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2 This course is for anyone who would like to learn how to find and access electronic books and journals. The course will show you where to find e-books and e-journals, how to search within them and how to find and download full text articles. Click to Continue The course is provided by the Tameside Hospitals Knowledge & Library Services. It is based on the one designed by Laura Sims of Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS FT. Our thanks to Laura for allowing us to customise it.

3 The course will take the form of a presentation that you can work through at your own pace. The course will take about 20 minutes to complete. There will be optional tasks and it is up to you whether you feel you want to or need to complete them. If you have any questions about this course or any issues accessing the course please contact the library on or Click Here to Start the Course

4 You will need an NHS Athens username and password to access the electronic books and journals. If you do not already have an Athens account click here to register now.click here If you have any problems or questions about Athens please contact the library. Click to continue

5 To access the Trust A-Z List of full text e-journals, you can click on the link on the library webpage and scroll to the journals links. clinical_services/knowledge_Library_Services Click to continue

6 To access all full text e-journals available to you, go directly to NICE Evidence Search and follow the Journals and databases links. Click to continue

7 Log in with your Athens username and password to access the full list of journals. Click to continue

8 Once you are logged into Athens you can either search the full list by exact title, using the start of the title, or by topic or words in a title. Or you can use the A-Z links. You can also search for a journal using the ISSN if you know it. Click to continue

9 Example - searching for an exact title. Results Click to continue

10 Example – searching for start of title Results This can be useful if you only know part of the title. Click to continue

11 Example – searching for all words in title Results This can be useful if you would like to search for journals in a specialty area or topic. Click to continue

12 Example – using the A-Z Links Results This can be useful if you are just wanting to browse the available journal titles. Click to continue

13 Example – Journal look up – ISSN search Results Click to continue

14 Viewing the results… Available titles and links to available sources are shown. Each source is listed separately. Below the journal title you will see available dates. Some journals will be available up to present, some will show a date range and some will say embargo of for example 6 months. Click to continue

15 When you select a journal title… Click on the link to go to the journal you want to view. Please note that each site will look different but will have similar features. Click to continue

16 When you select a journal title… Most sites will open to the current issue. Similar features to look out for include archive links or links to previous issues. In some cases when you select the full text option it may ask you to log in… look for the log in via Athens links. Your Athens details will not work if you put them into the standard log in boxes. Click to continue

17 In many cases you can also search within the journal itself for a topic, or author etc. Click to continue

18 Viewing full text articles… Look for the full text or PDF links. Remember it may ask you to log in – look for the log in via Athens links. Click to continue

19 Viewing full text articles… Once you have opened the full text article you will notice options for either saving, printing or ing the article. Click to continue

20 E-books can be accessed from the library webpage. As well as the link to all e- books there are links to the Oxford Handbooks and Oxford textbooks. You will need your Athens password. Click to continue clinical_services/knowledge_Library_Services

21 You can also access the e-book collection by going to NICE Evidence Search and selecting eBooks. Remember you will need your Athens password. Click to continue

22 You can search for eBooks by title, author or keyword. You can also browse using the A- Z Links or the subject/ publisher lists. Click to continue

23 Once you have performed your search you will see a list of results like this one. You can open an eBook by clicking on read book or by clicking on the title or image. Click to continue

24 Viewing an eBook You can navigate an eBook using the contents links, or by going to a specific page or by turning the pages in turn as you would with any book. Click to continue

25 You can also print or download pages from the book. Click to continue

26 You can browse the Oxford collections by Specialty, Series for example the handbooks or by career stage. Remember you will need your Athens username and password. Click to continue

27 Viewing the Oxford collections Once you have made your selection it is easy to navigate the eBook using the chapter links. Click to continue

28 Optional Task: The purpose of this task is to allow you to practice accessing the e- journals and full text articles. You will need your Athens username and password. Search for a journal using any of the search options. Remember you can access the journals either from the Library Webpage or from NICE Evidence Search. Navigate your way to the journal contents and select an article. Open the full text article. Click to continue

29 Optional Task: The purpose of this task is to allow you to practice accessing eBooks and to allow you to become more familiar with using eBooks. You will need your Athens username and password. Go to the eBooks collection and search for a book using any of the search options. Remember you can access the eBooks either from the Library Webpage or from NICE Evidence Search. Select a book and spend some time using the different navigation tools. Click to continue

30 Congratulations, you have now completed this introductory course on eBooks and e-journals, we hope that you have found it useful. Click here Click here for your certificate. You can fill in your name and the date of completion before printing. Please note the certificate is only available within the Trust network. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this course please contact the library by ing Thank you. Press ESC on your keyboard to exit the course.


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