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By madgett on July 3, 2012
“Nineteenth Century Collections Online is the most ambitious scholarly digitization and publication program ever undertaken, providing searchable content from a wide range of primary sources for the “long” 19th century. At all stages of development, Gale sought the guidance and feedback of professionals and end-users to ensure that we were selecting, digitizing and preserving unique, […]
By irobb on November 2, 2011
Access to all Gale databases from on campus has been lost this morning. The problem seems to be somewhere between here and their servers. Off-campus access via EZproxy & myVPN seems to be working fine. Stay tuned.
By irobb on July 27, 2011
*UPDATE* Problem resolved. Clear Browser cache & cookies if still experiencing linking problems* Health Reference Center Academic CPI.Q LegalTrak The above Gale databases may be experiencing some linking problems to journal & ebook titles. It is being investigated.
By irobb on February 1, 2011
If you are ever read a .pdf online from one of Gale’s “Literature Criticism Online” titles, such as: Children’s literature review Classical and medieval literature criticism Contemporary Literary Criticism Drama criticism Literature criticism from 1400 to 1800 Nineteenth-century literature criticism Poetry criticism Shakespearean criticism Short Story Criticism Twentieth-century literary criticism … and come across a […]
By irobb on January 29, 2010
*Trial Subscription* Trial ends February 26, 2010. Please visit the new GREENR Knowledge Portal from Gale and then send us your thoughts using this comment form. With enough feedback we may be GREENR longer. GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) is a new, authoritative online resource that focuses on the academic […]
By irobb on September 22, 2009
Users of Firefox have noticed that sometimes the ability to print a full-text article from Gale’s Business & Company Resource Center is not just an icon-click away. If you click the PRINT icon and find yourself on a screen with no “print” options (no browser toolbar, right clicking on the mouse does diddly) remember you […]
By irobb on July 13, 2009
Based on Joseph Sabin’s landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900’s. Read more at our Sabin Americana info page. Then go in and have a look at “British Columbia and Vancouver’s island : a complete handbook” – 1858.
By irobb on April 8, 2009
Have you ever seen this icon when searching in a Gale database (Business & Company Resource Center, Sabin Americana, and Literature Criticism Online to name 3 of several)? What it means is that the URL at the top of the page (in the browser’s window) is persistent… it lasts long after you have left the […]
By irobb on March 24, 2009
It has come to our attention that this resource is really important to a group with assignments due soon. Re-accessing is in process. We will SHOUT OUT a posting here when it happens. In the meanwhile, please contact the David Lam Reference Desk [604-822-9399] to see if they can possibly direct you to a source […]
By irobb on March 2, 2009
CWI is back in action. Previously… Contemporary Women’s Issues database (from Gale / RDS) does not recognize us. I have contacted Gale. Stay tuned.