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Introduction to Library Resources within SVHG. September 2009. Outline. General Information Physical Resources Electronic Resources Using the AtoZ List Using the Online Catalogue Other LIS services/Intranet. SMH Library: Ground Floor, Annexe 1 qualified librarian 0 admin staff

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  • General Information

  • Physical Resources

  • Electronic Resources

  • Using the AtoZ List

  • Using the Online Catalogue

  • Other LIS services/Intranet

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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)

Library Really Basics…

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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

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SVUH Library

  • SVUH Library is networked to UCD so access to UCD electronic resources are available in the Library via the site:


    • For anyone with a laptop, there is also a WiFi connection to UCD

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Who are our members

  • All SVHG staff and

  • All students on placement in SVHG

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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

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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

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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

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One-stop-shop for access to all our:

  • Electronic journals

  • Databases

  • Electronic books

    You need to remember only ONE website

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Accessing SVHG e-resources in the Hospital


  • Click on Login button (no username/password required)

  • Access is via the Hospital’s IP range.

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Accessing SVHG e-resources everywhere else

Requires SVHG Athens account (only

available to staff - temporary or permanent)


  • Click on Athens login and enter your own username and password.

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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)

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Using A-to-Z


  • 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

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Using A-to-Z


  • 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)

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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

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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

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Other Services

  • 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

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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

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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

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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

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Breda Bennett


Ground Floor, Annexe

Tel: 663 9850

[email protected]


Niamh Lucey

Anne Madden

Gerry McManus (evenings)

Tel 221 4921

[email protected]