How can I get help to use the Library’s resources?
Library staff are available to assist and direct patrons. A Librarian is assigned to handle all reference queries. Training sessions are also available for registered patrons. Updates on training are available on the Library portal.
Where do I return books?
Books may be returned in the Book Drop available at the entrance of the Library or at the information desk.
Are photocopying facilities available?
Black and white printing services are available within the acceptable use policy.
Can members of the public use the Library?
All are welcome to use the Library and its facilities. Visitors are required to provide photo ID.
How can I find articles?
Search the Library’s e-journals list for electronic journals. Search the Discovery search option to locate journal articles. Additionally, articles may be sourced using the Open Access resources listed under Useful Resources.
How do I register for services?
All MBRU staff, students, residents and DHCC staff and community are eligible to register for services. The patron registration form is available here to be submitted to the Library. A valid ID copy is required for registration.
How do I request a journal article that is not available?
This service is available for MBRU and DHCC staff and residents. Inter-Library loans may be requested on the form available.
How do I log in to use e-resources?
Log in using your user ID and PIN/password assigned by the Library.
How can I register for Library training and orientation?
Registered patrons may register for training by contacting the Library at email@example.com.
How do I self check-out?
Self check-out guidelines are available at the self check-out counter, or ask for assistance at the information desk.
Can I bring coffee or tea into the Library?
Coffee and tea may be consumed in sealed containers. Food is not allowed in the Library. Cafeteria facilities, vending machines and lounges are available on the first floor and ground floor.
Is there a fee for registration?
There is currently no registration fee to use the Library.
How do I borrow from the Library?
You must be a registered user to borrow from the Library. Please check the information desk for more information or email the Library at firstname.lastname@example.org. Items may be checked out at the information desk or via the self check-out counter.
Can I reserve a meeting room?
Two meeting rooms are available in the Library and equipped with state-of-the-art AV technology. Library-registered members may book a meeting room by filling out the Library Room Reservation Form.
Are there designated quiet areas?
The Library has one designated quiet study room. Six group study rooms and two individual study rooms are available on the second floor.
Reference sources and journals are not available for loan, but they may be consulted in the Library.
How can I connect my laptop to the Library wireless network?
Information desk staff will provide the username and password. Library staff will also assist you to configure wireless network options on your laptop or any other mobile devices.
I need to install a program onto one of the Library computers, how can I do this?
You may consult with Library IT to install a program on a Library computer, however, it will automatically delete when the computer turns off.
How do I search for a book?
The Library catalog is the starting point of all book searches in the Library. Patrons may search by keyword, title, author, subject, or ISBN. Library staff are available at the information desk to help locate books in the Library’s collection.
How do I find books on the shelf?
Consult the Library Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) for the location code to find a book. The Library uses the National Library of Medicine Classification Scheme to arrange books in subject specialties. Shelf guides are available on the book stacks for ease of reference.
Can I print articles in the Library?
Printing and photocopying facilities are available only for MBRU students, faculty and staff.
Is there a citation manager software available on the Library workstations?
EndNote Citation Manager software is available on all the Library computers.
Can I save documents on the Library computers?
Any documents saved on the C-Drive will automatically be deleted when the computer turns off. You may copy the documents on any external hard drives or copy to the temporary folder available on the T-Drive. Consult with the Library staff for assistance.