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Library and Information Week - 20-24 May 2019

Celebrate Library and Information Week with us!

Enter our competition - win a prize!

  • Enter our Wordfind competition and enter the draw to win a 3TB external drive, a 32GB USB drive, or a free coffee.

Come along to our two FREE walk-in training sessions

These free sessions will be held in room 1.047, HELP 1st floor, west building. No bookings required - just come along! Find out about all Library training.

  • Introduction to the Library - Monday 20/5/19, 12.30-1pm: you'll get a quick tour of the Library website and learn how to find and download journal articles, learn about off-site access, and find out how to get articles using our Document Delivery service.
  • EndNote demonstration - Wednesday 22/5/19, 8.00-8.30am: this demonstration will show you how to import citations into EndNote, find PDFs, generate a bibliography of EndNote citations, and how to insert EndNote citations as you write your paper in Word.

Product trial : OMMBID

OMMBID (Online Metabolic and Molecular Basis of Inherited Disease) delivers comprehensive coverage of the genes and genetic mechanisms underlying human disease states. Read more about this resource and get access.

MCRI access to RCH Library resources

MCRI staff may access RCH Library resources with an OpenAthens remote access account or from within the RCH computer network.

Top 50 Most-Cited Campus Publications

"Most-cited" is a widely used measure to determine an author's or institution's research output. We compiled our Top 50 list using Scopus, an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.


Get EndNote for your PC or Mac, for work or home. Register for Library Training in either a Beginner, Intermediate, or Demonstration session. See our EndNote tips for quick answers to common problems.

Stay current with Read by QxMD or BrowZine

Read by QxMD provides a single place for you to keep up with new research, topics of interest in your chosen specialties, and the latest articles from your favourite journals. Find out how you can get institutional access.

BrowZine is a journal platform aimed at keeping you up to date with the latest issues of all your favourite journals. It is fully integrated with the Library's journal database, which ensures you see only those titles where access is available.

Library Training

See session times for 2019. We offer training on EndNote, 'Finding the Evidence', Ovid Medline, Nursing & Allied Health resources, Cochrane Library, PubMed, as well as 'Introduction to the Library' sessions about accessing Library services and using the Library website.

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Remote access

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