Welcome to the Library Newsletter, a monthly update sent to all UM staff and students. We will send you the latest notices issued by the UM Library, its developments, services, resources, workshops and more. Make sure to like our Facebook page and follow us on Instagram.
During the academic year (1 October 2021 till 15 June 2022), the Main Library will open as follows:
Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 20:00
Saturday: 09:00 - 12:15
Further information and the timetable are available on the Library website.
The physical study spaces within the Library are open to all staff and students during the Library’s opening hours. Get to know all details on opening hours of Library departments, branch libraries and depositories.
All workshops will be conducted online via Zoom, with registration beforehand. These workshops will include training on the below Library resources:
HyDi: One stop search gateway to both print and online Library resources, and your Library account.
RefWorks: Software used to create citations and compile bibliographies in your chosen output style.
OAR@UM: UM’s institutional repository that serves as a platform for authors and researchers wanting to upload their research output for open access.
If you are new to the Library, we have an introduction session for you! It covers general information about the Main Library, its departments and the services it offers, instructions on how to find, borrow and return books and basic training on the Library Online Catalogue. All sessions can be booked online through our website.
Short talks about useful tips and online tools that can assist you with your assignments and dissertations.
Talks will focus on the following subjects:
- Digital Libraries
- Building Search Queries
- Alternatives to Google Scholar
- Evaluating your sources
- Tips on note-taking
- Library behind the scenes
Books from the Health Sciences Library
The Health Sciences Library is closed to all patrons until further notice. To learn how to consult or borrow any of these books, kindly consult our website.
We would like to hear from you and improve, therefore any comments and feedback is welcome by email. We look forward to seeing you at the library!