Posts Tagged ‘Library’

New UHSM Academy Library Online Accounts

May 28, 2013

The UHSM Academy Library now has a new online library system that allows you to access your own account. Having a library account will enable you to do the following online:

• Check on your current loans
• Renew your loans
• Make reservations
• Check on your reservations
• View recommended titles based on your borrower history
• View search results you have previously saved
• Change your password and personal details
• View any fines owing

How to set up your account: if you haven’t received an email with your log in details, please contact us and we will activate it for you.  If you require any help or further information, please contact the library team on 5778/5780 or email

The UHSM Academy Library now subscribes to Medical Masterclass online

May 28, 2013

Medical Masterclass is distance learning resource developed by Royal College of Physicians of London and aims to help candidates prepare for the MRCP(UK) exam (all parts). It is also an invaluable tool for continuing professional development.

Key features of Medical Masterclass:

  • Take mock MRCP(UK) part 1 and part 2 written exams online
  • A question bank consisting of approximately 3,000 MRCP(UK) part 1 and part 2 written exam type questions
  • A series of 30 question, 60 minute timed exams

See how your score compares to other users and how you perform in each of the different specialties that comprise the MRCP(UK) exams. Screencasts describing the format and stations of the PACES exam, giving examples of common scenarios and cases faced by candidates and most importantly explaining what PACES examiners are really looking for. Print editions of all 12 Medical Masterclass modules are also available from the Library.

If you would like access to the online Medical Masterclass, please contact the UHSM Academy Library.

Access will be for a three week period but renewals may be possible depending on demand.

Library refurbishment update

May 28, 2013

We are currently refurbishing parts of the library; this should be completed in the next week or two. The new area will provide a bright comfortable seating space in which to, relax, work, and or study. It is an excellent space for you to connect to both UHSM and University of Manchester Wi-Fi using your mobile devices and laptops.  University of Manchester staff and students can also take advantage of the recently extended university . Both Wi-Fi connections cover the entire library.

If you have trouble locating any stock during this refurbishment period, please ask a member of library staff for assistance.

Library and Multimedia Room closure

April 12, 2013

The library & Multimedia will be closed for staff training from 8:30am to 1:00pm on the 24th of April and the 15th of May. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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