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The new and improved BNF app

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The new and improved BNF app  Following the recent launch by the publishers of the BNF of a new, faster, easier to use and access BNF app, the current NICE BNF app will be withdrawn later this year. The new app has been purpose built for iOS and Android platforms. This has enabled an intuitive design and enhanced features around search and interactions checking and updating mechanisms. These features provide enhanced access to high quality, authoritative information and guidance on the move. It's aimed the professionals working in the UK (including Northern Ireland): prescriberspharmacistsother health and social care professionals. For the first time, adult and child BNF content is available through a single app. This provides ease of use and saves space on your device. Those working in health and social care can download and use the app for free. The app is fully portable and you don't need an internet connection to use it. This means that the BNF's guidance is available …

ReadingLists@UCL

For all UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, or UCL Institute for Global Health teaching staff:
ReadingLists@UCL is a service that can be used to create an online reading list for your 2017-2018 modules. More information can be found at: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/teaching-support/reading-lists.
You will have complete control of your list, which is quick and easy to populate and update; lists can be updated instantly from wherever you are. Once the reading list has been set up, a link to the list can be quickly activated within your Moodle module. Library staff can provide initial support or training and, depending on staff availability, may be available to populate your initial list for you. Please contact us if you would like us to set up a list for your module.
As well as linking to electronic journal articles, the library can also purchase books, digitise book chapters for inclusion in reading lists, or can include links to video clips.
If you already have…

UCL and Great Ormond Street hospital now have access to Emcare (Ovid)

UCL and Great Ormond Street hospital now have  access to Emcare (Ovid)

Emcare (Ovid) covers all nursing specialties and nursing healthcare professions.  The database includes international coverage and unique content not found in other nursing and allied health databases, including more than a thousand journals not covered by Embase.

Features include:

3,700+ international journals indexed1,800+ titles not available on other leading nursing databasesNearly 5 million records dating back to 1995Up to 250,000 records/citations added each yearBroadest scope of international content—more than any other nursing database: 50% of journals are from North America, 40% are from Europe; 10% are from Rest of World. 9% of all records are for articles not in English, most have English-language abstracts.70% of records have online abstractsMore than 70,000 preferred terms in EMTREE, expanded with nursing and allied health terms. All mapped to MEDLINE’s MeSH

Great Ormond Street staff can access it via th…

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library refurbishment

The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library will be having a complete makeover this summer. To carry out this work we will be closing from the 19 June until mid-August.  What services will available while the library is shut?library staff will be available to help students and staff in the Wolfson Centrescheduled training sessions will carry on as advertisedstaff will also be available for one to one support Where else can I study? You can use any of UCL’s libraries. The closest one is the School of Pharmacy Library What about borrowing books & using the MSc. dissertations held in the library?  What about returning books? Unfortunately, the library will be a building site and entry will not be permitted for library staff or users.  Borrowing will not be possible and we regret that we cannot operate a fetching service. Please borrow all the books you need before the 19th June, they won’t be due before 25th September. If you need to return your books before the li…

Windows in the reading room

We are happy to announce that all the windows in  the reading room have now been unsealed so lots of fresh air is coming through the  reading room. The reading room will be now much more comfortable.

General Election Websites - views from UCL

UCL Public Policy is coordinating a dedicated UCL site for the period of the election, bringing together all of the relevant news, analysis and events from across UCL


24/7 library opening

The UCL  Main and Science libraries and the Cruciform Hub have extended their opening hours over weekends, so that students  can use the study spaces 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.