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1 Library Orientation

2 Welcome to the Cancer Council Library

3 Frequently Asked Questions The Library is the answer!

4 Opening Hours The library is open Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm Location: 153 Dowling St. Woolloomooloo (Public Access by appointment)

5 Our Library aims to….. Provide a broad range of up-to-date information and resources for health professionals and cancer patients and their carers and supporters

6 Available Resources and Facilities (1) Over 100 medical and health journals & e-journals

7 Resources and Facilities (2): Over 2000 medical and health books & e-books

8 Resources and Facilities (3): Over 100 DVDs & CDs

9 Resources and Facilities (4): Over 50 free booklets & pamphlets on cancer– related topics

10 Resources and Facilities (5): CIAPCIAP - a comprehensive online health database supported by NSW Department Heath. Includes access to Medline; Embase; PsycINFO and more…

11 Resources and Facilities (6): Online databases: PubMed – excellent free access database of the US National Library of MedicinePubMed

12 Resources and Facilities (7): The CochraneThe Cochrane online database - an evidence-based database for health care

13 Resources and Facilities (8): ProQuestProQuest online database: – covers Health & Medical topics, providing full-text article access

14 Resources and Facilities (9): Online Library Catalogue to search our collectionLibrary Catalogue

15 Resources and Facilities (10): TitlebankTitlebank to check our full-text journals.

16 Our Services: Book circulation Interlibrary loan Journal content alerts via Cancer Daily News via Literature searches New books recommended list Recommending useful websites Library user training

17 Other “need to know” facts: When borrowing books, see library staff or fill a loan card with your name and the date Loan period is 4 weeks Book renewal is available Reference books & Journals are not for loan When finished, place the borrowed items in the "return tray”

18 Need more information ? Check our Library website.Library Click Librarian BlogLibrarian Blog

19 Contact the Library Staff: Telephone:

20 Thank You! Cancer Council NSW Library February 2011

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