The Union Catalog is originally developed by the Myanmar Health Science Librarians' Association (MHSLA) under the Quality Education Fund to provide a standard bibliographic database to facilitate resources sharing and collaboration among school libraries. Commencing from 2002, the MHSLA together with the Education Bureau (EDB) have been providing the Web-based Union Catalog to all universities.
Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
1) What is Myanmar Health Science Union Catalogue?
Ans)Myanmar Health Science Libraries Union Catalogue(MHSL) provides a single point access to search the collections of participating libraries.
The MHSL Union Catalogue Project in Myanmar is a collaborative effort among the Universities of Medicine under Ministry of Health.
The project allows users to do a single search across all catalogues of the participating libraries, online, without having to maintain
a centralized catalogue.
2) Which are the participating libraries?
Ans) The participating libraries in the MMHS Union Catalogue are:
1.University of Medicine (1)
2.University of Medicine (2)
3.University of Medicine Mandalay
4.University of Medicine Magway
5.University of Medicine Taunggyi
6.Defence Services Medical Academy
7.University of Dental Medicine Yangon
8.University of Dental Medicine Mandalay
9.University of Public Health
10.University of Community Health
11.University of Pharmacy, Yangon
12.University of Pharmacy, Mandalay
13.University of Medical Techonology, Yangon
14.University of Medical Techonology, Mandalay
15.University of Nursing, Yangon
16.University of Nursing, Mandalay
3) How can I search the book?
Ans) You can search book by Title,Author,Subject,Degree,ISSN,ISBN,Year
and keyword you want to search. If you don't enough with one keyword ,
can add more lines and use more keywords using operator (And,Or,Without).
You can also filter your search results by CatalogType , Institution and Search Words Option.
4) How can I borrow the book?
Ans) You can go to the respective libraries to join as members to borrow the book.