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Support for Affiliated Faculty

Learn more about the support we provide WCM-Q Affiliated Faculty, including library collections, reference and chat services, consultations, interlibrary loans, and training.

Services for Affiliated Faculty

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The Distributed eLibrary supports its affiliated faculty through a wide range of resources and services including access to over 60,000 databases, videos, journals and books both in print and online.

Our library professionals are here to help you make the most of these resources. We can assist you with:

  • literature reviews and search strategy feedback
  • research planning
  • pedagogical resources
  • interlibrary loans and document delivery
    • direct patient care requests, up to 10 requests per year
  • citation management
    • advice on formatting difficult or unusual references
    • instruction on citation management software
  • evidence-based medicine
  • citation metrics
  • publishing
    • Open Access
    • avoiding predatory publishing
    • copyright guidance
    • journal selection
    • author profiles
    • plain language writing
    • visual design best practices

There is no cost for these resources and services. Depending on the service provided, we may request that our contribution is included in the acknowledgements of the completed manuscript or publication, providing the name and title of the team member who assisted you.

We also offer regular training and workshops, available live or through recordings. Keep an eye on your emails for upcoming events.

See the tabs on the left for more details on these activities and how you can request assistance. You can use our Ask-A-Librarian chat feature, contact us by phone during opening hours at +974-4492-8100, or visit us in person to get more information.