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Introduction to Library Resources within SVHG September 2009.

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1 Introduction to Library Resources within SVHG September 2009

2 Outline General Information Physical Resources Electronic Resources Using the AtoZ List Using the Online Catalogue Other LIS services/Intranet

3 Library Really Basics… SMH Library: Ground Floor, Annexe 1 qualified librarian 0 admin staff 9am to 5pm (closed 1.30-2.30) SVUH Library: First Floor, ERC 2 qualified librarians 1 part-time admin staff 9.30am to 5.30pm 3 late openings Oct- June til 9pm (Tues, Wed, Thurs)

4 Library Basics There are Libraries on two sites – SMH & SVUH Both available to staff/students in SVHG Each has its own print collection, searchable via one combined catalogue. Items can be loaned from either site by registered members Electronic collection is combined

5 SVUH Library SVUH Library is networked to UCD so access to UCD electronic resources are available in the Library via the site: –http://librarysearch.ucd.ie For anyone with a laptop, there is also a WiFi connection to UCD

6 Who are our members All SVHG staff and All students on placement in SVHG

7 Physical Resources – SMH Books = 1755, many titles held on both sites Print Journals = 74 A/V Material = 81 Members = 474 Study spaces = 30 approx PCs on SVHG network = 7 Photocopier, printer, fax machine, binding machine

8 Physical Resources – SVUH Books = 3000, many titles held on both sites Print Journals = 140 currently received A/V Material = 206 Members = 2200 Study spaces = 50 PCs on UCD network = 16 PCs on SVHG network = 1 Standalone PC = 1 Photocopier/printer, colour printer, scanner

9 E-resources – including….. 1,000 (approx) e-journals 10 Databases: –BMJ Clinical Evidence –UpToDate –British National Formulary –British Nursing Index –CINAHL Plus with Full Text –Cochrane Library –MD Consult –PsycINFO –PubMed (with SVHG fulltext) –Trip Database

10 A-to-Z One-stop-shop for access to all our: Electronic journals Databases Electronic books You need to remember only ONE website

11 Accessing SVHG e-resources in the Hospital 1. 2.Click on Login button (no username/password required) 3.Access is via the Hospital’s IP range.


13 Accessing SVHG e-resources everywhere else Requires SVHG Athens account (only available to staff - temporary or permanent) 1. 2.Click on Athens login and enter your own username and password.

14 What is Athens? An electronic access management system – provides a “back door” to subscribed resources from a remote location Allows librarian to control who uses their resources Protects publishers from unauthorised use of their products Only provides access to the content your library has subscribed to Not every publisher has signed up to it (e.g. UpToDate)



17 Using A-to-Z E-Journals Search by typing in full name or Browse alphabetically Link to full text by clicking on blue link Note embargoes Note any additional log-ins (enable pop- ups) Note multiple links


19 Using A-to-Z Databases Scroll down through list Click on link Note any additional log-ins, will NOT pop up automatically Note link to PubMed, which will filter your search to full text held in SVHG (only works when in SVHG – within SVHG IP range)

20 Online Catalogue - Heritage

21 Online catalogue Search books, journals etc held in SVH and SMH libraries Print and electronic collections Login to review your loans, renew and reserve books, and to contact Library Username and password: svuh

22 Registering for Online Catalogue Have you borrowed a book from us in the last 5 years? Contact us and we’ll email you your Reader Code and PIN Never borrowed? Complete Borrower Registration Form We will email you with Reader Code and PIN If you lose PIN, we’ll generate a new one

23 Other Services

24 Loans Training – structured sessions or 1-on-1 Information services –General assistance with information queries –Current awareness services –Selection and provision of appropriate information resources to support patient care Document supply, interlibrary loans

25 SVHG Intranet Library link on homepage Point of access for all our services All forms available here Link to all electronic resources – AtoZ, Online Catalogue etc Training handouts, links, guides, etc Library Updates, Blog, etc. Can link to our page from your department page

26 Finally Please contact us for help whenever you need information… for patient care for clinical audit for journal club for continuing education for professional development for research or report writing for training/teaching

27 We can… help you structure a focused information question help you search for the right information help you appraise the information you find help you obtain the information you need (article, chapter, book, report….) subscribe to or purchase the resources you need

28 Contacts SMH Breda Bennett Librarian Ground Floor, Annexe Tel: 663 9850 SVUH Niamh Lucey Anne Madden Gerry McManus (evenings) Tel 221 4921

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