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1 Welcome to the Library RMH Health Sciences Library incorporating the Victorian Mental Health Library and the Royal Women’s Hospital Library Service

2 Aim : To introduce new users to the Library - services and resources Duration : minutes Objectives: By the end of this course, participants will be aware of, and familiar with:  Our location, opening hours and contact details  Our services and website  How to use the library catalogue  How to search for a journal title  How to search for a database  How to register at Clinicians Health Channel  How to request articles, book extracts, books and literature searches  Library Training

3 Contents Library Hours Contact Us Where are We? How to Get Here Services Loans Photocopying/Printing When/How to Renew your Membership Library Website Library Catalogue Search for Journal Title Search for a Database Clinicians’ Health Channel Request Forms Training Any Questions?

4 Library Hours February - November: Monday - Thursday 8.30am – 6pm Friday 8.30am - 5pm December - January: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm Note: The Library is not open at weekends

5 Contact Us RMH Health Sciences Library PO Royal Melbourne Hospital Parkville, VIC 3050 Ph: (03) Fax: (03)

6 Where are We? Ground Floor, Main Block Royal Melbourne Hospital Grattan Street Parkville, VIC 3050

7 How to Get Here TRAM No. 19 from Flinders Street/Elizabeth Street Alight at Stop No. 10 (Royal Parade) TRAM No. 59 from Flinders Street/Elizabeth Street Alight at Stop No. 14 (Flemington Road) TRAM No. 55 from William Street Alight at Stop No. 14 (Flemington Road) Note: Parking is available at commercial rates on site at the RMH (enter from Royal Parade)

8 Services Your Library Card is the key to all library services. Use your card to:  Borrow/renew/reserve items  Photocopy/print  Request journal articles/book extracts  Request books from other libraries  Request literature searches  Access all electronic resources

9 Loans 5 items at a time Loan period varies from overnight to 3 Weeks Items (except for reserve/overnight collection) may be renewed once, unless that item is already overdue, or another borrower has reserved it Renew online, by phone, or at the Library Counter Charges apply to overdue items

10 Photocopying/Printing Your library card may be used to print and photocopy in the Library Black and white, 15c per A4 copy You can add credit to your card using the Autoloader near the copiers or at the Library Counter

11 When/How to Renew your Membership Membership Expiry Library memberships will expire and require renewal: Staff  after 1 year for permanent Staff  if you move physical location with your position  if you indicate an end date on your membership form Students  at the end of each academic year, or at the end of your placement Nurse Bank  every 6 months Renewing your Membership  RMH/RWH Members – call the Library on during opening hours  Mental Health Members Click HereClick Here

12 Library Website

13 Library Catalogue Interface Search the Catalogue – Quick Search Search the Catalogue – Advanced Search Place a Reservation My Library Account  Login  Summary  Personal Details

14 Library CatalogueLibrary Catalogue - Interface

15 Search the Catalogue – Quick Search Enter the author or title of the item and click “enter” or “ok Click on title for full entry or note call number for location on library shelves Click on “try this search in the Combined RMH, NH and WH Catalogue” to re-run the same search on the combined holdings Click on “Show Network Display” to see all copies held In the Combined Catalogue

16 Search the Catalogue – Advanced Search Narrow your search by entering all the information you have Limit your search by choosing a specific Collection Use Library Barcode to access Note item status

17 Place a Reservation Click on “Place Reservation”

18 My Library Account - Login

19 My Library Account - Summary Click on “Current loans” to renew books. Overdue loans cannot be renewed. Renew one of your items or all items

20 My Library Account – Personal Details Note expiry date

21 Search for a Journal Title Interface Searching/Results Advanced Search

22 Search for a Journal TitleSearch for a Journal Title - Interface Note: Must be exact spelling. American or British spelling? e.g. Gynecology or Gynaecology? Hematology or Haematology?

23 Search for a Journal Title - Results Type exact journal title and click on search Print holdings - ongoing Embargo – current 6 months not available Electronic holdings - ongoing RMH/Mental Health patrons only/RWH patrons need to request

24 Search for a Journal Title – Advanced Search This search will retrieve any journals with the words “obstetrics” and gynecology” in the title

25 Search for a Database Your Library barcode is on the front of your library card No barcode needed if you are onsite at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Athens Login available via Clinicians Health Channel

26 Clinicians Health Channel Register to receive your Athens login (username and password) to access all CHC resources both onsite and offsite

27 Request FormsRequest Forms – let us do the work for you! Request a Journal Article* Click HereClick Here Request a Book Chapter Click HereClick Here Request a Book Click HereClick Here Request a Database Search* Click HereClick Here * Always note date information is required by and choose your preferred method of delivery

28 Training Drop-In Training Sessions Drop-in training sessions are held at the library twice a week on a variety of topics – see the Library Website for details These sessions are designed to give busy staff an opportunity to squeeze in a short how-to session during a break or over lunch All training is held in the Library Computer Room minute sessions - no bookings necessary One-on-One or Group Training Sessions To organise any training sessions, contact the Librarycontact the Library Come to the Library, book the Computer Room or we will come to you at your office or workplace

29 Any Questions? Ph: (03) Fax: (03) Feedback


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