Research Support Services
The library does its best to facilitate its patrons in searching for relevant literature in order to
support their academic and research endeavors.
Information Literacy Programs
The library provides instructional programs to maximize its patrons' use of library resources
and services. These include orientation programmes, hands-on trainings, in-class sessions,
and workshops and seminars on various instructional and research tools like Turnitin,
Endnote, SPSS, and also on the use of various electronic databases.
Plagiarism Detection Management Services
The library facilitates UHS faculty's access to online plagiarism detection and management
softwares, such as Turnitin.
The library facilitates researchers, faculty and students of the university in managing their
citations/bibliographies. For this purpose, we are exploiting commercial as well as free-of-
cost citation management tools. These tools include End Note, Ref Works, Mendeley and
Zotero. The library also provides hands-on training in effectively utilize these resources.
Document Delivery Service
The library has special arrangement with international document supply centers. If a journal
article is not available within library holdings or online databases, the library can get it
delivered electronically. The electronic document delivery service is restricted to research
projects only. If you could not find your required electronic resource, you can write to us at:
(Iibrarian@uhs.edu.pk). We shall try to find your required document and respond within 24
On Line Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
We are also pleased to share that an integrated library management system has been
deployed in the library. Technical processing and data entry of library resources is
underway. A web OPAC will be launched soon after the completion of data entry. This is
also one among the pre-requisites for offering automated circulation services
Table Of Contents And Provision Of Articles & Electronic Books
The library regularly sends table of contents of subscribed resources to faculty of the
university. Full text articles, in print or electronic format, are also provided on request. Form
to subscribe table of contents service is available at (Provide link E-resource Request Form)
or at library helpdesk. Send your requests related to full text articles at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Users can also request for electronic books through E-resource Request Form (Provide link)
In order to facilitate library users, UHS library also provides paid printing, photocopying and
scanning facilities on following rates:-
Photocopy @ Rs. 2/- per page
Printing (Black & White) @ Rs. 3/- per page