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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 email Cancer Daily News via email 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: Email: Telephone: 02 9334 1703

20 Thank You! Cancer Council NSW Library February 2011

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