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					UBC Library web site

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      July 31, 2008
   Contact: Sally Taylor
                       UBC Library
Point Grey campus (Vancouver)         Off campus (Vancouver)
- Asian                               - Biomedical Branch Library
- David Lam (commerce)                   (VGH)
- Education                           - Hamber Library (C&W)
- IKBLC                               - St. Paul’s Hospital Library
    -   Art Architecture & Planning   - Robson Square
    -   Chapman Learning Commons
    -   Rare Books & Special Coll.    UBC Okanagan Library
    -   Science & Engineering         - Located in Kelowna
    -   University Archives
-   Koerner (HSS)
-   Law
                                We offer free document
-   Music
-   Woodward                    delivery for faculty, staff &
-   Xwi7xwa ("whei-wha")        students between campuses.
          UBC Library web site




http://www.library.ubc.ca
        What is OneSearch?

• The “elephant in the room”
• Provides links to search results for a
  number of databases.
What does OneSearch search?

                 Library catalogue

                 Open WorldCat
               cross search of general databases

                   good starting point

                           print & ejournals

                         serial search in catalogue


                        quick way to find guides
                        and contact info

                       http://angel.library.ubc.ca
How do I find books?
How do I find course reserve?
             How do I find articles?

                            Select Indexes & Databases
                            when you know the database.



                                      Select Subject Guides
                                      when you don’t know
                                      which database to use.
MetaLib is a federated
search tool (by subject).
How do I find a specific citation?

                                        Select Print & Electronic Journals
                                        to see if the library has the journal.




                                  Access to catalogue for print holdings

                                                           Access to ejournal



Problems: http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/forms/ejournalhelp.html
   How do I find a UBC thesis?
• cIRcle at http://circle.ubc.ca
   Master’s & Ph.D. full text online (Nov. 2007-present)
• ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
   Ph.D. full text online (1997-2007)
• Library Catalogue
   Master’s & Ph.D. in print (up to 1991) or microfiche
    How do I request material?
• Book already signed out?
  Catalogue  “Place Request”  “Recall”
• Book/Journal in ASRS?
  Catalogue  “Place Request”  “ASRS Request”
• Between UBC campuses?
  Catalogue  “Order via UBC DocDel”
• Not at UBC?
  Home page  “Borrow from other libraries (ILL)” 
   CISTI Orders  Interlibrary Loan forms
    How do I access RefWorks?




                                    http://refworks.library.ubc.ca


We access RefWorks through a Canadian server at:
https://refworks.scholarsportal.info/Refworks/login.asp?WNCLang=false
From home, students need to sign on through VPN or the library proxy server.
How can I connect from home?
Students must set up authentication before trying
  to connect to a database/ejournal.
1) VPN (Virtual Private Network) – need Campus
  Wide Login (CWL)
2) Library proxy server – need UBCcard/Library
  card barcode & PIN




  Instructions at: http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/proxyinfo/
   Where can I get more help?
• Ask a Librarian: subject librarians, hours
  http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/ask.html
• Contact forms
  http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/libcontact.html
• FAQs
  http://toby.library.ubc.ca/faqs/
• Instruction Centre: workshops, guides
  http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/instruct/

				
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