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1 Accessing library resources and on-line databases Autumn 2014

2 We are here to help! Meet your library Staff: Lorraine Naveed Abigail Anca

3 Two places to serve you Library, Ground floor, Block 16

4 Library Group Study rooms (LGS), Ground floor, Block 4. [Ten rooms can be booked online]

5 Self Service – Issue and Return

6 Borrowing and other services Opening hours Sun-Wed 8am-10pm; Thu 8am-8pm; Sat 9am-6pm. Borrowing Privileges Maximum of 10 items Loan Period – 7 days, can be renewed twice online Library Use Only – Reference books, Dissertations Other services Scanning, Printing, Computers, Photocopier, Laptops borrowing within LGS Block 4 Recommend a book

7 What online information resources are available to Middlesex Dubai Students ? Variety of online information resources - ebooks, e- journals, reports, etc. Not free on the internet (via Google) Quick hands-on of how to: Access some of your resources Perform basic searches

8 Your Student Portal

9 Accessing resources

10 Your Library Catalogue Student Number e.g. M PIN = Date of Birth (ddmmyy) eg Student Number e.g. M PIN = Date of Birth (ddmmyy) eg

11 Summon: a Google-like search to search across all online databases

12 Introduction to the Research Process: An online Free course – Register yourself Two sections offered in autumn 2014: You can choose either: Section A: Oct. 19 th (Sun) to Nov. 15 th (Sat) Registration Deadline: Oct. 15 th (Wed) OR Section B: Nov. 16 th (Sun) to Dec. 15 th (Sat) Registration Deadline: Nov. 12 th (Wed)

13 Help ? Staff Desk – Librarians Phone – – Book-A-Librarian

14 Book-a-Librarian Book an appointment with librarian to get help on: Locating the resources offered by Middlesex University Any research question Booking can be made through Dubai library website: resources/library/

15 Thanks for Listening


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