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Any member of staff from Blackpool Teaching Hospitals’
NHS Foundation Trust, NHS Blackpool or NHS North
Lancashire.
Students on placement at Victoria Hospital.
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The aim of this induction is to help you make the most
from your library service by telling you about…
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Access
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Borrowing,
resources,
Enquiries
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Courses,
current
awareness
& other
services
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Know about how to access the library service, how to
become a member, making enquiries, about our opening
times and how to get 24hour access. You will also know how
to buy credit for and use the printing/ photocopying facilities.
You will understand your borrowing rights and about loan
periods and fines. You will learn about the options for
renewing and returning your items. You will also learn about
other resources such as online journals and how to access
them with an Athens username and password.
You will be aware of the courses that the library offers and other
services such as literature searching, document supply and
current awareness services.
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•The induction takes the form of a presentation that you can
work through at your own pace.
•Optional tasks are included as you make your way through
the material.
•In places you will be directed away from the presentation for
example to view a website.
•The induction will take anywhere between 10 and 20 minutes
to complete.
•If you have any questions or you are having difficulty viewing
this presentation you can contact the library staff on 01253
303831.
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Where are
we?
The Library is
located in the
Education
Centre at
Victoria
Hospital
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Library Opening Times:
Monday – Thursday
Friday
8:30am to 6pm
8:30am to 5pm
Closed Weekends and Bank Holidays
24 HOUR ACCESS IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR LIBRARY
MEMBERS WITH YOUR TRUST ID BADGE. ASK LIBRARY STAFF
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO ACTIVATE YOUR BADGE.
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There are several ways to contact the library:
By email to [email protected]
By phone to 01253 303831
In person by coming to the library and speaking
to any member of the library team.
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Your borrowing rights:
•You can borrow up to 10 books at any one time
•All items are 4 week loans
•Items can be renewed a maximum of 3 times (unless someone
else has requested the item)
You can renew your items either by bringing them into the library
or by phoning/ emailing so long as they are not overdue.
Items must be returned to the library either to a member of staff
during open times or by dropping them off in the book bin located
just inside the library when we closed.
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Finding the books you want:
You can search the library catalogue either within the library or
online from a PC on the Trust network by following the link from the
Library Services Webpage.
The catalogue will tell you if the library holds a particular item, where
it is located within the library and whether or not it is currently
available.
Optional task:
To have a look at the library catalogue now click
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here, otherwise
What happens when my books are overdue?
Overdue items
are charged at
10p per item
per day.
The library will
send out
overdue
reminders by
email or post.
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After your third
reminder you
will be sent an
invoice for the
replacement
cost of the
Items.
There are 12 open access pc’s in the library that you can use,
you will need a personal username and password that can be
obtained from the IT Department.
If you have a laptop you can use the wireless network from
within the library. More information including the password
can be obtained from the library staff.
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Printing/ Photocopying credit can be purchased
from the library enquiry desk.
Charges for printing :
B&W
5p per A4
B&W
10p per A3
Colour 25p per A4
Ask library staff for instructions on how to print or
see the PC guides located near the computers.
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There are a large number of resources available online
including books, journals and databases, however you will
need an NHS Athens username and password to access them.
TASK:
If you do not have an Athens password you will
need to register. Complete the online form, you
will then receive an email and you need to
follow the instructions to activate your account.
Please note that the email may not come
through immediately.
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Click
here to
register
for Athens
DATABASES INCLUDE…
To access these databases
MEDLINE is a vast source of medical information, covering
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Remember you will need your NHS Athens
username and password to access them!!
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Once you have your Athens password you will have access to
hundreds of online journals.
You can access them either by going to the library webpage
and clicking on the A-Z List, or by going to :
www.evidence.nhs.uk
and clicking on the journals link. Remember, you will need to
sign in with your Athens username and password to be able to
access full text articles and see the complete list of journals
available.
Optional Task: Have a look now at the list of journals available.
Click here to go to the A-Z list or click continue to carry on with your
Library induction.
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Your Athens password will also give you access to a large
collection of e-books including many of the Oxford
Handbooks.
To access these e-books go to www.evidence.nhs.uk and click
on the ‘journals and databases’ link, and then the ‘e-books’ link.
You will need to log in with your Athens username and password
to access these books.
Optional task: Have a look at the e-books that are available by
clicking here, remember you will need your Athens password.
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The library
Courses
offers
include:
a number of
training courses to help you make
Introduction
the most
to Health
of the Resources
resources available
on the Internet
to you.
Accessing the Electronic Books and Journals
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webpage under Information Skills
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To see the
Library
Training page
click here
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courses
please either complete the form or
contact
NHS Evidence
the library.
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A literature searching service is provided to answer clinical
questions related to patient care and questions that have
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clinical
setting.
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service can also undertake comprehensive literature
pathway
to improve
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of
a
complex
nature
across
several
databases
to
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or
patient
provide good quality evidence-based information to support
guideline?
care?
research, guideline and care pathway development, audit
and policy documentation.
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You can request a literature search either by
completing the form that can be found on
the Library webpage (click here) under
‘literature searching’ or by contacting the
Clinical Librarian, Michael Reid on ext 3338,
or by email to
[email protected]
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The Library has a number of ways to help you keep up to
date with research/ literature and with the Library itself.
Email Alerts:
Newsletters and
journal content
pages sent
straight to your
inbox from your
chosen journals
and organisations
Online
Newsletter:
Latest health
news: click
here to view
the newsletter
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Newsletters
including ‘what’s
new in the
library’ and
‘more research
needed’ that
highlights areas
for possible
research.
Available on the
Library webpage
For more information about any of our current
awareness services or to sign up for alerts please
contact Laura Sims, Assistant Librarian either by
email to [email protected] or by
phone to ext 3831.
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Fiction
books
& DVD’s
General
interest
books
Selfhelp
books
All
available
for you to
borrow
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Other services that the Library offers include:
Document
Supply:
Order
copies of
journal
articles
Inter-Library
Loans:
Borrow
books from
other
libraries
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Laminating
and Binding
services
You should now know everything you need to know about
your Library Service.
If you have any questions or queries please feel free to
contact the library staff and we will be happy to help.
Thank you.
01253 303831
[email protected]

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