Author Archives: Lorne Madgett

Internet Trouble: Nov. 2nd.

UBC IT has posted to their UBC IT Bulletins blog: Sporadic routing instability with BCNET Vancouver upstream Internet Transit providers November 2, 2011 12:00 “Due Sporadic routing instability with one of the BCNET Vancouver upstream Internet Transit providers, some Vancouver … Continue reading

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Gale Databases: All Access Lost Wednesday, 02Nov.2011

*UPDATE* This is related to the Internet Problem post* 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 … Continue reading

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ARBA Online [American Reference Books Annual Online]: New Resource

ARBA Online [American Reference Books Annual Online] is now available for perusing. “ARBAonline is the most comprehensive, authoritative database for quality reviews of print and electronic reference works.”–ABC CLIO More than 23,000 reviews of reference works published since 1997 Written … Continue reading

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Life Sciences: a Collection of Titles from Elsevier

The Life Sciences Package is a collection of related ejournals. Here is a title list: Advances in Agronomy Advances in Applied Microbiology Advances in Botanical Research Advances in Cancer Research Advances in Clinical Chemistry Advances in Ecological Research Advances in … Continue reading

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In the Mood for Something New?: A Few Free Resources

…okay, really the info is mostly old. But it may be “new” to you. Here’s some free online resources worth a look: AFRO Black History Archives : AFRO-American newspaper archives Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons & Surgery News … Continue reading

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Methods in Enzymology: an eBook Collection from Elsevier

“Methods in Enzymology is a series of scientific publications focused primarily on research methods in biochemistry…The series is widely used and cited in the biomedical research field.” -Wikipedia We have access back to the 2000 publications.

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Irwin Law ebooks: Slight Connection Problem

Due to technical complications, the ebooks in the Irwin Law Collection are a bit tricky to find at the moment. The records in the Catalogue have old links and will be replaced soon. For now, use this URL and then … Continue reading

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British Medical Journal: Available Back to the 1800s

The UBC Library has access to the British Medical Journal back to 1840 (when it was the Provincial Medical & Surgical Journal ).

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Catalogue work this Weekend: Some eJournal Records Will Be Deleted

Just a heads up for folks working this weekend. There will be work on the UBC Catalogue this weekend. Many ejournal records will be removed & later replaced. This may cause problems with people using the “Search for Print and … Continue reading

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Summon is Having Problems: 27 Sept. 2011

*UPDATE* Summon is fixed. Please clear your browser’s cache & cookies and report any further problems to E-Resources & Access. Yikes! Summon is having intermittent problems this morning. It is being worked on. Stay tuned.

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