FAQs

HOW CAN I CONTACT THE HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY?

HOURS AND LOCATIONS

Ouellette Campus
1st floor near Ouellette Avenue entrance, across from Cashiers
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Met Campus
1st floor next to the front entrance escalators
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

CONTACT

Orien Duda
Medical Librarian & Coordinator of Library Services
Fax: (519) 973-0642
Phone: (519) 254-5577 ext. 33178
Cell: (519) 995-3662
Email: orien.duda@wrh.on.ca


HOW CAN I RENEW LIBRARY ITEMS?

Call (ext. 33178) or email the Library at orien.duda@wrh.on.ca to have your items renewed. Please include your name and if possible the titles and barcodes of the items you have checked out. If you are emailing or leaving a voice message, we will contact you with your new due date. Items may not be renewed if other patrons are waiting for them.


HOW CAN I RETURN MATERIALS AFTER THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED?

Please contact the Librarian at orien.duda@wrh.on.ca or (519) 254-5577 ext. 33178 to make arrangements.


HOW DO I GET A LIBRARY CARD?

Come to the Health Sciences Library and fill out a Patron Information form. We will issue you a barcode that can be placed on the back of your ID badge. This barcode will allow for quick and efficient check-ins and check-outs.


HOW IS PDF DIFFERENT FROM FULL-TEXT OR HTML?

Electronic articles often come in one of two formats: PDF or HTML.

PDF stands for Portable Document File and is one of the electronic format articles that can appear on the computer screen. PDF articles appear exactly as they would in the original paper journal, just like a photocopied image. HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language and is a web-based format for information. HTML or Full-text articles are not exact duplicates of the original article. HTML formats, sometimes called "Full-text," do not have the images, tables, or charts within the article itself, but usually as separate attachments. HTML versions have all the information of the original article, but with a different appearance. HTML files are generally smaller than PDF and use less ink when printed.