Thursday, February 25, 2016

Reminder about Disruption to the Library 1st & 2nd March

Just a reminder that the long awaited refurbishment to the Health Library will be taking place during Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd March. There will be some disruption to services as the work is carried out.

Disruption will include:

CLOSURE of:

  • Rotunda – there will be no access to book stock and print journals by library members
  • Silent Study room – there will be no access to the silent study room

Still OPEN:

  • IT Suite
  • Training Room
  • Self-Service
  • Main Library Counter

CHANGES:

  • Study space – study rooms within the CEC have been booked for use by library members, ask at the library counter
  • Access to the book stock and printed journals – if possible and safe to do so a member of staff will be available to retrieve stock from restricted areas

The following services will be unaffected:

  • Book returns and renewals
  • Inter-library loan requests
  • Requesting a book
  • Literature Search Requests
  • Training
  • IT Suite
  • Printing & photocopying

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

What's in the library? Clinical Pharmacology

You'll find lots of pharmacology books in the RM section such as Clinical Pharmacology by Bennett et al at RM 301 28 B3.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

More eJournal Updates for NHS

There have been a few more publisher changes to our ejournals subscribed for our NHS users:

  • Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation – you can now access this via Clinical Key (UHNM only)
  • Chest – this is now available via Elsevier SicenceDirect, rather than the publisher's website. This can now be accessed via Athens username, for UHNM only
  • Journal of Hand Surgery (Eur ed) – this is no longer a subscribed title. Note that the American edition is available via Clinical Key (UHNM only)
  • Medicine – you can now access this via Clinical Key (UHNM only)
  • Surgery UK– you can now access this via Clinical Key (UHNM only)
  • Diabetes Care – this has been withdrawn from the Ovid collection by the publisher. We are currently seeking an alternative supplier.
You can find any ejournal title available to your trust by checking on the NHS My Journals list.

Interested in Research Published in North Staffordshire?

You can browse a list of published research from our local staff on our Staff Publications web page

Here we have gathered together some of the research published over the past year by our partner organisations:

  • Keele University
  • North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust
  • University Hospital of North Staffordshire / University Hospitals of North Midlands

Note: that this list is drawn from Pubmed, where the Author/Affiliation field includes our partner organisations.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Monday, February 15, 2016

Disruption to the Library 1st & 2nd March

We are striving to improve the Library as a study and learning environment for healthcare students and professionals alike. Please bear with us during Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd March as the Library refurbishment takes place.

Disruption will include:

CLOSURE of:

  • Rotunda – there will be no access to book stock and print journals by library members
  • Silent Study room – there will be no access to the silent study room

Still OPEN:

  • IT Suite
  • Training Room
  • Self-Service
  • Main Library Counter

CHANGES:

  • Study space – study rooms within the CEC have been booked for use by library members, ask at the library counter
  • Access to the book stock and printed journals – if possible and safe to do so a member of staff will be available to retrieve stock from restricted areas

The following services will be unaffected:

  • Book returns and renewals
  • Inter-library loan requests
  • Requesting a book
  • Literature Search Requests
  • Training
  • IT Suite
  • Printing & photocopying

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Waiting for an Oxford Handbook?

We know that our Oxford handbook series of books is very popular. Why wait when you can access many of the titles online as ebooks.
eBooks:
  • can be searched
  • often allow you to add notes
  • don’t incur fines
  • are available 24/7
You can see which titles we have online via our Oxford Handbooks Online collection. Get started with ebooks by completing out Using eBooks etutorial.
Collection of the Oxford Handbooks

Our website can help - Medical Databases

If you are a medical student at Keele you will find links to our most useful resources on our Medical Databases page.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Ovid eJournal Updates for NHS

We have renewed most of the titles from our Ovid collection of ejournals. However there have been a few changes as follows:

  • Annals of Emergency Medicine – this is no longer available to our users via Ovid. It is available to UHNM staff via Clinical Key
  • Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery – this is no longer available to our users via Ovid. It is available to UHNM staff via Clinical Key
  • Journal of vascular surgery – this is no longer available to our users via Ovid. It is available to UHNM staff via Clinical Key
  • Diabetes Care – this has been withdrawn from the Ovid collection by the publisher. We are currently seeking an alternative supplier.

You can find any ejournal title available to your trust by checking on the NHS My Journals list.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Oxford Journals Medicine Collection renewed for NHS

We have renewed our subscription to the Oxford Journals Medicine Collection, providing you with access to over 80 titles. This collection is available via NHS Athens username to staff working for our main NHS trust partners.

You can find any ejournal title available to your trust by checking on the NHS My Journals list.

What's in the library? Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

Our book collection includes specialist titles as well as textbooks for students. Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence (Lask and Bryant-Waugh) is available at classmark RJ 506 E18 L2.

Friday, February 05, 2016

Thinking of publishing your work?

Are you thinking of publishing your work but aren’t sure how to select a journal to submit to? Well now there is a handy checklist from the Think Check Submit campaign.

Keep in touch with the campaign:
Check out the video below


Think. Check. Submit. from Think. Check. Submit. on Vimeo.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Access to Science Direct eJournals has moved

Our NHS subscription to Elsevier Science Direct ejournals has now moved to Clinical Key. If you are used to accessing the specific titles in Science Direct you can now access those titles in Clinical Key. These ejournals are available to UHNM staff only. The relevant links in the NHS My Journals list and NICE HDAS have been updated. You will still need your Athens username.

If you require any assistance please contact the eresources librarian or the training team at the Health Library.

Our website can help - Social Networks

We have gathered together some useful social networks that you might find it useful to follow. You'll find them on our Social Networks page.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

New Books for January 2016

Here is a selection of new titles added to the catalogue in January. Browse all the latest titles here or check out the “New Books” display in the library.

New books include:


New eBooks include:


Check the catalogue for the full collection.


NHS Access to the Lancet online

The subscription to the Lancet is no longer part of the NHS Core Content and the current journal is no longer available via Science Direct.
  • UHNM users can now access the Lancet via the new Clinical Key collection, including current full-text.
  • Other NHS users can access the Lancet via the Proquest database where there is a 60 day embargo to the full-text.
To access the title you will need your NHS Athens username. You can find all available ejournal titles via the NHS Journals list.

Monday, February 01, 2016

Electives (Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery) - no change to library loan rules

If you are embarking on an elective in the coming weeks, to ensure you do not incur any fines it is advisable to return your books to the library before starting your placement.

Students are welcome to continue to borrow items, but please be aware that normal requirements to renew items, normal loan periods, and the possibility that items will be recalled or fines incurred for late return/renewal, will still apply.

What's in the library? Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health

Another popular title from our paediatrics collection is Examination of the Newborn and Neonatal Health: a multidimensional approach by Davies & McDonald. This title is at classmark RJ 255 5 D2.