Ap newydd BNF/BNFC / New BNF/BNFC app

Gallwch cael mynediad i’r British National Formulary (BNF) a’r British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) am ddim trwy ddefyddio’r ddolenni yn Evidence Search

Mae BNF hefyd wedi lawnsio fersiwn newydd o’r ap sy’n cyfuno cynnwys y BNF a BNFC mewn 1 ap. Mae angen i chi dynnu’r hen ap a gosod yr ap newydd.

Mae’r ap yn rhad ac am ddim i lawrlwytho, ac nid oes angen mewngofnodi.

BNF Publications icon

You can access the British National Formulary (BNF) and the British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) for free using the links in Evidence Search

BNF have also launched a new version of the app which now combines the BNF and BNFC content in 1 app.  You will need to uninstall the old app and install the new app.

It is free to download, no need to login.

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New service – Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian, our new live chat service, makes contacting your subject librarians even easier.  Your Librarians can help you with subject support for your research and assignments. We are available via live chat from Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.aalFind the Ask a Librarian service on your Library Guides pages – libguides.swansea.ac.uk
Got a question? Just ask!

Gwasanaeth newydd – Holi Llyfrgellydd

Holi Llyfrgellydd yw ein gwasanaeth newydd sy’n gwneud cysylltu â’ch llyfrgellwyr pwnc yn haws nag erioed. Gall eich Llyfrgellwyr eich cynorthwyo gyda chymorth pwnc ar gyfer eich ymchwil ac aseiniadau. Bydd ar gael drwy ein sgwrs fyw rhwng Dydd Llun a Dydd Gwener 9yb– 5yp.aalGallwch ganfod y gwasanaeth Holi Llyfrgellydd ar eich tudalennau Canllawiau Llyfrgell – libguides.swansea.ac.uk
Cwestiwn? Holwch!

Important news about RefMe

It has been announced today that RefMe will be changing after March 7th, 2017.  This is sad news as it is a popular referencing tool especially with CHHS students.  Full details on this news can be found on the RefMe website but here are a few important issues to note:

  • RefMe is merging with CiteThisForMe
  • If you want to create an account for CiteThisForMe it will cost £6.99 a month, you will however be able to generate a reference list without making an account but it won’t save for future use.
  • If you have a RefMe account you will still have access to your account and saved Reference lists until June 1st, 2017, but you will need to export them before this date or you will lose them.

If you have any concerns about  this news please do get in touch with us, our contact details can be found on our Library Guides pages.

Referencing images in assignments

With a lot of you working on assignments which require images to be included, we’ve had a number of queries on how to reference an image in an assignment.  This isn’t always easy but here are some instructions on how to do this below.  Please get in touch if you are unsure chhslibrary@swansea.ac.uk 

In text:
The reference in text is similar to other materials, you still need to look for an author and a date, although these aren’t always available.  You will also need to give your image a number and a title in text.  For example:

team-photo-use-this-one

Figure 1: Librarians (Human & Health Sciences, Medicine and Science Library Team, n.d.)

In the reference list:
Human & Health Sciences, Medicine and Science Library Team. (n.d). About us. [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://hhmslibraryteam.wordpress.com/about-us/

The above is an example of a photograph reference, if you were citing a different image format you can replace [Photograph] with [Graph], [Digital image], [Demographic map] etc.

NICE student champions

Apply to become a NICE student Champion! This is an excellent opportunity to learn about searching for evidence, which will help both you and your peers.  

NICE Evidence Search is a web portal that provides access to evidence in health, social care and public health. It combines evidence on health, drugs and technologies, public health, social care, and healthcare management in one place.

Aim: Student champions learn how to use Evidence Search effectively, and then teach this to your peers. Students are also given the tools they need to develop, plan and deliver their own hands-on learning sessions for their fellow students.

Send your application by email to Julia Terry – j.terry@swansea.ac.uk

• Put your name and ‘Evidence Search – Student Champion’ in the subject line of the email

• Explain in 300 words or less why you should be considered for this role. You should consider your motivation, your attributes and the contribution that you anticipate making to the Scheme.

• The closing date is Friday 14th October 2016 at 12 noon.

• Open to all health care professional and social work students