are very happy that you have chosen us to fulfill your educational goals. What follows is a tour of the library and an introduction to our resources.

3 Verner S. Holmes Learning Resource Center

4 RMLs Location RML is located on the 2 nd floor of the Verner S. Holmes Learning Resource Center.

5 Library Hours Reference Desk Hours: Monday – Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. DayAcademic Year Hours Summer Hours SundayNoon –MidnightNoon – 10:00 p.m. Monday7:00 a.m. – Midnight7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Tuesday7:-00 a.m. –Midnight7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Wednesday7:00 a.m. – Midnight7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Thursday7:00 a.m. –Midnight7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Friday7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Saturday8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

6 Ways to Contact the Reference Desk Telephone:

7 RMLs Webpage

8 Accessing Journal Articles and Book Chapters in Rowland Medical Librarys Collection Rowland Medical Library will reproduce journal articles and book chapters for you that RML has in its collection. To obtain access to these journal articles and book chapters, click on Student Verification Form, read the instructions and complete the form. NOTE: There will be a charge of $3.00 for the first 20 pages you need, and then 15 cents for each additional page.

9 Student Verification Form for Having Journal Articles and Book Chapters Reproduced Under Forms on the RML webpage, click on More Forms. Click on Dist. Ed. Student Verification. Complete the form and click Submit Form.

10 Interlibrary Loan Policies If Rowland Medical Library does not own a journal, you may request articles via interlibrary loan. You may also request books and other materials that the library does not own. NOTE: There may be a charge for these items!

11 Creating a TDNET Profile for Interlibrary Loan Click on E-Journals, located under Resources on the RML webpage. Click on Set Up TOC Profile.

12 Creating a TDNET Profile for Interlibrary Loan -Click on Create a New Profile and complete the form (See below on the right).

13 Creating a TDNet Profile for Interlibrary Loan -Once youve created your profile, log in with your username and password and click on Login to Document Delivery. -Complete your personal details (i.e. method of payment if there is a charge and how you would like your items delivered (i.e. )).

14 Using Your Profile to Interlibrary Loan Items -If you access a record from a database and you click on RML, look at Step 1 and it says Sorry, no full text sources have been identified for this citation, go to Step 3, Library Catalog to see if we have it in print. If we have it in print, you may request that we copy it. -If we do not have the article either on line or in print and you would like to interlibrary loan the article, click on Interlibrary Loan (fast form with one time TDNET profile.) -Login in with your TDNet username and password and click Submit Order. You will receive your article as soon as it becomes available, usually within a few days.

15 Using Your TDNet Profile for Interlibrary Loan Click on Interlibrary Loan (fast form with one- time TDNet profile). Enter your username and password and click Submit Order.

16 The Reference Librarians Can Help YOU: Access the library catalog Locate journal articles for your class assignments Use electronic databases such as PubMed, CINAHL, and PEDRO Help develop search strategies for finding journal articles in the databases

17 Reference Librarians We have four reference librarians to help you meet your educational needs. – Gongchao Yang ( ; – Melissa Wright ( ; – Elizabeth Hinton ( ;

18 Off-Campus Access to RMLs Online Resources To access many of RMLs databases from off- campus, you will need a username and password. Your username: Your UMMC username (ex. jdoe) Your password: the same password you use for your UMMC , Blackboard, etc. Please try your username and password as soon as you can and if it doesnt work, call the DIS helpdesk at

19 RMLs Resources To access RMLs resources, go to our To access the most frequently used databases, go to Quick Links. To access our complete list of databases, e- books, and e-journals, go to Resources and click on the proper tab.

20 Library Catalog To use the library catalog, go to the top of the page and type in a title, author, or keyword.

21 Library Catalog Once you have typed in your search, the results screen will look like this.

22 Library Catalog -Click on the title(s) you want in order to determine: *Where the item is located in the library *The call number *If the item is available Where the item is located in the library Call Number Item available

23 E-Books To access RMLs E-books, click on E-Books, located under Resources. Enter a specific title or click on All to see the entire list of available e-books. To search by subject, click on the arrow to the right of Choose a Subject, choose a subject and click search.

24 E-Journals Click on E-Journals, located under Resources. Enter a specific title or click on All to see the entire list of available e-journals. To search by subject, click on the arrow to the right of Choose a Subject, choose a subject and click search.

25 E-Journals For electronic access to a journal, click on the link underneath the title. For dates of full-text availability, look under Online Coverage. To access print holdings, click on the check mark below Print Holdings and look at the bottom of the record for available years.

26 Accessing RMLs Databases For a complete list of all RML databases, click on E- Databases, located under Resources on our webpage. For the most frequently used databases, look under Quick Links.

27 Basic Searching in PubMed * Click on PubMed (located under Quick Links.) *Enter your search terms into the search box at the top of the page and click Search. * Limit your searches by date of publication, publication type, language, etc. by clicking on the appropriate filters on the left side of the page.

28 Basic Searching in PubMed When you find titles you are interested in, click on the title to see the abstract (if available). To see if the full-text of the article is available, click on the RML icon on the right side of the page.

29 Searching EBSCO Databases To get to the EBSCO databases, go to the RML homepage at and click on CINAHL, located under Quick Links.www.umc.edu/library To get to other EBSCO databases, click on Choose Databases, located above the search box.

30 Searching EBSCO Databases - After you have clicked on Choose Databases, you will be provided with a list of all available EBSCO databases. -Click on the ones that you want to search and then click OK. You may click on as many databases as you like.

31 Limiting Your Searches in EBSCO Databases Below the search box, you will see a section called Limit Your Results. Before doing your search, check the limitations you want to use. ALWAYS, ALWAYS limit to Scholarly (Peer- Reviewed). You can also limit by date published, language, type of publication, etc.

32 How to Determine if RML Owns a Particular Journal in a Database Record Click on the RML icon to the right or left of the article. Look at Step 1. If it says Get online full text, click on the link to get the full-text. If it says, Sorry, no full text sources have been identified for this citation, go to Step 3. Click on Step 3, Library Catalog, to see if we have the journal in print. (Look at the bottom of the page to see what years we have in print.) If we do not have access to the journal either online or in print, click on Step 4 (Document Delivery)Manual Request Form or Fast Form if you have a TDNet profile- - to obtain the article via interlibrary loan.

33 How to Determine if RML Owns a Particular Journal Determines full-text availability. Determines print availability. Takes you to the interlibrary loan form.

34 Still have questions??? Please or call one of the Reference Librarians! (RML Reference Desk)


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