Posted on August 24, 2010 @10:06 am by irobb
A collection of ebooks from Irwin Law is now available on the ebrary platform. Visit the Irwin Law Resource page or the ebrary Resource page (after connecting to ebrary, click on the right-hand drop-down menu to see the Irwin Law collection).No Comments
Posted on August 16, 2010 @11:15 am by irobb
When you link to a Books 24×7 title from the Library Catalogue (or connect from the Resource Page), you are presented with the EZproxy log-in screen. Please log in using your UBCcard Barcode & PIN on the left side (not your CWL on the right).
Why? Books 24×7 has the ability to create a personal account where you can save titles, create folders, etc. By using your UBCcard Barcode & PIN, Books 24×7 recognizes you as you arrive and takes you to your personal page… every time! This will not happen via CWL for this resource.
The first time after you log into Books 24×7 via EZproxy with your UBCcard, click on the “Account Info” tab. Then, on the left, click on “User Information” and set yourself up.No Comments
Posted on August 9, 2010 @3:09 pm by irobb
As many patrons have discovered, some ebook links from the Catalogue work off-campus (via EZproxy) while others do not. Getting all the links to work is a priority, and it is expected links for ebooks will be updated for EZproxy access by the end of August.
- please inform us using the Help Form
- please look for the Collection that ebook belongs to in the Online Indexes and Databases A-Z list, link onto the collection’s platform/publisher’s site and then search the ebook title
Hope this information helps. Sorry for the temporary inconvenience.1 Comment
Posted on August 9, 2010 @10:41 am by irobb
The ebooks at MyiLibrary are accessible again!
Due to new authentication procedures, patrons will have to authenticate themselves –whether on campus or off– via EZproxy. The process is painless and requires either an active UBCcard or CWL.
Note: at the moment some 2010 titles are experiencing problems, but we should have that resolved shortly.
If you have any questions or run into problems, please contact eResources via our Help Form.No Comments
Posted on August 6, 2010 @1:18 pm by irobb
- If on campus, exporting to RefWorks should be no problem.
- If off campus and logged in via MyVPN, exporting to RefWorks should be no problem (try clearing the cache & cookies from your browser as a first solution if you do run into trouble).
- If off campus and using EZproxy, currently you cannot export citations to RefWorks. Please find another source for your citations for now.
Ovid & RefWorks are aware of the problem and are working on it.
And as always, please use our Help Form if you have any problems or questions.4 Comments
Posted on August 3, 2010 @4:45 pm by irobb
“The MORE Materials Science & Engineering E-Journal Collection provides … access to twenty-seven highly regarded, peer-reviewed, international materials science publications, including several [published] on behalf of, or with, the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.”
“The MORE History & Humanities E-Journal Collection provides … access to fifty-seven highly regarded, peer-reviewed, international history and humanities publications. [Several Archaeology as well as Language and Literature titles are also included.]”
To view the collections, click here!No Comments
Posted on July 31, 2010 @7:04 am by UBC Library IT
Tuesday, Aug.3rd UPDATE: There is some progress to report. The vendor has found the source of the problem. Their programmers are working on the fix with the hope that access will be restored by Friday, Aug.6th. Please stay tuned and thank you for your patience.
Unfortunately we’re having problems with access to yet another set of ebook titles. Links to Eighteenth Century Collections Online ebooks from the Catalogue are currently broken. The good news is that you can access ECCO ebooks and content if you search directly from the resources page here. While we work with the vendor to get the catalogue linking resolved, please continue to report any access problem using our Help Form. Hopefully the month of August will be a better one for ebook access!1 Comment
Posted on July 21, 2010 @12:25 pm by irobb
However, NetLibrary ebooks are not currently displaying this icon. To access the ebook, look in the “Action” box on the right and near or at the bottom click on the words “Bibliographic record display” or “NetLibrary“. We are working to fix this.No Comments
Posted on July 21, 2010 @11:09 am by irobb
Due to repeated incidents of excessive ebook downloading (like, 10s of thousands of pages over the past month), access to the MyiLibrary ebooks has been blocked by the vendor. This includes access to many Cambridge, Oxford and Taylor & Francis ebooks as well as the Essentials of Canadian Law – Irwin Law e-Books and Irwin Law e-Books collections.
We are working to rectify the situation and have access restored. Please be patient and continue to report any problems with ANY ebooks to our Help Form. Stay Tuned!No Comments
Posted on July 14, 2010 @5:01 pm by irobb
Currently providing online access to over 250 journals from 22 management disciplines, Emerald Management Plus is Emerald’s premium journal collection. Subscribers to this comprehensive resource will automatically gain access to new and acquired titles, as soon as they are added to the collection, and can rest assured that they will have access to the very latest in management research as soon as it becomes available.No Comments