Showing posts from June, 2017

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.