Library remote support in quarantine

The whole world is currently going through a difficult time. Many of us have become accustomed to the words “self-isolation”, “quarantine”, “distance learning”, “distance work”. However, we have been able to adapt to the harsh realities and try to perform the main task of the library as well as possible – comprehensive operational information support.

Therefore, with the support of the staff of the Department of Support of Automated Systems, clear access to the educational content of the electronic library and its main tool – the Electronic Catalogue was organized in a timely manner. Any document in the full text directory is loaded 24/7.

During the quarantine, the library continues to provide such services as UDC indexing of scientific articles, electronic delivery of documents, remote execution of thematic multidisciplinary requests and bibliographic information, organization of access to information and scientometric databases.

Thus, thanks to the fruitful work with ABE-IPS (Poland), the library initiated the organization of access to full-text materials of the international information platform AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill. As a result, students and the ONMedU scientific community have gained access to the latest editions of more than 130 medical textbooks, including the most authoritative ones, such as Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, multimedia library of video and photo files of diagnostic images and interactive learning materials.

In order to be properly informed in the modern world of scientific citation, with the assistance of Clarivate Analytics, ONMedU employees are invited to participate in practical webinars of the company on the use of the scientometric platform Web of Science. It was the participation of our scientists in the webinars that contributed partly to the increase of their publishing activity in the electronic archive of ONMedU – the Institutional Repository, the formation and maintenance of which does not stop, despite any viruses.

And, of course, all the news, a detailed list of services and resources of the library is always on a reliable Internet source – the blog of ONMedU library

We are always with you, always nearby, always your library.